Home button "presses" itself

Discussion in 'PSP - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by zelazzin, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. zelazzin

    zelazzin Member

    Jul 14, 2012
    Hey. Just recently, my home button on my psp 2000 has started to "press" itself. I mean that when I'm playing a game it just pops up, just as if I pressed the home button myself. Is this a hardware problem or a software problem, and how can I fix it if it is?
  2. Shadow#1

    Shadow#1 Wii & 3DS Softmod Expert

    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    u can get replacement home buttons strips on ebay or dx for cheap it connect via ribbon cable to the main board
  3. Lerhein

    Lerhein Advanced Member

    Jun 6, 2014
    United States
    or you can use MacroFire i had the same problem but with the select button
  4. DiscostewSM

    DiscostewSM GBAtemp Guru

    Feb 10, 2009
    United States
    Sacramento, California

    All the time, or just at night? Sorry, I couldn't help it.

    Could it be possible that some particles got underneath the button, and are setting off the press?
  5. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    pip Reporter
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    Yeah, I would start from cleaning the button panel, the physical buttons and the case as well as adjusting the ribbon cable before making judgements on whether or not you need a replacement. That, and as it was said earlier, you can re-map your Home button to one of the normally unused buttons or a button combination with plugins to avoid any expenses.
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