The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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Home button not working after battery replacement - Touch ID still is


I recently replaced my battery in my iPhone 5S however the home button does no longer work. Touch ID is still fully working however Does anyone know why this is?

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It's means you have partially ripped / damaged the home button ribbon cable assembly.

Unfortunately the only option is to either get it repaired or replace the home button but without touchid functionality as the home button that comes with the phone is linked to the board.

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You could have very well damaged the home button cable during the repair. Even a microtear in the cable can cause the home button to malfunction.

Also keep in mind that home buttons have a rubber gasket around them. This gasket is very similar to other gaskets (ie engine gasket) that sometimes need to be replaced during the repair due to general wear and tear.

If the home button does not click properly, try readjusting it or replacing the gasket. If your home button in fact did get damaged during the repair, replacing it is simple, but you will not have any touch id afterwards because home buttons are married to the motherboard inside your phone. If they are not able to talk to eachother anymore, then you will not have the touchid option available.

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There are several reasons for this problem for example pry damage, a malfunctioning lightning port and so on. You should troubleshot the problem by following this guide: How to Fix iPhone Home Button Not Working after Battery Replacement

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