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 seems to be damaged

A few days ago I dropped my phone from my pocket. It landed on the bottom left corner. And a few hours later the phone died but it said 55% near the battery icon before it shuts off. I plug my phone in the charger and a minute later the phone turns back on with 67% battery (at least it said so). I though everything would be fine but later that day the battery died again with roughly 60% charge. I tried to reboot the device by holding the power button and home button. The phone turned on and shut down after a few seconds. When I got home I put my phone in DFU mode and recover the phone because I though the jailbreak tweaks kills the battery. No hope. I run several Geekbench and here are the results it showed that it decades from 99% to 62% in half an hour. It also shows that when the battery reaches 83% it immediately dropped to 76%. I ended up wrapping my battery in newpaper and throw it in the freezer for 12 hours. No hope

P.S the phone dies when it reached 55% (half an hour usage) and it shuts off. When it turns back on it is at 67%

P.P.S Battery apps shows that my battery capacity is at 87%/89% (either of them). When I charged it overnight they shows that my battery is at 92%

P.P.P.S I didn't put adhesive at the battery. But it survived tons of drops. It is possible that a single drop can take out the battery?

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It's either a faulty battery or the battery gauge fuse / component chip has been chipped off / damaged. It's located above the battery connector for the iPhone 5s battery.

It's best that you try replacing the battery first as it's a lot cheaper and easier to do. If the same issues still occur you are probably looking at a board level repair which is not DIYable, you will need to take it to a repair shop that does board repairs. I unfortunately don't know what stores that do it.

Guide to replace the battery:

How to replace the battery in your iPhone 5s

You can buy the battery from the iFixit parts store here:

iPhone 5s Replacement Battery

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iPhone 5s Replacement Battery


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