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Thread: iPhone is Locked (Please Help!)
04-24-2011, 09:06 AM #1iPhone is Locked (Please Help!)
So I'm new to the iPhones. Here's my iPhone's Story:
My baby cousin was playing with my iPhone on the PIN screen, and guessed it wrong to many times. My iPhone is jailbroken, and I'm using an unofficial SIM Card. I got a new phone (Galaxy S Vibrant), which I got into a fight while having it on me, and the Digitizer and LCD Screen broke. When I got this phone I didn't care for my iPhone 2G, and put it away. Now I need a new phone.
Problem(Lock Icon is at top, and can't slide to unlock):
This is the name of the iOS (I think thats whats it's called, uber newb still :P) that I downgraded to:
My iPhone is a:
I used redsn0w version 0.9.2 to do this jailbreak.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. If you need any more information, just let me know.
04-24-2011, 09:09 AM #2
Guessing it many times. So does it say locked for _______ amount of time?
04-24-2011, 09:11 AM #3
No, it doesn't. That is the only thing that I see that is abnormal. It doesn't allow me to slide the unlock button to access the phone. Thanks for the fast reply!
04-24-2011, 09:14 AM #4
No problem. Ok it might not be the lovkscreen itself but the digitizer. You can try a restore if you'd like.
04-24-2011, 09:16 AM #5
Are you suggesting the digitizer is broken? When I hold the power off button, and get to slide to turn off, I can slide and turn it off. Did you mean LCD Screen? Nothings wrong with that either.
I should have included this in the post. I tried to be as descriptive as possible.
Again, thanks for your speedy reply .
04-24-2011, 09:17 AM #6
No it is sometimes possible for only part of the digitizer to be non functional. You can try a restore to see if that is the problem only of you'd like.
04-24-2011, 09:22 AM #7
How do I restore it? I re-jailbroke it AFTER I restored it to the newest iPhone OS with iTunes.
Maybe I could wipe the phone 100%, update it, then try again? How would I go about wiping the entire phone?
04-24-2011, 09:29 AM #8
Press the home button and power button for 10 seconds. After the 10 seconds let go of the power button. iTunes should detect a phone in recovery mode. Then click restore
04-24-2011, 11:21 AM #9
DONT RESTORE IT IF U KNOW THE PASSWORD. plug it into the computer u last synced it with and the screen will come back with the slide to unlock.
04-24-2011, 11:24 AM #10
It is on the slide to unlock. It wont physically work
04-24-2011, 11:53 AM #11
If your sure it's 3.1.2, it does not require shsh blobs to restore 3.1.2 again. Was the bottom of the digitizer faulty the last time you used it?
04-24-2011, 11:54 AM #12