iPad 2 Home Button Not Working

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by mollyerickson, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Jman09

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    The home button and dock connector are pretty close together, so it's possible that something right there went bad. I agree thats its weird that two things messed up on the iPad but since they are close together, one faulty piece could effect both items.
     
  2. ck563

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    I have the same thing happened to me.

    Don't know whether it's relevant, in my case, it's JB'ed and after I installed the multi-gesture app. I can still go 'home' by using the four fingers pinch.

    FYI, for charging, it charges only when it's powered off.
     
  3. greg09

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    I'm having the same problem. Have you resolved the problem?
     
  4. evohicks

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    Well I have to say my ipad2 has started doing this just tonight. It's happened intermittently and there seems to be no pattern to it just yet but I am convinced it's a software issue as it will work fine for a long time before not wanting to work. My iPad is only 3 months old, bought at Currys in the UK, I don't want to take it to them for repair unless I am 100% sure it's a hardware problem. Not sure if I can demand a replacement TBH but as the problem is really intermittent right now it's probably going to work ok if I took it back now.
    I must say that my iPad 2 has had no knocks or bumps and has had lots of care as have all my laptops etc,so this is definitely not user neglect ;).
    Will post back if there any changes.
     

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