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A New Way to Repair iPhone 7/7Plus Home Button

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The iPhone 7 home button will only work with the original home button that it was shipped with; if it breaks and needs to be replaced, it means that replaced home button would be a non-functional home button. No Touch ID and no return-to-home functionality. Don’t worry. Use our customized charging port flex cable to restore the return-to-home function of your home button. Also, if you have met the issue about iPhone 7 touch ID, please check our iPhone 7 Broken Touch ID Hardware Fixed tutorial.

Let’s see how it works.
We got an iPhone 7 that powers on with “Unable to activate Touch ID on this iPhone” alert. Press the home button. And no Return-to-home functionality either. Go to Settings>Touch ID & Passcode. The“Add a fingerprint’ is grayed out. The home button of this iPhone 7 is totally damaged.

a new way to repair iphone 7 home button

Here comes our customized charging port flex cable that can restore return-to-home functionality of the home button.

a new way to repair iphone 7 home button

To get the home button repaired, we need to disassemble the phone. First, remove the display assembly and take out the logic board. Then remove the Vibrator, Loudspeaker, and charging port flex cable.
Replaced it with our new customized charging port flex cable. And then install the Vibrator and Loudspeaker. Here comes the second part – the customized Home Button Flex cable. Folded it in half and get it installed. Then get the logic board in the place and installed.
The last part of our customized return-to-home group is the home button face. Therefore, the next thing we do is to install it in the home button hole. Then connect the logic board with display assembly.

a new way to repair iphone 7 home button

a new way to repair iphone 7 home button
Connect the battery connector to the logic board. And turn on the phone. Press the home button, The Return-to-home functionality is back to normal. Fully install the phone. And the Home button matches perfectly with the phone. Press the Power button and the home button at the same time. A screenshot can be taken successfully. As we test the functions, our engineers find out some defects of this customized charging port flex cable.

1. The lightning earphone is not available. We can’t here voice with the earphone plugged-in.
2. The hand feel of the home button is not so comfortable as the original.
3.  No vibrate alert when returning to home.
4. Touch ID function is not available.

All these shortages cannot offer enough motivations for you to use it. However, we believe this technology would perfect as you expected in the near future. Let’s be patient and wait for it to be maturer.

a new way to repair iphone 7 home button

a new way to repair iphone 7 home button

Attaching the iPhone 7 Home Button Broken Repair video for you for more details.  As well as the tools listing used in the video. You can go to our online store shop.rewa.tech to order or need assistance placing your order, email sales@rewatechnology.com and we will help you with whatever you need.

Tools & Parts:
*Charging Port Flex Cable Replacement
*Integrated Mobile Phone Repair Platform
*Anti-static Plastic Pry Bar
*Straight Tweezer

Now the upgraded version is coming with the following features:

  • Restore return-to-home function
  • Support PD fast charging
  • Support different type of charger adapters from 0.5A-2.4A
  • Be able to take screenshots on all iOS versions
  • More comfortable touch feeling

Though the headphone function is still unsolved, a wireless Bluetooth headset can be an alternative. So will you replace your broken home button with this upgraded parts?

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3 Comments
  • Fossie
    07/31/2019 at 9:29 pm

    Wrap your phone in a duvet and put it in a washing machine on cold wash for 2.5 hours … comes out perfect…not joking..I’ve tried it.🤓

  • Azal Bhatkar
    06/10/2019 at 10:18 pm

    I have iphone 7 plus and my home button is not working its broken and i want to replace it with another as the touch id is not working what should i do ?

    • REWA
      07/04/2019 at 5:32 pm

      iPhone 7 plus touch ID will not working if the home button broken/replace. Our Universal Home Button replacement can solve iPhone 7 home button not working issue. Please go to our online shop – https://shop.rewa.tech/ to order if you need.

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