iPhone 5 Home Button Ribbon Cable

iPhone 5 Home Button Ribbon Cable

$14.99

$14.99

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Product Details

Features

Features

Fix that broken home button!

  • If your home button has no clicking action to it, this is most likely the problem.
  • This part does not include the colored, plastic home button itself. We do sell the actual home button too.

Compatibility

iPhone 5
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Repair Stories

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My Problem

My wife's iPhone 5 battery was discharging in mere minutes. She was constantly looking for her charger and plugging in. Often, she'd be on the road and unreachable because her phone was dead. But she resisted replacing the phone because of the cost of a new one.

My Fix

The toughest part was opening the c . . .

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My Problem

The button no longer worked.

My Fix

Simple. You do not need to remove the battery or screen once the phone is opened.

My Advice

Guide is way too complicated, describing much disassembly, and then says nothing about peeling off the adhesive strips and properly laying in the new ribbon. Simply open the case, turn the . . .

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My Problem

Problem was that my home button was working periodically and the display started to get some lines in it.

My Fix

The video was very helpful. The only issue I ran into was when pulling up the display, I did not get the plastic tool deep enough in the case so I pulled off the glass vs. the entire display. G . . .

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My Problem

The phone was not charging at all. It took at least a week before the phone would turn on. And also the home button was not responding it had to be depressed a certain way.

My Fix

The repair went well, thanks to the videos posted on ifixit website.

My Advice

none

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My Problem

The home button wouldn't recognize a press unless I used a lot of force. I was afraid I would break it even beyond repair if I didn't fix it.

My Fix

The repair went really well - I timed myself, and the whole thing took around 33 mins. The home button now works great, and requires very little effort to pres . . .

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My Problem

The screen on my iphone 5 had gone dead. Except for the home-button-bracket (which was in perfect condition), I decided it would be better to effect a complete replacement of the entire screen assembly. While I was at it, I figured it also would be a good idea to replace the battery.

My Fix

The repair its . . .

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My Problem

Battery and home button not working.

My Fix

It was very easy. It took 30 minutes.

My Advice

The screws are very tiny.

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My Problem

I started having issues with iphone5. When I pressed power/ lock button it took the screen shot and then hung up. It also restarted automatically after that. Initially I thought it was something to do with software so I reset phone completely and reinstalled from backup, but issue still existed. I f . . .

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My Problem

Home button fell off

My Fix

Repair went well

My Advice

Make sure home button ribbon is not missing spring

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My Problem

My home button on my iPhone 5 completely broke off. I was unable to use the device after.

My Fix

The repair went smoothly. It's truly amazing what can be accomplished when you have the right tools for the job. "ifixit" provided everything I needed to get the home button replaced and I did it in the comfort . . .

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