16GB iPhone 4 logic board in an 8GB model?

¶Eric

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Jun 2, 2013
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Hi everyone,

I was just a little curious as to if this is at all possible: I have a 16GB iPhone 4 and the home button as stopped working, I also have an 8GB model and I was wondering if I took the 16GB iPhone's logic board out and swapped it with the 8GB model if the 8GB model would then have the 16GB of storage?

Thanks! :D
 

¶Eric

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Jun 2, 2013
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Syracuse, NY
Blah I'm so confused. I read that the storage IS on the logic board and some where it isn't. Basically, would my former 8GB model have 16GB's of storage if I swapped logic boards?
 

eddyecb

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Sep 19, 2012
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Blah I'm so confused. I read that the storage IS on the logic board and some where it isn't. Basically, would my former 8GB model have 16GB's of storage if I swapped logic boards?
Yes, the flash storage is on the logic board, you remove the 8gb and replac with the 16gb, youll have 16gb
 

RedTomato

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Mar 4, 2005
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I'd be doing the same myself, I'd rather have a 16gb working iphone4 than an 8gb phone with a working home button.

should work fine as long as both phones are the same model -i.e. 8gb iphone 4, and 16 gb iphone 4, and on the same network.

if they are on different networks you might run into issues. I seem to recall there were minor variations i.e CDMA phones and GSM phones. No idea what would happen if you swapped logic boards between these phones, but it probably wouldnt work.
 

Fix-it-guy

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Mar 29, 2017
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Hi everyone,

I was just a little curious as to if this is at all possible: I have a 16GB iPhone 4 and the home button as stopped working, I also have an 8GB model and I was wondering if I took the 16GB iPhone's logic board out and swapped it with the 8GB model if the 8GB model would then have the 16GB of storage?

Thanks! :D
[doublepost=1490832216][/doublepost]It wouldn't have the same storage
 
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