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FIX for iPod Touch Home Button

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tonybeyondo Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Apr 8, 2009 8:25 AM
Hi Everyone- first post.

I decided to register for this forum after finding a definitive 100% fix for a 1st gen iPod Touch 16gb home button unresponsive or nonfunctional.

1. Place 1 drop of rubbing alcohol on the home button.
2. Press the button repeatedly with pencil eraser making sure to get liquid into area surrounding button.
3. Dry off area with paper towel.
4. Press home button until it works again.

I was ready to buy a new one- and this was my last ditch effort. Now it works like new!

Hope this is helpful- be careful with the amount/type of liquid used- do not use water!!
Powerbook 12" 1.5ghz, Mac OS X (10.5.6), iPod Touch 16gb 1st gen
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