Apple iPhone 7 Repair Guides

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iPhone 7 Battery Replacement

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iPhone 7 Screen Replacement

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iPhone 7 Water Damage

My camera app still opens. When it opens I just get a blank, black screen. I can switch between front and back camera. What should I do?

Most likely the faulty part of the camera is the IC chip. This is a part that can be repaired and replaced.

This problem is usually caused by the filter. There is a filter between the loudspeaker and the louspeaker housing.

You can either buy a new filter. Or you can remove the filter and soak it to clear out any gunk.

Replace the filter and the issue should be resolved.

Don’t try and turn it on this could cause further damage.

Shake the phone and dry it off with an absorbent towel or cloth.

Use this guide to open your device and very, very carefully dry off any excess fluid from inside the phone

If the phone has been submerged it will need a new battery. Replace the battery and put the phone back together.


Now power up the phone. You will need to check the

If you unplug the new home button and use a known good home button you can get the phone to power back on by unplugging the battery for a few seconds, plugging back up and use the home and power button together to get the screen on.

The issue is probably the replacement home button.

Sometimes when a home button is replaced it short circuits the phone.  This doesn’t usually cause any further damage to the phone. The phone turns off and then won’t power on.

You need to get a new home button. Before you plug in the new home button ensure that the phone is on, and the screen is operating. Once you plug in the home button it will work.

Overview of the iPhone 7

Size of the iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 has a 4.7-inch IPS multitouch Retina HD display. The screen resolution is 1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi pixel density). The iPhone 7 has Retina HD display. There is a 12 megapixel camera with f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization, and 5x digital zoom. There is also a7 MP FaceTime HD camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1080p HD recording capability. The storage capacity options are 32, 128 or 256 Gigabytes.

Age of the iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 was launched on September 15, 2016. The launch of the iPhone 7, coincided with the iPhone 7 Plus. A larger version option of the iPhone 7.

Cost of the iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 is priced from $649 and the iPhone 7 Plus is priced from $769.

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iPhone 7 – Technical Specifications

According to Apple the iPhone 7 spec is as follows:

Finish: Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black, Jet Black
Capacity: 32 Gigabytes, 128 Gigabytes, 256 Gigabytes
Dimensions: 5.44 inches (138.1 mm)2.64 inches (67.0 mm)0.28 inch (7.1 mm)
Weight: 4.87 ounces (138 grams)
Display: Retina HD display; 4.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen; Multi-Touch display with IPS technology; 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi; 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical); Wide color display (P3); 625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical); Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles; Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating; Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously; Display Zoom; Reachability
Chip: A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture; Embedded M10 motion coprocessor
iSight Camera: 12MP camera; ƒ/1.8 aperture; Digital zoom up to 5x; Optical image stabilization; Six‑element lens; Quad-LED True Tone flash; Panorama (up to 63 megapixels); Sapphire crystal lens cover; Backside illumination sensor; Hybrid IR filter; Autofocus with Focus Pixels; Tap to focus with Focus Pixels; Live Photos with stabilization; Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos; Improved local tone mapping; Body and face detection; Exposure control; Noise reduction; Auto HDR for photos; Auto image stabilization; Burst mode; Timer mode; Photo geotagging
Video Recording: 4K video recording at 30 fps; 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps; 720p HD video recording at 30 fps; Optical image stabilization for video; Optical zoom at 2x; 6x digital zoom (iPhone 7 Plus only); Quad-LED True Tone flash; Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps; Time‑lapse video with stabilization; Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p); Continuous autofocus video; Body and face detection; Noise reduction; Take 8-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video; Playback zoom; Video geotagging
FaceTime HD Camera: 7-megapixel photos; 1080p HD video recording; Retina Flash; ƒ/2.2 aperture; Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos; Auto HDR; Backside illumination sensor; Body and face detection; Auto image stabilization; Burst mode; Exposure control; Timer mode
Touch ID: Fingerprint sensor built into the new Home button

This information was referenced from Apple Support.