The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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Battery replaced, Touchscreen did not work


i replaced my old Battery with the Kit from and follow straight the instruction.

When i turned on, the Touchscreen didn't work any time.

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I'm sorry to hear that your digitizer it not working correctly.

First thing to try before tearing apart again is doing a hard restart by pressing and holding the lock and home button until the screen goes black and the apple logo appears. If this did not work...

During your battery replacement, did you remove the display entirely? If not, try removing the display entirely and cleaning the ribbon cable connectors. This can be done by using a q-tip and some rubbing alcohol. Be sure to allow time to air dry. Once dry, reseat the connections and assemble and try the digitizer again. If this did not work...

Try to put the old battery into the phone, if you still have it, and see if the digitizer continues to not work. If it does not work with the old battery and reseating the entire display assembly doesn't work, somehow the display got damaged during the repair and will need to get a replacement screen. iFixit offers both the part and guide on how to do it.

iPhone 5s LCD Screen and Digitizer

iPhone 5s Front Panel Replacement

I hope one of these will help with a solution to your problem!

iPhone 5s LCD Screen and Digitizer Image


iPhone 5s LCD Screen and Digitizer


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Sometimes the problem is as easy as reseating the front panel connector. I've sometimes not clicked in the digitizer ribbon cable in which caused this problem.


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