Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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My display backlight stopped working, what all controls it and how do

I recently replaced my cracked screen as directed on this site. Everything went great then yesterday my backlight quit working. If I hold it in the sun or under a lamp or flashlight i can still use it. How do I fix this?

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recheck connector 1-it may have come loose. it is a bit tricky sometimes and pops off when you close the screen

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Yeah, connector #1 is pretty funny. I find it helps line up the screen with the phone's internal frame before I plug it in.

Also, it could be that the LCD itself died. It's pretty rare that the images show up without the backlight.

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