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iPhone 5s Upper Component Cable Replacement

Use this guide to replace the upper component cable containing the flash, microphone and sleep/power button cable.

  • Autore: Sam Goldheart
  • Stima il tempo: 1 - 3 ore
  • Difficoltà: Difficile

Use this guide to replace the upper component cable containing the flash, microphone, and sleep/power button cable of an iPhone 5s.

This guide requires removing the battery. Removing the battery with the adhesive strips is the safest method, but also leaves your battery without adhesive. When replacing your battery, use a piece of double-sided tape to secure it. The battery is pretty tightly secured in the device, but the tape will keep it from rattling.

You can also use this guide to replace the logic board antenna bracket and contact clip.

Passo 1 Upper Component Cable  ¶ 

Remove the following screws securing the volume button and ringer switch brackets to the side of the rear case:

Passo 1 Upper Component Cable  ¶ 

  • Remove the following screws securing the volume button and ringer switch brackets to the side of the rear case:

  • One 1.9 mm Phillips screw

  • Two 1.6 mm Phillips screws

Passo 2  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to pry the ringer switch bracket from the side of the rear case. Remove the ringer switch. Note the orientation for reassembly: The red line should be at the top of the button. The notch in the back of the ringer switch button should be in the same position as, and mate with, the mechanical switch on the cable.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to pry the ringer switch bracket from the side of the rear case.

  • Remove the ringer switch.

  • Note the orientation for reassembly: The red line should be at the top of the button. The notch in the back of the ringer switch button should be in the same position as, and mate with, the mechanical switch on the cable.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Use a spudger to pry the volume button bracket from the side of the rear case. Remove the volume buttons. During reassembly, make sure the '+' (volume up) button is in the hole closest to the ringer switch.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to pry the volume button bracket from the side of the rear case.

  • Remove the volume buttons.

  • During reassembly, make sure the '+' (volume up) button is in the hole closest to the ringer switch.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Use tweezers to pull the rubber rear-facing camera cover out of its slot in the rear case. Use tweezers to pull the rubber rear-facing camera cover out of its slot in the rear case.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Use tweezers to pull the rubber rear-facing camera cover out of its slot in the rear case.

Passo 5  ¶ 

Remove the 1.3 mm Phillips #000 screw securing the logic board antenna bracket to the rear case.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the 1.3 mm Phillips #000 screw securing the logic board antenna bracket to the rear case.

Passo 6  ¶ 

Remove the logic board antenna bracket.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the logic board antenna bracket.

Passo 7  ¶ 

Remove the 2.1 mm Phillips #000 screw securing the contact clip and power/sleep button bracket.

Passo 7  ¶ 

  • Remove the 2.1 mm Phillips #000 screw securing the contact clip and power/sleep button bracket.

Passo 8  ¶ 

Remove the contact clip from the iPhone. During reassembly, be sure the bracket is properly seated between the rear-facing camera flash and the top edge of the case.

Passo 8  ¶ 

  • Remove the contact clip from the iPhone.

  • During reassembly, be sure the bracket is properly seated between the rear-facing camera flash and the top edge of the case.

Passo 9  ¶ 

Slide the flat end of a spudger under the upper component assembly cable to free it from the rear case. Slide the flat end of a spudger under the upper component assembly cable to free it from the rear case. Slide the flat end of a spudger under the upper component assembly cable to free it from the rear case.

Passo 9  ¶ 

  • Slide the flat end of a spudger under the upper component assembly cable to free it from the rear case.

Passo 10  ¶ 

Run the flat end of the spudger under the portion of the cable near the volume control buttons. Run the flat end of the spudger under the portion of the cable near the volume control buttons. Run the flat end of the spudger under the portion of the cable near the volume control buttons.

Passo 10  ¶ 

  • Run the flat end of the spudger under the portion of the cable near the volume control buttons.

Passo 11  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to free the adhesive securing the vibrator contact portion of the upper assembly cable from the rear case. If the flash assembly has not already popped out of its hole in the rear case, use the tip of a spudger to push it free. If the flash assembly has not already popped out of its hole in the rear case, use the tip of a spudger to push it free.

Passo 11  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to free the adhesive securing the vibrator contact portion of the upper assembly cable from the rear case.

  • If the flash assembly has not already popped out of its hole in the rear case, use the tip of a spudger to push it free.

Passo 12  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to free the microphone portion of the assembly from the case. Use the tip of a spudger to free the microphone portion of the assembly from the case. Use the tip of a spudger to free the microphone portion of the assembly from the case.

Passo 12  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to free the microphone portion of the assembly from the case.

Passo 13  ¶ 

Use a set of tweezers to swing the power/sleep button bracket away from the case. Use a set of tweezers to swing the power/sleep button bracket away from the case.

Passo 13  ¶ 

  • Use a set of tweezers to swing the power/sleep button bracket away from the case.

Passo 14  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to push the power/sleep button into the phone slightly. Use a set of tweezers to remove the button. Double check the orientation of the button for reassembly. The two "L" shapes should be upside down, and the metal bar should be folded onto the top of the button.

Passo 14  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to push the power/sleep button into the phone slightly.

  • Use a set of tweezers to remove the button.

  • Double check the orientation of the button for reassembly. The two "L" shapes should be upside down, and the metal bar should be folded onto the top of the button.

Passo 15  ¶ 

Unclip the power/sleep button bracket hinge from the post holding it in the iPhone. Unclip the power/sleep button bracket hinge from the post holding it in the iPhone.

Passo 15  ¶ 

  • Unclip the power/sleep button bracket hinge from the post holding it in the iPhone.

Passo 16  ¶ 

Remove the upper component assembly from the iPhone.

Passo 16  ¶ 

  • Remove the upper component assembly from the iPhone.

  • This cable has many delicate ends and can tear very easily. If you encounter any resistance when you lift the cable, stop immediately. Run a spudger under the entire cable and try lifting again.