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My iPhone 5S is ghost touching after 6 screen replacements

So back in October for my 14th birthday I paid £70 for a iPhone 5S which just had a cracked screen. When it had a cracked screen it worked fine until I got the screen replaced from a phone repair shop.

I had trusted this certain shop because my brother had recently had his grey iPhone 5S screen replaced there and he had no issues whatsoever. When I got my phone back it had a tempered glass screen protector already put on the screen, when this screen protector was removed the phone would tap on things where previous fingerprints were. I've had this screen replaced 6 times with 3 different brands and even an Apple OEM display and it is still ghost touching without a screen protector.

I read somewhere that this issue could be caused by a defective battery in which my battery sometimes dies on 20-30%.

How could I fix my phone?

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In my case. Putting the glass screen protector back on solved the problem. I geuss after using the screen protector and then removing it. That's where the problem comes from.

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It's probably just a bad quality screen, I have this problem all the time. I would say just keep the screen protector on, it protects it anyway, why take it off?

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I have a case that seems to push the screen protector off of the phone, Its just a hassle to keep spending £1 on new screen protectors

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@nathanstech i would say just get a more expensive screen, ususally they are better quality than the $18 ones

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Where all these replacements at the same shop? Was the OEM Apple screen purchased at the Apple Store or another shop.

Only Apple stores have real OEM screens.

Depending on where all these screens came from, you either have a bad supplier or you have a problem on the logic board (FPC connector or Touch IC).

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The replacements were from the same shop

The OEM screen was bought from Apple on amazon

Would it be better to just buy a new phone if the FPC connector or Touch IC is bad?

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Whatever it is you bought from Amazon, it was not an OEM screen assembly. Apple doesn't sell parts, especially not via Amazon. How much would a comparable phone would cost you will determine if a repair is worthwhile or not.

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The phone still works but it just doesnt work without a tempered glass screen protector.

The other phone I have is a broken Moto G that will cost me £45 to repair, I just wanted to have the best of both worlds, hence why I have both android and iOS

My Phone just entirely doesnt work without a screen protector

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