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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New screen doesn't work-- black with only a few streaks of light

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I replaced my cracked phone screen and it went well until I tried to turn it on. The new screen is just dead black with three small streaks that show the back light. When I plug the old screen in (via the digitizer ribbon-- not with home button or camera) it still worked. The new screen seems to have everything installed correctly, and I reviewed the proceedure multiple times.

Is the new screen broken? It has a small red band painted on the digitizer ribbon.

Thanks,

J

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Sounds like the new part you've tried is faulty. I would order a new part and see how that one works.

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