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IPhone won't do anything!

When I turn on the iPod, it tells me to connect it to iTunes, the thing is that it is connected to a USB. Then at the bottom it says "Slide to Unlock" but when I try, it doesn't slide. It then just shuts off a second later with the loading circle, and does that everytime I turn it on. It doesn't connect to iTunes for me to use the ZiPhone firmware either. What do I do?!

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  • sandy_n2 Feb 28, 2009

    i restored the iphone but the same problem keeps occuring, it won't stay on for more than 5 seconds without turning itself off. and it's plugged in with the wire and being charged, so I don't get why it still happens

  • ruthangie1 Mar 01, 2009

    help pls tried everything nothing is working

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    i put my i phone on the charger and the the thing that tells me its charging comes up and then the apple comes on then the usb cord and a arrow pointing to itunes come on.

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Before you connect your iPhone or iTouch to iTunes.
Try and put the device into DFU Mode.
Plug your USB cord into your Device and Not into your computer.
Turn the Phone all the way off by holding the power button until the Red Bar appears and Slide it off..
Hold the "Home" Button Down for 5 seconds.
Then Push and Hold the "Power" Button while still holding the "Home" button and count to 7
Let go of the "Power" button while still holding the "Home" Button and Hold the Home button for approx 26 seconds.
The screen may or may not go blank with lines. No Worries!! now plug the USB into the computer with iTunes open. If the iphone is in DFU mode, iTunes will come up with a popup that says, "Itunes has detected an iPhone that is in recovery mode. Your must restore it"
Once this occurs, you can restore your device with any firmware by pressing "SHIFT" on your keyboard and "Clicking" Restore with your Mouse. Restore your device and let it mount to itunes.
If you are unlocking the device, I would suggest using "QuickPwn" you can get it HERE
You can download Apple iPhone Firmware HERE, when using quickpwn you will need to upgrade your firmware to 1,2_ 2.2_5G77...NOT 2.2.1
(TIP: Don't restore your iphone with custom firmware in iTunes. Restore with the original Firmware and Unlock or Jailbreak letting Quickpwn make the custom firmware....Also if you have a 3G do not ungrade in itunes to the 2.2.1 firmware, it changes the phone modem baseband and renders it "NOT" unlockable)

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