Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus. Identifiable by the model numbers A1549, A1586, and A1589.

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Help with replacing the Mute Switch

The physical mute switch will not click over to it's opposite position. Need to replace the switch itself. Not the cable. Is this possible?

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The switch wont move probably because of the cable. The cable has a sliding switch on the end of it. Those can get worn out. In every case where someone's mute switch wasn't clicking or stuck, I changed the flex cable (which is a little bit of a pain) and it fixed the issue.

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Lol looks like we answered at the same time :))


Not a problem at all.


I have a temporary fix that may help you for the vibrate switch issue. If yours is able to switch but just goes back down I just use a little piece of paper between the loose part which is behind the whole switch and the metal bracket that goes behind it.

That fixed the problem for me. It will work until the little piece goes out.

IMO a lot better than needing to take out the battery and do the rest. A fix that can pretty much be done in a few minutes.


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Unfortunately the mute switch is soldered to that cable, so you will have to replace them both.

You can see this here by scrolling all the way down to step 35. Shouldn't be too much of a hassle nor too expensive to replace that entire part tho.

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