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iPhone Wi-Fi not working following screen replacement

Following a screen replacement, my iPhone 7 has greyed-out the option to connect to Wi-Fi. What would be the best path to resolution, as I’m not at all sure what to do?

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Well, little update, I restored the phone and that seemed to work. However, it still intermittently goes grey, and the mic doesn’t always work either. Very strange…

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If it is intermittent and effects the mic it could well be the audio IC signature problem on the 7 series.

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@imicrosoldering The Audio IC can affect the wifi?

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About 2 percent of the audio IC repairs I have completed have had Wi-Fi problems. It’s not a lot but if it is happening the same time you are having audio problems you shouldn’t rule it out. Your Wi-Fi gets greyed out in settings right? Or just on the home screen?

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@imicrosoldering Settings yeah. And when the wifi isn't working, the about page won't load either. Oddly though, the audio never has any problems...

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It is hard to see how the Wi-Fi can become greyed out after a screen replacement. If the screen was replaced due to a drop it has probably damaged the Wi-Fi chip.

The chip would have to be removed and reballed. This would be an expansive repair.

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