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01-12-2012, 02:05 PM #1Help opening my iphone 4s with pentalobe screw driver
The other day i recieved my KO Gadged light mod for the iphone 4s. I was given a pentalobe screwdriver that wasnt of very high quality and i guess i shoud not have used. My screws on the bottom of my iphone are now stripped, after only attempting to use the screwdriver a few times. My question is, if my screws are somewhat stripped, is there any other option in getting them out with a better screwdriver? some help would be greatly appreciated
01-12-2012, 03:39 PM #2
How do you remove stripped screws from the bottom of the phone?
How do you remove stripped screws from the bottom of the phone? - iPhone 4 - iFixit
01-12-2012, 05:00 PM #3
Are you sure the screws are stripped? I did the exact same thing and upon inspection of the screw driver i had just rounded the tip off and not stripped the actual screws. I went to the garage and filed down the tip of the screw driver and wala all fixed, haven't have any problems since and I've taken them out a bunch of times since
01-13-2012, 05:57 PM #4
I'm in the same boat and I'm not sure I can file it down. It just seems too big period. Not the greatest tool.
I really don't want to wait on a new driver. Any other ideas that won't ruin the screws?
01-19-2012, 02:57 PM #5
When the pentalobe screw first came out, NOBODY had a screwdriver for it. I took one of the small flat tip screw drivers, and filed it down at an odd, blunt angle and got them out. I still have that screwdriver to remind myself to think OUTSIDE the box. The pentalobe screws are actually a pretty hard metal. I used a fingernail file to file down the screwdriver.unklbyl
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08-14-2012, 01:09 PM #6