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Monday, January 9, 2017 6:58:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
Have you missed this problems in your iphone 7?
Every time iphone launches new products, there are lots of apple fans who are lining up to sing the praise of all the advantages of iPhone, however, gold can’t be pure, after the new iPhone 7/ 7 Plus released, there also exist some problems exposed by iPhone 7 owners. Let’s check how many problems are there which has been revealed yet?
Some iPhone 7 owners in facebook, twitter and other social media revealed that there exists annoying current noises when they're subjected to a heavy processor workload, such as a game. It's not clear what the cause is -- some suspect coil whine or similar electromagnetic effects, some thought it has something to do with RF transmitter or loudspeaker system but there's no guarantee that these are the cases.
Lightning EarPods volume bug
Another issues iPhone has encountered is that some iPhone 7 users have found an annoying glitch with Lightning EarPods, it happens when you’ve left the EarPods plugged into the iPhone 7’s lightning port for a few minutes. Audios continue to play but you can’t adjust volume, activate siri or answer calls. It seems this phenomenon is random and intermittent. This problem has been confirmed by iphone, they declared that can be fixed by updating software.
No service when turn off airplane mode
Normally when you turn on the airplane mode, then you’ll lose all the wireless signals, and turn off airplane mode, everything needs to be back to normal. However, some users revealed that there is still no service when they switch off the airplane mode. For this problem, iphone has provide a solution, restart the phone. If that still not working, then they suggest people to reinsert the SIM card. However, that’s not convenient for most of us, after all, who would carry an eject pin with himself all the time?
AirPods radiation rumors
The new AirPods comes along with the iPhone 7/7 plus which has also attracted many focus by its impressive features and price. However, there are rumors that the new stuff may cause damages to our health because the headphones are transmitting very low intensity radio waves into our ears. An Apple spokesperson clarified: ‘Apple products are always designed and tested to meet or exceed all safety requirements.’ So what do you think of this new airpods?
Finger printer in Jet Black
Since iPhone 7/7 Plus has been on marketing, the new Jet black ones become the most popular choice for apple fans. However, the problem comes along, though adopting new technology, the jet black iPhone 7/7Plus still tends to be scratched, what’s more, many Jet Black iPhone 7 users complained that the phone body is pretty easy to get covered by the finger printers. And there is no efficient way to solve this problem, even Apple suggests people making their iPhone 7 wear a protective case.
iPhone 7 yellow screen problem
From the picture below, you can tell the differences between the iPhone screens. For this yellow screen phenomenon, people have different opinions, Luckily, the yellow screen can be distinguished only when you turn the screen to the highest brightness. Normally there is no big effect to your daily use.
So these problems are exposed mostly by users, anyway, we're looking forward to seeing Apple helping iPhone users to solve these problems. If you find any other problems and solutions welcome to share with us! Come to Spidermall if you need original and brand new iPhone 7 replacement!
Friday, January 6, 2017 2:02:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
iPhone 7 Release Date, Price, Specs, Features, rumors, concept design, All you need to know
iPhone 7 is the next big thing from the house of Apple and millions of fans have their eyes on it. Experts have been constantly speculating about the features of this flagship smartphone from a long time from any update or rumor they came to hear. Based on such rumors and updates we have penned down this write up features all the speculations, rumors, specifications and aspects of this smartphone.
The first model of every series of iPhone comes with major updates. Therefore, it is expected that iPhone 7 is going to follow suit and entice the world with its cool updates. Here are the speculated features of iPhone 7 that is going to make one of the best in the global market:
iPhone 7 Features
1. Design (Refined Design, Jet Black Finish, High Glass Finish, Stainless Steel Apple Logo)
2. Home Button ( Home, Multitasking, Siri, Accessibility, Touch ID, Reachability, Apple Pay)> More Responsive, More customizable
3.Camera (optical image stabilization, six element lens, High Speed Sensor, 60% faster, 30% more energy efficient, quad-LED, True Tone Flash, 50% more Light Flickr Sensor, Apple-designed image signal processor) ISP: Reads the scene and Face and Body detection, exposure> Focus>Noice Deduction>White Balance and many more Over 100 billion operataions in 25 milli seconds while taking a picture
4. Retina HD Display 25% brighter display Wide Color Gamut Cima Standard Color Management 3D Touch
5.Audio Speakers (Built-in) Sterio Speakers (1 is at bottom and one at top) Increased Dynamic Range 2x Time better
6.Ear Buds Lightning Digital Audio Power and Control 900 million Lightning Connector Devices
iPhone 7 (iPhone 7 Plus) Release Date
Traveling back time, we can see that since 2013 Apple has been releasing its product in the month of September. iPhone 5c and 5s were launched on 10 September(2013), iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were launched on 9th September(2014) and iPhone 6s and 6s Plus were launched on 9 September, 2015. Therefore, we are expecting Apple to maintain this tradition next year as well. However, our close observation reveals that Apple prefers launching their product on Tuesdays. So the most probable days for releasing Apple’s phone will be either 6th or 13th September, 2016. And thereafter it will be released globally by the end of the month.
On the other hand, there are also rumors that Apple is going to launch its next generation iPhones i.e.iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus in two different dates. This decision might have been taken to deal with the global competition. So we can expect iPhone 7 in coming spring and iPhone 7 plus in the next autumn. If these phones are not released simultaneously, then we are not expecting some major updates to be included in the two phones. However, these are mere speculations and we are not really sure about it. So mark the date for iPhone 7 Release date.
Processor and OS
According to the latest update iPhone 7 is going to be integrated with hexa core A10 processor which is going to boost the performance of the gadget by manifold times. The iPhone 6s model is powered by a dual core processor and the flagship smartphones from other brands is integrated with quad core processor. Therefore, whether or not iPhone 7 is going to come with a hexa core processor is a big question to us. If it turns out to be true, then Apple is definitely going to create a bench mark in terms of the processor.
Along with upgraded processor, we are also expecting iPhone 7 to come with better RAM. The iPhone 7 is rumored to be incorporated with 3GB RAM to support the high end processor. However, some of the experts of the opinion that 3GB RAM will be present in only the iPhone 7 Plus model as it features the dual camera for processing image. We feel that iPhone 7 is definitely going to come with a better processor than its predecessor. If not a hexa core processor, a quad core processor is definitely on its way in iPhone 7 which will be comfortably supported by 2GB RAM.
iPhone 7 is going to be powered by iOS 10 which is coming with some tremendous updates like an improvised Siri that will be synced with the third party apps as well and some other updates.
iPhone 7 Display
We have been expecting an iPhone with edge to edge display from a long time and though our expectation has not been met still now, but we are keeping our hopes high even this time. Recently, a patent was submitted which showed a display with bumpers at the four edges. This will protect the screen from getting cracked if it accidentally falls off your hand. However, Apple keeps submitting different kinds of patents which are not in use still now, so whether this is going to be realized this time or not, we are not sure. 3D Touch feature which was present in its predecessors will be present in iPhone 7 as well and might be with additional features.
iPhone 7 Screen
The two variants of iPhone 7 are going to come with screen measuring about 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch and sharper screen resolution of 1080p. There are also rumors that iPhone 7 is going to come with OLED display instead of the LCD display which is gathered from an update by the supply chain source.
Moreover, chances are there iPhone 7 and 7 plus will be made with a more durable material that will ensure that the phone has a stronger built. We were expecting iPhone 6 display to be made from sapphire glass, unfortunately we didn’t get to see that. So we would be happy to see a stronger and more durable sapphire glass display in the next generation iPhone.
There are rumors that Apple is going to do away with the home button in the next generation phone. This will help in making the screen bigger in size. However, iPhone 6s Touch ID is integrated in the home button of the phone, therefore removing it would mean that the touch id needs to be moved to either side of the phone or on the screen itself. Apple has lately submitted a patent were the touch id was present in the screen of the phone, so chances of our prediction turning into reality is high.
iPhone 7 series might come with a non metal body. The possible alternatives are ceramics, plastics or liquid metal. But what it will be, we are not sure. However, we must say that the metal body iPhone 6s looks really chic and we would be happy to see a redesigning of the phone with the same metal.
Every year Apple submits thousands of patents and 2015 is no exception. Lately it has submitted a wrap around display with a curved screen. Therefore, we can expect iPhone 7 to come with a curved wraparound display.
Rumored Add On Features
After all these years, chances of iPhone 7 to be water proof are really high. Patent has been submitted and though the research is still going on but we are expecting Apple to introduce this feature from the next generation phones.
Gesture passcodes are quite popular amongst the Android users and we might expect the same in iOS platform as well. In the iOS 9 platform we have to use a 6 digit passcode which the users are not at happy to use. Gesture entry technique patent has been already submitted by Apple and gesture passcode might be integrated in iPhone 7.
In the next generation phones, SIM card is expected to be integrated within the phone and it aligns with different carriers and has the same feature as the normal SIM card. Introduction of this feature in iPhone 7 is going to make the phone far more secured.
Wireless charging unit was expected to arrive along with iPhone 6s, however it was not introduced. So we are expecting Apple to introduce wireless charging option in the next generation phone.
It goes without saying that iPhone 7 will be powered by iOS 10 and therefore it will flaunt all the new features that are being included in the next generation iOS platform.
iPhone 7 Camera
iPhone 7 is going to be integrated with a 12MP primary and 5MP secondary camera just as it is present in iPhone 6S. However, the main attraction as far as iPhone 7’s camera is concerned will be the performance booster that will be added to it. Firstly, it might be equipped with OIS. Secondly, the recent leaks suggest that it will come with a bigger lens that will let in more light and thus ensure better quality picture.
Chances of iPhone 7 coming with dual camera are remote. However, we might get to see iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 Pro with dual lens which is definitely going to be a one of kind feature in iPhone.
iPhone 7 Battery
iPhone 6S’s battery was not so good and in this genre we are expecting some good improvisations in the next generation iPhone. However, there are already rumors that iPhone 7 is going to be the slickest smartphone ever produced and therefore chances of it to come with a better battery are sleek. Nonetheless, tech geeks have dig out the news that though the battery will be sleeker but it will be stronger than the present one.
We have been requesting Apple to introduce expandable memory in iPhones from a long time. But our requests have remained unheard. So it is our earnest request again that iPhone 7 comes with expandable memory capacity that will allow us to buy the basic model of iPhone and then supplement it with a MicroSD card with greater capacity.
iPhone 7 base model should come with greater memory as the iOS takes away half of the space of the phone and when the phone gets updated, there is a lot more space crunch. So the base model of iPhone 7 should come with at least 32 GB memory.
Rumored iPhone 7 Price
As far as the price of this product is concerned, it is really difficult to speculate about this. However, previously we have seen the price of the flagship products have remained more or less the same. Therefore, we can guess that iPhone 7 will come with a price tag of $850 for 16GB, $1000 for 64GB and $1100 for 128GB.
Cool iphone 7 Features
Rumors suggest that iPhone 7 might come with a smart connector just like the one present in Apple’s iPad Pro range. The idea of iPhone 7 coming with a connector first appeared in a leaked image of the model of the phone. These connectors are basically used for connecting the gadget to a keyboard. Since these connectors have hardly any utility in the iPhone 7, we were wondering that it might not be true. However, there are chances that iPhone 7 Plus might be equipped with the connectors.
There are also rumors that the traditional home button of the iPhone might be replaced with a pressure sensitive finger print sensor. The pressure sensitive button can be used for different purpose.
The Chinese tech site Weibo came up with the news that iPhone 7 might come up with a range of new features like fingerprint scanner, dual camera, multi force touch technology, wireless charging and USB type charging point that will be compatible with the earplugs as well.
These are the rumored features of iPhone 7 that the tech geeks are talking about right now. Apart from these here is a list of features that we would like to see in iPhone 7:
Firstly, it would be great if iPhone 7 comes with a wireless charger that will be compatible with iWatch as well. Wireless technology is widely available all over the world now, so it would be great if Apple introduces it this time.
Secondly, we would like to see iPhone 7 in different sizes suiting the needs of the different users. Along with the 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch sizes, we would also like to see iPhone 7 with 4 inch screen with all the same features.
Thirdly, iPhone 7 with an unbreakable screen will be a tremendous feature that will definitely enhance the number of fan following of iPhones worldwide.
Fourthly, iPhone 7 with a curve edged display is another feature that we will definitely like to see. We would love to see iPhone 7 with round edged display.
Fifthly, Touch ID was already introduced in iPhone 6S which helps us to unlock the phone by recognizing the finger print of the owner. In iPhone 7 we would like to see biometrics going to the next level so that if we just look at it, the phone will get unlocked.
We will also expect iPhone 7 to come with a QHD display. That will enhance the users experience while playing video games in it or while watching movies in it. QHD display is a common feature of all flagship smartphones, so Apple might just be in the league by introducing it this time with iPhone 7.
We will keep updating our readers about more news and rumors about iPhone 7, until then keep reading!!
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:31:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
After months of speculation and impatient waiting, Apple has finally announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The excellent camera, A10 Fusion chip, wireless headphone, the new iPhone 7 impressed all a lot, here we're going to disassemble iPhone 7 to offer some repair tips when fix LCD screen, battery or charging port flex cable etc.
Heat gun or hair dryer
Suction cup separator
1. Shut down the device then take out the SIM card tray.
2.Undo 2 Pentalobe screws on the bottom of the device. (Same screwdrivers as 6S/6S+/6/6+, however, the screws are a little bit longer)
3. Heat up the edges of the device, separate the screen assembly and the rear housing assembly with the help of double side suction cup.(the flex cables of the screen are on the right side of the phone, take your time here in case of breaking any of them)
4.Undo 4 triangle screws (the same triangle head screwdriver used on Apple watch) holding the metal shield covering the battery, LCD display and digitizer connectors.
Remove the metal shied, release battery and screen connectors.
5.Undo 2 Philips screws and its metal shield, then disconnect the front facing camera flex cable.
Then the screen assembly can be removed now.
6.Undo 3 small Philips screws holding the front facing camera metal shield and then remove the metal shield.
7. Undo 2 small Philips screws holding the ear phone.
Then remove ear speaker.
8. Apply proper heat then pick up the front facing camera with light and proximity sensor.
9. Undo 4 triangle screws holding the home button metal shield.
10.Undo 6 triangle screws holding the metal shield. Be careful, the LCD and digitizer flex cables is bonded to the metal shield on its back!
11. Disconnect home button flex cable connector, apply some heat to loosen the home button flex cable, then press down the home button.
12.Undo 2 small Philips screws holding the rear facing camera then release it
13.Undo 3 small Philips screws holding the Wifi antenna metal shield then 2 Philips screws under it, then you can remove the wifi antenna now.
14. Undo 2 triangle screws holding the side keys metal shield.
15. Undo 2 small Philips screws then remove the antenna then you can remove antenna flex cable (be careful when pry up the antenna flex which is sticked to the rear housing).
Here we need to undo 2 Phillips screws and remove the metal shield cover before release the side button flex cable connector
16.Disconnect the charging port flex cable connector,signal cable clips and side button flex cable connector.
Undo all Philips screw holding the mother board.
then motherboard can be removed.
17. Undo 3 Small Philips screws holding the vibrating motor.
18.Undo 2 Small Philips screws then remove the cover.
19.Disconnect the Taptic engine connector then release it.
20. Gradually pull out the battery adhesive to release the battery.
21. Undo 4 small Philips screws holding the loud speaker then release loudspeaker.
22. Undo 5 small Philips screws securing the charging port flex cable assembly then remove the charging port cable.
23. Undo 5 small Philips screws and 1 Philips screw then remove the power button flex cable.
Job done! This is the whole disassembly process of iPhone 7.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 12:49:18 AM America/Los_Angeles
How to replacement the iPhone 7 Home Button
Opening the iPhone display will compromise its waterproof seals. Take extra care not to expose your iPhone to liquid damage after completing your repair.
Remove the two 3.4 mm pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.
Apply a suction cup to the lower half of the front panel, just above the home button.
Be sure the suction cup does not overlap with the home button, as this will prevent a seal from forming between the suction cup and front glass.
Pull up on the suction cup with firm, constant pressure to create a slight gap between the front panel and rear case.
Insert the flat end of a spudger into the gap.
The watertight adhesive holding the display in place is very strong; creating this initial gap takes a significant amount of force. If you're having a hard time opening a gap, rock the screen up and down to weaken the adhesive until you can fit a spudger inside.
While pulling up on the suction cup, twist the spudger to widen the opening between the screen and rear case.
Insert the flat end of the spudger between the front panel and the rear case at the lower left edge of the iPhone.
Slide the spudger up the left edge of the phone starting at the lower edge and moving towards the volume control buttons and silent switch, breaking up the adhesive holding the display in place.
Do not try to pry the top edge of the display away from the rear case, as it is held in place by plastic clips that may break.
Remove the spudger from the left side of the phone and insert the flat end into the bottom right corner.
Slide the spudger up the right edge of the phone to the top corner, breaking up the adhesive holding the display in place.
Pull up on the suction cup to lift up the display and open the iPhone.
Do not raise the display more than 10º as there are delicate ribbon cables along the right edge of the device connecting the display to the logic board.
Pull up on the small nub on the suction cup to remove it from the front panel.
Slide an opening pick underneath the display along the top edge of the phone to loosen the last of the adhesive.
Pull the display assembly slightly away from the top edge of the phone to disengage the clips holding it to the rear case.
Don't try to fully separate the display yet, as several fragile ribbon cables still connect it to the iPhone logic board.
At this point you may lay the phone down on a flat surface like an open book.
Remove the following tri-point Y000 screws from the lower connector bracket:Three 1.2 mm screws One 2.4 mm screw remove the bracket.
Use the point of a spudger to lift the battery connector out of its socket on the logic board.
Bend the connector cable up slightly to prevent it from making contact with the socket and providing power to the phone.
Use the flat end of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the two lower display connectors by prying them straight up from their sockets on the logic board.
To re-attach press connectors, press down on one end until it clicks into place, then repeat on the other end. Do not press down on the middle. If the connector is even slightly misaligned, the connector can bend, causing permanent damage.
Remove the two 1.3 mm Phillips screws securing the bracket over the front panel sensor assembly connector remove the bracket.
Disconnect the front panel sensor assembly connector from its socket on the logic board.
This press connector should also be reconnected one end at a time to minimize the risk of bending.
Remove the display assembly.
Remove the four Y000 screws securing the bracket over the home/Touch ID sensor four 1.2mm Screws
Remove the bracket that secures the home/Touch ID sensor.
Disconnect the home/Touch ID sensor cable by carefully prying open its press connector.
Carefully pry up the remaining, bottom portion of the press connector, which is lightly adhered to the home/Touch ID sensor cable beneath.
Don't try to detach the press connector completely—simply separate the adhesive holding it in place.
Using an opening pick, carefully slice through the adhesive holding the home/Touch ID sensor cable to the back side of the display panel.
Remove the home/Touch ID sensor assembly.
Friday, December 30, 2016 1:21:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
How to replacement the iPad Pro Screen
Unlike the former iPad models, this new generation iPad features a 12.9-inch size display, which is the biggest ever. How about its repairability? Will it as difficult as the other iPads to teardown or replace the screen? Let’s have a quick look now.
1. Power off the device. Heat up the iPad Pro around the edges to soften the adhesive underneath.
2. Gently pull up the LCD assembly from rear housing assembly until there’s a small gap, then insert a case opening tool in between. Run the case opening tool around the edges to release the iPad Pro LCD assembly.
Notice: be careful not to bend the flex ribbons. Plastic thin case opening tool is recommended here in case you scratch the rear housing.
3. Undo the 3 screws and remove the metal bracket covering screen flex ribbon connectors.
4. Pry up the 2 connectors to release the LCD assembly.
Notice: The actual disassembly work is not that easy as described, we’ve spent more time and effort on step 2 than expected. Strongly recommend individuals or inexperienced ones sending your iPad Pro to Apple center or professional repair shops for screen replacement if necessary.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 1:27:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
The difference between Type-C Connector and Lightning Port
USB is short for Universal Serial Bus, which defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connections, communication, and power transfer between computers and electronic devices. Since the beginning USB has developed and advanced from V0.7 to 3.1. USB 3.1 is currently the fastest protocol than ever before, however, it’s gaining more attention since the arrival of the USB Type-C connector.
USB Type-C is a new, tiny physical connector. The Type-C is known as having the fast transmission speeds, lightweight and user-friendly reversibility. It was first used in a LeTV Android phone and more smartphone manufacturers are joining this coming tide.
The Lightning port was first released to the public with the iPhone 5 in 2012 and then used in all later iOS devices like the iPad, Mac and iPod. It’s also known to be backwards compatible. So what’s the difference between the Type-C connector and the Lightning port?
Personally speaking, the Lightning port is more beautiful and easier to recognize by its appearance. While the Type-C connector looks similar to the Micro USB connector from its shape.
The Lightning port is more expensive than the Type-C connector as manufacturers need to get MFI authorization (Made For IOS) and purchase the connectors from iphone. The connectors are verified by iphone and have chips inside. The unverified connectors produced by non-authorized factories are incompatible with iphone products and a pop-up warning will appear when plugged in or even when turning on Airplane mode. So, it certainly costs more to make a Lightning connector than a Type-C connector. If you’re buying an extremely cheap Lightning cable or adapter, watch out!
In the picture below, we can see that the iphone Lightning connector features 8 pins, while the USB Type-C features 24 pins. The reversibility of iphone Lightning cable is laid on the data cable end, that’s to say, both sides of a Lightning port and the data cables are the same. However, as for the USB Type-C, it’s the charging end not the data cable end that’s reversible.
The Lightning port has been used in iOS devices since the iPhone 5, while the USB Type-C connector has only been used in a few Android phones like the LeTV Max, Nokia N1 and Oneplus Two. However, with lower cost, bigger bandwidth, more power supply capacity and better compatibility, USB Type-C has gained more popularity than Apple Lightning. There will be more devices whether for smartphones or tablets that will support USB Type-C.
Monday, December 26, 2016 10:35:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Before the launch of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S+, some repair technicians had started a discussion in some forums wondering if the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 LCD screens are interchangeable. Now we all know that there’s an added 3D Touch layer in the iPhone 6S/6S+ compared with previous iPhones, however, since the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S are the same size people still wonder if their LCDs are interchangeable despite the 3D Touch. Today, we took two LCD and digitizer with frame replacements, one for the iPhone 6+ and the other for the iPhone 6S+ to make a comparison, check out what we found.
When holding these two screens, you can feel that the iPhone 6S Plus LCD screen and digitizer with frame is obviously heavier than the iPhone 6+.
At first glance, though, we don’t see any obvious differences between the two earpiece holes, front camera holes, sensor holes or home button holes, as well as the touch response sizes. However, you can see that the flex ribbons are in different shapes.
After careful observation, we found that one of the two iPhone 6S+ LCD assembly flex ribbons is for connecting the home button and logic board, while the other is a flex unit for both the LCD display and touchscreen. However, the two flex ribbons on the iPhone 6+ LCD assembly have individual flexes for the LCD display and touchscreen.
Checking further, it’s quite plain to see that the ICs on the flex ribbons of these two devices are completely different.
That’s to say, the LCD screen and digitizer assemblies for iPhone 6S+ and iPhone 6+ are not interchangeable with each other.
As for the outer glass layer, we haven’t tested them yet, but there is a fair chance that the iPhone 6S+ glass lens works on the iPhone 6+. Like the previous iPhone 5/5C/5S, it’s a fact proven by many repair shops that the glass screen is compatible while the other screen layers are not.
What about the digitizer frame?
Apparently, the iPhone 6S+ digitizer frame does not looks the same as the iPhone 6+’s. In other words, the iPhone 6+ digitizer frame is not compatible with the iPhone 6S+.
Before looking deeper, we theorized that the plastic retaining brackets for the front facing cameras were the same, however that turned out to be wrong. There’s a little difference hiding under the flex ribbons. As for the earpiece mesh cover with gaskets, they look exactly the same.
Another big difference is the IC chip for the 3D Touch in the iPhone 6S Plus as you can see on the above picture.
We’ll update the results once we make sure that the iPhone 6S+ and iPhone 6+ glasses are interchangeable. If anyone has any luck using an iPhone 6+ glass replacement on an iPhone 6S+, please let us know your feedback by commenting below.
*Updates: the iPhone 6S+ and iPhone 6+ glass lens are NOT interchangeable as the radians of edges are different, which will obviously be seen once the glass len was applied with a tempered glass screen protector, we'll make a report soon.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 12:31:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
How to Tell Copy iPhone USB Cable and Charger and Prevent Loss
iPhone keeps its success in global market. Millions of iPhones have been shipped out . However, since retailers have no big profit on this popular device with iphone transparent price, so they play their tricks on accessories to make more money. For example, they would replace the OEM Accessories with copy parts. It is more common for customers get trapped in the situation when they come to buy accessory.
Lightning to USB
There is a printed line in the cable Designed by iphone in California assembled in , the country name behind in" are the country where the cable was assembled. Until now, only China and Vietnam have the authorized manufacturers to produce the cables. It's reported that Brazil will also join this club soon. There is a serial numbers behind the sentence, which consists of 12 numbers if the cable is original produce, meanwhile, the copy cables also have the serial numbers but usually they are consist of 13-17 numbers. However, copy cable with 12 serial numbers is already available in market now. Fortunately, other clues below will help you out.
iphone prints the copyright sign with light color but very clear. However, the thirdparty producers won't pay attentio on the details due to cost. It is very clearly for us to tell the copy part from the print performance in the picture above. Generally speaking, products in iphone family all keep the same style.
OEM USB cable has no gap in the joint of cable and USB port, however, as far as we find, no matter how good quality copy USB cable is, tiny gap always can be found in the joint.
There is a subtle metal gap in the OEM USB port as the picture shows, which is processed as smooth as possible. On the contrary, the copy cables have obvious flaw such as bigger gap in the second one, a little embossment in the 3rd and 4thport.
Looking at the iPhone Lightning area, the gold contacts on the changer are very smooth while the contacts on the copy cables are kind of rough. It may be difficult to find the subtle difference by your eyes. When you put your finger on the area, the feeling will tell you the distinction.
The easiest way to tell the copy and OEM USB charger is to compare the copyright sign and attentions. As we mentioned above, the part with clear display and light print color is the OEM USB charger.
There is also a line of serial numbers inside the USB port, which can be used to find the distinction between OEM chargers and copy chargers by the serial number and the print direction. However, as time goes by, tricky sellers also improved their products’ quality which make customers confused, but Checking the fonts is still the best way to figure out the OEM part. Below is the contrast for you to check:
As far as we know, the left and right sides inside the charger USB port has resistance and black shield third party charger producer has not copy the detail so far. It is an very important clue for us. Since the area is located inside the USB port, which is impossible to take photos, so we mark the area in the picture blow.
After tearing down OEM and copy chargers, we can check details inside the parts. No surprise, the copy charger inside is very simple and crude. To add more weight in the charger, a metal block is put inside though.
There also are other clues for us to find the distinctions, such as the thickness and flexibility of cables, but it is easy for tricky manufacurere to improve the details. Customers may be not able to figure out the differences.
You may think that the USB cable and charger are not very important accessories, but it really matters when you use the parts to transfer data or charge. To be honest, if current in the copy USB cable is not as high as rated current 1A, the data transfer may be paused due to the low current, which also leads to slow charging and damage on motherboard parts. Copy charger which are not produced in quality requirement, may even explode unexpectedly. Spider Supply do recommend people get iPhone USB cable and charger in reliable places.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:18:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
The price for the iPhone replacement screens varies from supplier to supplier, so as the quality standards. “Best quality”, “OEM”, “Best Original”, “Premium Quality”, “100% Original”, “AAA+” etc all stand for the best quality parts one supplier can offer. However, most of those screen assemblies are not 100% original. For those screen assemblies, the LCD is original, while for other part like flex cables, frame, glass lens, metal shield, many factories/suppliers tend to use high copy aftermarket one instead to earn more money(iPhone screen assembly with OEM flex cable is 3-5 USD higher in cost than those with aftermarket flex cable). Besides, Unstable touch function such as ghost touch/unresponsive touch problem is more likely to happen on aftermarket flex cables rather than OEM ones after certain time of being used.
Here we’d like to share with you some information about how to distinguish whether the flex cable on the iPhone screen is OEM or not.
1. Check whether there is a QR code on the back of the LCD flex cable.
For the OEM flex cable, there is a QR code right on the metal piece on the back of the connector. Peel off the gray foam covering on it then you will see.
2. Check whether there is a code on the LCD connector. This code exist on the OEM flex cable connector.
3. Check the codes(with Apple logos) printed on the flex cable. The codes printed on the OEM flex cable is much clearer than the copy one.
As the aftermarket flex cable is evolving all the time, the aftermarket flex cable with Apple logo do exist now. These 3 ways may not be correct as time passing by.
There is another way to distinguish the OEM flex cable, test the flexibility of the flex cable. When you bend the flex cable as showed in the picture, the OEM flex cable feels soft while for the aftermarket one, it feels hard and solid.
If you have any questions regarding how to distinguish the OEM flex cable from aftermarket one on the iPhone screen, just leave your comment below!
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Step 1 Battery
Remove back cover.
Remove middle housing.