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November 7, 2019

There are some basic best practice procedures when dealing with a phone that will not turn on. The first thing that I tend to check is what happens when your DC power supply is connected to the phone. If your phone immediately starts to draw amperage before prompting t...

November 7, 2019

You may find your iPhone XS Max will not get past a screen that says "Unable to Activate - An update is required to activate your iPhone". You may have noticed that your cellular service was not working properly and attempted to update or restore the phone to fix the p...

November 6, 2019

The iPhone XS series has some of the same problems as the iPhone X because of the similar stacked motherboards. However, The XS series has a better design in terms of how the pads and vias attach to the lines. Instead of small vein like traces, there are thick traces....

October 15, 2019

Long screw damage by definition is when a technician tries to fit a screw that is too long into the wrong screw hole. It usually occurs during a screen replacement. The screw will dig into the different layers of the motherboard and sever traces. When this happens, the...

June 2, 2018

This phone has taken the difficulty to another level when it comes to motherboard diagnostic and repair. We are happy to say that we offer iPhone X Data Recovery

This is a jig that connects the two halves of the motherboards temporarily without having to resolder all 20...

May 15, 2018

If you inject the required voltage, you can get around certain baseband cpu shorts!

April 4, 2018

iPhone 7 PP_VDD_MAIN short. Everything in red is part of this line. It is easy to see where the problem lies when looking at this board! These capacitors have broken and turned into a direct wire to ground. This sends all the voltage directly to ground and prevents the...

April 4, 2018

The main power rail can spontaneously have a capacitor short to ground from a voltage spike. The capacitor essentially becomes a wire directly to ground. When this phone first came in, it was shown to pull amperage from the battery connector from a DC power supply imme...

March 23, 2018

Dead iPhone 6 Plus with short identified by using freeze spray and DC power supply

March 10, 2018

The audio IC on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cause all sorts of very strange problems. It can cause the phone to boot loop. It can cause the phone to remain on apple logo, even when a restore is successful. It can cause laggy functions and no audio or some audio. Whe...

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