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    9dmaianos7's Avatar
    iPhone Nanite

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    Default Iphone 3gs Restoring error (5)

    Hello, my iPhone crashed it wont turn on. When im connecting it to my itunes, it ask me to restore it. Im restoring it and after while the loading screen turn off and on the i tunes the error comes up.
    "The iphone iphone could not be restored. an unknown error occurred (5)"
    What should i do to get it working?.

    Thank You.
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    Lozenger19's Avatar
    iPhone Beginner

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    Default Iphone 3gs Restoring error (5)

    Take it into an apple store and ask them to reset the internal system for you
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    3cit's Avatar
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    Default Re: Iphone 3gs Restoring error (5)

    put your phone into dfu mode by plugging your phone into itunes, powering it all the way off. then press and hold the power button for three seconds, and WHILE CONTINUING TO HOLD DOWN THE POWER BUTTON, press and hold the home button for ten seconds, then wWHILE CONTINUING TO HOLD DOWN THE HOME BUTTON RELEASE THE PWER BUTTON, holding the home button for an additional 15 seconds....

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