Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Home Button partially working

This is related to this issue : iPhone 6 Touch ID Issue after Screen Replacement

Where Touch ID is not working however the home button is. I have ordered a replacement Touch ID extension cable.

However what is odd is that, when the device has been locked for say, 5 minutes, the home button doesn't work even if I press it a lot of times. However, when I press the lock button to wake the phone up from sleep, the home button functions perfectly. Is this a sign of the Touch ID cable itself being damaged or something else?

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Hmm. Likely you've damaged the home button cable on the shield, on the back of the display assembly. These are very fragile parts, and easy to damage. You should use some heat to take the display assembly apart. However, don't use too much heat! You can damage the parts doing that as well. Make sure to read the guides, several times, before and during the repair. Take it slow

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Just to clarify, that's the extension cable that runs on the back of the shield up to the logic board then and not the physical Touch ID cable itself?

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Yes. The cable on the back of the shield. If I had to guess, you damaged the part on the bottom. The part that's glued to the display assembly

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Thank you so much!!

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No problem. Hope it works out alright

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