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Small 'L' shaped bracket left over after 3GS reassembly.

Hey all.

I was going to replace my 3gs Rear Housing and Chrome Bezel Surround while I had to already replace a broken screen.

The Housing was fine, but the replacement Bezel I got was shaped funny and after some trial and error, I opted to put the old one back in.

After I got the phone back together, I have a small silver 'L' shaped metal bracket left over. It has a screw hole on one side and a rectangular hole on the other. -Very thin. -A small piece of thin sheet metal that was bent at 90°

With the one screw hole tab and the other side rectangular with a retangular hole, it looks like it would serve as a groundin connector or something..

I can't remember where in the phone is came from! Perhaps is was a part that was attatched to the Bezel and I just spaced remembering?

Any input is appreciated!

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Did you ever find out where it goes. I have the same problem:


yours looks like it is off the dock connector.. If the phone is assembled and you have no problems then leave it out.


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it sounds like the bracket that holds the camera in place. it isn't vital to replace it if the camera seemed secure. I leave them out all the time with no problem. see this photo (step 10) iPhone 3GS Camera Replacement

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