Although people are taught to take careful of beloved electronic devices, they have always dropped cellphones to floor, left their handsets on the table and have them cracked by strong objects, or slipped the smartphones out when put them into pocket or purse. It is common that iPhone 5 accompanies with cracked screens problems. So it is not surprising for Apple repair shops to handle iPhone smashed screen problems.

When iPhone 5 users damaged their devices, there is an option for them to get the phone repaired. However, Apple consumers feel discouraged, for Apple only offers a one-year warranty. Once users run out of the warranty, they will be charged of much money, such as $149 by bringing damaged iPhone 5 to Apple store or Apple repair center. In addition, iPhone 5 screen repairs charge more than $100 in certain repair stores. If you are enthusiastic with manual job, and looking for economic solution, this is your best choice: purchase necessaryApple iPhone 5 parts and follow the tutorial to do the iPhone 5 repair work.

iphone 5 disassembly

Tools needed 

1)    Sucking Disc 

2)    Tweezers 

3)    Pentalobe Screwdriver 

4)    Small Phillips Screwdriver 

5)    Straight Screwdriver

Tools Needed

1. Use Pentalobe Screwdriver to release 2 screws.

release 2 screws

2. Press the Sucking Disc on the digitizer assembly, carefully pull it up.

pull up lcd assembly

pull up lcd assembly2

3. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 3 screws.

undo 3 screws

4. Use a pair of Tweezers to pick up the metal shield then disconnect 3 connectors

pick up the metal shield

pick up the metal shield2

5. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 3 screws then for the 2 metal shields.

remove 3 screws

remove metal shield

6. Disconnect the battery connector then remove the battery.

Disconnect the battery connector

remove the battery

7. Disconnect 2 antenna connectors and charging port connector.

Disconnect 2 antenna connectors

8. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 4 screws then a metal shield.

remove 4 screws

9. Disconnect another antenna connector then use Straight Screwdriver to remove 3 screws.

Disconnect another antenna connector

remove 3 screws2

10. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to release 2 screws on the top of the rear housing.

release 2 screws2

11. Turn over the motherboard assembly then disconnect a connector to release it.

Turn over the motherboard assembly

disconnect a connector

12. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 2 screws and a metal shield then release the rear facing camera.

remove 2 screws

remove a a metal shield

release the rear facing camera

13. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 7 screws.

remove 7 screws

14. Remove the charging port assembly.

Remove the charging port assembly

15. Use Tweezers to separate the charging port flex cable and loud speaker.

separate the charging port flex cable

16. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 2 screws and a metal shield then the home button can be released.

remove 2 screws of home button

17. Use Small Phillips Screwdriver to remove 2 screws, the metal shield and ear phone can be released.

remove 2 screws of ear phone

18. Remove the front facing camera with sensor flex cable ribbon.

Remove the front facing camera

Remove the front facing camera2

19. Remove 6 screws then the LCD heat shield can be removed.

Remove 6 screws of LCD

LCD heat shield

20. iPhone 5 Tear Down Parts

iPhone 5S parts