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.

3661 Questions View all

Interchanging iPhone 5s parts

Is it possible that i can take the parts from a working iphone 5s and put them in another iphone 5s? If i ask a phone repair company , will they charge me for it???

Update (08/21/2016)

A friend of mine is giving me his old iPhone 5s but he has it all cracked and i have a iPhone lying around that doesn't work cause it needs a battery and charging port replacement (my friends phone does have the working charging port and battery) so i was wondering if i was just possible to take my friends old iphone parts and put them on my non-working iphone

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

2 Answers

Chosen Solution

You can do it but taking the battery out is difficult if you tear the battery adhesive tabs.

The charger port however is easier. You need to make sure you do not tear the flex cable. There are guides here on how to disassemble.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment
Most Helpful Answer

It is certainly possible. What exactly are you trying to do? I'm guessing you're trying to make one working phone out of two nonworking phones? We do this at my shop pretty often but some shops won't do it. Of course any shop that takes on the job is definitely going to charge you for it. They're a business, not a charity. We usually charge $50 for labor but I can't speak for other places. Also, it of course depends on whether the two phones actually have all the necessary working parts for one phone between them.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2
Add a comment

Add your answer

Hector will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 75