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Drawing too much power through USB?

cljone1229 -

iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G Battery Replacement

iPhone 3G Battery Replacement

25 Minuten


Mein Problem

My 3G just quit recharging one day, no matter the power source. Tried the wall charger, no luck. Tried a Sony speaker docking station, 3G shorted it out. Tried laptop & desktop, got an error: "The device is drawing too much power through the USB port. The computer has shut down the port." WTH? Obviously the battery was messed up, so I thought I'd give iFixIt a go...

Meine Reparatur

Took a bit of reading the online help & watching the video, but not bad at all!! I think the hardest part for me was making sure the camera got re-seated correctly so that the logic board would lay down enough to get the SIM card slot lined up. The tools that iFixIt sent w/ the batter (Phillips & spudger) worked perfect! Got the battery installed, plugged it in, and works GREAT!!

Mein Rat

The video shows the girl using the spudger differently than what worked for me. I thought she was sliding the spudger to disconnect the cables, where I found I had to pry the connections up from the logic board. Also, keep very good track which screws go where as there are different sized screws (w/ different threads) that have specific locations to return to.

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iPhone 3G Replacement Battery


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