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Thread: iPhone stuck in recovery mode
06-29-2013, 05:36 PM #1iPhone 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.
06-29-2013, 05:40 PM #2
Tried to put phone in dfu mode and restore?
06-29-2013, 05:44 PM #3
06-29-2013, 06:47 PM #4
06-29-2013, 07:08 PM #5
I was able to get it into dfu mode but it still gets stuck at the "Waiting for iPhone..." stage.
06-29-2013, 07:45 PM #6
Gives any iTunes error?
06-30-2013, 12:22 AM #7
Try restoring on a different computer. You can also use recboot to try to kick it out of recovery mode.
06-30-2013, 01:11 AM #8
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