Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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Seems to be stuck on reboot w/apple and turning circle in backgroud

Have replaced complete LCD screen and worked properly for a day or so has now drained battery completly. Has seemed to accept charge but now does not reboot beyond apple on screen then to turning circle behind apple at the same time and does not do anything beyond this, they are both on the screen at the same time indefinetly. I can turn it off by holding both buttons at the same time

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Have removed and replaced panel again and it now appears to be working ok!


Jorn Oulie, congratulations on getting it to work. All you have to do now is to write your own answer and accept it so that we know that you issue is resolved. Thanks.


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There are 3 cables concerned 2 with plugs and 1 ribbon cable under one of the plugs. In my case I believe that the 'ribbon' cable was not completely plugged in. After unplugging all 3 and replugging them in again the phone appears to be working fine. Good luck! Thank you ifixit for your Forum!

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i have the issue

what number of cable need to replacement: 1,2 or 3?

number 3 sensibity cable?

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