Released September 25, 2015. Model A1687/A1634. Repair of this device is similar to previous generations, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 64, or 128 GB / Silver, Gold, Space Gray, or Rose Gold options.

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iPhone Water Damage Repair Help

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The iPhone 6s Plus I have has water damage and won't turn on at all.

When charging it, the motherboard does not get hot at all almost like it's not receiving a charge.

It does not respond to iTunes or is recognized at all.

I took all shields off and used 99.9% IPA already.

I have realigned the power management chip of the bottom right side of the back of the board. (It was crooked).

However, a small little chip or capacitor has fallen off in the process (see pictures). How can I reattach this chip? Also which other chips could be responsible for the death of my iPhone with no heat at all?

Thank you for helping out!

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Well shooting for the Tristar is usually a good go to. Have you tested vcc_main?

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I am fairly new to microsoldering so I'm not sure what vcc_main is. Could you clarify?

Also, the small little chip in the first picture is not important?


Nevermind, I have found vcc_main and the tristar chip. Will check them out. Thanks.

My only question that remains is what is the purpose of the small chip I knocked off in the first picture?


Blurry picture but it looks like a coil not a chip. Re tin the pads and replace it


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@smarticles, it is FLDIP_RF, it is a signal filter and yes, important to have micro soldered back on.

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