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Apple Fixes iPhone Error 53 With iOS Update
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Banacek
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Banacek,
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2/22/2016 | 11:58:47 AM
Bogus excuse
This "excuse" by apple of this being a security "feature" is completely bogus. It's just their way they want to control everything.

And how do we know the lame excuse is bogus? Because it only bricks the phone on update of the software. If you replaced the touch ID of your phone, it worked for months. Until you do an update. Then it bricked it. You still could use it after that, releasing all that data. You just couldn't update the software.
Banacek
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Banacek,
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2/22/2016 | 11:55:49 AM
Re: Problem beyond repair
People are going third-party because it might be cheaper or easier. When I broke my iPhone screen last year (on a saturday), I immediately went to the Apple web site to set up a genius appointment, willing to pay the $130 or whatever it was to fix the screen. The earliest appointment I could get was like wednesday.

So I looked around the web and found a place open on Sunday that could replace it the same day. Actually cost me more money. But I got it fixed, without having to wait four days (at least), deal with a mall parking lot, idiots in an apple store, waiting around for someone to help me, and go back hours (or days? who knows) later to get my phone.

The only thing I need to look into is what did they fix. I don't know if they replaced the touch ID button or not.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/20/2016 | 8:37:08 PM
Rough patch
Issues like these are precisely why I am slightly slow to update sometimes -- so I can let all the bad stuff happen to everyone else and then wait until the fix is available.
nomii
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nomii,
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2/20/2016 | 2:18:03 PM
Problem beyond repair

I think the company has failed to live to the expectatitions of its users. I am not sure why so many people needs to repair their home button from third party. Either its beacause of faulty home button or non availability of their branded repair shop around the intended market they were targeting. I believe it shows casual attitude towards R&D at the comapany. But releasing of an update to fix this problem is a right move and in time before this problem gets out of hands.



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