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 won't my iPhone charge unless I'm squeezing it?

when i plug in my iphone it won't charge unless i squeeze it. Itunes doesn't recognize it and its frozen on the screen with the apple logo. I tried to put iy into recovery mode but it won't power down.

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It sounds like your charging dock connection is loose, and you have to squeeze the connection in for it to work.

Here is a image of the connector, courtesy of ifixit:

Here is the guide to stripping down the iPhone to get to the docking connector, again, courtesy of ifixit:

Also, it might be your mainboard itself is damaged, or it could remotely be a bad battery.

Best of Luck,

Tough Gaming Technical Support

Agent Elisha

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