When you accidently drop your iPhone, you may think everything was fine until you reboot your iPhone and got stuck in recovery mode. And you’ve tried resetting your iPhone, plugging it into iTunes, and nothing works. Don’t be worried if you are experiencing this touchscreen issue, check out the rest of the article and learn how can you get rid of it, we hope you enjoy sharing.
Step 1. Diagnosis
Start diagnosis with booting the iPhone 8 Plus, it gets stuck in recovery mode with plug to iTunes icon. Normally, launch the iTunes to restore the iPhone will do the job, but in our case, the iPhone couldn’t be restored due to an unknown error 14, which indicates it was the physical damage inside of the phone that caused the booting up problem.
Step 2. Read and Transfer the Information
Given the hard disk caused the recovery mode issue, we need to change a new hard disk to fix by removing the original hard disk and reading all the information from it via hard disk programmer, then transfer the information to a new hard disk
Step 3. Desoldering and Reballing
Desolder the board pad with the help of solder wick, soldering iron and rosin. On the other side, reball the new hard disk, lay the soldering net on the hard disk and make sure to set in correct position.
Step 4. Reassemble the Hard Disk
Add some solder flux on the motherboard, then align the board and the new hard disk, complete the restoration by heating the board. Visual inspect the bonding result and double check the current when the board cools down.
Step 5. Reassemble & Test
Assemble the motherboard and restore the iPhone 8 Plus. Restart the iPhone when the restore complete, case closed.
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Tools and materials used (one-stop mobile phone parts online shopping mall – www.hcqs.eu):
Solder flux ×1;
Soldering iron ×1;
Hot air gun ×1;
Solder paste ×1;
PCB cleaner ×1;
Cleanroom wipes ×1;
Desoldering braid/solder wick ×1;
Hard disk programmer ×1;
Soldering net ×1;