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How I Upgraded My iPhone Memory 800% - in Shenzhen, China

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This is my journey in Shenzhen, China to learn how to upgrade the memory in my iPhone 6s from 16GB to 128GB. I've been hearing for several years that this was something the repair shops here in Huaqiangbei could do, and I'd even seen one do it to a friends phone, so naturally, I had to learn how to do it myself. It was harder than I thought. Share this video: https://youtu.be/rHP-OPXK2ig Subscribe to the channel here: https://goo.gl/qeurxc This is part 3 of my custom iPhone series. Part 1: Making a CUSTOM iPhone - in Shenzhen, China https://youtu.be/aQszF2iKhx0 Part 2: Making a Custom GLOWING iPhone Logo - in Shenzhen, China https://youtu.be/JQkjAhmvITI The best video I found about how to upgrade iPhone memory: https://youtu.be/v5WDDZqhn2s Edited by auram - https://www.instagram.com/aurxm/ My Gear: Main camera: http://amzn.to/2BfHqiW Other camera: http://amzn.to/2B0Snke Main lens: http://amzn.to/2B0THDI Other lens: http://amzn.to/2BAysJQ Microphone: http://amzn.to/2kNCqHg Little tripod: http://amzn.to/2B12zJF Collaborative editing software: http://bit.ly/frameio-sp Facebook: http://facebook.com/strangepartscom Twitter: http://twitter.com/strangepartscom Instagram: http://instagram.com/strangeparts_com Music: Elevation by Gravity (licensed through http://bit.ly/artlist-sp) Trip the Light - Instrumental by Vikings in Tibet (licensed through http://bit.ly/artlist-sp) Save It (Instrumental Version) - Chris Coral (licensed through http://bit.ly/epidemic-sp) Soft Glare - Martin Veida (licensed through http://bit.ly/epidemic-sp) Pink Butterfly by Marco Martini (licensed through http://bit.ly/artlist-sp) Dramatic Drone 8 - Jon Bjork (licensed through http://bit.ly/epidemic-sp) #StrangeParts #iPhoneAdventures #China
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Text Comments (12311)
Brendan Carrick (1 hour ago)
Omg it's Conan O'Brien
Greg Mack (6 hours ago)
And after the cost of the 15 + test boards and the few locked boards. Paste, Marco scoop and all other equipment needed it would be cheaper to just pay for the phone you wanted. Lol
Hey whay you don't install windows os on your mac laptop
Rohan (10 hours ago)
So you upgraded the storage... Not the ram. Maybe put that in the title then
Babar Arshad (1 day ago)
its an expensive hobby
Andreas’ How to (2 days ago)
Can you make me one
Bogdan Nistor (2 days ago)
Hi i wos woching you video and i wos tinking to update mi IPHONE SE modified more giga Ram mor gigabit a fastet processor a better camera foto and use processor snapdragon is possibile on Iphone i can work to Ios devices snapdragon 855 add dual sim camera 90 megapixel? What u think with that camera frontal more megapixel for better selfie 24 megapixel better battery Life and mor and big power battery internet conession 5g ? I wos tinking to make a most stong Iphone se and different to world and special
unboxing theboxx (3 days ago)
RIC CHENG (3 days ago)
It’s hard to see you suffering
Tayeb Belm (4 days ago)
hope to see more strange parts in other places than china
Max Mus (4 days ago)
Aw dammit I thought it would be ram not storage lol
LITE HI (5 days ago)
9:23 spit lol
angular circle (5 days ago)
Yeah just buy a new computer instead of downloading a vm
George A. Vasquez (5 days ago)
Add the wireless charging to your custom phone
Ernesto cazares (5 days ago)
Se podra aumentar la memoria ram?
Serdar SÜZER (6 days ago)
Turkce ceviri yapan arkadas videonun ucuncu dksinda kesmeseydin keske cevirmeyi
SS Apple Life (6 days ago)
u do realise that icloud locked means lost or stolen
Faris2A (6 days ago)
Get a Samsung Note or Galaxy, and enjoy the benefit of external SD card feature!
NPC (6 days ago)
Awesome job, learning from scratch! priceless 👍🏻
解如浩 (6 days ago)
Beetless (6 days ago)
Your confusing me with memory and storage
x Hate (6 days ago)
How about radiation on the iphone?
Richard Turner (6 days ago)
Song at start?
Brad Smith (6 days ago)
You had the reflow temp wrong that’s why you kept tearing off pads
Jonah Nettelmann (4 days ago)
Matthew Quinn (4 days ago)
What is up with your profile pic
Savann Sun (7 days ago)
I wish i can do what you do. I cant afford the price coming to canada plus the waiting time which takes a month and half
M.Sammi ur Rehman (7 days ago)
that video is awesome dude you fcuk iphone
Ich watch this vid on my Xiaomi Mi a2
Burak Ozyer (7 days ago)
Which software he uses while repairing the "wand"
The Real Deal (7 days ago)
You mean storage not memory, memory refers to RAM.
Melvin Mupondori (7 days ago)
Thank you. I was looking forward to seeing a 12GB iPhone
sadman (7 days ago)
Why don't you go and try to sell that phone in I phone store. We can see how much they are going to pay for that.That will be so fun.
runforitman (7 days ago)
1:31 “they make lots of cool stuff” that sounds nothing like Apple
Jonny Nunez (8 days ago)
I wonder if is you could do this on the 10 (X) Or Xs because of the smaller logic board because of the L shaped battery
TheAlbaner990 (8 days ago)
Where did you learn all of that I would love to know all those things
T Wallauch (8 days ago)
Great video but I missed the translation in German. It would be perfect for ne to understand every word.. Thank you.
Haninos (8 days ago)
it is not about money, it is more about creativity.
ninjafireball (9 days ago)
Awesome video! Congratz on your persistence and hard work ! :)
extreme8808 (9 days ago)
Dude, you're my hero. When I start my youtube channel (eventually), I sure as hell want to collaborate with you and make a custom iPhone for a giveaway.
Raphael Moraes (9 days ago)
DAMMMMMMMMMMMM Im so happy when work it! Sry about my bas english, but its true im very happy when sucefully boots!
Windows 8.1 (9 days ago)
Bro just use Virtual Box and then make a Windows VM
OduWan CanItBe (9 days ago)
Реально, новоиспеченный ноут? О Parallels не слышал?
Theredmc (10 days ago)
I have a Xiaomi Mi a 2 Lite And why you not youse Bootcamp
Dezzeiy HD (10 days ago)
Ist hier außer mir noch jemand Deutscher. 🤔
DESPACITO 29 (10 days ago)
he always smiling at the intro
Pawan Gupta (10 days ago)
Time is money
Dave Tibaldo (11 days ago)
Black screen maybe indicates your phone went in DFU mode (mode used for restoring)
What the heck 😂 You set that title about increasing memory but you're increased the storage bro!😂
박제현 (11 days ago)
lol i want to try this thing later :) thanks for this video i really enjoyed it!
Hampus Tsilkos (11 days ago)
i love dix!
Hampus Tsilkos (11 days ago)
that profilepic thooooo
Hampus Tsilkos (11 days ago)
Mark Taylor (11 days ago)
How-about dem apples!
NicolasPlayz (12 days ago)
You should have used Wine it could work Wine is a program that can run Windows programs on Linux and Mac is and Android
Alexblackish (12 days ago)
the 3.4k dislikes are from the green bubble text peasants
News Flash (12 days ago)
I wonder if that iPhone still works :)
ohmytrance (12 days ago)
come to Android world its simple SD card buy it thats it
Daniel Hirsh (9 days ago)
Pixels oneplus phones neither have as card slots
ohmytrance (12 days ago)
its feels like survivor program in island no people on National Geo Graphic
Adly Mz (12 days ago)
You are totally awesome bro.. although saving 75 USD like a small amount for you, but for me in Malaysia, its cost RM300, quite huge amount for me..
NEWS WIN (13 days ago)
And it only took him 31:01 min!!
dhyey dodiya (13 days ago)
I am visiting Shenzhen next month. Could you please suggest any store, where I could upgrade my iPhone‘s storage ? Store Adresse or repair shops area in Shenzhen. Please
Amir Khan (13 days ago)
How much was the Xiaomi Laptop?
Haruhi (13 days ago)
Still wouldn't buy it
Joe X Med'O (14 days ago)
1:22 never heard of Bootcamp?? o.O? I would have done that instead of buying a new computer...
Conquerer (14 days ago)
Just like the Chinese guys T-shirt says `keep moving ‘....
Wentao Wu (14 days ago)
Mint condition boards with iCloud locks are usually from stolen phones. Don't buy them. Buying them may support criminal activities.
Apple Junkyu (14 days ago)
Scotty does so much for his videos, whenever he succeeds, I am smiling with him because we see how much work he puts into his content.
Lance Nostrum (15 days ago)
You would be a cool dad Wait... Did I just assume your gender
Maxwell Archer (15 days ago)
If you want to work on anything Windows. If u want to just watch yt or pay bills iMac AND windows
Miles Harrison (15 days ago)
he has the best smile tho
Reuben Rutter (16 days ago)
But can it run crisis?
You are awesome Mr Strange Parts.
Rein de Boer (16 days ago)
Did you know you can run windows on a imac/ macbook? You just buy a whole new windows machine!
Asprin Aki (16 days ago)
Food Eater (16 days ago)
That pc looks like a Microsoft
Mani Maram (17 days ago)
That phone was a rose gold iPhone 6S Plus 16GB purchased in 2015
Ali Imran (17 days ago)
19.55 there is a man walking with shirt "keep moving"...that really related to ur situation bro..
Irje Jcm (17 days ago)
The chip has balls !!!😏😏
Irje Jcm (17 days ago)
He did more practice than me in my boards !!!
khazler The great (17 days ago)
Hey how about making your own laptop next? But not just an ordinary one.
Abdullah Nafees (17 days ago)
Lol bro I have expended my 100$ phone storage to 128 gb using a 20$ sd card🤣.It's high time to say good bye to apple😎.
Milon Hossain (18 days ago)
can you change the touch id ? is it works ?
Просто молодчина!!!
Broxine (19 days ago)
can the 512 chips be bought now ?
Broxine (19 days ago)
would 128GB to 512GB on 6s work ?
张凌玉 (19 days ago)
Broxine yes I checked in taobao . They have that option. So that must be ok !
Broxine (19 days ago)
张凌玉 mine is 128 too. My question was: is 512 possible?
张凌玉 (19 days ago)
Yes mine is 128...
Memory is not storage memory is ram storage is rom Rom(storage) is how much data can you store on the device forever Ram(memory) is how much data can be open and working at once
Oblivion Rad (19 days ago)
00pingvin00 (19 days ago)
before heating chip u should use soldering flux it helps to heat evenly. also don't pull chip up, try to move it horizontally and then pull up when it ready
00pingvin00 (19 days ago)
use foil to protect board near chip u trying to remove
antonio vieira (19 days ago)
Very nice
Carson reviews stuff (20 days ago)
Not to be mean but I think he means storage not memory
QuarktaschemitSenf (20 days ago)
the storage, the headphonejack...just buy a pocophone xD
Eric (20 days ago)
class 1 confirmed lul. still fun to watch
Befo4eGaming (20 days ago)
"I am gradually figuring out what the f*** im doing" Hahaha, i lost it, if that isnt a motto for my life haha
Mr. Roster (20 days ago)
The thing is not only about storage but it's also about RAM I am 100% sure after 5 to 6 months his phone should have slowed down
ACT1O1 (20 days ago)
If they have this in China for iPhone , they must have MacBook upgrade.
YUAN LI (20 days ago)
Pretty common in China. People there really know how to fix phones. Even you drop it into the water.
games. com (20 days ago)
This guy can do everything.
Hanafis (20 days ago)
You have to buy a stabilizer so that your video is better.
stacey (20 days ago)
yeah, no. I'm a hardware design engineer for a living and I will still nope straight out of re-soldering BGA chips.
Moodsaver (20 days ago)
Next time, install Parallels Desktop on your mac... will save you to buy a PC... I use it all the time for autocad and some other windows only programs which doesnt exist on mac
a kop (21 days ago)
So you'll buy a new laptop.. Ht not upgrade your phone
if a man talks shit (21 days ago)
just use a samsung
raceface_m (22 days ago)
Lol that was awesome, but extremely tedious. Would’ve just had the guys in the stands do it haha. Very informational
이현석 (22 days ago)
My note 9 has 512gb storage so I did nothing.
MY5TCrimson (21 days ago)
Your phone is also 4 years newer than the 6S. Of course it will have more storage.

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