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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:00 PM   #1
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I can wiggle my home button a tiny bit side to side and up and down on my new 4S. It makes a tiny clicking noise when I do so.

Is this normal?
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:02 PM   #2
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No to both your questions.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:12 PM   #3
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Mine does it too. Been considering whether to take it in to the Genius Bar.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 08:19 PM   #4
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Mine does it too. My girlfriends does. (Both 4S)

My replacement iPhone 4 does.

9/10 displays at Apple do too.

Is this normal? Gotta be.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 10:39 PM   #5
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i'm taking mine in tomorrow. i don't like it.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 11:07 PM   #6
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Mine does a teeny bit. Not a big deal.
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 11:49 PM   #7
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Mine does it too. My girlfriends does. (Both 4S)

My replacement iPhone 4 does.

9/10 displays at Apple do too.

Is this normal? Gotta be.
Does it make a clicking sound also?
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 11:53 PM   #8
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From my experience with 8 Genius bar replacements I would recommend you keep your original phone and stop wiggling the home button right and left!

Wiggling home buttons, yellow screens, dust under screens...

Remember the home button goes up and down! lol


(my iPhone 4S also has this problem, but does not bother me anymore and I have extreme Apple OCD!)
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Old Oct 25, 2011, 11:58 PM   #9
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My iPhone 4 does it, so does my wifes 4S.

That's normal for an old style mechanical button. Too bad Apple is over-invested in this poor solution. They really should be using a touch sensitive control, after all the _entire_ display is touch sensitive and the best in the industry.

The Apple fanbois, worshipers, and hangers on will offer a million excuses defending Apples choice. Thereby reinforcing the fear of moving forward. The fear of change.

They'll even use it to bash Android phones that use this type of control. After all if Apple didn't invent it, its got to be a failure.
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 12:03 AM   #10
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 12:05 AM   #11
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No home button wiggle on my 4S but my power button does wiggle from side to side.
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 12:07 AM   #12
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only if i play some barry white.
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 12:09 AM   #13
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Does it make a clicking sound also?

Yes and with the annoying rattle that is extremely loud, Im returning my phone and going back to either a 4 or 3GS .
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 12:17 AM   #14
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 12:32 AM   #15
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My 4 had that wiggle pretty bad but I kept it because my first 4 died randomly 2 days in. Seems like normal variation to me as I still play with iphones at stores with that same wiggle room in the home button.

My current 4s has a tight button but two dust specs under the screen and I am not returning for that. Its too much of a risk when you know what you got works well as is.

Also, i have this weird belief that the more I exchange the more likely something bad will happen down the line. Hahaha (I know, far fetched).

Just love it. Especially if your screen looks good.
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 02:01 AM   #16
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My iPhone 4 did but it went away after a week or so. My iPhone 4S doesn't.
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 02:34 AM   #17
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My iPhone 4's home button could wiggle a little bit, but my 4S has a perfectly fitted button that only goes up and down. To be honest, though, it's not something to worry about, is it? Never bothered me on my old phone.
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 02:38 AM   #18
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Does Your Home Button Wiggle?

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Mine does it too. My girlfriends does.
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so does my wifes.
Very naiiice. High five!
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 02:57 AM   #19
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Old Oct 26, 2011, 03:01 AM   #20
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I noticed that the home button on my 4S is slightly raised, my 3G, 3GS and 4 all where slightly below the surface of the phone. Just a minor variation in manufacturing. As for wiggling it, mine is solidly in place.
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i'm taking mine in tomorrow. i don't like it.
just got back from apple and they gave me a new one. took about 5 minutes. new one is fine.
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Old Nov 3, 2011, 02:33 PM   #23
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I noticed that the home button on my 4S is slightly raised, my 3G, 3GS and 4 all where slightly below the surface of the phone. Just a minor variation in manufacturing. As for wiggling it, mine is solidly in place.
Mine too, not sure if it's gonna bother me enough yet...
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Old Nov 3, 2011, 02:35 PM   #24
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My once Black iphone 4 had this issue but genius told me it wasn't a issue.

I now have white iphone 4S and my button does not wiggle and does not making a clicking noise if i wiggle it.
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Old Nov 3, 2011, 02:39 PM   #25
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No home button wiggle on my 4S but my power button does wiggle from side to side.
Same here
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