1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 4, 2012 4:54 AM by ewde1
Angie_Smalls Level 1 (0 points)

For the past month, my iPhone 4 lock/sleep button has been really hard to push. I wasn't to worried until just an hour ago it stopped working all together. I try pushing it and it won't click, push down or anything. I've  always taken good care of my phone by keeping it in an otter box, not dropping it, and it's never had water damage. I would take it to the apple store, but the nearest store is over 2 hours away... So is there anything I can do do rig it to work? Or even is there an app? Like how they made an app for people who's home buttons stopped working? Any help would be very much appreciated, thank you.

iPod touch
  • ewde1 Level 1 (30 points)

    well the same home button feature you speak of can sort of be enabled for the lock/power key: Enable Assistive Touch: Tap SETTINGS, General, Accessibility, AssistiveTouch (near the bottom) and tap AssistiveTouch to ON. You will now notice a small dark square with a circle in the middle (you can move this square anywhere). Tap the dark circult to open the assistiveTouch menu, then tap Device and tap and HOLD the lock screen icon. This will bring up the iPhone's Power-Off slider - no need for a power button any longer!