4-inch iPhone released in March 2016 with similar hardware specifications to the 6s. Available in Silver, Space Grey, Gold, or Rose Gold with 16/64 GB storage options. Model A1662 and A1723.

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Fuzzy screen after replacement?

Okay so here's my problem. I dropped my iPhone SE and the screen is now black with white lines on the side. I then proceeded to order 3 new replacement screens (Just incase one is faulty and one for spare) and when I tried the new screen in my SE it works but its fuzzy as if there is static or something similar. My question now is should I try buy an old iPhone 5s and use that screen as a replacement and put one of the aftermarket ones in that 5s and resell it if it works? Or is it possible for the logic board itself to be damaged? When I try the original screen it still turns on unlike the other guy that asked the same question here and ended up with two dead SEs.

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A 5S replacement screen with OEM/Original parts work well in the SE but aftermarket 5S screens are known to have issues. So depending on the quality level you ordered and from who you ordered it from, it may cause various issues such as what you are seeing.

Your logic is sound though, you could use an original 5S screen on the SE and put the replacement in the 5S. As long as your upfront about it with the folks that purchase it (i.e. the screen has been repaired/replaced).

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Just as ifixit says, I am eternally greatful thank you. I will buy a 5s and use that screen and resell it as refurbished with an aftermarket screen.


About that eternal gratefulness of yours...maybe you can help me with a little problem I have... :>)

Kidding, glad I could help!


Is there a way to put a golden border around your answer? Jokes, thanks for the help.


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Minho is correct with the possability of you having faulty screens (Watch where you order from). When installing the aftermarket screen make sure the connector is properly seated. Also make sure that you have disconnected the battery. After Installation is complete reconnect the battery and the screen should be clear. If not send back your faulty screen. I do not beleive its your logic board as you would be having other issues but logic boards can be damaged fairly easily if you are not careful.

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Liam will be eternally grateful.
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