May 22, 2022

Video shows it’s possible to replace an iPhone 13 screen and not lose Face ID

He then suggested that there are some workarounds like other parts to the brand-new screen, however that the majority of service center would not do that because its “too sophisticated.”

Last week, 9to5Mac reported that Face ID stops working if you change the iPhone 13 screen with a third-party repair. Now, a brand-new video reveals that its possible to replace the screen and make facial acknowledgment work, however its not easy.

When we covered the initial Phone Repair Guru video, he stated that even when you replace your iPhone 13 screen for another original display, a message saying “Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine Apple display screen” appeared.

With that in mind, iCorrect, a UK third-party service center, showed that its possible to replace the iPhone 13 screen without losing Face ID, however, indeed, its a really advanced procedure.

In an article, iCorrect explains why Face ID is disabled on the iPhone 13 when replacing the screen and likewise gives context since Apple present this technology with the iPhone X:

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” In my opinion, and something which I cant talk about for the entire industry, is that this is not a battle with 3rd party repair, this is Apples battle with China. We as repairers and customers are just caught in the middle. Apple creates beautiful innovation outside and in, they have it produced in China, who then dismantle the innovation and manufacture alternative parts. Apple is using their own genius versus the Chinese by blocking aftermarket parts. It likewise indicates that they also obstruct the use of their own parts. That genius by huge tech producers can be viewed as control through serialisation of parts as discussed today..
This move to disable Face ID was originally seen as a checkmate move by Apple, but today Im pleased to be reporting that this is just check.”.

” From our research, the iPhone interacts with the screen through a microchip embedded on the screen. This screen microchip is an integrated circuit (an assembly of electronic parts fabricated into a single unit) accountable for equating your analog touch (your finger continuing your screen producing an analog signal) to a digital signal (for your iPhone to understand as your iPhone is a mini-computer and does not comprehend analog signals).
( …) The iPhone 13s screen IC now not only acts as a ADC, makes it possible for True Tone, brings a ROM for the non-genuine message but also now communicates with Face ID. We anticipate when replacing a screen in future will disable the in screen Touch ID.”.

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Although our last take about Apples doing this was regarding the controversy about the Right to Repair law, iCorrect has a different viewpoint of why the Cupertino company is so choosy about third-party service center:.

( …) The iPhone 13s screen IC now not just acts as a ADC, allows True Tone, brings a ROM for the non-genuine message however also now communicates with Face ID. We think this interaction with Face ID is a bug in iOS15. It shows us a look of how much more complex the screen IC is going to be in the future. We anticipate when replacing a screen in future will disable the in screen Touch ID.”.

You can see his seven-minute video showing the like Phone Repair Guru and after that how to change the screen while keeping Face ID on the iPhone 13:.