Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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How to change the home button

is it possible to change the home button without having to remove the screen and if it is can you make a guide to it. i have a iphone and the ribbon broke to the home button so i was wanting to repair it myself to save money, can you help please

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What if the digitizer doesn't come with a home button


you can buy the home button or the flex separately at most online shops. before you do that just check the dock connector for dirt and dust where it makes contact with the home button prongs. also check that the prongs haven't been flattened through use...gently lift up a little using something like a flathead screwdriver.


Its just the screen everything else works


sorry, i'm not sure i understand. are wanting to replace the home button or are you worried that the digitiser has no home button?


worried that the digitiser has no home button


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most digitisers are sold with out the home button installed. if you want to avoid the hassle of removing the digitiser then you will need to purchase the complete display assembly.. like this iPhone 3G Front Panel Assembly

iPhone 3G Front Panel Assembly Image


iPhone 3G Front Panel Assembly


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No. It's not unless you want to buy a new already put together digitizer. To get the glass off you will need to heat it up, i usually use my heat gun at about 150 to 200 c.

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