Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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iPhone 3G and 3gs parts compatibility

Hi, i'm wondering what parts are interchangeable from iPhone 3g and 3gs.

I know that lcd and touchscreen are not compatible but the rest?

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Here is what I got. The list compatible parts include the home button, the midframe, the back housing cover, the chrome bezel, the power button, the volume rocker, the vibrate to silent switch, the headphone jack assembly, and the ear speaker. All other parts are different.

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So the plug and the earpiece do interchange?

Im trying to repair a 3gs but the midframe i have is from a 3g and was curious on this myself.

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Yes the midframe is interchangeable, so you CAN use it. Dock connector not but audio jack is compatible.

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I swapped out the back cover from my 3g to 3gs. I had to change the dock connector/speaker assembly (3 screws), and the camera housing (double sided tape). Volume buttons, power button, mute switch, headphone jack from 3g all fit, cant's yet confirm if headphone jack works.

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HI, iPhone 3g Ear Speaker FLEX CONECTOR IS THE SAME 3GS?

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I can tell you that I have just successfully put a 3gs battery, and logic board into basically a 3g frame. The reason for doing this was that the 3gs was dropped a few times leaving the lock button almost shot. Also the metal rim of the 3gs was coming apart and causing some problems. Then some other weird stuff started happening. So I decided to try to take the logic board and battery out of the 3gs and put them into the 3g.

Now, to do this take out the logic board and pull out the battery and the sync port (search youtube for some "how to" vids). Then, simply pull the same parts out of the 3g along with the camera(the camera will not work so just take it out to save you the trouble, also I heard it wouldn't work anyways because of software mismatch but I didn't try it I just took the whole camera out). Then it's a matter of just replacing parts. Firmly press the 3gs battery back into place in the 3g shell, then replace the sync port and logic board. Also, I forgot to mention you need to keep the whole 3gs screen assembly (glass digitizer and all) to put into the 3g shell, sry bout that, but it fits right in the 3g. Then simply reconnect all the connectors and place the screen back on and screw it in. That's it. And everything works just like the 3gs but in a 3g "body" even the headphone jack is compatible so you dont have to replace it. Just the battery, logic board, and screen.

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Actually the Battery is also the same.

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