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Thread: IPhone Call Lock Screen Problem
02-26-2011, 07:09 PM #1IPhone Call Lock Screen Problem
Ok here's my problem.
In the past the iPhone had to be replaced by an LCD and I got that fixed.
However, when it makes calls it doesn't lock the screen so I accidentally press buttons. I'm thinking it might be the digitizer. Also anyone know the price of a legit apple 3Gs LCD because I notice it, it's faintly yellowish. Please help. Thanks before hand MMI community
02-26-2011, 11:34 PM #2
that sounds like the proximity sensor not the digitizer. whomever replaced the lcd might have damaged the sensor. as for a legit apple lcd i'm not sure, i have bought approximately 20 from ebay for repairing others phones and have never had a problem with any of them, just make sure you buy from a power seller with very good feedback and you shouldn't have a problem
02-27-2011, 06:05 AM #3
Where is the proximity sensor? and yea I bought one for 17 but it's kindof yellow..
02-27-2011, 11:08 AM #4
Proximity sensor is Flex Cable #3 of iPhone 3g/gs. Location is under that irregular metal cover plate on the back top of screen mid board assembly.
Hopefully the logic board connector #3 was not damaged.
Last edited by 805 93003; 02-27-2011 at 11:10 AM.
03-01-2011, 03:55 PM #5
The port is alittle damaged in the middle of the part. How do I fix?
03-01-2011, 08:50 PM #6
If flex cable #3 is damaged you need to get a new cable. If the metal plate cover over the flex cable #3 is bent, you can carefully just bend it back to the correct shape. This metal cover has a very complex shape to begin with, so make sure you know what a good one looks like before you mess with it.