Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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Really Philipps/phillips/philips PH00 screws instead of PH000?

Hej,

when I look at the screw in my iPhone 3G the size of the screws seems to differ a bit. The botton two are smaller than the inner ones, and the two holding the vibrator seem to be somewhere in between. I tried to unscrew them with a PH00 screw driver but it does not fit and I don't want to ruin the screw head. On your tutorial you describe all screws as PH00. Can you confirm that, please?

Cheers,

Uwe

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It would be helpful to correct the spelling to Phillips (two "l", one "p").

The name comes from the Phillips Screw Company, which patented the drive shape in the 1930s.

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yeah, we all know this, but not all people that search for these sort of questions do, and we don't want to lose a good answer just because someone doesn't know there is a difference. We'll put it in the tags, then everyone is happy!

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I believe you are quiet right as the i fix it screw driver shipped was useless for me as well but a PH000 worked I had worked. Strange isn't it.

John

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Thanks John,

after gets my hands on a PH00 and PH000 I can definitely say PH000 is the better choice.

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My 3G uses a #000 phillips screw as well not the #00 in the bottom.

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