How To Fix Broken iPhone Lock Button – Works With iPad/iPod Touch

How To Fix Broken iPhone Lock Button – Works With iPad/iPod Touch

Hey everyone welcome back this is DHTV and
today I have a quick tip on how to fix your lock button on your iPhone iPad or iPod Touch
Lets get started. So if your lock button ever breaks or starts to become unresponsive, your not totally screwed. There is actually a way you can use a setting to create a digital
lock button. So open up your settings application, you then want to scroll down to where it says
“General” and then were going to scroll down to “Accessibility” and from here were going
to pretty much scroll down all the way to the bottom and you want to find “Assistive
Touch”. So we will open that up and turn Assistive Touch on. Basically this is going to create
a digital button. This can do various things, I showed you in another video how to create
a digital home button with it. If you do have the broken lock button, what you would do
is tap on “Devices” from here and then tap on “Lock Screen”. So basically from this section
or basically anywhere on your phone, we will just go to our home screen here. You can move
this where ever you want, it wont bother you while your playing games. You can put it anywhere
on the screen and as soon as you need to lock your phone you just tap on it click “Devices”
and then click “Lock Screen”. Now obviously your going to need to use your home button
and swipe to unlock but as you can see here the digital lock button is still available
to you. You can do various things through that. Now if you want more information on
Assistive Touch and a full tutorial I will link you with that in the description down
below. So, definitely check that out if you want more information on this feature. For
lock screen problems basically click “Device” and then “Lock Screen”. But if your phone
does die or it turns off for some reason, you will need to plug it up to your charger
and that should give you the ability to bring it back to life. Obviously it needs to have
at least enough of a charge to turn it back on. It will turn on automatically but you
still have to use this. It’s just a temporary solution to lock your screen. Anyway guys,
hopefully you enjoyed this, found it helpful and if you did let me know in the comments
down below. Also, feel free to subscribe if your interested in more videos like this one
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99 thoughts on “How To Fix Broken iPhone Lock Button – Works With iPad/iPod Touch

  1. OMG this saved me A LOT of trouble. thank you so much x

  2. even though people are being picky that its not a "fix" – it's better than not be =ing able to lock my phone at all 🙂 thanks for the tip! thanks 🙂

  3. Misleading title gfy

  4. Thank you so much! This was such a lifesaver!

  5. hey my ipod froze and I need to reboot and it doesnt work when I hold the assistive lock screen and home button

  6. When my phone is locked. How to switch it on if home button is broke?

  7. 3000 emails…. Smh


  9. Thank u so much this saved my life

  10. what if your iphone wont turn on and u have no power button

  11. My iphone 5 is stuck searching for signal, any suggestions?
    Btw my lock button broke so im using assistive touch

  12. Thank you, vid was helpful. 

  13. That's genius, thanks for posting this video. My button died last night and I was a bit annoyed thinking that I would have to pay to get it fixed and/or buy a new one. Your solution works perfectly for me. Thanks so much, I truly appreciate it.

  14. Wow! You have no idea how much this helped me! Thank you!

  15. this just happened to me today and i was freaking out and thought i would have to get a new one but this works out so great. good video very resourceful 

  16. super helpfull ohhhh man

  17. H

  18. Thank you so much!

  19. Well my friend brought me over an iPod 1 and it is disabled. He wanted me to fix it. The lock button is broken so I can't turn it off or on. I can turn it on with the home button though. My point is, it is disabled so I can't go into settings to get assistive touch. I have to connect to iTunes but I can't do anything with it. What can I do?

  20. Thank you!

  21. Thank you. I don't really like the way the button looks on my screen. is there any way to fix it other than taking the screen off? Please reply 🙂 TYSM

  22. I tried this already, but the assistive touch still won't change my volume, go to home, or turn my ipad off. I think I'm totally screwed.

  23. Thank you sooioooopo much I never knew that ?

  24. thankyou now i don't need to fish out any cash ahaha ?

  25. i will be getting an iphone 5 with broken lock button, on my iphone 4 i jammed some paper under the button under the outside casing. do you think i could do that again with the iphone 5?

  26. what if my home button is also not working??

  27. This is so useful :O Thank you _

  28. OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH! This is so useful!

  29. thanks because i was about to spend money just to fix the power button on my i pod because i was tired of  playing my i pod without it being lock and the battery used to die fast and for me to turn it on i had to plug in the the charger 

  30. @DHTV – Dan  my top power don't work what  if i want to turn my ipod on without using the charger all the time when i'm in school because my sister also use my charger and i'm never around when she needs it

  31. My iPod 4 lock button is jammed in and the screen will not turn on but I hear it wat should I do

  32. My iphone's lock button is broken and its also in DFU mode. How can i fix it?

  33. Awesome tip! Thanks!

  34. Thanks this helps so much!!☺️

  35. This doesn't help when I hit lock screen it still doesn't work

  36. Both my home button and lock button is stuck, so I can't restart it anymore, which makes it so slow that it can't even run a normal app 🙁

  37. thnx

  38. What if ialready turned off it off? And Its Has A Battery because of i charged it? But the Lock Screen Doesnt. Work? It Happens To Me At Times! Pls Help

  39. My iPod gone off, and the button is broken, and I need to go DFU to re–launch it.. any idea ? 

  40. thank you!!!!!!!!

  41. You have over three thousand emails.

  42. THANK YOU my IPads lock button broke and my mom is not gonna fix it u just saved my iPad THANK U SOOOOOOO much awesome vid

  43. thank you so much. This is a great solution up until i can go get it fixed. Thanks again!

  44. Thank you so much I love it!!! It helps me so much

  45. +DHTV-DAN at first I thought it shut off.. But then I relized that I shut it off but it helps so much.. It's the only thing that I have tried.. I'm not gonna pay 20 bucks to buy an apple screwdriver you no…

  46. thanks i tried taking the button out but the full lock button has broken but this helped a lot thank you

  47. when my iPhone is locked and i receive a call ? how do i cut the call if it doesn't show "decline" and my lock button is broken ?

  48. You ve saved my a$$, thanks

  49. Thank you so much!!

  50. Thank dude

  51. plz make one that if its turn off what do  you do

  52. Thank you! I asked you about this moments ago but here I found the answer! Thx!

  53. this doesnt fix the problem it just gives a work around.

  54. Nahhh how am I supposed to take screenshots now tf


  56. but wait how do i take screen shots

  57. theres an option to take screen shot nvm lol ur so awesome

  58. he there anyone..i was forgotten my passcode now my ip just disabled,and all my button are not function except home button,is this normal??i cant power off my ip.when i press power off button,nothing happen.anyone please help me..

  59. oh thank you so much ….. im really really thankful to u nice job

  60. I already have this, my ipod is not turning on even with it charged in. I don't even know if it is charging. You can't click the power button because its squished in.

  61. More of a remedy than a fix.

  62. Works great. Thank you

  63. This is not a fix, tip is good, but title is misleading

  64. ehm, this doesn't fix anything?

  65. You can setup that when you click 3 times home button it Will dissepear and repear again

  66. how to power on

  67. Click bait ?????!?!?!

  68. I a have a wired thing going on my lock button. You can hold lock button and lock it but when pressing once, it doesn't work. Your solution doesn't work either. The only possible thing to do it is by waiting 2 minutes to turn off. I'm getting sick of this right now. Does anybody has an idea fixing this. It would help so much to me. 🙂

  69. Thank you so much! I did this to my iPod then forgot, and upgraded to an IPad! You earned a subscriber!

  70. Oh no, please rename this.

  71. How do you unlock it if both home button and lock button are jammed, I have to put it on a charger to turn it on every time and I can't access an outlet everywhere ??!?

  72. my lock button is actually stuck and I can't get it unstuck

  73. You mean how to bypass a broken lock button..? Click bait ass

  74. You stated you would show how to fix the power button. This video shows how to use the virtual button. Garbage!

  75. Thank you so much. This worked and helped a lot ? you earned 1+ sub ?

  76. Can I still screenshot

  77. It doesn't work

  78. Tnx very much


  80. Thank you so much

  81. Your a bloody life saver mate! Thank you so bloody much!!!

  82. My ipad broke I can't turn it on or of again ;-;

  83. How the fuck are u gonna turn it on then

  84. Thanks for the help my lock button was acting weird so you help me ?

  85. thank you very munch this is helpful

  86. My iPhone se lock button no longer works it still clicks and sounds completely normal it's just nothing happens

  87. Really halped

  88. Lets hope this fixes or it fucking loses out topic

  89. Thx

  90. thanks this helped alot

  91. You didn't know that the iPod touch 2nd gen don't have your idea

  92. Thank you so so much

  93. Thnkyou so very much it helped alot????

  94. Great thanks

  95. No no my home button is broken

  96. I have 2

  97. Thx helped but didn’t fix

  98. THis doesent work… How are you supposed to power it on?

  99. Lock screen do not works

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