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Front Camera is Not Working After Screen Replacement

I run a small repair shop and have fixed over 10 screens for iPhone 6's and all have gone smoothly (except for one other one, but that was because I was shipped a faulty screen replacement) but I just ran into an issue while fixing a screen for one of my customers.

When I got the phone, the screen was completely shattered and wouldn't display anything, and the top right corner was just completely missing the glass. The frame was slightly bent on the bottom left side, and when I took the phone apart, I could tell that the screen had been repaired by a third party before, as the screen was not original and had the little stamps that a lot of aftermarket screen makers use to identify their product.

I disconnected the battery, then went along with the repair process the same way I always do, and made sure that I didn't mix up any of the screws or anything like that. The replacement screen I used didn't come with the small parts already installed, so I transferred them over to the new screen.

When I tried to check the camera to ensure the repair was successful, the rear camera would work, but when I switched it to the front camera the app froze on the blurred out grey screen that the iPhones show before switching cameras. I thought maybe I messed up the camera while transferring the flex cable since they are so sensitive, so I installed a brand new one, and still no luck.

I had her take the phone home, and update it to the newest firmware to see if that would help and it did not. Now instead of the grey blurred out screen like before, the phone displays an image like the camera took a picture with the back camera as soon as you switch it to the front camera.

What could possibly be causing this to happen? I made sure to clean everything with 99% isopropyl alcohol before connecting everything so there shouldn't be any oils left from my fingers or anything like that either.

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Cameras broken. Needs a new front camera

iPhone 6 Front Camera and Sensor Cable

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iPhone 6 Front Camera and Sensor Cable

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Thanks, I had tried one that was brand new from a different company but it didn't help, so I'll order one from here I guess then and try that unless anyone else has any ideas.

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Well, if you run a small repair shop, I'm guessing you have a few options at your hands. Why not try out the two cameras that aren't working. So you can rule that out as an option

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I was told by a repair guy that if the camera is fine, it's a chip problem, and the chip needs to be replaced... that's why I am here to see if that's a reasonable solution.

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My front camera is not workin I just got it done by this man that have a shop everything good but the camera is blurry

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I just got my phone screeen change couple days ago everything good but my front camera is blurry

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Cameras often come with a very thin protective plastic film to ensure the lens does not get scratched. That should be removed before installation. It MAY be that the tech failed to remove that. Just a thought. That could be the simple fix to turning the lens from blurry to clear.

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So I have a iPhone 6s Plus and I got my screen replaced but the front camera doesn’t work. I’ve tried Snapchat Instagram and anything else you can think of. Please help me!!!!!!

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Many possible causes for a failed front camera -- including installation by an inexperienced tech or something as simple as not fully seating the connector before closing up the camera. I installed a brand new camera in an iPhone 6 a while back without looking real closely at the tiny lens. When it didn't work, I opened up the phone to find, on comparison with a good camera, that the outer perimeter of the lens was mostly obscured by melted black rubber from the rim. Apparently it got hot in the manufacturing process, the warehouse, or in transit. Now I check all lenses VERY closely. That may not be a high probability factor, but I just mention it to make the point that troubleshooting sometimes reveals odd causes for issues. If you're within a warranty timeframe, I'd recommend taking the phone back to the shop it was repaired at and giving them a chance to re-do the work. If there are multiple techs, you lose nothing by saying that you'd like to have their best tech do the work.

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