Answer to: iPhone5 - Black screen after swap, constant "bong" noise.Yes! It is a hardware defect. Fixed my screen and everything works as it should. If you have your screen repaired by a non authorised repairer, make sure you test both cameras, speaker, light / proximity sensor and hardware buttons. In my case, the repairer explained that one of my screen connector pins was damaged which ultimately lead to problems associated with hardware that's on surface (buttons, camera, speaker/s, sensor/s.
Answer to: iPhone5 - Black screen after swap, constant "bong" noise.Hey guys i'm using iphone 6 on ios 8.4 for weeks, my screen has been smashed as I'm waiting for the repair guy to come back from holidays. Over the last few days the screen started behaving oddly. Would become non responsive and only worked if phone was locked and unlocked again (restarting springboard in jibber jabber lingo) Tonight the screen went completely dark while i was using the phone and would not come back to life. Lights there but no ones home. Tried forced recovery, nothing. screen totally blank except for tell tale sign of light in form of a very faint shadow. so i connect to itunes via usb. Screen still blank but windows 7 recognized the device and started itunes. As soon as itunes started, the phone started emitting the iconic "bong" noise every 2 seconds. No screen, the mute button does't make the phone vibrate when switched on but the phone then starts 2 short vibrations every couple of seconds. Which leads me to this google search result and ultimately here. I really think its your screen. M...