What You Should Know Before Replacing Your iPhone 6 Audio Jack
If you are having fluctuations in the usability of your Apple iPhone 6 headphone jack, it may be time to replace the audio port. Due to recurrent use, the substitution of iPhone headphone jacks over time can become necessary. A simple replacement of an iPhone headphone jack can rectify common mishaps often encountered by iPhone users.When should you replace your headphone port?
As a cell phone user, you may use the headphone port more often than you know. Over time you may begin to have inconsistencies with the charging of your phone. When you go to connect to other devices via the USB cable you may experience the inability to connect. Sometimes your phone may become completely unrecognizable by your computer. The microphone may also stop working. These are all signs that it may be time to replace your port.What parts come with the headphone jack assembly?
Headphone ports for the iPhone do not come as a single part, but instead come in a group of parts that function as a full audio unit. The parts to the replacement assembly include the headphone jack, Lightning connector with flex cable, microphone, and the cellular antenna.What tools are needed to assemble iPhone replacement parts?
There are specific tools needed to assemble the small parts of the iPhone 6. Sometimes, tools are included within the packaging of the assembly parts. These tools may include:
- 4mm screwdriver with a Tri-point bit
- 4mm screwdriver with a Pentalobe bit
- 4mm screwdriver with a Phillips bit
- Suction Handle
You should be very careful and organized when replacing any parts for your phone. Some tips for replacing the audio jack include:
- Keep your device powered off with a battery charge no greater than 25%.
- Always replace the specified screws into the correct sockets. Failing to use the correct screws can have irreparable effects on the parts. Use the appropriate screwdrivers when removing screws. Use the Pentalobe screwdriver to remove the two screws located on the very bottom of your phone. Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws from the battery bracket.
- When dislodging connectors, be sure to only dislodge the connectors and not their sockets.
- The battery should be disconnected when detaching and reattaching the display data cable.