Fourth generation iPhone. Repair is straightforward, but the front glass and LCD must be replaced as a unit. GSM / 8, 16, or 32 GB capacity / Model A1332 / Black and White.

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Latex gloves can I wear them?

Is it ok to wear latex gloves to stop oil from my fingers getting onto the contacts during teardown?

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Yes, it is definitely OK to wear clean latex gloves during the repair. Keep your screws in order, don't break anything, or pinch (crush) any cables.

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Yes, latex gloves are perfectly fine. Do be aware that you can still build quite the static charge with latex. (Yes balloons are rubber but latex has similar properties)

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+ I recommend Nitrile gloves, better for you and powder -free gloves are classified as a Class II medical device, resist and decrease generation of static charges.

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Thanks guys, just finished replacing the screen and all went well with gloves... One thing is the screws are so small it's tricky to get them where you want them :-)

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Good Job. Trust me it does not matter if you have gloves on or not with those screws:-) I myself seem to suffer from fat-finger-syndrome and old people vision...those screws are a PITA:-) again, great job

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