Home Button No Longer Working on New 3DS Console

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by megatallica, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. megatallica

    megatallica Advanced Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Hey guys,
    A couple of days ago I transferred a old motherboard from my 9.0 n3ds to my new black n3ds(they have just come out in Australia), and ive discovered that the home button is no longer working, apparently the latch isnt suppose to be lifted and the cables just wiggle out, any tips of fixing this?

    Its even wierder because only the home button is broken, the touch screen is fine.
  2. Cavioe

    Cavioe GBAtemp Fan

    May 28, 2015
    United States
    Those clips on the N3DS, the black ones, should not be lifted as it will not have enough pressure down on the ribbons. You might want to try pushing it down and maybe secure with tape. I say tape as super glue is not recommended as it would damage the clips, ribbons and be a pain to remove later.
    SmileCitrus likes this.
  3. WallK

    WallK Get off my lawn

    Apr 8, 2011
    You can use that hot glue gun, it's easier to remove it after something has gone wrong
  4. The Real Jdbye

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    Mar 17, 2010
    I can vouch for this. Hot glue is fucking amazing :D
    Its versatility is only second to duct tape.
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