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I ruined the antenna connection on the mother board, any suggestions?

While trying to reassemble my iPhone (reconnecting the antenna wire) I damaged the area that holds the antenna wire and now I can't get it to stay on. It's the main antenna so I no longer get phone service. Wifi works fine but no phone. What do I do now? Can I solder it? Any suggestions?

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hello i also have this problem sis you fix yours ??


I wasn't able to fix it. I don't think I have the skill level to solder it myself this is not an option for me. My iPhone now sits in a drawer.


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Indeed the best (and only option in my opinion) is to buy a replacement connector and solder it on. If you have some soldering skills it is not too hard a job.

I'm having difficulties to find one on EBAY. If you are realy desperate to find one please let me know and I might be able to get one for you.

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Did the connector on the board get damaged or did the part that plugs in get damaged? If the part on the board is damaged and it's not getting a signal, then you would want to find the part and solder it back (being careful not to nick the other components?


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