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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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What’s this cable?

I accidentally broke the cable (which looks like a piece of plastic). What’s?

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Hi Andrew, it looks like an antenna cable.


What kind of antenna, 3G, bluetooth or Wi-Fi?


are you talking the one behind the headphone jack?


Yes, it’s black.


ill have to take a look at one to see looks like it is screwed to the jack?, do you have another charge port? looks like you can just change the charge port.


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That’s the lower antenna tuning cable. It does not break any RF function, but breaking it will degrade RF performance.

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headphone jack's plastic protrusion

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