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Power button fell out. Help!

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By Iconic24, Senior Member on 4th February 2014, 07:29 AM
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I was disassembling my phone to change my audio jack and while taking out the frame, the plastic power button completely popped out (my fault, I know what I did wrong). So I tried pressing the actual flex cable to turn on the phone and that didn't even work, so I'm assuming I need to buy a new flex cable. Also how do I put the physical power button back in the phone? I can't find a way to make it stick.

Someone help, I really am lost
 
 
4th February 2014, 06:59 PM |#2  
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5th February 2014, 12:47 AM |#3  
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I was disassembling my phone to change my audio jack and while taking out the frame, the plastic power button completely popped out (my fault, I know what I did wrong). So I tried pressing the actual flex cable to turn on the phone and that didn't even work, so I'm assuming I need to buy a new flex cable. Also how do I put the physical power button back in the phone? I can't find a way to make it stick.

Someone help, I really am lost

This may help:
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (T889) Power Flex Installation Video.
5th February 2014, 03:10 AM |#4  
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That helps some, thanks!

But I also cant figure out how to put the power button itself back on onto the middle housing, or do I have to buy a new housing now?
5th February 2014, 04:42 AM |#5  
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do you have any pictures of it? its hard to imagine whats going with your phone
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i think you might need to remove the chrome frame and put the power button back the way it was or you can take a look at volume button on the other side seeing how it attached to the frame and also try to use super glue. btw does the power button work?
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I never thought about comparing it to the volume side, good idea. And the power button doesn't work so I definitely need a new flex cable
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if the power button doesnt work for now, you can use touchwake function in trickster if you have it in your rom
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