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The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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strange part found under battery

Hi. I’m replacing an iphone 5s battery following ifixit instructions and found a small transparent piece of plastic under the existing battery. Anyone know what it is and where it should go? thanks Chris

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This is just leftover of the adhesive backing. Someone left it in the phone during assembly.

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Hi,

Really don’t bother with that, it doesn’t look important, the phone can certainly work without it. I wouldn’t say the same with black adhesives on screen that are used as electrostatic shield though…

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