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iPhone 4 bottom broken screws

Good evening everyone. First of all I want to say that I've searched first for a similar fix but I couldn't find any. So I have this pentalobe screws on the bottom . Sorry, no live pic cause my best camera is my iphone and i can't really take a pic of itself. Anyway, the thing is, one of them is more like a circle..I tried to unscrew it with a normal screwdriver(i know, stupid me) and i damaged one of them. I don't really want to get them out right now, but it bothers me and I'm afraid it might be stuck there? Any way to get it out ?

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This is a very common mistake, and luckily has a few easy fixes:

1) Try a simple flathead screw driver. Even tho it's rounded, there will still likely be a ridge for it to catch on.

2) We use a cheap screwdriver (ones you get from normal repair kits),put a small dab of super glue on the end of it, attach it to the screw and let dry. This should work to at least loosen the screw.

3) If both those fail, you can drill out the screw head and try the above methods again. The screw may break off the head, which leaves the rest of the screw in the backplate. You can get a new backplate from many online places for as low as $10.

Hope this helps,

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