Home button & lock button stopped working


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Hey all, so here's my problem.

After switching the black back plate off of my iPhone 5 to a gold one, & installed a new screen that wasn't cracked, I've had problems since.

My home button, nor lock button work. Volume, vibrate, etc etc all still do currently work.

I purchased & installed a new home button ribbon, but that didn't work.

Yesterday, I tried installing iOS 7, but my phone got stuck into a recovery loop. Mind you I have no working buttons, so getting 6.1.4 back on & out of recovery mode took about 6 hours...

Any ideas to why these buttons don't work? & to why I cannot install iOS 7?

Thank you much!

Edited by: iRobot ( )

Ah, any ideas guys?

Thomas ,

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