Answer to: iPhone 3G Glass/Digiter Replacement: Screen Now BlackAll, Thanks for the feedback I appreciate the kind words. Rob, At this point I would disassemble the phone completely, primarily remove the front assembly and motherboard. Let the phone sit for 5-10 min, then reassemble. While you are waiting read through the teardown for your phone and familiarize yourself with the connections, but here is how I would reassemble: 1. Place the motherboard in with something propping it up off of the battery connections. 2. Connect the LCD, Digitizer and ear speaker(cables 1, 2, and 3) 3. Connect the On/off ribbon cable and the GPS antenna Cables 5 and 6. 4. Remove the object propping up your phone and set the motherboard on the battery connection install the screw holding it down on the battery. 5. Connect the Charging dock and Wi-Fi antenna(3Gs only) (cables 4 and 7) When the phone boots up normally, shut it down properly, remove the front assembly and install the rest of your screws. Try this a few times and if it still doesn't work I would say the ribbon cable needs to be a...
Answer to: no power up. can it be repaired?I agree with oldturkey, However I would put it on charge with an apple charging cable connected to a computer USB port. I just saw one this A.M. it took about 10 minutes for the computer to recognize the iPod since the battery was so dead.
Answer to: iPhone 3G Glass/Digiter Replacement: Screen Now BlackI have had this problem several times on the same phone, I let it sit for 2-3 days with the logic board out of the phone. I found on my last install when my customers power switch would not work properly: 1. Disconnect the #4 cable and tilt the motherboard up so it does not contact the battery. 2. Connect all the connectors for the face. 3. set the motherboard down on the battery. 4. Connect the #4 cable and the LCD worked properly. Shut down the phone properly and reinstall the motherboard screws Good luck