1. AC Question's Avatar
    I have a nexus 5. The battery was shot. I watched a youtube video, bought a new battery, replaced it, the battery works fine, but now I have no cellular service.

    I tried putting in a different sim card... no dice. Not the sim card.

    I put back in the old battery... no dice. Not the battery.

    I figured, 'dang, i must have broke an antenna' so I bought new antennas and replaced them... no dice. Not the antennas.

    What else could it be? And, can i replace that myself?
    07-08-2015 08:17 PM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    Welcome to the Nexus 5 forum.

    Perhaps there is no hardware damage. Have you considered a Cache Partition wipe, and if no go, a Factory Reset?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    07-10-2015 07:37 AM
  3. misterzg's Avatar
    I did a factory reset... no dice.
    07-13-2015 04:47 PM
  4. Saverio Geronimo's Avatar
    go to setting, About phone, status, SIM status, check the signal strength, normally is -89 dBm 10 asu, if you have much different numbers maybe the antenna is disconnected....
    07-14-2015 04:51 PM
  5. misterzg's Avatar
    Signal strength = 109dbm 2 asu
    Service state = in service
    but the cellular network state = disconnected

    I'm assuming this is the problem. How do I reconnect cellular network state?
    07-15-2015 04:17 PM
  6. misterzg's Avatar
    weird. checked it again this morning and now there's no signal strength.
    07-16-2015 01:12 PM
  7. VikramSK's Avatar
    Hi,
    I am facing the same problem here after replacing the battery, is there a solution that you reached at ? Please share the solution.

    Regards,
    Vikram
    01-14-2016 03:49 PM

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