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Changes to iPhone 5s Lightning Connector Replacement Introduction

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Introduction
Use this guide to replace a nonfunctioning Lightning connector or broken headphone jack. [ … ] This guide requires removing the battery. Removing the battery with the adhesive strips is the safest method, but also leaves your battery without adhesive. When replacing your battery, use a piece of double-sided tape to secure it. The battery is pretty tightly secured in the device, but the tape will keep it from rattling.
Use this guide to replace a nonfunctioning Lightning connector or broken headphone jack. [ … ] This guide requires removing the battery. Removing the battery with the adhesive strips is the safest method, but also leaves your battery without adhesive. When replacing your battery, use a piece of double-sided tape to secure it. The battery is pretty tightly secured in the device, but the tape will keep it from rattling.

Tools

  • P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver iPhone - Archived x1 removed.
  • iSclack x1 removed.
  • Phillips #00 Screwdriver x1 removed.
  • iFixit Opening Tools x1 removed.
  • Suction Handle x1 removed.
  • Spudger x1 removed.
  • Phillips #000 Screwdriver x1 removed.
  • Tweezers x1 removed.