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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Stripped a screw, to small to get out with any other methond

I was replacing the backplate and accidentally stripped a screw. the problem is, the screw is on the side of the housing so i cant fit anything in there to try and get it out, the screw driver barely fit. thanks

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Can you post photo to see?


Not with the phone right now, will post it later. its the green screw though


@benjamen50 I don't think we speak about the same screw


@cp713 the screw is blocked on the old backplate or the new one?


Try using a small rubber band to get grip to try and remove it.


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I had a similar problem on a iphone 6 backplate. I had to drill the screw-head out.

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