Oh crud I broke it =(
Hello everyone, I am new and an ***** =(
I jail breaked my iphone sucessfully and one day I decided to restore the iphone to its factory settings via the iphones menus and forgot about the jailbreak and now its messed up. I can get Itunes to recognise the iphone, but it wont restore i get an error and I see the Ipod cable into itunes on the iphone screen.
Can someone help me get back to a fresh working phone please!
- 05-02-2010, 03:31 PM #2
well there's a cable pointing at itunes... maybe it means you should connect your phone via the usb to your computer? and open up itunes if it doesn't by itself? then there will be instructions like "you must restore" then you click the "restore button"
but unfortunately if it's a 3gs you won't be able to downgrade unless you backed up your shsh hashes
geez ppl are getting stupider and stupider these days... i was stupid but they is even stupider than me O.o
like the other day some guy didn't know how to google and I had to write a step by step tutorial :P
Thanks for your reply
I feel there is no need for you to suggest I am stupid. I can read and understand instructions and fyi I did connect it to itunes and attempt a restore. It comes up with an error message during the restoration place...hence why I posted here. Albeit why I said "but it wont restore i get an error and I see the Ipod cable into itunes on the iphone screen" so without causing offence you need to be less hasty with your replies and read!
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- 05-06-2010, 02:54 PM #10iPhone Intermediate
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I'm not sure if it'll matter because I think you're already in recovery mode but you could try and force it back into recovery mode.
Disconnect your iPhone from the computer and turn it off.
While it's off hold in the home button and plug it into the computer.
When you see the cable pointing at iTunes let go of the home button.
If I remember correctly iTunes will pop up and say the phone needs to be restored. Click restore as a new device.
I'm not sure if it'll work but it sounds like it couldn't hurt.
You could also try and google the error and see what you find.
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I ran into the same problem with an iPhone 3G blackra1n-ed. I hadn't backed up by SHSH etc (didn't catch that in the jailbreak instructions), so it wouldn't restore. Brought the phone to an Apple store, and they weren't able to get it past that same restore screen. They gave up after about 10 minutes and gave me a new phone =)