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iPhone 4S dock replacement

Joe Bab -

iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S Battery Replacement

10 - 30 minutes

Moderate

My Problem

the phone was not holding a charge

My Fix

The teardown was not that difficult using my Pro tool set from iFixit. It took me about 15 minutes to get to the part and remove it. During the removal of the bad dock i noticed a flex cable pop out and did not really pay attention to it like I should. Placed everything back together and function tested the phone. The home button was not working. So, I torn the for down again and remembered to look at the home button flex cable. I found that I did not connect the home button flex cable this was the root cause of the home button malfunction. I but the phone back together and function tested and everything was working.

My Advice

Pay attention to the home button flex cable when removing the wifi cable and speakers. They would have saved 15 additional minutes during the repair but a good lesson learned to take my time.

iPhone 4S Replacement Battery Image
iPhone 4S Replacement Battery

$16.99

iPhone 4S Dock Connector Image
iPhone 4S Dock Connector

$19.99

iPad 3/4 Adhesive Strips Image
iPad 3/4 Adhesive Strips

$6.99

iPad 3/4 LCD Image
iPad 3/4 LCD

$54.99

iPad 4 Front Glass/Digitizer Touch Panel Full Assembly Image
iPad 4 Front Glass/Digitizer Touch Panel Full Assembly

$39.99

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