Introduction

Phone won't charge, and the charger is functional? Replace your phone's charging adapter.

NOTE: Charging adapter is attached to the logic board, so replacement requires replacing the logic board.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay the phone face down with the screen in palm of hand.
  • Lay the phone face down with the screen in palm of hand.

  • Slide the grey button towards the top of the phone.

While the button is slid up grab the battery on the sides and pull up with the bottom remaining in place.
  • While the button is slid up grab the battery on the sides and pull up with the bottom remaining in place.

  • Pull the battery up vertically to completely remove from phone.

Remove four screws beneath battery using screw driver.
  • Remove four screws beneath battery using screw driver.

  • Remove three rubber screw covers with tweezers.

  • Remove the three screws under the covers with the screwdriver.

New Battery = Faster iPhone
Fix Kits starting at $16.99
Detach outer casing from back of phone.
  • Detach outer casing from back of phone.

  • NOTE: There will be a significant amount of resistance to detaching the back casing.

Unsnap gold rectangular plate and silver square plate from the logic board.
  • Unsnap gold rectangular plate and silver square plate from the logic board.

Remove logic board, being careful not to remove any other pieces.
  • Remove logic board, being careful not to remove any other pieces.

  • Insert new logic board with white side facing down.

  • NOTE: Make sure side buttons on logic board are correctly aligned to avoid future complications.

Replace logic board to replace charging adapter.
  • Replace logic board to replace charging adapter.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Nichole Shaw

Member since: 04/13/2010

1 Reputation

14 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 18-75, Johann Spring 2010 Member of Cal Poly, Team 18-75, Johann Spring 2010

CPSU-JOHANN-S10S18G75

4 Members

14 Guides authored

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 11

All Time: 2,352