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Repair guide : Home button iPhone 8 Plus

Level : Easy Time : 15 min Author : Alexandre
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This guide is for replacing the home button on the iPhone 8 Plus.

Problems :

  • Broken home button
Some advice before you start

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Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the home button on the iPhone 8 Plus, you have to turn it off.

Press the power button on the right side of the phone for a few seconds.

Then slide right to power off.

Step 2

Use the pentalobe screwdriver included in the standard tool kit in order to remove the bottom screws of the iPhone.

Those screws are on both sides of the dock connector.

Those screws secure the bottom part of the screen onto the frame.

With the hair dryer, heat up the edges of the screen as shown on picture 2.

This will soften the glue between the screen and the frame.

Note :don't hesitate to it up more to make it easier.

Step 3

Insert the opening pick in the bottom right part of the phone and slide it on the bottom part.

Repeat that step on both left and right side of the phone.

Step 4

Then slide and gently pull the screen as shown on picture 1 and 2 of that step.

Open it as you would open a book. Careful not to tear the three cable linked to the logic board.

Step 5

With the cruciform screwdriver, remove the four screws securing the LCD screen bracket.

Step 6

Remove the connectors bracket.

Step 7

With a nylon spudger, disconnect the battery and unlock the LCD/touch screen cable.

Step 8

Keep using the nylon spudger and disconnect the home button/force touch cable.

Step 9

With a triwing screwdriver, remove the bracket two screws circled in red that secures the front camera/earpiece speaker/proximity sensor cable connectors.

Step 10

Grab that bracket with a pair of tweezers and remove it.  

Step 11

Now disconnect the front camera/earpiece speaker/proximity sensor cable with the nylon spudger.

The iPhone 8 Plus screen is now removed.

Step 12

Remove the four triwing screws circled in red that secure the home button bracket

Step 13

Grab the home button bracket and remove it.

Step 14

With the nylon spudger, gently disconnect the home button from its cable.

Be careful during this step, the home button is very fragile.

Step 15

Peel off the home button with the nylon spudger.

Remove it on the front.

Be very careful in order not to damage the home button cable!

Step 16

The home button of your iPhone 8 Plus is now disassembled.

You can replace it with a new one if needed.

To reassemble your iPhone 8 Plus follow this guide in reverse order.

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