Your iPhone 3G or 3GS GPS antenna no longer works? More GPS reception? Follow this photo tutorial to replace you even your iPhone's GPS antenna.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 1:
- Unscrew the two phillips screws from each side of the connector dock your iPhone 3G or 3GS.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 2:
- At the opening of iPhone, be careful, go gently to not pull on the cables lying behind.
- There is a gasket between the glass of the screen and the contour metal. It will take probably a little force to separate the whole LCD screen + windows.
- Stick the suction cup as close as possible of the home button then gently pull the entire LCD screen + windows.
- If the screen is too damaged to use, you can used the scotch of powerful packaging, to avoid breaking the screen.
- If your suction cup has a metal loop, remove the. It is easier to manipulate the Cup without, and you especially better grip.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 3:
- The entire LCD screen + windows is connected to the iPhone via several cables. Do not try to disconnect them at the moment.
- Simply lift the entire LCD screen + windows at about 45 °
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 4:
- Always hold the screen in the air with a hand. With your other hand use the spatula to disconnect the black tablecloth on which is written 1.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 5:
- Now turn the screen vertically. That you allowTTRA da have easiest access to the rest of the Ca ¢ bles A connect.
- Use the spatula to dÃ © connect tablecloth black marked e 2.
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS to step 6:
Â some iPhone have the colors reversed (black connectors and white plastic tab). Make sure to connect the tongue properly to avoid damaging the connector
Use the spatula to lift the small white tab holding the black tablecloth in place. Once the tab A 90 ° connect the water
Remove the water from its connector and remove the LCD screen and glass set from your iPhone
Caution: Certain version da iPhone 3G non U.S. (China, Europea ¦) does not have protections for groundwater tab. When you need to reassemble your iPhone need to exert a little pressure so that the tablecloths come in connectors.
- Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS to step 7:
- Insa © rer your da â SIM card ejection tool or a trombone in the hole located to Cota of the Jack for earphones.
- Push the tool into the hole, the SIM card slot will have to pull it out
- Now remove completely the arte your iPhone SIM slot
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS to step 8:
Â with the spatula, disconnect the water 4.
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS to step 9:
Â the using the spatula connect the water 5.
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS a step 10:
- Â for an iPhone 3G
- , use the spatula to connect the water 6.
- Â Â Â for an iPhone 3GS
, use the spatula to connect the water 7.
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS to step 11:
Lift card the small sticker on which is written Do not remove
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS a step 12:
- Â unscrew the 8 screws following: 5 the 2.3 mm phillips screws attaching the mother A shell back (in red) card.
The 2 phillips screws of 2.3 mm attaching the mother card and the camera (in orange)
The 2.9 mm lying below the sticker Do not remove phillips screw
Council for the re-mounting screw A Cota of the camera has also a strip metal tal holding the camera in place.
Na sure to return this band metal place before insert the phillips #00 2.3 mm screws.
- Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS a step 13:
Â use the spatula to lift card the camera from its location.
Attention: the camera was both connected map-mother by Ca ¢ wheat, it may not be removed completely for the moment!
Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS a step 14:
Â use the spatula to lift long the bottom of the card mother (Cota © dock connector).
If map mother does is raises not verify even though all the screws holding the mother map have been removed
- Â Â Â RÃ © repair antenna GPSA iPhone 3G, 3GS to step 15:Â do now drag the card mother towards the dock connector out of the iPhone.When reassembling the mother card, make sure well da have set the upper interior of the mother card (to the slot for the SIM card) before continuing. This is very important so da have the SIM card slot and the card mother well aligned. Once the upper interior of the iPhone in place you can you occupy the lower Interior
The mother card is securely in place when the SIM, the location for camera card slot and the dock connector are well in front of their locations.
- Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 16:
Use the spatula to lift the battery. The battery is attached with Scotch tape to the rear hull of the iPhone. To avoid blowing the battery during this manoeuvre we recommend to use only the plastic tab if possible.
Normally your new battery will be also equipped with an adhesive to keep your battery in place. If this is not the case put the adhesive on your old battery on the new.
- Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 17:
Unscrew the 2 Phillips screws #00 holding the button on / off to the iPhone.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 18:
- Take off declicatement the orange water of the rear hull.
- Repair GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 19 antenna:
- Unscrew the four screws following
- The 3 screws phillips of 1.8 mm holding the Jack for headphones and the GPS antenna to the hull rear (in red).
The phillips screw of 3.8 mm in the round plastic next to the Jack for headphones (in orange).
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 20:
- Loosen the four phillips screws #00 holding the volume button and the button of the silencer.
Attention, the screw to the right is longer than the other 3, keep this in memory for reassembly.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 21:
- Remove the hull volume knob and very carefully remove the water orange.
Repair GPS iPhone 3G antenna, 3GS - step 22:
- Carefully remove all Jack of the iPhone.
- Turn the Green knob of the silencer to the bas(mode silence), this will facilitate the reassembly of the button.
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 23:
Unscrew the phillips screw #00 holding the black plastic.
- Attention, all replacement hulls has no hole at this location here
Repair antenna GPS iPhone 3G, 3GS - step 24:
Use the spatula to lift the black plastic of the back cover
- Once raised, remove the black plastic of the iPhone
You can now follow this tutorial in reverse to reassemble your iPhone 3 G - 3GS.