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iPhone 3G Rear Case Replacement

Strip and replace the rear half of an iPhone 3G.

  • Autore: iRobot
  • Stima il tempo: 2 - 3 ore
  • Difficoltà: Difficile

The plastic rear half of the iPhone.

Passo 1 Rear Case  ¶ 

Remove the on/off switch button from the iPhone.

Passo 1 Rear Case  ¶ 

  • Remove the on/off switch button from the iPhone.

  • The lock button is attached to a metal handle. It can rotate 180º in one side and 135º in the other. When putting it back remember to rotate 180º so that the metal handle faces down (towards the back panel).

Passo 2  ¶ 

Remove the mute button from the iPhone.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the mute button from the iPhone.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Remove the two 1.9mm Phillips #00 screws securing the vibrator to the rear case.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 1.9mm Phillips #00 screws securing the vibrator to the rear case.

  • Lift the vibrator up and out of the iPhone.

  • Keep these screws separate from the others as these have a smaller diameter than the others.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Remove the following 3 screws:

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the following 3 screws:

  • Two 1.5 mm Phillips #00 screws, one on either side of the dock connector.

  • One 2.4 mm Phillips #00 screw near the ribbon cable labeled "4."

Passo 5  ¶ 

Lift the dock connector assembly up and out of the iPhone.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Lift the dock connector assembly up and out of the iPhone.

  • Pay close attention as to the position of the dock connector assembly. When you re-assemble the phone, make sure everything lines up. The assembly actually goes OVER the bezel screw holder. If you place it UNDER the bezel screw holder the Home Button will not work.

Passo 6  ¶ 

The rear case and attached front bezel remain.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • The rear case and attached front bezel remain.