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My iphone 3g screen broke, so I bought an oem new screen and replaced it myself. All is good, except a couple of things. When I make or receive a call, I can not hear out of the speaker in the phone. I can hear if I touch the "speaker phone" option or if I bluetooth it to a head set. I figure one of the plugs must not be pluged in all the way. The only other problem that I am having is that it wont acknowledge when I touch it arond the the very edges of the phone. Do you know what could be causing this and how I can fix it? If it is a plug, which plug is messed up.

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