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Screen stays black battery?

So I had dropped my phone and the screen went black but there was still light behind the screen. But I held the home button and lock button and light turned off and never came back on. So I replaced the screen and it still doesn't work? I was thinking the battery?

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There are several possibilities here:

#The flex connecting the battery to the logic board may have been damaged, rendering the battery inoperable even if the cells are holding a charge. If you have a multimeter, measure the voltage, it should read ~3.7V to 4.2V depending on the charge state.

  1. Where did you buy your replacement screen from and how much did it cost? There are many poor quality screens on the market and you typically get what you paid for. It is possible that your replacement screen is defective.
  2. If you connect your phone to an iTunes enabled computer, does iTunes recognize your phone? If it does, this could indicate a defective screen or damaged LCD or backlight circuit.
  3. Did you unplug the battery before changing the screen? This is a best practice to avoid damaging the backlight circuit on the logic board.

If you haven't already done so, follow these guides when disassembling your phone.

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I bought my screen off of amazon with the camera and home button already on its "cellphoneage" and I didn't unplug the battery before replacing the screen but I did disconnected the battery after and connected it back together but even when I plug it in it doesn't vibrate or make sound


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