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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Phone wont go into DFU mode

I have an iphone 3G, I can turn the phone off and on using the slider ,I can go into restore mode but for some reason I cannot go into DFU mode. Its not frozen or anything , I took it to a shop and they said the power button is not working.My question is" Will a bad power button still be able to turn the phone on and off? If it does how can this be repaired,do I have to replace the motherboard?

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if your power button isn't turning your phone off you can't enter DFU mode.

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Likely just need THIS part.

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