1. gameson's Avatar
    I believe these two are the most replaced part of an iPhone, the screen and the battery. Anyone know where I can buy the OEM part? not aftermarket?

    02-05-2013 04:10 AM
  2. Timhewitt's Avatar
    You cannot purchase OEM parts. Apple suppliers do not make these available. All you can purchase are third party parts.
    02-05-2013 06:37 AM
  3. anon(4698833)'s Avatar
    From what I've heard too, the iPhone 5 parts are still kind of difficult to get, much less at a cheaper parts rate...my buddy does iPhone and iPad repair on the side and he said since release, parts are not anywhere near as common and are still premium price, even to most dealers.
    02-05-2013 09:45 AM
  4. gameson's Avatar
    Thank you all. If that's the case, I guess my only option is to go to Apple for repair? Anyone know how much they quote a screen repair and their turn around time?

    As for those experience with non OEM part (especially the LCD), is the glass also made of Gorilla Glass? How does the battery perform vs OEM?


    I google 'iphone 5 oem battery' and this link shows up on the very top. Is this truly OEM?

    02-05-2013 01:07 PM
  5. iRy757's Avatar
    Try this site. Probably gonna be your best bet - www.truesupplier.com

    Boom right here http://www.truesupplier.com/apple-ip...-pr-30812.html get ya self a gold one haha.

    Go to LCD screens on the left then select apple. Or just use the search bar. Keep in mind this is an over seas supplier so shipping takes about 2 weeks. They're good though.
    02-05-2013 06:37 PM
  6. gameson's Avatar
    Thanks, iRy757. It looks like it's not possible to buy OEM LCD, but OEM battery is possible? From the link I post and your link, both claims OEM battery but both do not claim OEM LCD...
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    02-05-2013 07:08 PM
  7. John T's Avatar
    iFixit sell OEM parts.
    02-07-2013 05:56 AM
  8. Pugal74's Avatar

    I had replaced my iPhone 4 screen using s third party screen.

    Now, when I updated the firmware to the latest version, the phone stopped working.

    Is this normal ? Does the firmware update process check for original parts and Third party parts ?

    Any input is highly appreciated.

    08-06-2013 08:09 PM
  9. Malicaqi Humiki's Avatar
    I alway buy OEM parts on witrigs.com
    12-28-2013 01:55 AM

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