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  1. superhoops's Avatar
    Hi. I jailbroke my iphone 3gs a couple of months ago and have been very happy with it except that since doing so it switches itself off and then on again in the middle of a phone call. Today it has done this 3 times.

    At the weekend I restored the iphone and then rejailbroke it to see if this would correct the problem but has made no difference.

    Is it posible that the jailbreak or a jailbreak app is causing this? Or is it likley to be a hardware problem that will mean a visit to the Apple store?

    Thanks for any advice
    01-25-2010 01:33 PM
  2. lungho's Avatar
    Did the phone have this problem before you jailbroke? If you don't know, I would restore the phone and NOT jailbreak it. Use the un-jailbroken phone for an extended amount of time. If you are still experiencing the same problem, then it's a hardware issue.

    Really the only damage jailbreaking can do is to the file system. And that's if you're generally moving/deleting files or you install some 3rd party software that has some malicious bugs in it.
    Last edited by lungho; 01-25-2010 at 01:40 PM.
    01-25-2010 01:38 PM
  3. flyingember's Avatar
    software can not damage hardware.

    software can make the phone software turn off, however. a bad antenna or chip could do the same
    01-25-2010 02:13 PM
  4. superhoops's Avatar
    Thanks for the replies. I will unjailbreak it at the weekend and see what happens. Cheers
    01-25-2010 02:26 PM
  5. en0c's Avatar
    And set it up as new to get a clean install.
    01-25-2010 04:02 PM
  6. superhoops's Avatar
    Will do. cheers
    01-25-2010 04:51 PM