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Old Oct 28, 2011, 05:44 AM   #1
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Software home button? My home button broke.

So the home button just stopped doing anything. Me and the apple store tried resetting to make sure it wasn't a software problem, and they said it's a hardware issue.

Before I sell this for parts on ebay (I can't handle having to wait for a cold power-up every time I need a different app), is there any other way of activating the home button besides pressing the home button? Perhaps an app? Just thought I'd check.
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Old Oct 28, 2011, 06:43 AM   #2
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If you go into Settings and Accessibility, you can turn on Assistive Touch to access the home button through the software. No need for an app.
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Old Oct 28, 2011, 07:02 AM   #3
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Im not sure which iOS device you have but if you have an iPad with iOS 5 you could use the 5 finger pinch in to close apps or 4 fingers to open the multi-tasking bar. I'm not sure if the iPhone supports those gestures as well.
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Im not sure which iOS device you have but if you have an iPad with iOS 5 you could use the 5 finger pinch in to close apps or 4 fingers to open the multi-tasking bar. I'm not sure if the iPhone supports those gestures as well.
Those gestures only work on the iPad 2. No other iOS device.
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if your device is jailbroken, you could use activator.
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