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I have an iphone 5c. I just replaced the charging port

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I have an iphone 5c. I just replaced the charging port myself. Before, it was working properly, now the screen will not turn on and the phone gets hot while charging. When connected to my laptop, it recognizes there is an "Apple USB drive", but will not recognize the device. I don't know what I broke aparently
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Smartphones
Expert:  ElectronicsPete replied 1 year ago.


It seems something may be shorting to ground, draining the power and causing the phone to heat up.

Disassemble it again and check all ribbon connections are securely and correctly attached.

Also check that the internal grounding points are correctly lined up with the shields.