The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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Drop on back bootloop, repair shop fail

I'm currently travelling, and whilst in Cuba I proceed to drop my phone flat on its back which causes it to bootloop. This happened to me in Canada as well, where I opened it up reseated the display cables and was good to go, when I tried this in Cuba, it did not solve the problem. It was and is still in a bootloop on the apple logo and then black.

From research on this site I assumed it was an issue with the battery, so I have taken it to a repair shop where they reseated it and tried a new one, but it failed to fix the issue. It is still in a bootloop.

They gave a load of excuses and no real reason to why it is broken other than my jailbreak my have been the cause, which I find very hard to believe. They then suggest that I try a restore, which I have just attempted to which I get error (9). Which I think means a hardware issue.

If the battery is not the issue, the only hardware problem I can think of is from screwing the wrong screws on the guard of the display cables, would this be the cause? How do I go about checking this and fixing it?

iPhone 5s 10.2

Jailbroken Yalu b7

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Did you try a DFU mode restore?

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I haven't, sadly my laptop has died so cannot restore at this point, I will give this a go once i get my laptop repaired

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Finally have my laptop up and running and sadly this does not work, DFU restore simply returns the same error 9

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on my quick 2 minute research it seems error 9 is an error in updating i have found this link though witch could help a lot.

How to fix iTunes error 9

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For me it sounds like a corrupted NAND

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what does that entail? sorry no phone and now no laptop, whilst half way across the world, so can't effectively google

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This is the device's memory chip.

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Sweet, apologies for my ignorance, I'll email some repair shops see if they can fix this issue

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