Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

1500 Questions View all

Screen not working at all

My home button quit working on my iphone 3g a month ago. I had broken the glass on it, and relpaced it myself, when i turned it on the home button roughly worked, eventually stoped.

Well i decided i should go ahead and fix it, i ordered the 150.00 replacement lcd/screen for it so i could just plug it in and go. well, i plugged it in, turned it on, and my home button still didnt work. So i turned it off, opened it up, and it was still connected, nothing wrong. so i turned it back on, home button still didnt work. well i shut it off and put my old screen back in, naturally the home button still didnt work. So i put the new screen in it5 and turned it on, home button didnt work still, slid the slider, and the screen shut off. i pressed the lock button, nothing, slid my silence button, nothing, so i took that screen off, put the old one back on and pressed the lock button. nothing happens, press all the buttons, still nothing, so i thought maybe it was dead, so i put it on the charger, and it made the charging sound as if it was on, but still dark screen.

What now? im at a loss, both mentally and finacially 150 bucks.

If i cant get it working, i figure my best bet is buying a new one and ebaying the old one. right?

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

At this point it sounds like your display is no longer connected to the logic board. I would recommend opening your iPhone and reconnecting that cable to make sure it is seated properly. In regards to your home button; if you are not seeing results after further testing, you may need to replace the dock assembly which the home button interacts with. I am not sure where to find or if you can find that part. Sorry :(

Was this answer helpful?

Score 0
Add a comment

Add your answer

snot14 will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 917