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How to replace the headphone jack and volume cable in a GSM/AT&T iPhone 4

If you've got an AT&T or some other GSM variant of an iPhone 4 and you are experiencing issues with either the headphone jack, mute switch, or volume buttons, a DIY repair can quickly get your iPhone back into working condition. Symptoms can range from no sound from the headphone jack to something being stuck inside. If your volume buttons aren't working or you have to push down extremely hard, this replacement cable should also fix that issue.

So if you're out of warranty and don't fancy buying a new iPhone just yet, follow along to see if you're up for the challenge.

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iMore Editors' Choice: Marvel Comics, Middle Manager of Justice, History Channel, and more

Every week, the editors and writers at iMore carefully select some of our favorite, most useful, most extraordinary apps, accessories, gadgets, and websites. This week's selections include a few games, a classic notes apps, an app that lets you purchase vouchers for you and your friends, a popular comics apps, and a TV app.

To see what we picked, follow along after the break!

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Having sound issues on your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S? Here's how to fix them.

If you've got an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S that's having some issues with sound, you probably aren't alone. Issues could range from system sounds working but your iPhone not actually ringing or system sounds not working unless plugged into the headphone jack. While sound can be caused by several issues, symptoms like this are typically fixable with a pretty simple DIY repair.

If any of the above symptoms sound like what you're experiencing, follow along for a more detailed list of symptoms and how to correct the problem.

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iMore Editors' Choice: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Into the Dead, Weather 2x, and more

Every week, the editors and writers at iMore carefully select some of our favorite, most useful, most extraordinary apps, accessories, gadgets, and websites. This week's selections include a few games, a weather app, an app that let's you control your Logitech webcam, a killer music app, and a photography app.

To see what we picked, follow along after the break!

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How to replace the volume buttons in an iPhone 4S

Like any other metal, steel can become sharp or jagged when damaged. If you've got an iPhone 4S and you've physically damaged the volume buttons, a DIY repair can get them back into like new condition in no time. If you didn't opt for AppleCare+ and your normal warranty won't cover the damage, taking matters into your own hands may not be a bad idea.

Follow along and we'll walk you through how to get those buttons back into perfect condition for a lot less than what the cost of a new iPhone is.

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iMore Editors' Choice: Wavii, Delivery Status touch, Street Fighter X Tekken, and more

Every week, the editors and writers at iMore carefully select some of our favorite, most useful, most extraordinary apps, accessories, gadgets, and websites. This week's selections include package delivery tracker, a Twitter client for iPhone, a news aggregator, a fighting game, and an app that helps you keep track of your Holiday wish list.

To see what we picked, follow along after the break!

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How to fix an unresponsive Home button in an iPhone 4S

The iPhone 4S has been around for a little over a year now and as with any device, normal wear and tear can cause components to fail over time. The Home button is the most used hardware function on the iPhone which means it's typically the first one to give out. While Apple changed the Home button design slightly from the iPhone 4S's predecessors, the flex cable can still wear over time leading to misfires when single and double tapping or even worse, the Home button can give out altogether.

If you're out of warranty and your Home button is giving you a headache, we can help you DIY repair it for much less than the price of a new iPhone.

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