Before disassembling the dock connector of your iPhone 5S, you have to securely turn it off.
Maintain the power button on the top for a few seconds. Then slide to the right to "power off" button in red.
Open the handles of the iSclack, this will pull the front panel to 2 to 3cm.
Do not remove the screen, it is still linked to the home button cable / touch ID among others.
Tips : If the screen is cracked or broken, suggest that you lay clear packing tape over the iPhone's display until the whole front face is covered in order to open is more easily.
A metal bracket covers the home button cable.
With a pair of tweezers, remove it.
Use the nylon spudger to disconnect the home button cable.
Gently lift the display assembly to a 90° angle as shown on pictures 1 and 2.
Remove the four screws circled in red with a cruciform screwdriver.
Those screws secure the screen connector bracket.
Make sure to remember the spot of each screw. They have different characteristics. You have to put them back into their original spot.
Use the pair of tweezers and remove the screen connector bracket.
Use the spudger to disconnect :
- The front camera/microphone/earpiece speaker/light and promixity sensor cable
- The LCD screen cable.
Still with a nylon spudger, disconnect the Touch screen cable.
Then grab the display assembly and remove it.
The complete display is now disassembled on the iPhone 5S.
With a cruciform screwdriver, remove the two cruciform screw circled in red.
Those screws maintain the battery connector bracket and the dock connector.
Use a pair of tweezers to remove the bracket connector.
With the nylon spudger, disconnect the dock connector cable.
Use a cruciform screwdriver to remove the seven screws circled in red.
Those screws maintain the dock connector.
Use the spudger's tip to disconnect the GSM antenna.
With a pair of tweezers, grab the home button cable and remove it.
Grab the speaker and remove it.
Still with the nylon spudger, take the microphone off.
Grab the dock connector cable and gently remove it.
Then you can remove the dock connector.
The dock connector of your iPhone 5S is now disassembled.
You can replace it by a new one.
To reassemble your iPhone 5S follow this guide in reverse order.
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