iPhone 5 Dock Connector and Headphone Jack

$19.95

Product code: IF118-003
Apple Part #: 821-1417-08, 821-1417, 821-1699-A

 

iPhone 5 Dock Connector and Headphone Jack

$19.95

Product code: IF118-003
Apple Part #: 821-1417-08, 821-1417, 821-1699-A

Product Overview

You will need to switch over your existing microphone rubber housing as shown in our guide.

Phone not charging? Mic not working? This may fix your problem!

  • The dock connector contains many different integrated components:
    • Lightning connector responsible for charging and connecting your phone to your computer or accessory.
    • Microphone
    • Headphone Jack
  • If your phone is no longer recognized via USB cable, it may be time to replace the dock connector.
  • Replacing the dock connector should fix charging and connectivity issues.

Compatibility

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  • All iPhone 5 Models (Not iPhone 5s or 5c)

Product Details

$19.95 Black

 
 

Condition:

New

$19.95 White

 
 

Condition:

New

$14.95 Used / White

 
 

Condition:

Used, fully tested

Notes:

This is a used OEM part.

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Compatibility

iPhone 5
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
 

Stories

My Problem

Ok so I thought the dock connector on my iPhone 5 was not working correctly so I ordered a new one from iFixit. Item was shipped fast, packed beautifully and was in brand new condition.

My Fix

Repair went without a hitch. Followed the guide on the iFixit website and boom! In and working!

My Advice

Here's the thing, after I installed the new connector I read some of the comments and one person mentioned something so obvious that I had not thought of.... Lint!! So after reading the comment I took the old connector grabbed a thin tooth pick and pulled a wad of lint out of it! Dang! Check first, that might be the problem. Still no complaints, iFixit rocks.

My Problem

The battery on my iPhone became the worst battery I've ever had the displeasure of using. To top it off, the charging port started to be problematic as well and wouldn't charge the phone half the time. Nothing worse than your phone being dead after 4 hours and plugging it in for awhile to come back to a STILL DEAD PHONE!! Arrrrrgh!!

My Fix

The battery replacement was easy and straightforward. The lightning connector was not. The video tutorial to change out the lightning connector wasn't helpful at all, use the step by step guide instead. Be prepared to catalog the screws as it's very difficult to tell the difference between a 2.7mm screw and a 3.0mm screw. Also get some sort of magnetic tray to hold them because they're tiny and easy to lose otherwise!! Lastly, the install took about 2 hours while drinking beer, so someone who isn't half intoxicated might get it done a bit quicker! :)

My Advice

Get a magnetic tray to hold the screws and make sure you have all the right tools for the job.

My Problem

Unreliable Lightning connector and faulty power button. Charged intermittently and power button failed to work at all.

My Fix

Watched some YouTube videos and got the parts required. Repaired both parts (which were very fragile) at the same time, it only took about 90 minutes. Very straightforward.

My Advice

The only thing I would do differently is catalogue the screws. It took a few tries to get the right ones each time.

My Problem

My lightning connector was broken. When I plugged it in, it would charge on and off. I'd have to wiggle the chord in order for it to charge.

My Fix

The repair went awesome and video and pictures helped a lot, showing what screws and cables to disconnect

My Advice

I would say, tell people they need to take a little plastic piece off their old headphone jack and put it on the new Ifixit housing.

My Problem

I had an issue with the lightening connectors not working (charging) unless the charging cable was wiggled around and finding the right spot to work.

My Fix

The repair was more than I had bargained for. Replacing the lightening connector entailed taking pretty much everything apart inside the iPhone 5. The instructions are great and mostly detailed. When it got down to removing the lightening connector itself, there were 4, what looked like, spring washers that are not shown in the instructions. I concluded that they went under the lightening replacement part itself. also not much is mentioned about how delicate the cell antenna attachment could be. It took the longest time to fix the outer ring that is mounted to the processor board.

My Advice

Make sure you have a layout plan for all parts removed. This is probably the most important part for reassembly. Have a good amount of light, possibly a magnifying lamp.

My Problem

The copper pin that carries charge to the battery burned out. The phone recognized it was connected to a power source but the battery would not charge.

My Fix

The phone works again so it went well :)

It was slightly more difficult than my last repair (battery replacement). The real trouble for me came when I had to reconnect the pin to (I believe) was the antenna connection. It's a very small pin and the metal ring in the female end, near the logic board, can bend/warp easily.

My Advice

The iFixit guide is a conservative approach to the repair. Disconnecting the battery and removing the logic board is not necessary (but is good practice to keep from shocking/electrocuting yourself or from damaging the logic board).

My approach was to remove the top cover, disconnect the battery, and remove the speaker assembly. The charging port assembly can be replaced after that. It's a quicker repair (took me 30 minutes even with the difficulty connecting the antenna jack) if you are confident in your dexterity with your hands ;)

My Problem

My battery of my MacBook pro and the charge port of my iPhone 5

My Fix

I started with my Macbook pro that was simple. Then came the nurve racking part my iPhone 5. This is my daily driver and can't really afford a new phone at the moment. I was a little bit nurvese but I went foward and did my best. Taking the logic board was the hardest part. Second came putting the screen back.

My Advice

There are some parts of the charge port that you need to transfer that the guid does not tell you. Like the grounding wire that goes around the headphone jack. The little fome that is around the mic

My Problem

Over a period of about one year, it took longer and longer to get the phone to charge. It would always eventually work, but I was fed up and decided to replace the port.

My Fix

The repair was pretty easy. I didn't remove the battery or screen which saved some time. Unfortunately, after I had the thing back together, the home button was not working. As it was pretty late I initially said oh well and just was going to use the AssistiveTouch feature. This lasted all of two days before I decided to fix the home button too. It turns out that the one of the two gold colored connectors (just to the left of the port) got a bit bent during the port replacement and wasn't making contact with the home-button electrode on the screen. I just gently bent the gold looking connector back in place and the home button was working again!

My Advice

Keep an eye on those gold home button connectors, making sure they don't get bent in the process.

My Problem

My son a freshman at The University of Delaware was home for break when he explained everything that was wrong with his iPhone 5. He wanted to upgrade to an iPhone 6 but when we found out that his contract was not filled and how much it would cost to do so, we immediately opened up the iFix it app and started reading!

My Fix

We agreed that he was going to be the hands on and I was going to be there as an advisor and resource to him. With his laptop opened and guides readily available we first watched the videos and then set up our parts tray, magnetic mat and laid out a working surface. In order to access the lightening connecror assembly we basically had to gut the inside. The excellent directions, illustrations and guides made it satisfying for this first time user (my son). After almost three hours of cautios hands on we had a perfectly functioning iphone 5 with a screen assembly that looked like we just picked it up from the Apple Store! With the money we saved I made it a point to enjoy an adult premium beverage!

My Advice

"Never take broken for an answer". The professionals @ iFix it have gone through the menucia. Take their lead, use the resources, advice, tools and take some pride in fixing something yourself. When all is said and done there is an invredible sense of satisfaction intaking matters into your own hands and passing on the knowledge to our next generation of techies!

My Problem

I plugged a lightning cable in one day and it wouldn't read it. Thought it was the aftermarket cable so I tried a bunch more. When a genuine apple branded cable didn't work I knew something was up. Peering inside I had broke a pin in the jack and a bunch more were loose. Battery is only part charged? Time for emergency surgery.

My Fix

Rough. Oh the first time was easy. I used a shortcut to avoid taking the battery and the main board out. Put everything back in, buttoned it up, and made a test call. "You sound really muddy" says my roommate. Looking at the removed part I missed the rubber microphone holder/waveguide. So popped it back open (much easier this time) and put the rubber piece on. Since I also had the battery I decided might as well do the battery so I don't have to do it again. Battery swap went well, put it all back together, turned it on, no LTE. So back open again to find that I had bumped the U.FL connecter near the screen's connections (had taken that off while doing the battery) and it was unplugged. After sticking that back down and putting it back together the 3rd time everything worked as it should. Hard? No. Just finicky

My Advice

The photos of the replacement dont mention the rubber microphone guide but make sure you move that over from the old to the new if it doesn't have it. Also you can skip a bunch of steps if you are willing to get creative with the speaker removal. Not hard just tricky. The iFixIt guide is the most conservative and safest route.

 

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