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Iphone won't restore

My iphone is telling me to plug into itunes and restore but says there is a problem wen i click the restore button on itunes. What do i do?

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A local apple store will be happy to restore it for you.

However you can put it into DFU mode, best looking on youtube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiTcKMZfyfk)


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1. Plug iPhone into the computer with the USB cable. The iTunes on your computer will automatically launch. If not, double-click the icon to start it.
2. Click the name of your iPhone at the upper right corner of iTunes, and then the information of your iPhone will be shown. Click the "Restore iPhone" button in the window to start.
3. iTunes will ask whether you want to back up iPhone before restoring. You'd better choose "Yes" for the reset will erase the contents in your iPhone. Then iTunes will start restoring your iPhone to factory settings.
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4. Click Restore again to confirm. Then iTunes erases your iPhone and installs the latest iOS software. After you restore your iPhone to factory settings, it will restart. Now you can set it up as new.
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Apple iPhone hard reset
If iPhone won’t turn on, or if the display freezes or doesn’t respond
•Press and hold the Home button below the screen for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
•If that doesn’t work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/ Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then drag the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
•If that doesn’t work, reset iPhone. Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.


Updating and Restoring iPhone Software
You can use iTunes to update or restore iPhone software. You should always update iPhone to use the latest software. You can also restore the software, which returns iPhone to its original state.
If you restore, all data is erased from iPhone, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPhone settings are restored to their original state.

1.Make sure you have an Internet connection and have installed the latest version of iTunes from www.apple.com/itunes.
2.Connect iPhone to your computer.
3.In iTunes, select iPhone in the Source pane and click the Summary tab.
4.Click “Check for Update.” iTunes tells you if there’s a newer version of the iPhone software available.
5.Click Update to install the latest version of the software. Or click Restore to restore iPhone to its original settings and erase all data on iPhone. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the restore process.
Resetting iPhone Settings
Reset all settings
Choose General > Reset and tap Reset All Settings.
•All your preferences and settings are reset. Information, such as your contacts and calendars, and media, such as your songs and videos, are not deleted.
Erase all content and settings
Choose General > Reset and tap “Erase All Content and Settings.”
•All your information and media are deleted. You must sync iPhone with your computer to restore contacts, songs, videos, and other information and media.
Reset the keyboard dictionary
Choose General > Reset and tap Reset Keyboard Dictionary.
•You add words to the keyboard dictionary by rejecting words iPhone suggests as you type. Tap a word to reject the correction and add the word to the keyboard dictionary. Resetting the keyboard dictionary erases all words you’ve added.
Reset Network Settings
Choose General > Reset and tap Reset Network Settings.

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This can be fix by restoring your iphone using itunes software.

To make this possible,follow this method

Download itunes : CLICK ME
Download Firmware : CLICK ME TOO (if you are familiar with the firmware version,just download the same file.

Procedure :

On your iphone, it must be in "recovery mode" so itunes recognize your iphone (now plug your iphone to the computer using usb cable), this is possible by follow this steps.

Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.

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As soon as the screen goes black release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling you that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.

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The iPhone will look like this:

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3. hold "shift" key then tick restore,a file will be ask then select and enter the desire firmware you download then click OK. just sit tight and relax,wait until the process is done.



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3. Hold the home button until you see a pop-up in iTunes telling you that your iPhone is in restore mode and must be restored. ThIS popup should appear within 30 seconds after releasing the power button.
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