Released September 25, 2015. Model A1688/A1633. Repair of this device is similar to previous generations, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 64, or 128 GB / Silver, Gold, Space Gray, or Rose Gold options.

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Home button not working after screen replacement?

I put the old cracked screen on and it works. Put the new screen on and it doesn't function at all. Help?

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Is this something shorting out the home button or is the display defective?


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Definitely try a new display, sometimes the ribbon cable that runs behind the plate on the screen that connects the home button to the circuit board doesn't work.

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Yup, a new display did it. Very unfortunate that that cable being bad basically renders the whole display useless in a sense. Manufacturer defect for sure. Thanks for the help.


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