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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Touch ID replacement question

I'm getting into repairs and I've done plenty of 5 and 5c's never done a 5s so my question really is if i replace the screen with a new one and put my old original button with cable on the new screen will Touch ID still work or perhaps not

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Yes, to maintain TouchID capability, you must transfer the original, TouchID enabled Home Button.

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Thanks man just wasn't too sure


Just be very careful removing the button it to damage the flex cable. Once damaged, Touch ID will be lost forever. Happy repairing!


Great point @theiphoneguy07, that flex is really delicate!


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