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Thread: iPhone 3g 8gb
06-01-2010, 03:37 PM #1iPhone 3g 8gb
Hello Everyone ,
I am new here .
Now ; I bought an iPhone and it had a cracked screen. I didnt think to check if it turned on or not before i bought it.
So i replaced the Digitizer and lcd display. It did not turn on.
So i replaced the dock connector port thing.
It got recognized as an iPhone in iTunes.
It is in recovery mode .
So i tried restoring it and it makes it to a certain point and on the iphone-- the progress bar just stays in one place, and in iTunes it shows a dialogue box with a four bar progress bar and it says "iTunes is verifying iPhone restore" .
I also forgot to say ; Before it starts to show that it is restoring with the progress bar on the iPhone , it goes to a bright white screen.
I can let it sit overnight, and it still wont finish ..
So what can i do ?
Thanks in advance,
Last edited by dansthegreat; 06-01-2010 at 03:39 PM.
06-01-2010, 04:21 PM #2
Try restoring to a custom firmware that you can create with Sn0wbreeze. See if the restore process finishes thru with that.
Make sure the phone is in DFU mode before restoring.
06-01-2010, 07:14 PM #3
I did what you said ::
Its says " The iPhone 'iPhone' could not be restored because of an unknown error (1601) "
06-01-2010, 07:37 PM #4
You might want to try the restore again, but follow these directions on this thread (scroll down to where you see a list of instructions)
06-01-2010, 07:45 PM #5
But i cant turn the iPhone on in the first place ,
So how do i turn it off ?
06-01-2010, 08:04 PM #6
Hm. I thought you said you got the phone to turn on.
Nvm. Perhaps you should
look into finding a professional to look at it hardware-wise
06-01-2010, 08:04 PM #7
Do you think an apple expert would look at it considering that i dont have a contract or warrenty or anything?
06-01-2010, 08:08 PM #8
You can try. There are no guarantees.
I was actually thinking find a non apple professional as they usually know whats up with the hardware and why its not turning on.
06-01-2010, 08:46 PM #9
Hi, I see u mentioned it turned into a white screen, well, I would have unplugged and plugged back into the dock and it should have flashed and continued the restore process. I will just say your iphone has water damage.By classifying water damage the main board is damaged as in hardware issue. Yes it can be repaired.
06-01-2010, 08:52 PM #10
Well it would go into the white screen and then continue the restore,
But then it would get stuck at " Verifying iphone restore"