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Recently my 8gig 3G's volume, silent and lock buttons have stopped working or so I thought. I found that if I hold in on the ear piece all the buttons...
01-20-2010, 09:11 PM #13G volume button issuse
Recently my 8gig 3G's volume, silent and lock buttons have stopped working or so I thought. I found that if I hold in on the ear piece all the buttons work. I've searched around and I found one other account of this and I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix it. I would like to avoid opening the phone till I know what to do to fix it.
01-21-2010, 01:56 AM #2
If you still have warranty, get it replaced. If you don't, the flex cable is most likely faulty and needs to be replaced.
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01-23-2010, 10:14 AM #3
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01-23-2010, 01:54 PM #4
Thanks for the replys. I guess I'll just live with it for a few months and pick up a 3Gs. I'm pretty good with a soldering iron but my phone still works and I don't feel like killing it till I'm up for renewal in June.
01-23-2010, 02:04 PM #5
01-23-2010, 02:23 PM #6
Really? I read the flex cable repair thread and got pretty put off of the idea. Would you mind explaining what this would entail?
01-23-2010, 02:35 PM #7
You read the flex cable repair thread for the 1st gen iPhone. All you have to do is remove a bunch of screws, replace the flex cable, then replace all of the screws. There are guides all over the Internet on how to do this.