Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus. Identifiable by the model numbers A1549, A1586, and A1589.

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Flash and flashlight do not function but rear camera does.

I have an iPhone 6 at my shop that I replaced the display assembly and rear panel on (professional repair). The device had this issue prior to the rear panel replacement so the issue was not caused by me damaging the board. I have spent hours scouring the internet for a solution (I have restored, reset, and updated the device, l also tried three different back panels with three different power flex's as well as multiple different cameras).

The camera works completely fine, it takes photos with no issues, and when the flash is put on it acts as if it is taking a photo with a flash, however no flash is actually produced. The flashlight doesn't work either. There are literally no other issues with the phone except that it gets warm around the processor, I honestly don't know whether to call it abnormal, but it seems a bit hot for when its just starting up.

Since I have tried multiple flashes (one that I 100% know for certain works) as well as multiple cameras all of which work, as well as cleaned the connectors with isopropyl alcohol and reseated them to no avail I figure it is probably an issue on the logic board somewhere. I have looked around however and can't find anything that seems to suggest it and the phone to my knowledge was never repaired before this.

Would anyone have any clue as to what this issue would be? I've tried everything the internet has to suggest and have gotten nowhere.


iPhone 6, camera works but flash does not, neither does flashlight. Have tried multiple power button flex's and camera's and all software related fixes but nothing works. Assuming its a board based issue but cant find evidence of any, phone not water damaged. What could this be?

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You replaced the screen because the screen was damaged it was damaged because the phone was dropped or it had an impact and probably many more before the screen broke... so even though u don't see water damage or other signs of damage doesn't mean the components responsible for flash aren't damaged don't look for damage look at the circuitry responsible for the flash and either test or replace

Sorry don't have the schematics with me


Hi, I have your own problem. Were you able to find the solution?


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I believe you should try and change u1602. I personally haven't had your exact symptoms but I have had an issue with the flash not working and the flashlight not working along with one of the cameras and I replaced U1602 along with the LDO with success.

Here is a reference link and video to back up the theory that that could be the issue

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connect New power flex

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