Touch issues after 7 plus screen install replacementSo I had this happen today with two installation attempts with two different phones and two different replacement screens. I'...
Answer to: Data connection is inconsistent after replacing a cracked screenSo far I've had this happen twice with customer repairs. I'm still trying to figure out what the issue is but my suspicion is that it's similar to what happened with a few LG G4 repairs--that the new frame itself is causing the poor signal. On the G4 I was able to swap between screen+frame assemblies and go from good to a poor signal, even though I could spot not difference between them, at least as far as the spots on the frame where the motherboard made contact with the frame are concerned--the frame with the poor signal was noticeably thicker.
Answer to: iPhone 7 home button not working after screen replacementAfter having an issue with an iPhone 7's home button not working (but the touchID on the replacement screen WAS working, strangely enough) yesterday, I was being rather cautious with an iPhone 7 today. I used a heat gun to heat up the back of the phone (low heat to the point of the metal just getting "warm") and a slight bit of heat on the edges of the screen, avoiding the home button. I used a razor blade to slide under the edges of the screen, no more than 1/8" in. I didn't disconnect ANYTHING, but when I turned the phone back on to test, neither the home button nor touchID worked any longer. Again, aside from merely lifting the screen off the metal frame, this is the untouched original screen and home button I'm talking about. Also, I thought it might have been my imagination but I could've sworn while I was heating the back (and the phone was off) I felt the haptic feedback engine vibrate, like the home button had been touched. Update 15 minutes later: both touchID and the home button work on the after-ma...