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iPhone Iphone 6s screen replacement fingerprint not working

silverdale

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I replaced the screen on my daughters 6s and all was fine. I moved over the original home button onto the new screen and got the fingerprint working fine. The new screen then developed a dark shadow so I sent it back and got a new screen from a different person. I moved the home button over again the the 2nd new screen but I cant get the fingerprint work it just says failed and the option is greyed out.

I even put the home button that came with the 2nd screen in but no luck. Will it be the screen or will the 2nd screen need to have the home button that came with it in it ?. I'm lost here, how can I get it to work ?
 

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has to be your original home button that you use. Seems it's a connection issue or software lock up. Software glitches can sometimes remedy by connecting to iTunes
 

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Yeah it is the original home button, it worked in the first replacement screen but I had to send it back because of the shadow on the screen. I'll get hert to connect it up later and try resitting the button other than that she'll have to do without.

I reminded her that in my day telephone boxes . . . . ..................................... then I heard the door close
 

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I had the same problem on a 6 I did, the little connection block which should click into place can become damaged easily - have you checked its actually connected firmly? If I was you I would just blame Apple ;)
 

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from my own experience if a option is grayed out or not available on android after changing hardware it is nearly always that the hardware isnt connected.

check to make sure all the connections are properly seated and that all the ribbon cables are fully inserted and test before reassembling.

reboot if it doesn't recognize the hardware as with android it only tests if the hardware is there on boot. so if you connect afterwards it wont recognize the hardware.
 

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My daughter keeps smashing her screen and its costing me £40 a pop.

I cant be bothered with all that changing myself, I did once fix an iPad screen a few years back and to be honest I was well chuffed!!!

Mick
 

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My daughter keeps smashing her screen and its costing me £40 a pop.

I cant be bothered with all that changing myself, I did once fix an iPad screen a few years back and to be honest I was well chuffed!!!

Mick
Dropped my phone a few time with one of these on and the screen has never broke, so far....
But it's whether your daughter will have it on her phone I suppose..

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