Released July 24, 2014, Amazon's Fire Phone is Amazon's first smartphone, designed to compete with iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices.

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Wifi signal weak after battery change

After replacing battery in amazon fire phone, I was unable to connect to wifi weak signal. it pick up signal only within 1 foot from router range. And also not full signal..

any suggestion what I did wrong during battery replacement process.

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This is just a guess after looking at the tear down on Ifixit. I would be looking at the flat antenna connections and making sure they didn't come loose. It looks like you could easily catch the antenna cable with the adhesive strip you pull out from under the battery.


you are talkin about the black strip cable...


I have this problem too. Can anyone solve it for me?


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Here is a link to the Ifixit teardown for your phone.

In Step 7. of the teardown it mentions flat antenna cables, just after removing the battery. Perhaps you loosened their connections when you removed the battery.

Amazon Fire Phone Teardown

Hopefully this is of some help.

Update (02/03/2017)


Here is an image showing the actual connectors. Check that they are both OK.

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Haha. I was just commenting about the antenna cables. I must have clicked on the question just before you answered, and my screen hadn't refreshed.


or the golden strip you are talking about


Hi, It may be both as it mentions cables (more than one)


I checked it all the way.. black strip and golden strip are tightly inserted...


again tighten the black trip...but no success. wifi signal bar some time flicker..and jump to full signal but all sudden drop.


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