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Old Jan 29, 2011, 10:12 PM   #1
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Taking apart an iphone 4

I have a petty little problem, one of my volume buttons is stuck, it must have something tiny jammed in it since it won't budge. If I take it apart, can I get to it from the inside? Cause I've tried everything else...
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Old Jan 29, 2011, 10:20 PM   #2
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Take it to the apple shop if you can, bit safer than doing it yourself?
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Old Jan 29, 2011, 10:46 PM   #3
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I would although I'm too busy this week to take a trip to my apple store. I've taken my macbook apart before (completely dismantled everything to clean it out), so I have some experience. I guess I'd like to know if it would be a good way to solve the problem.
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Old Jan 29, 2011, 11:21 PM   #4
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You would be better off going to the Apple Store than risking turning your iPhone into a brick.
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Old Jan 29, 2011, 11:59 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by ryanmckenzie View Post
I would although I'm too busy this week to take a trip to my apple store. I've taken my macbook apart before (completely dismantled everything to clean it out), so I have some experience. I guess I'd like to know if it would be a good way to solve the problem.
If you have time to take the iPhone apart, you have time to hit the apple store
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Old Jan 30, 2011, 12:34 AM   #6
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If you open it up and dont mess things up, if you put it back together, you will be fine. His are instructions to open it. http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPhone-4-Teardown/3130/1

It would be safer to go to the apple store. They usually replace it really quickly. If you decide to go this route, watch out for the weird screws theyre having on the iphone 4s now.

Main point: Opening it is fine, if you can get it, great, if not, put it back together and go to the applestore.
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Old Jan 31, 2011, 01:35 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone. I'm convinced to wait until I can get to the apple store.
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