Do I need to put a small drop of black silicone on it? The iPod was no longer in warranty, and there was no service available for this problem, so I bit the bullet and paid the $98 to replace it. So, before I do the trade, I am going to be satisfied with the Virtual home key. Syl2us - 06/17/2013 Reply I stopped dismantling here as well and was able to replace the battery and everything works on the ipod. Check This Out
Carefully pull the top of the front panel assembly away from the adhesive holding it to the Touch, minding the short digitizer cable connecting the two components. And remember the mid plane must not be bended up here since it needs to be 100% aligned so the new digitizer does not bulge here when in place. - The jon doe 133,752 views 2:06 How to Take Apart the iPod Touch 5th Generation - Duration: 9:37. Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project
Be careful! If you connected it properly try pushing the home button on the back part (not the actual button). It took 3 attempts but on the 3rd try both the "slide to power off" screen and Notes closed for me.
Step 1 Front Panel Edit The iPod Touch 4th Generation front panel is attached to the rear case by adhesive. I thought my phone was on the way out and was dreading the cost of replacement. Usually it's a matter of ours, maybe a day before you are back to old. Why Do I Have To Press My Home Button To Unlock Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email •
asle - 03/20/2012 This metal plate fits under plastic near RHS edge, and other side drops between the camera and a circuit board - to refit, you may need to loosen Ipod Touch 4th Generation Home Button Replacement Reply Rodd September 23, 2012 at 4:58 am Dear Yaara Lancet, a big thanks to you for this post. Give the author +30 points! Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?
Add to Want to watch this again later? Ipod Touch 5th Generation Home Button Replacement Reply Yaara Lancet July 30, 2012 at 11:51 pm Awesome, glad to hear it helped! Thanks Reply Kyle Zhou August 1, 2012 at 3:20 am Just to let you guys know, the "calibration" trick doesn't actually do anything other than free up memory. Reply John B Lontz August 2, 2012 at 1:27 am Thank you, it worked for me!
The camera does not work??? https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPod+Touch+4th+Generation+Home+Button+Replacement/9828 Evon Waters - 10/18/2011 Reply Take a look at the post What parts to move from the broken screen? Ipod Touch 4th Generation Home Button Stuck Down iPhoneTechLab 188,038 views 4:50 iPOD TOUCH 4G, HOW TO FIX POWER & HOME BUTTON. Ipod Touch Home Button Repair Cost Thanks.
But a big thank you for posting this - really has made my day. his comment is here Step 1 Home Button Edit The iPod Touch 4th Generation front panel is attached to the rear case by adhesive. They told me it might be dirty within and I have to dab some alcohol and remove the grime out. It's a store, Apple! How To Fix Ipod Touch Home Button Stuck Down
share|improve this answer answered Jan 16 '12 at 15:24 Graeme Hutchison 5,509113260 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote if home button stopped working... Good luck man!
Would this tip work for my ipod touch 4th generation?Why does your ipod look so different?Would it work on iPod Touch 4g?how was it broken?I really don't know It worked for me when I dropped my phone. :) Reply Yaara Lancet August 7, 2012 at 5:19 am Great tip, thanks! this contact form It worked.
Cancel: I did not complete this guide. 61 other people completed this guide. Ipod Touch Power Button Not Working Don`t use it too much. I had an iPhone which started with the same problem as yours.
If you dropped your device or something and the home button broke at your fault, there is still a chance they might replace it. Reply Bruce October 17, 2012 at 5:23 pm I think people have to realize that Yaara's method works on home buttons that freely click and are NOT mechanically sticky. There should be more than sufficient videos to get you through the repair process, which is fairly easy. Ipod Touch 4th Generation Power Button Stuck Preston H - 06/17/2012 Reply The new home button ribbon cable already had new adhesive on it.
There is glue holding these two together and you will rip the speaker wires if they don't get detached first. I've taken very good care of my iPod, and have no scratches or cracks whatsoever. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply bloutrein, Mar 11, 2013 bloutrein macrumors regular Joined: Sep 6, 2011 Location: Durban #6 I had the exact navigate here When All Else Fails – AssistiveTouch iOS 5 includes many useful accessibility options, one of which can be used as a workaround for your unresponsive home button.
A couple of attempts using the power-off approach suggested here have not (yet) worked, but the adaptive fix works well. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Reply Meesh November 26, 2012 at 8:17 pm Re-calibrating worked, my home key on my iphone is now working much better. Was this answer helpful?
kitlammers - 04/13/2013 Reply This was difficult during both disassembly and reassembly. Hope you fix it!