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Why wont my iphone turn on???????? please help!!!!

Yep, i have a similiar problem....this morning,my iphone 3g shut off on me, the battery wasnt wont turn on....i see the apple logo when i plug in my phone, but it fades away....after trying all day, about 3 times i got the phone to turn on, but it displays the wrong date and time, and says my sim card isnt in there.....and it is!!!.
does this mean i hafta get a new phone...???...geesh, i hope not!!

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  • Alyssa Lee
    Alyssa Lee Feb 20, 2014

    well my case my phone doesnt even have an apple sign... Its just black... i need my phone tomorrow for work!!!!!!!



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Try these resets:

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. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
  2. 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 slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
  3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears

More resets:
Try This:
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.

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

I’m happy to assist further over the phone at

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

  • broadhurst54 Aug 27, 2010

    This helped alot. I nipped out and had left my iphone 4 on the kitchen side. When I returned my phone was dead, but I knew it had charge left on it. I plugged it into my computer, but it didnt even acknowledge the phone. I did as you suggested, by holding the sleep mode button and home button together for 10 seconds and my apple logo appeared and my phone is functional once again :-) thanx for your help! sharon

  • shayne8173 Jan 29, 2011

    thank u so much it really works.. i thought my iphone wont turn on anymore.. :)



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