iPhone 5S Home Button Repair In India By Techyuga

iPhone 5S Home Button Repair In India. A Guide By Techyuga

Faulty home button of your iPhone can cause you a lot of trouble. If the home button is unresponsive or not working properly then you must go for fixing your iPhone home button. However, looking for iPhone home button repair services online can be tricky and confusing since you will have to look for the best service centers online for your cell phone who can carry out this delicate process of iPhone home button repair without causing further damage to the motherboard of the mobile phone. In this guide like our previous guides telling how to replace iphone 5s battery & how to replace iphone 5S screen, we would like to educate the users as to how to repair or replace an iPhone 5s home button so that you can choose the repair centers wisely. Moreover, this guide would be helpful for people who are looking for a DIY iPhone 5s home button repair tutorial to save a few bucks from being spent behind expensive Apple Service Centers. For the technical people who are looking to repair the iPhone home button on their own, we are one of the greatest supplier of iPhone OEM spare parts in India shipping to all major cities of the country so that you can purchase the home button yourself and have it replaced. Having said this, it is nonetheless always recommended that you get a professional technician who can repair your device with utmost precision. So here is our take on how to repair or replace the home button of your iPhone 5s so that you can yourself get your phone up and running in no time.
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Opening iPhone 5s

switching off iPhone 5S

 1.Power off your iPhone 5s

Before performing any repair you should always power off your device before opening it up.

Removing security screws in iPhone 5S

2. Remove the two security screws on both sides of the dock connector

There are two security screws that secure the screen to the frame and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your 5-point security screwdriver to remove them. They are both the same size so it’s okay if you mix them up.

Removing display assembly

3. Remove the display assembly

Place your suction cup slightly above the Home button assembly and secure it to the screen.

Separating screen in iPhone 5S

4. Remove the display assembly

Holding the iPhone in place with one hand, gently pull upwards on the suction cup until you free the bottom of the screen but do NOT pull up all the way at this point as a cable running to the Touch ID sensor is still connected. You only want to separate the screen about an inch at this point.

Removing metal shield in iPhone 5S

5. Remove the display assembly

Now that you have a clear view of the cables, use the pointed edge of your spudger tool in order to carefully remove the metal shield covering the Touch ID cable.

Make sure you don’t lose the metal guard that covers the Touch ID connector.

Disconnecting touch id

6. Remove the display assembly

Again, use the pointed edge of your spudger tool in order to disconnect Touch ID.

You can now safely swing the display up more in order to see where it is connected to the board.

Removing screws in iPhone 5S

7. Remove the display assembly

Remove the four screws holding down the shield that covers the display cables. To do this, use your #000 screwdriver.

Removing cables in iPhone 5S

8. Remove the display assembly

Now use your spudger tool in order to remove the three cables shown in the image below. You’ll need to remove the two off to the far right in order to reveal the third and final cable, which sits below them.

separating display assembly in iPhone 5S

9. Remove the display assembly

The display assembly should now be free from the body of the phone. Go ahead and set everything but the display assembly aside now.

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Removing right screw
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10. Replace the Home button flex

Remove the top right screw holding the Touch ID cable in place using your #000 screwdriver. There is a tiny metal guard underneath, make sure you hold it in place so the cable doesn’t spin or tear underneath it. Also, make note of the orientation of this guard as you’ll need to replace it again during re-assembly.

Removing screws in iPhone 5S

11. Replace the Home button flex

Once you’ve gotten the top screw out and set that and the guard aside, you can fold back part of the Touch ID cable in order to remove the two screws holding in the shield that sits above the Home button. Again, use your #000 screwdriver.

Removing metal shields in iPhone 5S

12. Remove the Metal sheet

You can now remove the metal shield and set it aside.

Removing home button assembly in iPhone 5S

13. Remove the Touch ID

Lastly, very carefully use your spudger tool to start prying up the Home button assembly which is held in with a bit of adhesive. Be careful doing this as it’s easy to tear cables that run to the Touch ID sensor.

Seperating home button assembly in iPhone 5S

15. Remove the Touch ID Flex

Now simply swap the new Home button flex in the old one’s place. If you ordered the parts I’ve recommended above from eTech, the home button is already in place. If you ordered from elsewhere and got only a flex, you’ll have to transfer the Home button and gasket over to the new flex. Just be careful not to tear the gasket while doing this.

Removing cables in iPhone 5S

16. Reassemble the display assembly

Reconnect the three cables shown in the image below, starting with the cable to the far left, which sits underneath the other two.

Removing screws in iPhone 5S

17. Reassemble the display assembly

Replace the display shield using the four screws and your #000 Phillips screwdriver.

Disconnecting touch id

18. Reassemble the Touch ID

Re-connect the Touch ID cable to the logic board. The easiest tool to help you do this is the pointed end of the spudger tool.

Removing metal shield in iPhone 5S

19. Reassemble the Touch ID

Replace the Touch ID shield that sits over the cable.

Replacing dock screws in iPhone 5S

20. Replace the dock connector screws

Use your 5-point security screwdriver to replace the two dock connector screws that sit on either side of the dock.

switching off iPhone 5S

21. Test your iPhone 5s Home button

Once you’ve got your iPhone 5s fully assembled, you can go ahead and power it back on. After it boots up, perform the following steps to test the new Home button:

Hold down the Home button and ensure Siri activates properly

Double tap and triple tap to ensure those actions work

Make sure you can enter and exit apps as you should be able to with a single tap

Hold down the power and Home to make sure your iPhone 5s reboots correctly.


To conclude this Home Button Repair or replacement guide I must mention that iPhone 5s is indeed a delicate device so please whatever you do if you try this by yourself always remember to do it in front of professional supervision or rather it is recommended to get the help from the best and trusted iPhone repair centers. At Techyuga we provide the best in class mobile phone repairing services at an affordable for all brands including the iPhone. Having served more than 30,000 customers all over India and operating currently on 26,000+ postal codes we are proudly the best repair service center in the country. Call us on 9088888835 OR Live chat with our engineers here, you can also book a repair here to avail our expert repair service within your budget.

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jingyansu choudhury

jingyansu choudhury

Hello World, I am the Founder And CEO Of Techyuga. I am working on building Techyuga to become India's No.1 end-to-end repair hub for all kinds of devices.