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Repair guide : Vibrator iPhone 7

Level : Medium Time : 30 min Author : Alexandre
140 people have done this repair successfully ! Why not you?

Your iPhone 7 does not vibrate when you receive notifications ? Fixing your iPhone yourself has never been so easier with  SOSav  ! Our experts have prepared a repair guide with pictures and comments so you can repair the vibrator of your iPhone 7 in just a few minutes. No to mention, that you'll save money !


Symptoms : 

  • Random vibrations
  • No vibrations
  • Low vibrations
  • Too high vibrations
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Vibrator iPhone 7
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the vibrator of your iPhone 7, 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.

Your iPhone 7 is now turned off.

Step 2

With a pentalobe screwdriver, remove the two screws circled in red.

Those screws are on both sides of the dock connector.

Those two screws hold the bottom part of the display assembly to the iPhone.

Step 3

With a hairdryer, heat up the edge of the iPhone' screen as shown in red on picture 2.

This consists in peeling the seal between the screen and the rear panel.

Step 4

Then put the suction cups as near as possible to the home button.

Pull the cup enough to let a gap appear.

Put an opening pick between the display and rear case.

Step 5

Take a second opening pick and slide it around between the display and rear case.

Step 6

Start again on the right side.

Careful when sliding the pick because the screen connection cable are on this side.

Step 7

You can now open the iPhone by swinging the display up from the left side, like opening a book !

Step 8

Use the Triwing screwdriver, to remove the four screws circled in red on the picture.

Then with tweezers, remove the lower connector bracket

Step 9

The lower connector bracket is now removed.

Step 10

Use a nylon spudger to disconnect the display connector .

Step 11

Then unlock the second display connector.

Step 12

With a cruciform screwdriver, remove the two screws that maintain the front panel sensor assembly connector bracket.

Remove the bracket with tweezers.

Step 13

The bracket is now removed.

Step 14

Disconnect the proximity/front camera cable.

The complete display assembly is now removed from the iPhone 7.

Step 15

Disconnect the battery by lifting the connector from the logic board.

Step 16

Then with a cruciform screwdriver, remove the five screws circled in red on the picture.

Step 17

Use tweezers to remove the vibrator connector bracket.

Step 18

Disconnect the vibrator with the spudger's tip.

Step 19

Then grab the vibrator with a pair of tweezers.

Step 20

The vibrator of the iPhone 7 is now removed from the rear panel.

You can replace it by a new one.

To reassemble your iPhone 7 follow this guide in reverse order.

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