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Thread: 3G volume button issuse

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    Default 3G 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.

  2. #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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  4. #3
    Yes, the Flex cable needs to be replaced and should solve all of these issues.
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  6. #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.

  7. #5
    There is no soldering involved in this repair.
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  8. #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?

  9. #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.
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