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What to use for shim iPod home button?

The home button contact needs a shim I see some guys use bonding. What should I use? I see that JB weld stuff is that any good....? Also I'm not in the mood to make some investment in this stuff. As we know only a drop is needed.... So what have you used for this process of fixing the home button.?

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I have used a couple of drops of super glue in the past. It's just important that you let it dry before adding more, and before reassembly!

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On all of the videos and step by step web pages on repairing the ipod touch 4g, I have yet to see what this shim looks like. Does anyone have a photograph? Apparently the shim is missing in mine. I took it apart to replace the screen and now the home button won't work.


@grybo1960 - There is not an "official" shim. The reason why a shim or spacer is necessary in some cases is that all replacement parts are not made to the exact same physical specs as the original parts. You can also use a small piece of Kapton tape as a spacer as well.


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