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Hey scott32786, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.
-If that didn't work [https://www.youtube.com/v/O0Xk0cpxeiw|try this].
-If it still didn't work then [guide|4484|disassemble it then reassemble it] to see if the power button is actually faulty or just out of place.
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+-'''More Options'''
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+-Use a can of compressed air to blow through the switch or if you don't have compressed air just blow very hard.
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+-If that still didn't work [https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPhone+3G+Teardown/600|do a quick teardown]
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+-If it doesn't work after that [https://www.ifixit.com/iPhone-Parts/iPhone-3G-and-3GS-Power-Button/IF137-014|purchase a new power button] (it's cheap) [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+3G+Power+Button+Replacement/4484|and replace it].
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+-For a temporary fix: settings>general>accessibility>assistivetouch and turn it on.
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-Let me know how it goes.
-Please accept the answer if it works for you.

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Edit by: iApple ,

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Hey scott32786, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.
-If that didn't work [https://www.youtube.com/v/O0Xk0cpxeiw|try this].
--If it still didn't work then [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+3G+Power+Button+Replacement/4484|disassemble it then reassemble it] to see if the power button is actually faulty or out of place.
+-If it still didn't work then [guide|4484|disassemble it then reassemble it] to see if the power button is actually faulty or just out of place.
-Let me know how it goes.
-Please accept the answer if it works for you.

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Edit by: iApple ,

Text:

Hey scott32786, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.
+-If that didn't work [https://www.youtube.com/v/O0Xk0cpxeiw|try this].
+
+-If it still didn't work then [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+3G+Power+Button+Replacement/4484|disassemble it then reassemble it] to see if the power button is actually faulty or out of place.
+
-Let me know how it goes.
+
-Please accept the answer if it works for you.

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Edit by: iApple ,

Text:

Hey scott32786, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.
-Let me know how it goes.
-
-Please accept the answer if it works for you.

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Edit by: iApple ,

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-Hey Scott, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.
+Hey scott32786, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.
-Let me know how it goes.
-Please accept the answer if it works for you.

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Original post by: iApple ,

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Hey Scott, try to apply pressure on the top part of the screen (that is closet to the power button) and press the power button at the same time. Maybe you could get it to turn on like that. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcfMFRqSxlA|This] demonstrates what I'm talking about.

-Let me know how it goes.

-Please accept the answer if it works for you.

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