Before disassembling your iPhone, discharge the battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.
  • Before disassembling your iPhone, discharge the battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.

  • Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly.

  • Remove the two 3.6 mm P2 Pentalobe screws next to the Lightning connector.

Pentalobe P2

Enea Del Lama - Reply

I prefer to remove the SIM card as the very first step since it's safer to do so while the phone is fully assembled.

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  • The next two steps demonstrate using the iSclack, a great tool for safely opening the iPhone 6 Plus that we recommend for anyone doing more than one repair. If you aren't using the iSclack, skip to Step 4.

  • If the plastic depth gauge is attached at the center of the iSclack, remove it now—it's not needed for larger phones like the iPhone 6 Plus.

  • Close the handle on the iSclack, opening the suction cup jaws.

  • Place the bottom of your iPhone in between the suction cups.

    • Position the iSclack's upper suction cup against the display, near the home button.

  • Open the handles to close the jaws of the iSclack. Center the suction cups and press them firmly onto the top and bottom of the iPhone.

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Hold onto your iPhone securely and close the handle of the iSclack to separate the suction cups, pulling the front panel up from the rear case. The iSclack is designed to safely open your iPhone enough to separate the pieces, but not enough to damage any of the display cables.
  • Hold onto your iPhone securely and close the handle of the iSclack to separate the suction cups, pulling the front panel up from the rear case.

  • The iSclack is designed to safely open your iPhone enough to separate the pieces, but not enough to damage any of the display cables.

  • Peel the two suction cups off your iPhone.

  • Skip the next three steps and continue on to Step 7.

It's very difficult if you want to remove a cracked screen. The suction cup and Islack won't work. Does anybody know a better way?

Herbert - Reply

I don't recommend replacing the home button. HOWEVER, I would purchase an iSesamo tool (I paid $8 for a 3 pack on FleaBay) and jam that in between the frame and bezel. Most effective way to open a iPhone. Once you get used to it an iSesamo becomes an extension of your arm.

iRevive Mobile -

I use Scotch Tape, shipping tape. Put a couple of layers over the crack screen. That seals it so you can use the suction cup to remove the front of phone.

Michael Wallace -

I used the plastic pry took and the spudger to open it up. I place the pry tool dead center below the home button and was able to put some pressure around the seam and the top popped up enough for me to get the spudger in there to hold it open and then work my way around with the plastic pry tool.

johnoconna -

Apply clear packaging tape to screen. Then suction cup to that.

Tracey -

Use clear nontextured tape place that over the phone screen. Refer to any guide that addresses replacing a shattered screen

Abigail Cherry - Reply

I know it's tough with cracked glass. You just need enough to get in a plstic pry tool or guitar pick. Then you can pry it apart. Just be patient, I cannot stress that enough; the electronics are very, very small and fragile.

Mike - Reply

If you don't have an iSclack, use a single suction cup to lift the front panel:
  • If you don't have an iSclack, use a single suction cup to lift the front panel:

    • Press a suction cup onto the screen, just above the home button.

    • Be sure the cup is pressed securely onto the screen to get a tight seal.

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While holding the iPhone down with one hand, pull up on the suction cup to slightly separate the front panel assembly from the rear case.
  • While holding the iPhone down with one hand, pull up on the suction cup to slightly separate the front panel assembly from the rear case.

    • Take your time and apply firm, constant force. The display assembly is a much tighter fit than most devices.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, begin to gently pry the rear case down, away from the display assembly, while continuing to pull up with the suction cup.

  • There are several clips attaching the front panel assembly to the rear case, so you may need to use a combination of the suction cup and plastic opening tool to free the front panel assembly.

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Pull the plastic nub to release the vacuum seal on the suction cup. Remove the suction cup from the display assembly.
  • Pull the plastic nub to release the vacuum seal on the suction cup.

  • Remove the suction cup from the display assembly.

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Pull the home button end of the front panel assembly away from the rear case, using the top of the phone as a hinge. Open the display to about a 90º angle, and lean it against something to keep it propped up while you're working on the phone. Add a rubber band to keep the display securely in place while you work. This prevents undue strain on the display cables.
  • Pull the home button end of the front panel assembly away from the rear case, using the top of the phone as a hinge.

  • Open the display to about a 90º angle, and lean it against something to keep it propped up while you're working on the phone.

    • Add a rubber band to keep the display securely in place while you work. This prevents undue strain on the display cables.

    • In a pinch, you can use an unopened canned beverage to hold the display.

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Several clips along the top edge of the front panel form a partial hinge, allowing the front panel assembly to swing open like a book. During reassembly, align the clips just below the top edge of the rear case. Then, slide the front panel upward until its top edge is flush with that of the rear case.
  • Several clips along the top edge of the front panel form a partial hinge, allowing the front panel assembly to swing open like a book.

  • During reassembly, align the clips just below the top edge of the rear case. Then, slide the front panel upward until its top edge is flush with that of the rear case.

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Remove the following Phillips screws from the battery connector bracket:
  • Remove the following Phillips screws from the battery connector bracket:

    • One 2.3 mm screw

    • One 3.1 mm screw

for the iPhone 6 Plus, all screws were Phillips #000

Michael Adams - Reply

Thank you :)

Daniel Benet - Reply

The screw circled in red won't come out and I'm using a 1.2 screw driver

Sierra - Reply

Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.
  • Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.

Was not able to remove the battery connector bracket as one of the cable connectors was glued/stuck to the underside. Instead moved the bracket out of the way to disconnect the battery. Care should be taken not to over bend/stretch the ribbon cable.

dwtan - Reply

That may be just the foam connector adhering to the bracket. If you pull up gently and twist slightly it should separate.

Evan Noronha -

It was the foam connector, and it did twist free with a gentle pull

Al Taylor - Reply

Gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.
  • Gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.

  • Take care to only pry up on the battery connector, and not the socket on the logic board. If you pry up on the logic board socket, you may break the connector entirely.

you may consider placing a thin non-conductive item between the connector and the socket like a bit of rubber band to prevent any power flowing during this procedure

Michael Adams - Reply

It was too close to other parts to pry up with either end of plastic tool. Finally used 1 tine of tweezer to lift edge. Came free easily

Al Taylor - Reply

While holding the front panel open at about a 90º angle, remove the following Phillips screws securing the front panel assembly cable bracket:
  • While holding the front panel open at about a 90º angle, remove the following Phillips screws securing the front panel assembly cable bracket:

    • Three 1.2 mm screws

    • One 1.5 mm screw

    • One 2.9 mm screw

There's an other panel with one screw in the middle.........

Herbert - Reply

I _love_ the color coding of screws. I know this is a little OCD, but it would be incredibly useful if there were an 8.5 X 11 you could print with indicated homes for where to drop items from each step of disassembly. That is, in the box for step 9, little colored circles for where to place each screw type. As long as you don't jostle the paper, it would make it a lot easier to know exactly where you are in reassembly.

cscarlson47shop - Reply

On my iPhone 6 plus, none of the screws listed in this step are removable with the Phillips 00 screwdriver! I got this far and now am stymied because I can't get these four screws out! Any other screwdrivers I should use?

garth libhart - Reply

You are absolutely right, and you will strip the heads if you try very hard with the PH00. These screws are all PH000.

oscar -

I used the 000 bit from the ifixit 54 piece kit.

hhandh - Reply

Actually you don’t need to do steps 12 to 18 if you attach the display panel to the iPhone box as shown in step 7 and handle your iPhone with care during the replacement. I didn’t disconnect the display panel mainly because the more you work on the interior of your phone the higher is the chance you break something.

Dany Castillo - Reply

That's what I was thinking.

The Wizard - Reply

I skipped this series of steps too. I was very careful when removing the battery and never had an issue with the screen leaning back against the box that this battery shipped in. I even broke half of the third strip of adhesive but used a plastic card to slide under the battery and it slowly lifted out without applying heat.

mark - Reply

I'm having trouble with one screw not wanting to come out. Any suggestions to keep from stripping the head and getting it?

Patric - Reply

Remove the front panel assembly cable bracket from the logic board.
  • Remove the front panel assembly cable bracket from the logic board.

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In the next four steps, take care to pry up only on the cable connectors, and not on their sockets on the logic board. While still supporting the front panel, use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the front-facing camera and earpiece speaker cable connector.
  • In the next four steps, take care to pry up only on the cable connectors, and not on their sockets on the logic board.

  • While still supporting the front panel, use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the front-facing camera and earpiece speaker cable connector.

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Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the home button cable connector. Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the home button cable connector.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the home button cable connector.

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Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the display data cable connector. When reassembling your phone, the display data cable may pop off the connector. This can result in white lines or a blank screen when powering your phone back on. If that happens, simply reconnect the cable and power cycle your phone. The best way to power cycle your phone is to disconnect and reconnect the battery connector.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the display data cable connector.

  • When reassembling your phone, the display data cable may pop off the connector. This can result in white lines or a blank screen when powering your phone back on. If that happens, simply reconnect the cable and power cycle your phone. The best way to power cycle your phone is to disconnect and reconnect the battery connector.

The piece of advice about power cycling the phone by disconnecting and reconnecting the battery proved crucial to the success of my repair (camera and lens replacement). At first when charging the phone after closing it, I got a dark, blank screen with an intermittent buzzing noise. After re-opening the phone and making sure all cables had been properly reconnected, I ignored the advice to power cycle the phone. Still all I got was a dark, blank screen (and intermittent buzzing if charging t). Then I opened it a third time (leaving the screen connected and attached at a 90 degree angle) and I only disconnected and reconnected the battery. Voila! When I closed the phone and powered it up, I got the screen to light up!

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Finally, use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the digitizer cable connector. When reconnecting the digitizer cable, do not press the center of the connector. Press one end of the connector, then press the opposite end. Pressing in the center of the connector can bend the component and cause digitizer damage.
  • Finally, use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the digitizer cable connector.

  • When reconnecting the digitizer cable, do not press the center of the connector. Press one end of the connector, then press the opposite end. Pressing in the center of the connector can bend the component and cause digitizer damage.

some images and guidance regarding reassembly would be helpful. You don't need to use the spudger to get them back on: fingers are better because there's a really subtle click you feel when you get them seated properly.

cscarlson47shop - Reply

When you're reassembling, a note that this is the step where you should test for proper screen function would be really useful. First time I reassembled, I didn't seat something properly, got all the screws back together and then realized the screen wasn't functioning properly. Had to disassemble back down to step 14 and then re-reassemble.

cscarlson47shop - Reply

I am having this issues right now! I have unplugged and plugged in these cables at least 20 times and each time I get white lines. I finally have it to where there are only 4 white lines and I am almost willing to live with it. Any suggestions?

mattmay002 -

Clean the screen connectors incase they are not making a clean connection

Karen Jones - Reply

I'm having nightmares with the digitizer connector. Simply can't get it to work unless I'm applying some pressure on the connectors. Everything seems almost microscopically clean. Any suggestions friends?

Henry A -

could it be the replacement screen? test with your old screen and see if you have the same problem.

ChiangFeng - Reply

Remove the front panel assembly from the rear case.
  • Remove the front panel assembly from the rear case.

Never remove the screen without disconnecting the battery. It's possible the back light can be blown and that's a even more difficult repair. Always, ALWAYS, disconnect battery before repairing items. (Unless it's not possible.)

Marvin Ballard - Reply

How do you disconnect the battery from the screen?

Shamil Bhatti -

The Step 11 disconnects the battery :)

jeffxtechs - Reply

I think you mean Step 8 :)

Jeff Suovanen -

How do you disconnect the battery from the phone

Brian - Reply

How do you disconnect the battery

I tried it once and

Brian - Reply

Peel back the first battery adhesive tab from the bottom right edge of the battery.
  • Peel back the first battery adhesive tab from the bottom right edge of the battery.

  • Use your fingers or blunt tweezers. Be extra careful when working near the battery; puncturing a lithium-ion battery can release dangerous chemicals and cause a fire.

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Gently pull the battery adhesive tab away from the battery, toward the bottom of the iPhone. To avoid tearing the adhesive strip, be careful not to pull against the battery or lower components.
  • Gently pull the battery adhesive tab away from the battery, toward the bottom of the iPhone.

    • To avoid tearing the adhesive strip, be careful not to pull against the battery or lower components.

  • Continue pulling, allowing the strip to slowly slip out from between the battery and the rear case. When you feel increased resistance from the strip, stop pulling and continue with the next step.

  • If the battery adhesive tabs break during the removal process, use your fingers or blunt tweezers to retrieve the remaining length of adhesive, and continue pulling.

    • If any of the adhesive strips break underneath the battery and cannot be retrieved, try to remove the remaining strips, and then proceed to Step 25.

I found this much easier than when I did it on a 5S. Not sure if the adhesive strips are different, but I also left the phone on a radiator for a few minutes to help warm the glue. All three then pulled straight out of the phone in one go.

James - Reply

When you feel increased resistance from the adhesive strip, pull it gently around the lower right corner of the battery.
  • When you feel increased resistance from the adhesive strip, pull it gently around the lower right corner of the battery.

  • Avoid snagging the adhesive strip on the corner of the battery or the strip may tear or break.

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Continue pulling the adhesive tab upward and away from the right edge of the battery, allowing it to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case, until the strip comes free from the iPhone. Don't allow the adhesive strip to snag on the battery connector, or it may tear or break off. Don't allow the adhesive strip to snag on the battery connector, or it may tear or break off.
  • Continue pulling the adhesive tab upward and away from the right edge of the battery, allowing it to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case, until the strip comes free from the iPhone.

  • Don't allow the adhesive strip to snag on the battery connector, or it may tear or break off.

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Peel back the second battery adhesive tab from the bottom left edge of the battery. Again, gently pull the battery adhesive tab upward and away from the battery, allowing the adhesive strip to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case.
  • Peel back the second battery adhesive tab from the bottom left edge of the battery.

  • Again, gently pull the battery adhesive tab upward and away from the battery, allowing the adhesive strip to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case.

  • Continue pulling the adhesive tab until you feel increased resistance, and then stop.

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When you feel increased resistance from the adhesive strip, pull it gently around the lower left corner of the battery.
  • When you feel increased resistance from the adhesive strip, pull it gently around the lower left corner of the battery.

  • Don't allow the adhesive strip to snag on the corner of the battery, or it may tear or break off.

  • Continue pulling the adhesive tab upward and away from the left edge of the battery, allowing it to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case, until the strip comes free from the iPhone.

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Peel back the final battery adhesive tab from the bottom edge of the battery. Gently pull the battery adhesive tab upward and away from the battery, allowing the adhesive strip to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case. Continue pulling until the final strip comes free from the iPhone.
  • Peel back the final battery adhesive tab from the bottom edge of the battery.

  • Gently pull the battery adhesive tab upward and away from the battery, allowing the adhesive strip to slowly slide out from between the battery and the rear case.

  • Continue pulling until the final strip comes free from the iPhone.

    • If you removed all three adhesive strips successfully, skip the next two steps and continue on Step 28.

    • If any of the adhesive strips broke off underneath the battery and could not be retrieved, continue with the next step below.

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If any of the adhesive strips broke off and the battery remains stuck to the rear case, prepare an iOpener or use a hair dryer to heat the rear case directly behind the battery.
  • If any of the adhesive strips broke off and the battery remains stuck to the rear case, prepare an iOpener or use a hair dryer to heat the rear case directly behind the battery.

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Flip the iPhone back over and insert a plastic card between the left side of the battery and the rear case.
  • Flip the iPhone back over and insert a plastic card between the left side of the battery and the rear case.

    • Don't pry under the topmost section of the battery, near the volume up button and mute switch, or you may damage the audio controls cable, which is adhered to the rear case just beneath the battery.

    • Do not pry against the logic board, or you may permanently damage your iPhone.

  • Be careful to keep the card as flat as possible to avoid bending the battery, which may damage it and cause it to release dangerous chemicals.

  • Press the card in farther to break up the adhesive behind the battery.

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Remove the battery from the iPhone.
  • Remove the battery from the iPhone.

  • When installing the battery, refer to this guide to replace your battery's adhesive strips.

  • Perform a hard reset after reassembly. This can prevent several issues and simplify troubleshooting.

Would be helpful to add an image of how to apply the new adhesive to the new battery and then seat it into the phone. Removing the adhesive you're blind to how it all fits in there.

cscarlson47shop - Reply

I agree with this. The included strips were very difficult to use and I ended up scrapping them and using some double sided screen tape that I had laying around.

Apart from that the instructions were fine, I completed the task in about 20 minutes which included disassembling a second time to re-seat the display connectors.

Roy - Reply

Could use an image and instructions for the adhesive strips! Pulled the wrong side off and had myself a little ball of adhesive.

John - Reply

can we put the iphone 6 plus battery into the iPhone 6s Plus?

Ishtiaque Haider - Reply

Once again, ifixit comes through! I bought the battery and the repair kit and the new battery installed and charging. My only hitch was that the three adhesive strips all broke when I pulled on them. I had to heat the bottom of the phone to separate the battery. It was a small moment of panic, but it just required a bit more patience. Thanks for all you do!

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Remove the following screws securing the rear-facing camera bracket to the rear case:
  • Remove the following screws securing the rear-facing camera bracket to the rear case:

    • One 1.7 mm Phillips #00 screw

    • One 2.3 mm Phillips #00 screw

need to remove the screws third one that's underneath the 2.3

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Lift and remove the rear-facing camera bracket out of the iPhone.
  • Lift and remove the rear-facing camera bracket out of the iPhone.

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Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the rear-facing camera connector from its socket on the logic board.
  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the rear-facing camera connector from its socket on the logic board.

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Carefully lift and remove the rear-facing camera out of the iPhone.
  • Carefully lift and remove the rear-facing camera out of the iPhone.

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Remove the following screws securing the antenna bracket to the rear case:
  • Remove the following screws securing the antenna bracket to the rear case:

    • One 1.5 mm Phillips #00 screw

    • One 2.8 mm Phillips #00 screw

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Grasp the antenna bracket with a pair of tweezers and lift it off the iPhone.
  • Grasp the antenna bracket with a pair of tweezers and lift it off the iPhone.

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Carefully pry the antenna connector up off the logic board with a plastic opening tool.
  • Carefully pry the antenna connector up off the logic board with a plastic opening tool.

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Grasp the antenna connector with a pair of tweezers and gently lift it from its retaining clip on the logic board. Grasp the antenna connector with a pair of tweezers and gently lift it from its retaining clip on the logic board.
  • Grasp the antenna connector with a pair of tweezers and gently lift it from its retaining clip on the logic board.

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The two connectors may be coupled by a single adhesive tab. If this is the case, then they may detach as a pair. Disconnect the power button cable and audio control cable connectors from their respective sockets on the logic board.
  • The two connectors may be coupled by a single adhesive tab. If this is the case, then they may detach as a pair.

  • Disconnect the power button cable and audio control cable connectors from their respective sockets on the logic board.

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Remove the following screws securing the top cellular antenna to the rear case:
  • Remove the following screws securing the top cellular antenna to the rear case:

    • One 2.8 mm Phillips #00 screw

    • Two 1.6 mm Phillips #00 screws

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Use a pair of tweezers to grasp and remove the top cellular antenna out of the iPhone. During reassembly, make sure to place the small washer in the top left corner of the antenna assembly.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to grasp and remove the top cellular antenna out of the iPhone.

  • During reassembly, make sure to place the small washer in the top left corner of the antenna assembly.

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Pry the vibrator connector cable up from its socket on the logic board with the flat end of a spudger.
  • Pry the vibrator connector cable up from its socket on the logic board with the flat end of a spudger.

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Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the interconnect antenna cable from its socket on the logic board. Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the interconnect antenna cable from its socket on the logic board.
  • Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the interconnect antenna cable from its socket on the logic board.

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Grasp the interconnect antenna cable with a pair of tweezers and carefully deroute it from its channel on the speaker assembly. Grasp the interconnect antenna cable with a pair of tweezers and carefully deroute it from its channel on the speaker assembly.
  • Grasp the interconnect antenna cable with a pair of tweezers and carefully deroute it from its channel on the speaker assembly.

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Remove the two 2.5 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the vibrator to the rear case.
  • Remove the two 2.5 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the vibrator to the rear case.

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Lift and remove the vibrator out of the iPhone.
  • Lift and remove the vibrator out of the iPhone.

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Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray. Press to eject the tray.
  • Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray.

  • Press to eject the tray.

  • This may require a significant amount of force.

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Remove the SIM Card tray assembly from the iPhone.
  • Remove the SIM Card tray assembly from the iPhone.

  • When reinserting the SIM card, ensure that it is in the proper orientation relative to the tray.

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Remove the single 2.8 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the plastic clip to the logic board.
  • Remove the single 2.8 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the plastic clip to the logic board.

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Remove the single 1.3 mm Phillips #00 screw recessed against the top of the rear case.
  • Remove the single 1.3 mm Phillips #00 screw recessed against the top of the rear case.

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Use a pair of tweezers to firmly grasp the plastic clip and remove it from the iPhone.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to firmly grasp the plastic clip and remove it from the iPhone.

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Remove the single 1.6 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the antenna clip to the rear case.
  • Remove the single 1.6 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the antenna clip to the rear case.

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Carefully grasp the antenna clip with a pair of tweezers and remove it from the iPhone.
  • Carefully grasp the antenna clip with a pair of tweezers and remove it from the iPhone.

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Remove the following screws securing the logic board to the rear case:
  • Remove the following screws securing the logic board to the rear case:

    • Two 2.4 mm standoff screws

      • Use a small flathead screwdriver to remove these standoff screws.

    • One 2.1 mm Phillips #00 screw

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Carefully raise—but do not remove—the logic board, lifting it from the bottom edge nearest the Lightning connector.
  • Carefully raise—but do not remove—the logic board, lifting it from the bottom edge nearest the Lightning connector.

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Do not remove the logic board. At this point it is still tethered to the rear case via an antenna connector.
  • Do not remove the logic board. At this point it is still tethered to the rear case via an antenna connector.

  • Continue carefully lifting the bottom side of the logic board until it is vertical.

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Gently lay the logic board upside-down, with the top portion resting against the rear case of the iPhone. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the antenna connector from its socket on the back of the logic board.
  • Gently lay the logic board upside-down, with the top portion resting against the rear case of the iPhone.

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the antenna connector from its socket on the back of the logic board.

An extra step needs to be added. the 1.3 millimeter Phillips head #00 screw retaining the antenna to the frame needs to be removed and then the antenna removed.

Josh Ginsberg - Reply

Lift and remove the logic board out of the iPhone.
  • Lift and remove the logic board out of the iPhone.

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Use a pair of tweezers to peel the single adhesive tab that resides on top of both the power button and audio control/rocker switch cable connectors. Use a pair of tweezers to peel the single adhesive tab that resides on top of both the power button and audio control/rocker switch cable connectors.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to peel the single adhesive tab that resides on top of both the power button and audio control/rocker switch cable connectors.

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Remove the single 1.3 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the power button cable bracket to the rear case.
  • Remove the single 1.3 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the power button cable bracket to the rear case.

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Carefully grasp the bracket with a pair of tweezers and remove it from the iPhone.
  • Carefully grasp the bracket with a pair of tweezers and remove it from the iPhone.

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Remove the following screws securing the power button cable bracket to the inner edge of the rear case:
  • Remove the following screws securing the power button cable bracket to the inner edge of the rear case:

    • One 2.1 mm Phillips #00 screw

    • One 1.7 mm Phillips #00 screw

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Grasp the power button cable bracket with a pair of tweezers and remove it from the iPhone.
  • Grasp the power button cable bracket with a pair of tweezers and remove it from the iPhone.

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Remove the single 2.1 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the power button switch to the rear case.
  • Remove the single 2.1 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the power button switch to the rear case.

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Pull the power button switch out of its recess on the rear case with a pair of tweezers, and begin carefully peeling the power button cable from the rear case.
  • Pull the power button switch out of its recess on the rear case with a pair of tweezers, and begin carefully peeling the power button cable from the rear case.

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Continue gently peeling the power button cable off the rear case and remove it from the iPhone. Continue gently peeling the power button cable off the rear case and remove it from the iPhone. Continue gently peeling the power button cable off the rear case and remove it from the iPhone.
  • Continue gently peeling the power button cable off the rear case and remove it from the iPhone.

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Conclusion

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

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I just did this while thing and my lock button still doesn’t work… any other suggestions?

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