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    Default Please help im going insane
    Right ive spent 6 hrs trying to fix it

    ive a us iphone 4 gig iphone 2g thought it was broken but was clearing out a cupboard tonight and its powering up

    it was unlocked in the past etc

    but now all i can get it to do thanks to itunes is saying PLEASE CONNECT TO ITUNES

    tried to restore it but takes a while and comes up with an error code 1601 i think

    please please please please help

    im in the south of england nr Bristol happy to drive to anyonelocal to sort it


    much appreciated guys/girls

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    Forum Manager Bo Troxell's Avatar
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    Try to get it in DFU mode and then restore in iTunes. In case you need it, here are instructions for DFU.
    DFU mode
    INSTRUCTIONS
    Step 1. Turn off iPhone
    Step 2. Hold down the power and home button.
    Step 3. When you see the Apple logo, release the power button but continue holding the home button down.
    Step 4. Open iTunes and wait for it to tell you that it detects iPhone in restore/recovery mode.

    Alternative Method:
    Step 1. Connect iPhone to USB then listen to the sound when it connects and disconnects.
    Step 2. Hold the home and power buttons until hear the disconnect sound then release power button.
    Step 3. Wait until you hear another sound then release home button.

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    when i remove it from laptop power and plug it into the wall the white apple logo comes up and then scrolling text comes and goes then it keeps refreshing

    getting it into dfu is easy but after that it wont restore
    Last edited by matt9238; 2009-07-21 at 04:54 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Completely remove iTunes and Apple Mobile Device support and then reinstall iTunes, and you may have to use 7.5 itunes.

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