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I just got a new iphone and itunes won't pick it up and now it won't even turn on... what do you recommend?

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  • vans_gurly Sep 17, 2008

    Yah! My ipod no problem, digital camera... pretty much anything... as soon as i plug something in my computer recognizes it... for instance the default of opening itunes as soon as you plug in an ipod.

  • vans_gurly Sep 18, 2008

    Thank you very very much for all your help!

    Hope now fido is as helpful as ya'll :)

  • Chris Havens
    Chris Havens May 11, 2010

    Sorry, I meant when you plug in the iPhone. You said iTunes won't pick it up. Does your computer recognize it at all?

  • Chris Havens
    Chris Havens May 11, 2010

    Does the computer recognize anything when you plug in it via USB?

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My recommendation is that you return it under warranty. There can be a number of things wrong with it and the iPhone is no joke to work on without damaging. Especially if it is not even coming on. If there is no physical damage and no evidence of moisture, I would just get another one. That would be your best bet.

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Posted on Sep 18, 2008

Nope! Nothing happens... i even rebooted my pc and still nothing... i then tried it with my ipod and it (itunes) picks it up ...just nothing with the iphone... itunes doesn't recognize that there is a new device being plugged in

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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