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I tried searching for issues similar to mine but found none. I was trying to clean up the data on my first gen phone to sell it to a friend....
08-05-2008, 08:29 AM #1Pwnage 2.0 / Reset Data - now it won't boot up
I tried searching for issues similar to mine but found none.
I was trying to clean up the data on my first gen phone to sell it to a friend. I was going to just restore from my original ipsw that i created to put it into 2.0 mode to begin with. However, I come to find out a friend of mine deleted it off my mac, so I was messing around on the phone and just decided to use the Reset data under General Settings. It said it would delete all the data and take roughly 1 hour.
It did it and then when I came back the phone was sitting on the pineapple logo. I waited a little longer and it did nothing else besides show the logo.
I tried rebooting the phone and it still shows the pineapple logo and then shows a rotating animation that it is doing something, then that stops moving.
I can't restore it because mac acts like it is not connected.....
I wonder if Apple will help me out....
Last edited by lokeh; 08-05-2008 at 08:29 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
08-05-2008, 09:24 AM #2
Have you tried putting the phone into DUF mode? hopfully this way iTunes will pick it up, then try restoring with the 2.0 Firmware.
Also could try a diff USB port / Diff computer?
2.0 Firmware for First Gen iPhone http://appldnld.apple.com.edgesuite....7_Restore.ipsw
08-06-2008, 11:49 AM #3
it would be great if I could get it into DFU....
as I stated, I have tried 3 different ways to put it into DFU mode and all have failed. It just shows that Pineapple logo and does nothing else.
08-06-2008, 01:18 PM #4
Hmmm...I'm in the process of doing that exact same thing. I'll report back and see if I have that same error! Crossing fingers & hope I don't! Sorry...
Update: Ok, I had the exact same thing happen to me too. But I just put the phone in DFU mode and restored it again with my pwned firmware....All is good again!
Last edited by grkfire; 08-06-2008 at 02:31 PM. Reason: Update
08-07-2008, 11:11 AM #5
apple fixed mine for me.
I have it in restore mode.