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Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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What to do when my iPhone pentalobe screws are stripped?

I saw someone else has written this question but the problem is, I don't have have soldering iron as they asked. I do not know what to do and I have bought a brand new housing for it which will be useless if I am not even able to unscrew the first screw. I need help as soon as possible that does not involve any form of like technical tools and I am not very experienced at these things.

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Try these removal methods:

Rubber Band Method – Put a rubber band in between the screwdriver and the stripped screw. This will give you a bit more grip and hopefully remove the stuck screw.

Super Glue Method – Put a small amount of super glue in the stripped screw. Hold your screwdriver on the screw for about 20 seconds and then try to unscrew it.

Small Flat Blade Method – You can also TRY to remove the stripped screw with a small flat blade screwdriver. Tilt the flat blade screwdriver at a 45 degree angle and try to get a grip inside the stripped screw head. Slowly and with pressure being put into the screw, turn counter clockwise.

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Success!! thank you thank you thank you!!!

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Your welcome bamaaeiou, glad to hear it worked for you.

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Try other screwdriver even the slotted screwdriver.

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Got IT! Found the answer on post from BurnieG. Tried the rubber band, tried the super glue and then moved to the flat screwdriver. Between all three, that lil bugger screw is free at last!!

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It seems apparent that you are in over your head. You should not try to repair things like this. Pay someone to fix these things for you.

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