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08-24-2011, 03:38 PM #1I hard reset my iPhone 3g, now stuck in recovery mode
Hey guys, I have been using my iphone 3G unlocked/jailbroken on 4.0 for a year now. Today I hard resetted my iPhone since it was running really slow and now its stuck recovery mode.I am a windows user and have tried tinyumbrella to kick it out with no luck. Do you guys have any suggestions on what to do here? I am ok with upgrading to the newest firmware as long as I can get my photos off of it if that is possible. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
EDIT: I held the power and home button for 10 seconds to reboot the phone instead of slide to power off because the phone was acting slow.
Last edited by globaljihad; 08-24-2011 at 05:59 PM.
08-24-2011, 04:08 PM #2
You data is lost, sorry. Reset all settings and content should never be used.
All iOS 4+ version restores need SHSH blobs. Do you have any? Use Tiny Umbrella to check.
Any iOS 3.x can be restored anytime without blobs.
Do you need an unlock?
08-24-2011, 05:58 PM #3
08-24-2011, 06:02 PM #4
Ohh ... That' different. It should boot and run as it did before.
Go ahead and sync. It should be ok. After, you can decide if a restore is warranted.
08-24-2011, 06:04 PM #5
08-24-2011, 06:08 PM #6
A restore is required. SHSH blobs are required for any 4+ iOS. Do you have any?
08-24-2011, 06:13 PM #7
08-24-2011, 06:14 PM #8
Yep, say good bye. An expert could extract them, not you and I .