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So I have an iPhone 4, running iOS 5.0.1 and jailbroken with Redsnow. My phone is frozen on the lockscreen and has been for just under 3 hours now. Also,...
12-10-2011, 07:44 AM #1I need help!! Frozen iPhone
So I have an iPhone 4, running iOS 5.0.1 and jailbroken with Redsnow. My phone is frozen on the lockscreen and has been for just under 3 hours now. Also, the home and power buttons are unresponsive so I cannot force it into recovery or DFU modes. When I connect to my PC, running Windows 7, iTunes freezes up but I am able use iFunBox so my PC does see the phone.
If anyone knows what I need to do, please help. Thank you.
12-10-2011, 09:03 AM #2
have u tried holding ur home button for 2second then whilst keepin it in holding ur power button for 5 seconds whilst connected?
if nothing else works perhaps just waiting for the battery to die?Being an i can be a lot of pressure. you have to live right up to the small point.
12-10-2011, 09:20 AM #3
12-10-2011, 09:27 AM #4
oh my lord it work, lol. you guys are lifesavers. I never knew of this combo of button presses. Thank you again.
funny, my phone was at 3% battery when i got it to reset lol, thanks again
12-10-2011, 09:30 AM #5
I'm glad everything is working well.
05-21-2012, 08:08 PM #6
Thanks for your reply to mblanchard on 12-10-2011. I had almost an identical problem and was getting desperate for a solution. My phone locked up during a Cydia app update and neither the power-down button nor the home button would work would work for a reboot.
Your suggestion did the trick. Thanks!