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How to fix a blown earpiece speaker in a GSM/AT&T iPhone 4

If you've got an AT&T/GSM iPhone 4 and the earpiece doesn't seem to work or gives bad feedback, a DIY repair should get it back in working order. An earpiece replacement isn't an extremely difficult repair to perform and only takes about 20 to 30 minutes or so. It'll also cost you a lot less than a trip to the Apple Store for a new or replacement iPhone if you're out of warranty and not eligible for an upgrade.

Follow along and we'll get you back up and running in no time!

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How to fix a stuck or broken On/Off button on a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

If you've got a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4 and the On/Off button seems to be recessed or no longer pushes down when pressed, a DIY repair can alleviate the issue. While this isn't the easiest repair to perform, it's a lot cheaper than an out of warranty replacement through Apple. So if you aren't eligible for an upgrade and are out of warranty, it may be worth a try.

Follow along and we'll walk you through the process step by step.

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How to fix a stuck or broken On/Off button on a GSM/AT&T iPhone 4

If you have a GSM/AT&T iPhone 4 with a On/Off button that's stuck, broken, collapsed, or otherwise non-functional, and you don't have AppleCare or a warranty to help you, don't worry -- a DIY repair can fix the issue and have you happily sleeping or waking your iPhone 4 again in no type, if you're game to give it a try.

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AT&T/GSM iPhone 4: Ultimate DIY repair guide

If you have an AT&T/GSM iPhone 4 that's showing it's age and exhibiting some hardware issues, and you don't have the benefit of AppleCare or insurance, we can help you give it some love and get it back in working order. Whether it's time to replace that problem battery, fix that cracked screen, or get that broken Home button back in working order, iMore will help you get the longest life possible out of your iPhone 4, and walk you step by step through all the major repairs, with detailed instructions, photographs, and links to high quality parts from suppliers we trust.

Not exactly sure what the issue is? Read the descriptions for each repair below and match up the symptoms. Also make sure you check back often and bookmark this page as we'll be updating and adding even more guides on a regular basis.

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How to replace a cracked or broken screen on an iPad 2

If you've got an iPad 2 with a broken or cracked screen, AppleCare or insurance won't help, and you're interested in saving some money and fixing it yourself, we can help walk you through a DIY repair. iPad repairs aren't easy, but they aren't impossible either. So if you didn't opt for AppleCare+ and an outright replacement isn't an option, replacing the screen yourself may be worth considering.

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How to replace a cracked or broken screen on the new iPad (iPad 3)

If you've got a new iPad, somehow managed to crack the glass on it, and don't qualify for any type of AppleCare or insurance replacement, we can help walk you through a DIY repair. Even though it's not an impossible task, replacing the screen on a new iPad is anything but an easy. We only recommend those with previous repair experience, or lots of ninja daring, attempt a screen replacement for the new iPad.

If that's you, continue on.

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How to DIY fix a cracked screen or LCD on a 4th generation iPod touch

If you've got a 4th generation iPod touch with a cracked screen or broken LCD, a DIY repair isn't impossible if you've got a bit of patience and some technical know-how. If getting a replacement from Apple is out of your price range and you'd prefer to just fix it yourself, follow along and we'll show you how.

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How to fix the front facing FaceTime camera in a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

If you enjoy using FaceTime or Skype with your friends, family, and colleagues, the front facing camera on your iPhone is probably pretty important to you. If it starts malfunctioning or stops working, a DIY repair isn't too difficult and will cost you far less than replacing your Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4.

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How to fix the front-facing FaceTime camera on a AT&T/GSM iPhone 4

If you frequently use FaceTime or Skype on your iPhone 4, your front facing camera is no doubt important to you. If you're out of warranty and find that the front facing camera in your AT&T/GSM iPhone 4 is malfunctioning or not working, a DIY repair is possible if you've got a bit of patience and a half an hour to spare.

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How to properly clean your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch screen

How should you clean your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch screen? Should you stick with a dry cleaning cloth or is it okay to use a cleaning solution? If so, what kind of solution is safest? From everyday usability, to applying screen protectors and stickers, to reducing the risk of scratches, keeping your iOS screen clean is something we get asked about a lot. And while it's not a DIY repair, it's every bit as important to know.

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