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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iPhone 5s doesn't show that it's charging when its off

I was repairing an Iphone 5s. After I took the bottom screws out and lifted the screen,I was in the process of removing the metal shield from the battery cable.I used metal tweezers instead of the plastic sponger.Big mistake because I saw a small spark fly. I detached the battery,then held the power button for 30 seconds before reconnecting the battery.(In which the dead battery signal came on the screen).I then disconnected the battery and went moved onto the screen repair. Once I put the phone back together,I put the phone on charger.(At this point it is showing the dead battery signal.) I left it there long for about 5 minutes before the phone booted itself up. I tested everything to make sure everything is working, then I let it charge about 20 more minutes while connected to my laptop.The problem that I'm having is,the phone works fine,but when it is on the charger and turned off,it gives no sign of charging. If the phone is on while on the charger,it shows the lightning bolt by the battery at the to of the screen signifying charging in process. But when it's off,(though it's charging) it shows nothing but a black screen.Sorry so long, I just wanted to make make sure I included all details. Any help would be appreciated.

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So it charges, it just doesn't show a charging icon when the phone is off?

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Yes,that is correct,Josh

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Funnily I always use nails to unplug connectors. Always worked out the best for me. The only time I ever use a plastic spudger is if there are so many ribbon connectors to unclip like htc one m9.

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Probably blew a filter. Its not an easy fix and its not a cheap fix to have someone else do. If it were me, I'd leave it be as long as its charging, holding a charge and not heating up

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That would be a motherboard repair???

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Yes.

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My s6 does the same thing but it's new is it supposed to show a charging sign when it's off

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