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Use the tip of a spudger to help guide the headphone jack out of its recess in the rear case.

Remove the Lightning connector assembly from the iPhone.

Before installing or replacing the Lightning connector assembly:

Use a plastic tool to scour any bits of adhesive residue from the rear case behind the cable.

Carefully compare your replacement part to your original cable and make sure they match. Your replacement Lightning connector assembly may be missing certain components that need to be transferred from the original.

Components that commonly need to be transferred include the headphone jack gasket, microphone bracket, and antenna interconnect clip.

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