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Thread: Accidently Broke Ribbon Flex...!

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    Default Accidently Broke Ribbon Flex...!
    I was fiddling about with the headphone jack flex cable beneath the case for so long that I managed to tear the cable close to the mute on/off switch assembly.

    I'm raging! I understand a new flex cable can cost 10 and it won't even include the home button or vibrate on/off switch, I don't have a clue how the heck I'd get them off the broken ribbon and on the the new one...SO I was hoping there was some way, ANY way I could repair the flex cable since it it only needs to be reconnected. Solder, stickytape, glue ANYTHING?

    What would you do?

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    What model iPhone is this for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hitsue View Post
    What model iPhone is this for?
    iPhone 3GS

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    If your saying it's a 3Gs headphone flex cable, then I would just order a replacement part and follow the online takeapart directions. Take your time and watch the video 5-10 times till you understand where everthing goes

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    It is easy to do, just be patient. The new ribbon comes with sticky tacky tape that you use to attach to the old buttons/switches. make sure you take your time and notate the direction and orientation of the ribbon. It gets confusing. Or leave it up to a professional to do.
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