Don’t Take To Your iPhone With WD-40

We recently pointed to a suggestion that WD-40 was a useful way of loosening a stuck iPhone home button. Several readers highlighted out potential downsides of that approach, and one in particular sticks out: the solvents in WD-40 will ruin the internals of the iPhone if they get inside.

As Alex notes over at Gizmodo, a report on iMore highlights that not only is liquid in general bad for your iPhone, WD-40 could dissolve the plastic on the home button and other internal plastics as well. Looks like the best fix for a stick button is, alas, a Genius Bar trip.

Warning: WD-40 will not fix your Home button [iMore via Gizmodo]

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