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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How to turn off phone when WSoD

I have an iPhone 3GS with a non-working home button and a white screen of death (WSoD).

Is there any way to turn the phone off so I can continue working on it?

Thanks,

John

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You may have to disconnect the battery from the motherboard. Unscrewing the two screws at the bottom and letting the motherboard up should disconnect it and power it off.

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I read another forum here and it says also one can let the battery just drain out but that's a long process.

Luckily the home button seems to be working again... though, I appreciate your help,

Thank you.

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