Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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Headphone jack cable replacement

Where can I get info on how to reattach the button holders for the flex cable? There is not one guide on the internet and this is frustrating.

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I have answered this already... please only ask the question one time.

I learned to do this repair only by reading this guide! You need to study something first before jumping in, read the guide/check the phone/check the cable/ work it out in your head. There are no other guides as you don't need them. Have you tried removing the jack? Once you have done the removal then the replacement should be easy.

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iPhone 3G Headphone Jack Replacement

as it says at the bottom of the guide-to replace simply reverse the steps. i have done this repair many times and you need nothing other than the replacement jack. Re read the guide and perhaps it will make more sense- the part you will remove is identical to the one you will replace.

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As I stated... button holders are already disconnected so how can I reverse the steps when it does not include removing teh button holders? Please read before you post.Can anyone here please provide some info? Perhaps someone with the details on how to do this with the button holders? I would be very appreciative.



is the part you have this

or this?

iPhone 3G/3GS Headphone Jack Assembly

as you can see not quite the same.

we try very hard to answer questions but can only go on the information you give us. saying that the button holders are already disconnected doesn't really make things clear. Disconnected from the phone? from the flex? from the buttons?


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This answer was originally to another question.

Thnaks for the reply. The button holders are disconnected from teh phone and the cable. I have this part:

iPhone 3G/3GS Headphone Jack Assembly

Perhaps I should purchase the other one.

Now I see what you are talkking about.

Hmmmm. My bad.

iPhone 3G/3GS Headphone Jack Assembly Image


iPhone 3G/3GS Headphone Jack Assembly


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