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Repair guide : SIM Card Tray Lever iPhone 5C

Level : Easy Time : 10 min Author : Alexandre
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The SIM card tray lever is for removing the sim card tray when we put the ejection tool in the iPhone 5C.
Some advice before you start
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before replacing the SIM card tray lever 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, the LCD Retina cable.

Step 8

Put the SIM card eject tool inside the red hole as shown in the picture and push the eject the SIM card tray.

Step 9

With your fingers, grab the SIM card tray and pull it out.

Step 10

Remove the screw circled in red to remove the lever.

Step 11

With a pair of tweezers, remove the screw that you just unscrew.

Step 12

The SIM card tray lever 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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