Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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Home Button cooper contacts damaged

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I have a 3GS and my home button is not working properly, so i opened the phone and i saw the j3 connectors, the ones in the dock connector part were the problem. One of them was in a good shape, what i mean it was gold colored, the other one not so much so i grabbed my screw driver and try to remove this silver kinda thing but i made it worse as you can see in the picture, is something i can do to repair, cuz i know is not making contact, that's why my home button is not working property thanks

Can i solder it??

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any chance of a photo or a better explanation of where you have damaged? is it the gold prongs on bottom of home button or on the dock connector. there are quite a few gold and silver things!

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i posted the photo, and is in the dock connector

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you should be able to buy just that top piece of flex on the dock connector. it can be found quite cheaply, in fact they sell it here either separately ( you need the dock flex, not antenna flex) or you can buy the entire dock connector if you think it's a bit too much hassle to fiddle about with little pieces.

I would also look at the underside of your home button and just check the 2 gold prongs that make connection to dock flex aren't flattened. it is more likely these that were the problem in the first place than the connector you removed

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Can i fix just the little copper piece like solder??

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i don't think so. you could give it a try, you've nothing to lose iPhone 3GS Dock Connector if you click on this image it'll enlarge to show what your part should look like

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