Volume button doesn't work!

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Colev1, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. Colev1 macrumors member

    Feb 25, 2013
    I've had an iphone 5 for about half a year, it's never had anything but a fully protective case on it (otter box, lifeproof) and it hasn't really suffered any huge falls. Now all of a sudden the volume down bottom doesn't work! Sometimes it will work for a couple clicks but then nothing again. Anyone else have this problem is it something that can be fixed?
  2. robjak macrumors newbie

    Jun 2, 2013
    Yes that happens on my 5 now. :(
    Just searching to see if any answers to this problem. Really annoys me.
  3. Macman45 macrumors demi-god


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    In both cases, I'd suggest a complete backup and restore. It may be software related, but sounds more like dirt has become wedged in between the buttons..Might be possible to clean it with a qtip or similar, but I'd try a restore first.

    If you have AC then It's back to Apple I'd suggest.

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