My phone's WiFi chip and modem signal booster thingy are busted. Does reflowing is a good fix?

Discussion in 'Mobile Devices and SoCs' started by orangpelupa, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. orangpelupa

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    It works again when I put some pressure or heat. Like when I sit on it for a few minutes or when I put it on my car's dashboard.

    I also have tried to stick a cardboard on the chip to add pressure and it works for a day.

    Is reflowing a good fix? Or it will be like Xbox 360 and I will need to reflow it again in a few months?

    P.S. I've told my cat not to sleep on top of it.
     
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    Maybe you should tell us what electronic devices/gadgets that you have that never have a problem, you know, as a reference if I want to buy something durable.
     
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    That is a fictional list. :-|
     
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    You should use the Towel Wrap fix, similar to how launch X360s were fixed, but substitute the towel with your cat.
     
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