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    Default iPhone stuck in recovery mode
    I recently got an iPhone 3GS off a friend and it was stuck in recovery mode. I have tried to restore it multiple times in iTunes but it gets stuck at the stage where it says "Waiting for iPhone...". Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Tried to put phone in dfu mode and restore?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Tried to put phone in dfu mode and restore?
    I can't seem to be able to get the phone into dfu mode.

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    I was able to get it into dfu mode but it still gets stuck at the "Waiting for iPhone..." stage.

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    Gives any iTunes error?

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    Try restoring on a different computer. You can also use recboot to try to kick it out of recovery mode.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iDoctors Chicago View Post
    Try restoring on a different computer. You can also use recboot to try to kick it out of recovery mode.
    I concur.

    What iOS firmware are you trying to restore to?

    How about putting your phone in PWNED DFU mode and try restoring?

    Follow this video if you dont know how:
    How to enter pwned DFU mode with redsn0w - YouTube

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