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Iphone backplate I dropped my iphone and it dented it right at the on/off button, and now the button is stuck down....the phone still works but i can't turn it off or use the button at all. How can I remove the back plate so I can try to bend it so that the button will pop up?

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  • aliicat May 14, 2009

    i dropped my iphone and the on/off button in stuck inside the phone so i cant press it.. all the screen is doing is flashing the little apple sign then going blank every 3 seconds. HELP ME!!

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There are iPhone repair guides with images that guide you through the steps of opening an iPhone.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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You have probably solved this issue now. anyway, ive got the same problem and ive stumbled on this here so im gonna post the solution for everyone else: http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone

antenna cover can be removed quite easily by applying some duct tape on it and by slowly but firmly pulling the cover in the direction of the dock port

remove the three screws that are holding the cover in place

now the tricky part: remove the back plate by loosening it from both sides. recommend getting a spudger, most spudgers for electronic devices will do. disconnect the cable that wires the backplate's button with the motherboard. you should now have access to the on and off button. bulge the dentation, maybe dent the button and it should be as good as new.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

You can't. sell it or trade in for new one.

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