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Repair guide : Home button iPhone 5C

Level : Easy Time : 20 min Author : Alexandre
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This guide is fore replacing the home button which does not work anymore on an iPhone 5C.
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Home button iPhone 5C
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before replacing the home button of your iPhone 5C, you have to securely turn it off..

Remove the two pentalobe screws on each side of the lightning connector.

Step 2

To open your iPhone 5C, put the iSclack or a suction cup on the front panel.

With the iSclack : Put the iPhone in between the plastic suction cups. Close the handle, it will pull the front panel up from the rear.

With a suction cup : Put a suction cup above the home button. Then gently pull to lift the front panel of the iPhone 5C.

Make sure the suction cup is completely on the screen.

Step 3

You can now open the display assembly vertically.

Do not remove completely the front panel, it is still attached to the logic board by a few cables.

Step 4

Remove the 4 screws circled in red holding the cables to the logic board.

Step 5

With a pair of tweezers, remove the panel assembly cable bracket from your iPhone 5C.

Step 6

With a nylon spudger, disconnect the 3 connectors on the screen :

the first one is the cable to the front camera and the proximity sensor,

the second one is the touch screen cable,

Step 7

The third one, is the LCD Retina cable.

Step 8

You iPhone 5C's display assembly is now disassembled.

Step 9

Remove the two screws circled in red holding the home button.

Step 10

With a nylon spudger, pry and remove the home button cable.

Step 11

Lift the home button cable.

Step 12

With a nylon spudger's tip, peel off the home button.

Step 13

Then grab it with your fingers to remove it. You should be able to do it very easily.

Step 14

The home button is now disassembled. You can replace it by a new one.

To reassemble your iPhone 5C follow this guide in reverse order.

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