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i have a iphone 2g 4gb which a friend of mine gave me ...
Iphone 2g dead
i have a iphone 2g 4gb which a friend of mine gave me that he couldnt repair himself, there was not battery in it so i bought one off ebay, the problem i am having is its dead cant put it in recovery mode or anything its toatly unreposevie apart from wen u plug the charger in flickers black but dose not light up, then goes blank and it loops like that endlessy dont not charge/connect to the comptuer and cant restore would anyone know how to fix this or is the logic board toalty dead?
Last edited by Pricey6610; 11-22-2010 at 05:33 PM.
Could be the logic board or the "mid-board" which houses the flex circuit going from the charger to the home button to the logic board.
If the battery has no charge (likely) and the flex circuit going from the charger isn't passing power then there is no way to charge, and the phone won't start.
Check the voltages on the battery with a volt meter to see if it has any charge.
if it's dead, then the only way to really check is to connect your logic board to a different mid board and try to charge/startup. The flex for the button/dock connector is available on ebay but changing it is a pain since you have to take off the display and there is a good probability that you'll crack the cover glass since it is glued to the mid-frame.
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