Question about Apple iPhone 3G
I can't remember my passcode to unlock my Iphone. Like a dummy I set it to more than 4 numbers. How do I reset this?
Our son he was on the iphone 3G and he changed the passcode and he forgot what he preesed and how would i get my old passcode back?
Posted on Dec 25, 2010
In order to get back into the phone, you'll have to DFU restore the phone, which means everything that was in the phone will be lost. Hopefully you've backed it up recently. step 1 Turn the phone off step 2 with the phone plug into the computer and iTunes on,hold the power and home button for 10 seconds. After 10 seconds release the power button but keep the home button down. After about 7-10 seconds iTunes should tell you that you have an iPhone in restore mode. From there you'll be able to restore your iPhone and get back into it. Then restore your back up into it if you have it.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Plug it into iTunes with it at the unlock screen. Somewhere it should say "Unlock your iPhone" or something like that in iTunes. Click it. Otherwise do a restore by going to the screen where it shows how much memory you have used up in iTunes and click
Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.
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. 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.
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