Released September 25, 2015. Model A1687/A1634. 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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Rotation sensor is messed up?!

Hello everyone,

I have iPhone 6S plus and it seems like the rotation gone insane.

The screen rotates to left side with no obvious reason and doesn't rotate when I want.

I also noticed that it affects the raise to wake function.

My device isn't jailbroken and to solve this issue I force restart the device. Simple reboot doesn't do it..

I thought it might be an IC issue...

anyone here can help me locate the cause of this problem and perhaps a fix?

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This happen outta nowhere? Screen replacement? Recent drop?

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Seems like it came out of nowhere no traumatic drop I can recall...

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Ok. It happens super weird, but it happens

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Any solution you can offer me to try? Tried software update but nothing..

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I'm gonna go with liquid damage. Yes, I agree this is going to sound super weird and not what you wanna hear. I'm gonna guess sweat. It happens. My guess is the gyroscope has been blown. Likely a InvenSense 6-axis gyroscope and accelerometer combo. You probably have other liquid damage that is minor and can't notice it. I would recommend an ultrasonic bath, at a good repair shop. And have em replace that part. You probably could kinda do the water damage cleaning yourself. I'll post a couple guides. But I would recommend bringing it/mailing it to a good board repair shop

iPhone 6s Plus Logic Board Replacement

Electronics Water Damage

It's the pink one. To the left of the orange one

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Luckily I'm a technician myself, fix phones everyday... can you direct me to the IC that is responsible for the gyroscope? Had troubles finding it online..

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Just preordered a simple logic board disassembly and didn't see any noticeable water damage...will look under a microscope later today I hope and will preform ultrasonic bath later this week I hope

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Added a new picture to my answer. That's supposed to be the culprit

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Yeah also found it on Ifixit website. Thank you very much sir

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