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07-05-2012, 11:00 PM #1iPhone 3GS stuck on apple logo but boots up on itunes *NOT NORMAL*
Hey guys, I have an iPhone 3GS that I jailbroke while on firmware 5.0 the other day I tried to upgrade it to 5.1.1 it worked out but the screen is stuck on the apple logo. Now this is usually an easy fix as I had this problem before but this time it is different. While the screen is stuck on the apple logo I can still connect to iTunes and it seems like iTunes doesn't even see the problem, I can go through all the data on the phone, upload music, pictures just as if there is no problem. I tried almost everything, putting it in DFU mode and restoring and it restores but the problem continues. Please help if you have any suggestions! Thanks in advance!
07-05-2012, 11:23 PM #2
That is quite an intriguing issue as I have not seen anyone encountering that issue yet.
1. Are you on the ipad baseband?
2. Did you try restoring to an earlier iOS version?.....like a custom 4.1 since apple is still signing it?
07-05-2012, 11:31 PM #3
07-05-2012, 11:43 PM #4
here's what I suggest to do:
since itunes recognize the device, back it up first
then download the 4.1 firmware here: iPhone 3G 4.1 - Downloads - Apple, iPhone and iPad Forums | ModMyi.com
download sn0wbreeze and create a custom 4.1 firmware
then follow the instructions in sn0wbreeze to put your phone in PWNED DFU mode
then SHIFT + restore to the custom 4.1 firmware and lets hope it works
07-06-2012, 12:24 AM #5
what version of snoowbreeze? and if it doesnt work is their a other way?
07-06-2012, 12:29 AM #6
use the latest version from ih8sn0w.com
if that does not work, it is very possible it is a hardware issue, and can be only fixed if serviced.
07-06-2012, 12:36 AM #7
shift plus restore on itunes? and how do you create a custom firmware from snowbreeze?
07-06-2012, 12:41 AM #8
07-06-2012, 12:44 AM #9
I just realized you gave me the iPhone 3G firmware to download lmao I have an iPhone 3GS would you mind providing me with the link to it please, and thank you for all the help so far
07-06-2012, 12:47 AM #10
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07-06-2012, 01:38 AM #12
hey it didn't go through I tried it twice both times I got error code 1600
07-06-2012, 12:16 PM #13
did you make sure you were in PWNED DFU mode?.....
meaning did you receive confirmation from sn0wbreeze it was in PWNED DFU mode?
12-10-2012, 04:26 PM #14