27 December 2018

iPhone SE water damaged can't on repair

Repair water damaged iPhone is possible. Don't listen to those people tell you it cannot be repaired and need to replace the motherboard. You just haven't found the right person.

Our success rate of repair water damaged iPhone is 90%. As long it's not sea water, then it's very high chance to be fully repaired. Data recovery is 99% success rate.

This case is an iPhone SE. This device been to many shop. Ended up a lot of missing screws and other damaged on it. Owner needs to recover all the photos in it.

Lucky she got some recommendation from her friends, the iPhone SE finally reached into very best hand - me @ my shop.

Below video is to show you how i'm going to save it. The differences between me and those amateur.

Make sure you turn on subtitle. 

Why we don't have On-Site repair or Road truck service? Because advanced repair is in our "LAB".
Not screwdrivers repair job.

Don't ask how much repair water damaged iPhone. We can't give exact price without look on it.
Please send in to our shop to do a full check and we quote you a exact price.  (Sure it won't be expensive as buying another used iPhone)

Full check means we will check every parts. Big or small parts.. like LCD, camera, buttons....
We quote you ONE exact price. NOT gonna tell you to pay more later.

Some bad dealers done repaired and found out new problem then tell customer to pay. We don't want that.

18 December 2018

Japan iPhone camera shutter sound fix

Do you know that Japan and Korea iPhones are unable to silent camera shutter sound?

In old iOS, It even makes a shutter noise when you take a screenshot with Silent turn ON...
It's very annoying.

It's been two years until now that I fixed a lot of this problem. Here I reveal the secret of how I did it.

There are few used/recond iPhone supplier in Malaysia still sending this kind of iPhones to me for modification.

Why I can't silent the iPhone camera shutter sound?

Actually, it doesn't consider a problem. Apple just wants to prevent iPhone being used to sneak peeking especially in Japan. Maybe it's Japan policy for them selling the iPhone there.

If you lazy to read article then watch our video in YouTube

What's the difference between Japan iPhone and foreign iPhone?

As a professional repair iPhone motherboard every day. We knew there is no difference in hardware motherboard between the Japan iPhone and others.

So I guessed it is the software causing that.

But the software iOS firmware that we downloaded are the same file, so there is no difference in firmware either.

So last thing I suspected is the "Model Code" also known as Area Code in "Setting - General - About".

This must be the one telling the iOS to act differently in Camera Mode.

As you can see, Model code MG4C2J/A.
J/A means this is Japan iPhone.
KH is Korea.
Both Japan and Korea will still make camera shutter sound when the iPhone in Silent Mode or ringer volume set to zero.

The shutter noise is louder than the usual iPhone.

So what is the best solution to silent camera shutter sound like a normal iPhone?

All we need to do is reprogram the Model Code to another country.

Here is the procedure to modify Japan iPhone 

Step 1 - Take out the Memory chip which we called NAND.

The red box one is the NAND. Every iPhone must have one. We can upgrade it too.
We need to unsolder this NAND out. 

As far until now 2018, Apple didn't make any memory chip. They usually use Toshiba, Hynix, and Sandisk. So that's why there is a third party tool to reprogram it.

Step 2 - After unsoldered the NAND out and we put it into NAND writer tool.

This is one of NAND writer tool by company WL.

Read the original NAND database.
Step 3 - Change the region code
See J/A?  Just change this to the country we want.
You can check this link to know more country code for iPhone.

Step 4 - Solder the NAND back to the motherboard. Restore the software again then job done.
I reprogrammed it to MY/A (Malaysia).

The fix is permanent. It won't affect you to update iOS or restore the device. 

Two years until now.. from iOS 9 until iOS 12.
None of them return with a problem.
(iOS 13.1.1 still good)

Zero side-effect.

We can do for free if you Upgrade the Storage in our shop. If not then we charge you a labor cost.

How much to fix Japan/Korea iPhone camera shutter sound?RM 150 for iPhone SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus.
RM 300 for iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus


Video of how to fix iPhone camera shutter sound

05 December 2018

News - December 2018

Battery offer price by Apple will be ENDED at 1st Jan 2019 !! Hurry grab it before they return to normal price which is few hundreds ringgit.

RM 125 for all models iPhone. 3 months Warranty.

15-20 Min replace process. On The Spot.

(No need backup, No need reset all data,  No need wait a week)


iPhone 7 - Audio IC disease 

We uploaded a video into Youtube about iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Audio IC disease.
Read more at iPhone 7 Audio IC article