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Can I replace the logic board of an iCloud locked 5c?

I bought an iCloud locked 5c from a friend for $15 (pretty good deal, was planning on using for parts) but now i'm wondering, can i just replace the logic board and use it again?

There is probably no way my friend is ever going to remember the password and i was wondering if i could just buy a not iCloud locked logic board and put it in to have a new 5c?

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Sure, you could put another 5C logic board but you will have to find one that is not iCloud locked. However, any logic board you buy will probably come with a whole phone. Then you could keep the best parts (best screen, housing etc) and combine them into one device.

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Minho is right. Difficult to find a logic board being sell with no icloud lock.

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@refectio had a great answer. I know there are some logic boards on eBay that people are selling that you could install. You can also buy a phone with a cracked screen to save money to pull the logic board.

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yeah but there's still a huge gap between buying a logic board and buying a cracker 5c. id really rather not buy another phone. My main goal is to just spend the 20-40 dollars it takes to get a working logic board

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That's going to be the problem to find a board with no iCloud for around that cost. It's going to be a challenge.

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