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  1. #1

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    Mar 23, 2011
    Unhappy iphone 4 ripped cable
    basically whilst fixing my iphone (smashed screen..again!), i accidentally ripped a cable. it appears to be the one that links to the front facing camera!

    i am planning on getting the iphone 5 when it comes out in summer, so im not that fussed about the FFC. but if i still reconnected everything up, minus the camera cable. would it still work?!

  2. #2

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    Mar 22, 2011
    If it is the camera cable id say yes it should still work fine, only one way to find out though
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  3. #3

    Member Since
    Mar 23, 2011
    still works! the main camera worked until i accidentally knocked the front cam on, now its frozen!


  4. #4

    Member Since
    Apr 08, 2012
    me too
    I did the same thing and phone was okay
    I could even take a picture and save it
    but i also (**** curiosity) hit the button to flip to face-side camera and now I have not camera. How can I make phone go back to regular camera?
    I took battery out and this did not help.

    Also, if I want to fix it, anyone know where I can buy the part?

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    Feb 22, 2012
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    Nov 08, 2010
    Main-11" Air, iPhone 6+, iPad Mini 3, Hi-Fi Extras- Too many to count
    do a hard reset and that should cause it to go back to the back camera if not then restore it and dont select the front camera. I did the same thing last summer.

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