Skip to main content

Fix Your Stuff

Right to Repair

Store

Changes to iPhone 7 Taptic Engine Replacement Introduction

Edit by Jeff Suovanen

Edit approved by Jeff Suovanen

Before
After
Unchanged
Introduction
The Taptic Engine produces your iPhone's vibration and haptic feedback functions. Use this guide to remove and/or replace the Taptic Engine in your iPhone 7. [ … ] This guide instructs you to remove the display assembly; this is intended to prevent damage to the display cables. If you feel comfortable removing the Taptic Engine without putting undue strain on the display cables, you can skip the display removal steps. [ … ] Opening the iPhone 7 will damage the waterproof seals on the display. If you do not replace the adhesive seals, your phone will function normally, but will no longer be water-resistant.
The Taptic Engine produces your iPhone's vibration and haptic feedback functions. Use this guide to remove and/or replace the Taptic Engine in your iPhone 7. [ … ] This guide instructs you to remove the display assembly; this is intended to prevent damage to the display cables. If you feel comfortable removing the Taptic Engine without putting undue strain on the display cables, you can skip the display removal steps. [ … ] Opening the iPhone 7 will damage the waterproof seals on the display. If you do not replace the adhesive seals, your phone will function normally, but will no longer be water-resistant.