1. msa969's Avatar
    I tried uploading my iphone 3g 8gb with a new version of iOS operating system I think it could have been ios 4.
    To do this I downloaded the latest iTunes software to my laptop.
    I then attached my iphone 3g to my laptop and itunes software started updating the OS. However there was an error in the update process so I clicked on the button restore button. This failed now I have an iphone that does not work. The iTunes error is
    "The IPhone "iphone" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (1015)

    This actually happened once before to me about 1 year ago (I obviously totally forget about the incident). Anyway I had to take it to one of those phone repair shops and had to pay to get it repaired. I want to see if I can solve this by myself as I feel I am good on computers.

    Please help?
    10-31-2012 04:43 PM
  2. BenGillam's Avatar
    if i remember correctly its stuck in a recovery loop.

    you can use ireb on windows or tinyumbrella i beiieve to "kick out of recovery mode" both have buttons for that i believe.
    11-01-2012 09:35 AM
  3. msa969's Avatar
    > use ireb on windows or tinyumbrella
    Sorry I am a novice but what are these features and how do I access them?
    11-02-2012 03:28 AM
  4. mmalmamun's Avatar
    How to Fix The Problem Help Me
    iphone 3g 8gb the iphone''could not be restored.au unknown error occurred(1015)
    12-25-2012 07:43 AM
  5. msa969's Avatar
    Are you giving me advice on how to fix my iphone? As I still have the problem with 3g 8gb.
    The iphone fails with "The IPhone "iphone" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (1015)
    it seems to be locked on the recharging screen.
    12-26-2012 07:11 AM
  6. msa969's Avatar
    Rich2ard7son,

    Forums are there to guide and advice and thread followers to decide if they are capable of such endeavours
    12-27-2012 05:57 AM
  7. Fatijon Ibrahimi's Avatar
    This help me and i think this video help and you just follow the steps
    01-01-2013 02:51 PM
  8. msa969's Avatar
    Thank you Fatijon Ibrahimi,

    I have seen the youtube video
    I had to remove iTunes from my laptop. I have downloaded and installed iTunes. Anyway all the functions for Devices is greyed out and inaccessible. When I connect my iphone to itunes now. After awhile iTunes returns with "The phone" could not be restored. AN unknown error occurred (3194)
    01-02-2013 07:02 AM
  9. dejanmiki's Avatar
    Re: iphone 3g 8gb An unknown error occurred (1015)
    01-05-2013 12:45 PM
  10. Ahmed Abo Elghar's Avatar
    iT unes has detected an iphone as recovery mode you must restore this iphone before it can be used with itunes

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    the iphone cold not be restored an unknown error occurred (1015 )
    02-27-2013 06:29 AM
  11. Amir Ali3's Avatar
    Re: iphone 3g 8gb An unknown error occurred (1015) please help me.
    Last edited by taz323; 03-26-2014 at 08:35 AM. Reason: Removed email address
    03-26-2014 08:30 AM
  12. taz323's Avatar
    Re: iphone 3g 8gb An unknown error occurred (1015) please help me.
    This maybe helpful.
    Resolve specific iTunes update and restore errors
    03-26-2014 08:37 AM
  13. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Re: iphone 3g 8gb An unknown error occurred (1015) please help me.
    Read the possible fix for error code 1015 via the following link.

    Resolve specific iTunes update and restore errors
    03-26-2014 08:37 AM
  14. Mohammed Alfardan's Avatar
    09-11-2014 06:33 PM

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