1. lilrags16's Avatar
    Howdy Y'all.

    So just some backstory on how I bricked my iPhone 4 CDMA...

    So it all started March of last year when I got my sweet gS5, it replaced my 2 year old iPhone. I decided beings my iPhone was not activated, i was going to jailbreak it. Used Pangu, jail-broke it and it worked great till two weeks ago. My mom placed a restriction in the settings to disable my internet and forgot the password. So I looked and found the file that needed to be edited. Removed the restriction, yay right? Well when I rebooted it, unlocking it would crash it. So, i plugged it into iTunes, clicked restore and i get error 2000. Tried in recovery mode and DFU since i could not boot it anymore. Sometimes the device would just reconnect and iTunes couldn't find it. Somehow it know will get all the way of to "restoring iPhone firmware" than it fails and i get error 3....

    Can't restore iPhone4 firmware (error 3..), how can I do this?-restore-frim.jpg
    It sits on this forreeeevvveeerrrr

    Can't restore iPhone4 firmware (error 3..), how can I do this?-untitled.jpg
    And then this happens... And my iPhone sits at 99.9% till i unplug it..... Ugh....




    So that's how i done goofed. So do i need to just shoot this iPhone with the 12ga or is there hope?

    Thanks,
    Brandon
    Last edited by lilrags16; 10-18-2015 at 09:49 AM. Reason: Adding additional details
    10-18-2015 09:35 AM
  2. Laelipoo's Avatar
    Howdy Y'all.

    So just some backstory on how I bricked my iPhone 4 CDMA...

    So it all started March of last year when I got my sweet gS5, it replaced my 2 year old iPhone. I decided beings my iPhone was not activated, i was going to jailbreak it. Used Pangu, jail-broke it and it worked great till two weeks ago. My mom placed a restriction in the settings to disable my internet and forgot the password. So I looked and found the file that needed to be edited. Removed the restriction, yay right? Well when I rebooted it, unlocking it would crash it. So, i plugged it into iTunes, clicked restore and i get error 2000. Tried in recovery mode and DFU since i could not boot it anymore. Sometimes the device would just reconnect and iTunes couldn't find it. Somehow it know will get all the way of to "restoring iPhone firmware" than it fails and i get error 3....

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    It sits on this forreeeevvveeerrrr

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    And then this happens... And my iPhone sits at 99.9% till i unplug it..... Ugh....




    So that's how i done goofed. So do i need to just shoot this iPhone with the 12ga or is there hope?

    Thanks,
    Brandon
    Okay, according to Apple Support...

    Check for hardware issues

    Errors: 1, 3, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 34, 35, 36, 37, 40, 53, 56, 1002, 1004, 1011, 1012, 1014, 1667, or 1669.
    Your device or computer might have a hardware issue that stops the update or restore from completing.

    1. Check that your security software and settings aren't blocking your device from communicating with the Apple update server.
    2. Then try to restore your iOS device two more times while connected with a cable, computer, and network you know are good.
    3. Make sure that your security software and settings are allowing communication between your device and update servers.
    4. If you still see the error message when you update or restore, contact Apple support.

    If you still see the error message, check for outdated or modified software.
    10-18-2015 07:57 PM

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