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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Why is the screen white and dead?

My iPhone 3G from 2009 died while being power loaded. after a day connected to electric power, I got a glimpse of a battery with a red line left side. Like it was totally out of power.

Then nothing. black screen.

New attempt - connected to power source - (not computer, but electricity) - the screen turned whit.

Thats it. it is lying there - connected - but just white.

Do I need a new battery or maybe a new front assembly ?


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Hi Lisa. From what you've described it seems you might need a new Display Assembly. Here's the link to the Display Assembly. Good luck!

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