Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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Why is it rebooting and only turning on when on the charger

I just got the guts to try and revive this phone it would always reboot and turn off when disconnected with the charger I’m going to try a new battery and screen I believe I had pry damage that was the reason why? But just seeing if anyone can confirm this and how can I fix it

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@djholley yes you do want to start with a new battery. Take a good look at the board once you have the phone apart to double check for pry-damage. Possible but not an exclusive cause. Follow the guides from here iPhone 5 Repair for the repair and get the parts from here as well. You may get parts cheaper somewhere else but definitely not better than at iFixit ;-)

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