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Thread: No Screen
05-07-2011, 02:53 PM #1No Screen
My wife smashed her screen on 3G, bought a new digitiser and fitted. before putting back together fully turned on to check it all worked and it was. I pressed the power button but didn't turn off and fitted the screen back in and replaced the last fixing screws.
I then tried to turn the phone back on but the screen is blank. When I took back apart I noticed that the home button cable is broken, Tried everything but cannot get the screen back on, it has power as I can connect to iTunes etc.
Any ideas, does a broken home button cable stop the screen turning on? has the LCD blown? Is there any sort of driver on the main unit which i could have damaged?
05-07-2011, 02:54 PM #2
The home button has nothing to do with the screen. I'd check the cables and see if any popped out again. That might be the problem
05-07-2011, 02:58 PM #3
05-07-2011, 03:00 PM #4
It might have been defective too.
05-07-2011, 03:08 PM #5
No it was fine originally she had been using it for a few days while the new digitiser came in the post and it did work on the first fit
05-09-2011, 03:11 PM #6
Did you touch anything else while the phone was pried open?
I know that when iPod digitizers are replaced that the home button and all the extras on the digitizer are recommended to be replaced too.
My guess is that it's a loose cable.If I helped you in any way, please click on the button!