Question about Apple iPhone 3G
You do *not* need to jailbreak your phone to fix this problem.
If the standard software options have failed (re-syncing with iTunes, powering down and powering on the phone, etc.) and the problem persists where you repeatedly receive that "Device is not made for the iPhone" message, then the problem may be a *physical* problem.
The software of the phone may think that your charger cable is still connected -- you can even force this error by seating the cable incorrectly. Therefore, often the cause of this error message is the iPhone's exposed charging dock. Sometimes they get rusted from being near chemicals, from being too close to pool water, being left in the rain, having contact with sweat during exercise, or more typically, they can collect too much pocket lint.
If your reading comprehension is decent, then you already know the solution: Clean out the charging dock!
Be careful not to void your warranty in the process, but to clean out the debree in the charging dock all you need is a small brush (like a tooth brush) and gravity. Remove foreign objects until it's nice and clean. If you want you can venture further and use a dot of alcohol on a Q-Tip, but that may not be necessary.
If this fixes it you may want to head to an iPhone accessory store and pick out one of those plastic inserts that fills the slot when not charging -- they're about a dollar. They can keep the pocket lint out in the future or prevent your phone from detecting metallic conductors in the docking slot.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
What you need to do is restore your iphone to the settings you last saved to ur itunes if that doesnt work then you need to put it in recovery mode and jailbreak it using quickpwn
Posted on Jun 22, 2009
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