Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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How Do I Straighten The Chassis / Housing on an iPhone 6?

Hello world,

I am posting this to ask how to professionally straighten out an iphone 6 or 6 plus. I have done a few by hand/bending them over benches and even using rolling pins... but it never really turns out perfect. The defects are usually a bulge next to the volume and/or a slightly almost unnoticeable wobbly frame.

What is the technique used to straighten the iphones perfectly/professionally?

Thanks for reading.

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I just order a new chassis and rebuild it from scratch. Can't get more perfect than brand new

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If its severely bent I replace the chassis, but if its a slight bend its almost a waste to do that?...

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Louis Rossmann has a video on how how he fixes an iphone 5 chassis without special tools like the gtool. Tools like the gtool are a waste of money, you can do everything they do without it. Also, I would recommend taking out all the parts before straightening the chassis unless you are a pro like Louis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zrnnbgv...

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Yes I am good with moulding corners and such, but bent frames is another level, I'd say.

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Yes, if the whole frame is bent(e.g. bendgate) then replace the whole thing.

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Why are people telling me to replace the chassis when it would be cheaper to have a professional technique to just straighten it? Ive seen a tool that basically clamps and over bends it to straighten, but are there alternative options?

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I don't know if this is the professional way to unbend a phone, but I used a wooden cutting board and rolling pin! the wood was hard enough to bend the chassis, but soft enough to disperse pressure evenly!

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it's very easy actually. I followed all the directions from this youtube video, now my phone is perfectly straight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSsh-kiQ...

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I've been searching and I'm still unsure about all this... yes the bending works with simple middle bends and iPhone 5's . But the iPhone 6 with tiny micro warps not so sure. I'm talking corners and multiple bends and twists. I'm amazed there is no tool that clamps the whole frame into a solid mould. I'm actually thinking i might make myself one after getting so many new frames with slight defects!

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