iPhone 3G No Picture After Screen Replacement

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Jamer123, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hi,

    Can someone please advise me, I recently cracked the screen on my iPhone 3G, it worked fine but I decided to replace the glass and digitizer. The repair went well until I powered the phone up, no picture but all the noises, vibrations etc. I thought I must have damaged the LCD so bought one off ebay and replaced it hoping that would solve the problem. Still no luck! I am at a loss. Could it be the glass to dark (non OEM) on the face prox sensor? Should I send it to an approved repairer? If so, can someone recommend one in the UK?

    Thanks for you time,

    James.:confused:
     
  2. macrumors 68030

    Crystal-RX

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    Try to do a hard reset of the phone where you hold the power button & the home button at the same time for 10 second. It should fix the problem.
     
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    lucifiel

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    Also, I know this sounds obvious, but triple check that you have connected correctly and snuggly all the ribbon cables, I know that when I did the replacement myself, the cables caused me a lot of grief.
     
  4. macrumors newbie

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    I replaced my screen on my iphone 3g & now i have no picture.

    when i plug it in to my laptop itunes comes up and everything is fine. I restored it now its stuck in recovery mode. I really want my picture back please help.thanks
     
  5. macrumors 65816

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    Something probably went wrong during the restore process. Did you get any errors? Try restoring it again.

    Off-topic: Why are you using an iPhone 3G? Are you using it as an iPod touch or are you not going to upgrade to a newer model? Or are you going to wait until the next iPhone is released? Or are you waiting for your new iPhone to arrive?
     
  6. macrumors newbie

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    I still need help getting my iphone 3g to work.

    I replaced my screen on my iphone 3g & now i have no picture. It turns on and off but still cant see a picture. When i plug it into my laptop everything works ok but still no picture.Please help.thanks Yes i'm waiting for the new one.
     
  7. macrumors newbie

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    #7
    iPhone 3G Repair issues

    You may have bought the wrong lcd screen for your iPhone. it will "feel" like it attached properly, but it will not work correctly.
     

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