Four ways to fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

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Four ways to fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

Fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

No matter how anal you are about keeping your iPhone safe and intact, there is still a chance your home button will eventually suffer the effects of normal wear and tear.

The iPhone 5, which features a change to the anatomy of the home button, may solve this problem, but previous iPhone models are still susceptible to this common phenomenon.

If you’re still within the provided one year warranty and your phone doesn’t show signs of accidental damage, head on over to Apple . As long as you’re covered by warranty, the company will replace your phone or perform any necessary repairs.

Those who got hit with the home button plague after their warranty period can give the following four fixes a try. Just be warned: if you improperly perform methods 2 and 3 and damage your phone, we don’t take responsibility.

Method 1: Calibrate (and possibly restore) If you’re lucky, your slow-to-respond home button is due to a software glitch. To find out, you’ll need to calibrate your home button. Here’s how:

Open up a stock app, like the Clock. Hold down the sleep button until “Slide to power off” appears. When it does, let go of the sleep button and hold down the home button. After about 5-10 seconds, the app will close.

If this solved your problem, you are one lucky iPhone owner. If it didn’t you may want to try restoring your iPhone before continuing to the … [Read more]

Four ways to fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

Four ways to fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

Four ways to fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

Four ways to fix an unresponsive iPhone home button

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