Tip & How-To about Cell Phones

How to format Iphone.

  • Turn your iPhone on. Hold down the "Power" button at the top right corner of the iPhone until the Apple logo appears.
  • 2Tap the "Settings" button on the "Home" screen of your iPhone. This is a gray icon with an image of gears on it.
  • 3Tap the "General" tab. This opens the general settings of your iPhone.
  • 4Scroll to the bottom of the "General" settings window and tap "Reset."
  • 5Tap "Erase all content and settings." A warning will pop up indicating that all media, data and settings will be erased and reset. Tap "Erase iPhone" to format the entire iPhone.


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    iphone is stuck on apple logo


    Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.

    Reset


    To reset iPhone, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds. During this time, a red "power off" slider may appear and the screen may go black, but do not release Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until the Apple logo appears.

    If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond

    1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
    2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a 10 seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
    3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears


    More resets:

    Try This:
    1. Remove Sim Card
    2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
    3. Replace Sim Card
    4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


    Also, Try this:
    1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
    2.) Start up iTunes
    3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
    4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
    5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
    6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.

    Nov 30, 2010 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

    1 Answer

    my iphone wont load up i did a reset on the phone to factory settings and now when it cuts on its stuck on the apple logo


    If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond
    1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
    2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
    3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears

    More resets:
    Try This:
    1. Remove Sim Card
    2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
    3. Replace Sim Card
    4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


    Also, Try this:
    1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
    2.) Start up iTunes
    3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
    4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
    5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
    6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.

    Sep 23, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

    1 Answer

    phone doesn't power on


    If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond
    1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
    2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
    3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears

    More resets:
    Try This:
    1. Remove Sim Card
    2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
    3. Replace Sim Card
    4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


    Also, Try this:
    1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
    2.) Start up iTunes
    3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
    4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
    5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
    6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.

    Aug 12, 2009 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

    1 Answer

    My Iphone 3g 8gig is stuck on the Apple logo


    Try each of the following resets:

    Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.
    Reset

    To reset iPhone, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds. During this time, a red "power off" slider may appear and the screen may go black, but do not release Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until the Apple logo appears.
    If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond
    1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
    2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
    3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears

    More resets:
    Try This:
    1. Remove Sim Card
    2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
    3. Replace Sim Card
    4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


    Also, Try this:
    1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
    2.) Start up iTunes
    3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
    4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
    5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
    6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.


    If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
    Thanks, Joe

    Jul 23, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

    12 Answers

    power buton


    Hi there,
    Hold the power button for about 2-3 seconds and the release it. If the battery is charged, it should come on.

    Aug 30, 2008 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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