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Home Button Interchangability Question

Good Moro All,

I have replaced a few a fair few iPhone screens for friends, and I have been asked to change to an OEM, coloured screen for 3G and 3GS. Only problem I am facing at the moment is, most of the suppliers I search who stock 3G/3GS coloured screens, don't supply a coloured home button to go with the screen. Am I able to use a coloured 4/4S home button in their places? If so, is there any modification needed to make them fit and work effectively.

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Many thanks!

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You can use the homebutton from a iPhone 4 on a 3g/3gs. But not the cable. The button and the cable is fastened with double-sided tape.

You can use a small flat screwdriver. (Be careful so you don't damage the cabel)

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Once it's released from the button, it looks like this:

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Place the cable in the pattern of the new colored button :)

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