*Video included* What does my iPhone 4G need to work properly?

Discussion in 'iPhone 4' started by Z33Z00, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. Z33Z00

    Z33Z00 New Member

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    Hello iCafe people! I just joined and need help putting an iPhone 4G together. I bought it off a friend for cheap because he didn't know how to put it together. Basically he cracked his screen, tried to fix it, and couldn't put it back together.

    Symptoms:
    •Backlight works
    •Home button works
    •Ribbon for Digitizer missing?

    Things it's missing:
    •Back Cover
    •Sim card tray
    •Some screws?

    Possibilites:
    •New LCD/Digitizer
    •New motherboard?

    Video:





    It's weird how the LCD/Digitizer screen only has 1 ribbon, is it possible the other one got cut off or ripped? Can I swap the LCD onto the other Digitizer or will I risk damaging the LCD? Don't worry about the battery flopping around in the video, I still have a 3GS but an upgrade would be nice.


    Basically what do I need to make this thing working again and if it's minor, I'll just order the parts off eBay or somewhere. I just want to get it functioning as in touchscreen and display, not making phone calls yet. Any advice is welcomed. Thanks!
     
  2. verwon

    verwon Evangelist
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    Bahaha! ...as I already discovered on a different forum, he means an iPhone 4.

    Have you checked the parts tear down and tutorials at ifixit.com?
     
  3. Z33Z00

    Z33Z00 New Member

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    Hello again haha. Yes I saw the tutorial and I understand how to reassemble everything. I also learned that the screen must come with the LCD attached to it due to the super glue between them.
     
  4. verwon

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    I'm kind of everywhere. LOL

    Best of luck getting it working.
     

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