Repair guide : Volume Button iPhone 5C

Level : Easy Time : 25 min Author : Louis O.
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This guide is for replacing the volume button of your iPhone 5C. If the volume button does not work properly or not at all, you can also refer to the "power+vibrator+volume cable" guide.
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Volume Button iPhone 5C
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before replacing the power 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 cruciform screws circled in red that maintain the metal battery connector bracket .

Step 10

You can now remove the battery bracket.

Step 11

With a nylon spudger, gently pry up on the battery connector to disconnect the logic board.

Make sure to pry on the battery connector and not on the connector on the logic board. This could damage your iPhone 5C.

Step 12

With the iSesamo or a nylon spudger, insert it on the top to pull out the battery.

Careful not to damage the WiFi antenna of your iPhone 5C.

Step 13

With a pair of tweezers, remove the sticker on the vibrator.

Step 14

Remove the 2 cruciform screws that maintain the vibrator bracket to the rear panel of the iPhone 5C :

one 2.3mm cruciform screw circled in red.

one 1.7mm cruciform screw circled in red.

Step 15

With a pair of tweezers, remove the vibrator bracket.

Step 16

With a pair of tweezers, remove the vibrator.

Step 17

Remove the 3 cruciform screws that maintain the vibrator button and the volume button to the rear panel of your iPhone 5C :

two 1.5mm cruciform screws circled in red.

one 1.8mm cruciform screw circled in yellow.

Step 18

Use a nylon spudger to remove the vibrator button bracket from the rear panel of your iPhone 5C..

Step 19

Pull out the volume button bracket from the rear panel of your iPhone 5C.

Step 20

With a nylon spudger, push out the volume button and remove it with a pair of tweezers.

Step 21

You can now replace the volume button by a new one.

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

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