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Use a jailbreak on an iPhone 4s with power button broken?

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akberali932:
theres an iphone 4s very cheap 16gb cdma the only problem is that its power/lock button is broken i want to ask you guys what will be the problems that i will be facing because of it and can i upgrade it to latest ios and jailbreak it without having power button And a big THANKS for always telling me what to do you guys are doin a awsome job :)

iTechy21:
You might want to check to see if it's IMEI locked just Google Apple IMEI lock and ask the seller for the IMEI.
If he ignores you don't buy it as it's properly stolen...

As for the power button the only way you will be able to turn on the device by plugging it in to a power source. And you can enable assistive touch in the accessability menu

iPH0NE_3GS:
Put some rubbing alcohol on it ( rubbing alcohol is covalent so it's safe for iPhones ) and just use an old tooth brush and brush it, then start pressing it like crazy till its loose

akberali932:
thanks for the replys i just want to know how will i reboot my device if it freezes and will  i be able to put it in dfu mode  ? Thanks again for replying

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--- Quote from: akberali932 on February 19, 2015, 03:10:09 PM ---thanks for the replys i just want to know how will i reboot my device if it freezes and will  i be able to put it in dfu mode  ? Thanks again for replying

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The jailbreaking process depends on what ios version you are running on..... For ios 8.1 till 8.1.2 you dont need to put your device into DFU you'll have to install Pangu or Taig(something similar) jailbreak tool and go on with your installiation
So you don't need the power button for the installation and I don't think iPhone 4s freezes (I haven't experience it in these years )
My fears are a bit similar to what iTechy21 told you since the phone is cheap if it has been is stolen and activation lock has enabled you cannot do anything with it and it is also Carrier locked so be carefull while buying it...
And you can get the button repaired for about 10$ (or whichever country your from)I suppose...

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