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Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus. Identifiable by the model numbers A1549, A1586, and A1589.

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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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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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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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Maybe buy a C-clamp and a screen remover tool set just to remove the screen and use at least 4 C-clamps on four sides. So that the screen will not be damaged while the phone is unbending. I'm not so sure about that. That is my only opinion. Maybe go to a phone repair shop to be more safe.

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Late post, but I find there’s a couple different types of bend: The entire chassis is bent across the back, OR just a small part of the rim of the front is bent so that a screen won’t fit in there.

If the chassis is bent, I do what everyone else does basically, a flat press machine or a rolling pin.

If the rim of the frame is bent, and this is preventing the screen from sitting in place properly, I let customer know there are two options: Option 1 is replace the chassis with a new or used one. Option 2 is I take a sturdy pair of pliers and carefully physically remove the bent-in pieces of metal. This leaves unsightly gap on the portion of the rim removed, and the sharp edge then must be filed down (filing it down is a perfectly good method to begin with, but sometimes pliers help to get a good chunk off). Many customers however, appreciate this extra amount of work to save them money, and do not care that their phone is thereafter a tiny bit ugly in one corner, as long as the new screen fits and adheres well.

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