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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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No pressure contact next to battery connector


While attempting to resurrect/troubleshoot a broken/damaged used iPhone 4 GSM I just purchased (screen is blank), I noticed after removing the back panel and removing the battery connector there is no pressure contact present in this phone. The owner prior to me did have the front and back pane replaced with a color scheme set. Whether or not there ever was a pressure contact in this phone I am unsure.


So, my question for you guys is this: should there be a pressure contact present in this iPhone 4 GSM (A1332), if so, where do I get one? Thanks in advance for any direction with my above concerns.


Brian Davis

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My iPhone 4 has a Pressure contact, but i never took mine off, so i dont know what issues it causes when its not attached.

its apart of the antennae system that receives GSM RF's (if your AT&T) and Bluetooth.

if your looking to buy one: Here you Go

Don't think that just because you have great cell phone signal, you dont need that pressure contact. That piece also receives the Bluetooth radio frequency.

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Hmm...ok, thanks for your comments! (:

$20! That seems awfully high so I did some prowling on my own. I found one at a much more inexpensive price...about 20 x's cheaper (: here you go, for anyone else in the future needing one:

Sells for $1.33 (:




Hi, did you see any improvements after putting the contact?


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