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lmtfi

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Original poster
Oct 16, 2014
17
5
My iPhone 6 Plus home button had a double-click thing going on. I don't know why, it's a two month old phone. If I put my finger on it gently, it'd click. Then obviously click again when I physically pushed it.

Try this fix:

Put rubbing alcohol on your finger, and push the home button down with the finger that has the alcohol on it. Rub your finger in a circular motion while the home button is still pushed, allowing the rubbing alcohol to get to the button.

Your button should be back to normal.

I take no credit for the video.

VIDEO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nhjIZgTCx8
 
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Grolubao

macrumors 68000
Dec 23, 2008
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582
London, UK
My iPhone 6 Plus home button had a double-click thing going on. I don't know why, it's a two month old phone. If I put my finger on it gently, it'd click. Then obviously click again when I physically pushed it.

Try this fix:

Put rubbing alcohol on your finger, and push the home button down with the finger that has the alcohol on it. Rub your finger in a circular motion while the home button is still pushed, allowing the rubbing alcohol to get to the button.

Your button should be back to normal.

VIDEO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nhjIZgTCx8

Just bring it to the Apple Store why this home solution
 

nepalisherpa

macrumors 68020
Aug 15, 2011
2,301
1,429
USA
My iPhone 6 Plus home button had a double-click thing going on. I don't know why, it's a two month old phone. If I put my finger on it gently, it'd click. Then obviously click again when I physically pushed it.

Try this fix:

Put rubbing alcohol on your finger, and push the home button down with the finger that has the alcohol on it. Rub your finger in a circular motion while the home button is still pushed, allowing the rubbing alcohol to get to the button.

Your button should be back to normal.

VIDEO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nhjIZgTCx8

This is exactly what I did a week ago to fix the home button. It has been good so far.
 

lmtfi

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Oct 16, 2014
17
5
Just bring it to the Apple Store why this home solution

Not everyone has Apple stores in their vicinity.

My Apple Store is 20 minutes away - given the traffic, 40. Waste of gas, and time for sort of a small issue that can be fixed with this.
 

Savior13

macrumors newbie
Nov 24, 2014
3
0
My iPhone 6 Plus home button had a double-click thing going on. I don't know why, it's a two month old phone. If I put my finger on it gently, it'd click. Then obviously click again when I physically pushed it.

Try this fix:

Put rubbing alcohol on your finger, and push the home button down with the finger that has the alcohol on it. Rub your finger in a circular motion while the home button is still pushed, allowing the rubbing alcohol to get to the button.

Your button should be back to normal.

I take no credit for the video.

VIDEO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nhjIZgTCx8

I had to make an account just to thank you! I was wondering if this was normal. I have just the 6, and it seems like it's a problem/ issue with these too.
Hopefully the double clicking stops 'cause it's annoying.

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Just bring it to the Apple Store why this home solution

I was thinking of doing this, but for some reason I felt like they were not going to help me, or replace/ fix it just cus of the double clicking Home Button. I just jumped into the Apple band wagon ( loving it so far... never going back to a PC, or Android), so i don't know how good their customer service is.
 

kaiii01

macrumors newbie
May 19, 2016
1
0
My iPhone 6 Plus home button had a double-click thing going on. I don't know why, it's a two month old phone. If I put my finger on it gently, it'd click. Then obviously click again when I physically pushed it.

Try this fix:

Put rubbing alcohol on your finger, and push the home button down with the finger that has the alcohol on it. Rub your finger in a circular motion while the home button is still pushed, allowing the rubbing alcohol to get to the button.

Your button should be back to normal.

I take no credit for the video.

VIDEO:




doesn't work. Ill try but it makes worst
[doublepost=1463674913][/doublepost]what can i do now?
 

wproct

macrumors 6502
Dec 4, 2014
460
170
Iowa
I do the alcohol rub on the home button on my 5s about once a month or so. Keeps it running like a champ!:)
 

Breaking Good

macrumors 65816
Sep 28, 2012
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I called Apple's support line about my home button double-clicking. The rep I spoke with (I think her name was Amber) told me it was a feature.
 
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