1. SandeepRoy's Avatar
    My Home Button on iPhone 4 needs replacement. Will that affect my JB & Unlock, as the Battery will have to be removed ?
    07-11-2012 06:50 AM
  2. 3cit's Avatar
    My Home Button on iPhone 4 needs replacement. Will that affect my JB & Unlock, as the Battery will have to be removed ?
    If you are planning on doing this yourself I would like to STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you reconsider...
    You will have to go through THE ENTIRE PHONE just to replace the home button...
    If your sending it in to apple, you absolutely need to restore to stock before sending it in... And of course you will lose jailbreak...
    If you are sending it to an "expert" outside of apple repair then you don't have to restore and you won't lose your jailbreak... The replacement procedure will not affect your jailbreak.
    How do you know your home button is broken?? It NEVER works, or sometimes it doesn't?
    07-11-2012 12:37 PM
  3. SandeepRoy's Avatar
    If you are planning on doing this yourself I would like to STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you reconsider...
    You will have to go through THE ENTIRE PHONE just to replace the home button...
    If your sending it in to apple, you absolutely need to restore to stock before sending it in... And of course you will lose jailbreak...
    If you are sending it to an "expert" outside of apple repair then you don't have to restore and you won't lose your jailbreak... The replacement procedure will not affect your jailbreak.
    How do you know your home button is broken?? It NEVER works, or sometimes it doesn't?
    Sorry, for not being specific. Sending it to an expert outside of Apple.
    The Home Button sometimes doesn't work, single and double clicks always don't have the desired result.Tried inserting the 30 pin connector & moving it around but with mixed results.Don't want to try the folded paper packing/insert at the rear side either. Currently relying on Assistive Touch.
    07-12-2012 04:13 AM
  4. 3cit's Avatar
    Well it won't affect anything in your phone, but it's ridiculously hard to do, IMHO. To get to the home button yo need to go through the ENTIRE PHONE!! And even then the button is NOTHING... So a new one might not have the desired result
    07-12-2012 04:57 PM
  5. SandeepRoy's Avatar
    Well it won't affect anything in your phone, but it's ridiculously hard to do, IMHO. To get to the home button yo need to go through the ENTIRE PHONE!! And even then the button is NOTHING... So a new one might not have the desired result
    Thanks, Got it done. The independent repair guy replaced the full assembly.The silver button,small black cable & the connector. The button is extremely responsive now,hope it stays that way
    Meanwhile i'm also using Assistive Touch, paid an equivalent of 40 bucks in my part of the world
    Last edited by SandeepRoy; 07-13-2012 at 05:16 AM.
    07-13-2012 05:13 AM
  6. 3cit's Avatar
    Well, that is indeed good news!!! That gives me hope!!!! Thanks for all the info.
    07-13-2012 11:55 AM
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