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Changes to Step #6

Edit by John Schutz

Edit declined by Adam O'Camb

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[* black] Insert the flat edge of a spudger into the bottom right corner of the device.
[* black] Twist the spudger to widen the gap between the display assembly and the rear case.
[* black] Slide the flat end oficon_caution] '''Do not slide the spudger all the way up on the right side of the phoneiPhone. '''There is a fragile ribbon cable that runs very close to break up the adhesive holdingright edge of the displayphone. Sliding the spudger in placeits proximity can easily damage it. Take note of the position of the ribbon cable as visible in the pictures and avoid working with the spudger in that area.
[* icon_note] If your iPhone's home button or touch functionality does no longer work after completing the repair, it is possible that the ribbon cable for the digitizer and home button was damaged in this step. This ribbon cable is part of the display assembly. A replacement display will be needed to repair the defect
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[* black] Slide the flat end oficon_caution] '''Do not slide the spudger all the way up on the right side of the phoneiPhone. '''There is a fragile ribbon cable that runs very close to break up the adhesive holdingright edge of the displayphone. Sliding the spudger in placeits proximity can easily damage it. Take note of the position of the ribbon cable as visible in the pictures and avoid working with the spudger in that area.
[* icon_note] If your iPhone's home button or touch functionality does no longer work after completing the repair, it is possible that the ribbon cable for the digitizer and home button was damaged in this step. This ribbon cable is part of the display assembly. A replacement display will be needed to repair the defect
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