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Thread: Cant get screws out of iPhone 4
01-04-2011, 07:44 PM #1Cant get screws out of iPhone 4
I personally think that my phones screws were like superglued into the system. I cracked my screen a few months ago and have been saving up my money since, and I recently got the money and ordered a replacement and I was trying to replace it today, but I was having all sorts of trouble getting some screws out. Specifically the 10 ones on the frame to get the screen out, I got three out but then none of the others would budge at all. After about 2 straight hours of work I gave up, put my phone back together, and I am seeing if I can return the screen and just get a refurb from Apple.
But before I part I was just wondering if anyone had a similar situation and how did they fix it? I literally had every member of my family try with 5 different screw drivers, they arent stripped yet but no one could figure it out. Thanks again for your time, it is appreciated
01-04-2011, 08:07 PM #2
I read a thread yesterday about a special screw driver. Let me see if I can find it. U search too
Serviced iPhone 4's get Torx screws
Last edited by Broomhead; 01-04-2011 at 08:07 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
01-04-2011, 08:22 PM #3
Thank you for the reply, unfortunately I dont need a torx screwdriver, it is just regular screws that are extremely tightened onto the iphone. I was just wondering if anyone else had the same problem and knew how to loosen them.
01-04-2011, 08:26 PM #4
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01-04-2011, 08:35 PM #5
Thank you again for the quick reply! I have not tried that and it sounds like a good idea. Unfortunately I wont be able to try this til tomorrow but thank you very much! and haha I dont actually think theyre glued in Ive just been having the hardest time unscrewing them.
Last edited by SpiderJames; 01-04-2011 at 09:13 PM.