Question about Apple iPhone Smartphone

2 Answers

Iphone, not reading sim, not connecting of itunes...

After a weekend with no charge my Iphone finally died on sunday night, 5 minutes i was texting and everything was working fine.  When i went to plug my now dead phone into my wall charger, it should up with alert "restore needed  Iphone cannot make or receive calls.  Restore from iTunes. www.apple.com/support"  When i went to connect to my itunes my phone does not show up, only a bar saying waiting for Iphone, then a pop up saying "Iphone cannot activater your Iphone because the sim card is not inserted or Sim Pin is required"  there is more saying how to reconnect.  Restarting my iphone while connected only causes that message to occur again and again, i have gotten a new sim card from AT&T, but i am unable to restore my iphone from itunes.  Also tried other sim cards in phone to no avail.  Please Help

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    Same exact thing, I am going to the apple store tomorrow and let them deal with it.

  • Starfish Phoenix May 11, 2010

    Try leaving it on charge for a good few hours ... Turn it on before plugging it into the PC and see if it pops up then ... It may ask you for a sim pin

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    my iphone died it had battery now it will not turn on when i plug the phone on charge it comes up with the apple icon but then goes off ive tried holding both buttons and also holding both buttons and plugging it in to my coputer to connect to my itunes and it said i need to restart my fone to carry on restoring,. does any1 else have any sugestions..?

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Another way to restore it would be to turn the device off, then hold down the power button and plug it into your cpu still holding the home button and it should show up in itunes

Posted on May 05, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 502 Answers

Well first of, there is your warranty, but if your Apple store rejects it for some reason, there is both an iPhone Repair Guide and a third party iPhone Repair Service. Sometimes is helps to upgrade to the latest firmware version, but if it still doesn't read sim after that it's either a loose pin of the sim-card slot or a broken logic board.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Cant update my iphone 4 (model mc609ll )


Perform a recovery-mode restoreIf your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch is already showing the "Connect to iTunes" screen, please go to step 5.
  1. Connect your USB cable to your computer but not to the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch until step 3.
  2. Turn off the device: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the slider. Wait for the device to turn off.
    • If you cannot turn off the device using the slider, press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons at the same time. When the device turns off, release the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons.
  3. While pressing and holding the Home button down, connect the USB cable to the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The device should turn on.
  4. Continue holding the Home button until you see the Connect to iTunes screen. When this screen appears, you can release the Home button:
    ht1808--connect_to_itunes-001-en.png
    Note:
    If the image of a battery appears, let the device charge for at least ten minutes to ensure that the battery has some charge, and then start with step 2 again. If you don't see the Connect to iTunes screen, try these steps 1 through 4 again.
  5. iTunes should automatically open and display the following message:
    [img alt="Alert text: "iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode..."" width="520" height="241" src="http://km.support.apple.com/library/APPLE/APPLECARE_ALLGEOS/HT1808/HT1808--recovery_alert-002-en.png" data-hires="true">
    "iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes."
    If iTunes not open after two minutes, please open iTunes yourself.
  6. Use iTunes to restore the device.

Sep 21, 2013 | Apple iPhone 4 Black Smartphone

1 Answer

Restore deleted messages


SMS messages remain on the iPhone after deletion. When "deleted" on the iPhone, they are technically hidden and marked for deletion. Text messages are then deleted only after sync with iTunes.
In order to recover a deleted text message or messages, run through the following 4 easy steps:
STEP 1:Make sure iTunes doesn't automatically sync with iPhone when connected.
STEP 2:Connect your iPhone to iTunes and Back up by selecting Preferences > Backup from iTunes, or right-click on your iPhone and choose back up.
STEP 3:Restore your iPhone by selecting Restore under Preferences. Note that restoring the iPhone will restore the previous iPhone firmware. Your iPhone will be completely erased after the new firmware is installed. So make sure your back up is good!
STEP 4:The final step will be to restore your iPhone from the back up you created on step 2. This will allow you to restore any data you have backed up, including the "deleted" text messages.
http://iphone.jomra.com/2009/06/23/recover-deleted-text-message-on-iphone/
Retrieving Deleted Text Messages from your iPhone
http://riactant.wordpress.com/2009/05/02/retrieving-deleted-text-messages-from-your-iphone/

Jul 08, 2013 | odnoklassniki.ru

9 Answers

How do I recover deleted messages from an iPhone 5 I deleted messages that I didn't mean to and they were very important how can I retrieve them? Please help!!


Had you backed up the iPhone 5 when you found the messages are lost?
Go to "Preferences" > "Devices" in iTunes to check whether you had backed up the iPhone 5 with iTunes.
Tap "Settings" > "iCloud" > "Backup" to see if the iCloud backup is the most current.
If you have iTunes or iCloud backup and the backup file is latest, just restore the iPhone 5 with iTunes or iCloud.
If the backups are out of date, and you don't want to lose the data created after the backups, try to extract the messages from iTunes or iCloud backup using an iPhone backup extractor.
If no backup is found, download the best iPhone data recovery software to scan the data on your iPhone and recover the deleted messages from the iPhone.

Apr 15, 2013 | Cell Phones

16 Answers

How do you retrieve deleted text messages on iphone 4


Well, iPhone Data Recovery may help you solve your problem. You know, it is good at recovering iPhone data such as sms, contacts and more. You can follow the steps here in the following:

Step 1: Launch the program and scan to recoverStep 2: recover deleted SMS from iTunes backup files
Step 3: Start to recover iPhone text messages

For more details, read this guide:

Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

Apr 12, 2013 | Apple iPhone 4 Black Smartphone

15 Answers

Recover deleted text messages on an iPhone?


Unfortunately, there is no such a thing like trash bin on your iPhone so that you can restore your deleted text messages.

However, there is such an iPhone SMS recovery software that can help you recover deleted text messages on iPhone 5, 4s, 4 and 3gs. I used Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery. It worked.

You can give it a shot! You can download it from http://www.any-data-recovery.com/product/itunes-data-recovery.htm

Feb 27, 2012 | Cell Phones

1 Answer

Hi there I have my sim card installed in my iphone but it says no sim first it stuck in activation mode and I tried to activate it by putting the sim card in and connect it to the itunes but I got error...


Hi there,

Firstly, because your phone is now jailbroken the software may now be faulty and you may have recurring problems with it.

But you should restore your iPhone as a new iPhone, it will wipe EVERYTHING, from the phone but it will also mean your working from a "clean" phone as it where, it will put it back to how it was from the day you took it out of the box.

Follow the details below to restore your iPhone as a new iPhone and then connect it back up to itunes with the sim inserted to activate it, also if you receive any messages on itunes about carrier settings, choose to update as these are what you need to have your network function. Although as I mentioned earlier, I cant guarantee you that your phone will be working and sorted as it is now jailbroken and doing this permantly alters the phones software.

Hope this helps (please leave feedback)

1 - Load up lateset itunes on your computer
2 - Power down your phone completely - swipe to power off
3 - Hold down the home button (circle button on front of phone) for around 6secs and still holding down connect to the computer
4 - When you receive a message on itunes saying that an iphone has been detected in recovery mode and needs to be restored. Continue with this
5 - On the summary page select the restore option
  1. When prompted to back up your settings before restoring, select the Back Up option. If you have just backed up the device, it is not necessary to create another. **dont worry if your not asked to do this, you are restoring your phone as new so a back up isnt needed**
    ht1414_03--back_up_settings-002-en.jpg
  2. Select the Restore option when iTunes prompts you.
    ht1414_04--restore_dialog-002-en.jpg
  3. Once the restore process has completed, the device restarts and displays the Apple logo while starting up:
    ht1414_05--restored-002-en.jpg
    After a restore, the iPhone displays the "Connect to iTunes" screen. Keep your device connected until the "Connect to iTunes" screen goes away or you see "iPhone is activated." If iTunes does not have an Internet connection, you cannot complete this step.
    ht1414_06--connect-002-en.png ht1414_07--activated-002-en.png
  4. The final step is to restore your device as a new iphone
    ht1414_08--set_up-003-en.png

Jan 05, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

2 Answers

My samsung sgh-t819 is not working


My phone did this a few times as well. It went on for a few days, I couldn't answer my phone unless it was closed and I slid it open, couldn't look at text messages, nothing. Finally it died and I recharged it and it started working again.
Later on the phone also would act like I was randomly opening it, so it would light up, causing the battery to die faster. Once it died completely I charged it and it worked fine again. So far it's been a month and it hasn't happened again. Now though my phone stops working where I can't receive calls or text or make calls or send texts. This can last for 20 minutes to 3 hours at a time. I can't wait to get a new phone!!!

Jul 22, 2010 | Samsung SGH-t819 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

I touch problem


Try restoring it...here's how...
  1. Disconnect the USB cable from the iPhone or iPod touch, but leave the other end of the cable connected to your computer's USB port.
  2. Power off the device (Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the slider. Wait for the the iPhone or iPod touch to turn off.
  3. Press and hold the Home button while reconnecting the USB cable to iPhone. When you reconnect the USB to iPhone, the device should then power on.

    Note: If you see the message "Charging... Please Wait" , let the device charge for at least 10 minutes to ensure the battery has some charge and then start with step 2 again.
  4. Continue holding the Home button while iPhone starts up. While starting up, you will see the Apple logo.
  5. When you see "Connect to iTunes" on the screen, you can release the Home button andiTuneswill display the recovery mode message:

    If you don't see the "Connect to iTunes" screen, then disconnect the USB cable from iPhone and repeat steps 3-6.
But you will lose all your data

Sep 07, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

2 Answers

Unlocked iphone


i think you can solve the problem by restoring 1.1.4 again. an app might be the reason. first download ziphone 3.0 the last version, then restore 1.1.4 and click do it all. read at first how you must restore. ziphone tells everything you need at read me files.

Mar 29, 2008 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

4 Answers

Won't detect Sim Card


Calm down. Could be a number of things causing lost service. Restart the PC with iphone disconnected. Bring up itunes, plug in iphone and let the activation sit for a couple of minutes. If status does not change about sim card, eject the sim card using a paper clip, insert that paper clip into the tiny hole on the top of the phone. disconnect the phone, insert the card again, and reconnect. Let me know if this helps.

Sep 19, 2007 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

Not finding what you are looking for?
Apple iPhone Smartphone Logo

1,709 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Apple Cell Phones Experts

Computer Repairing
Computer Repairing

Level 3 Expert

14641 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18392 Answers

Lesley Cameron
Lesley Cameron

Level 3 Expert

371 Answers

Are you an Apple Cell Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...