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Old Dec 11, 2012, 06:08 AM   #1
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Something loose inside my iPhone 5

I noticed since the day I got it there was something loose inside especially if you tap on the back near camera. But with time it has gotten worse and louder, now when I even place it on something you can hear it..

It's not a thumping sound like a battery but something small


Is this normal happening with wear?

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Old Dec 11, 2012, 06:15 AM   #2
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It is normal. It is just the auto-focus camera. The Nexus 4 does it, along with many other smartphones.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 06:22 AM   #3
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Probably because the people over at the China factory forgot to screw something tightly enough, happens all the time in the 20hrs working sweatshop conditions.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 07:14 AM   #4
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Probably because the people over at the China factory forgot to screw something tightly enough, happens all the time in the 20hrs working sweatshop conditions.



It's the camera, happens with most phones.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 07:51 AM   #5
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Little known fact, iPhones have gremlins in them.

Don't get them wet


Don't feed (charge) them after midnight


And for the love of god, keep one of these around in case of emergency.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 09:31 AM   #6
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another vote for normal. I've chased this one for a while... trust me when I tell you, it's normal. learn to live with it.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 01:03 PM   #7
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I even convinced a genius to swap mine out for a new one for this very reason...didnt hear the rattle at the store, but got the new one home...still has a rattle...its all good
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 01:14 PM   #8
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probably because the people over at the china factory forgot to screw something tightly enough, happens all the time in the 20hrs working sweatshop conditions.
Love it!
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