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My iphone camera will not take pictures. I had tried restoring and erasing and setting back to orginial settings. when I got to the application its just a black screen. the icon button does move but the screen will not open up. Help

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You just have to restore it on itunes.

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How to restore your iPhone / iPod / iPad to it's factory settings.

Has your iPhone become slow? Are you having problems with it? <br />You might need to restore it. You don't know how?<br /><br />Then this tutorial will help you to restore your iPhone/ iPod /iPad.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">There are two ways to do it.</span><br style="font-weight: bold;" /><br />Before doing this, don't forget to make a Backup. You wouldn't like to lose any files. <br />To Backup your device make a right click on your device <span style="font-style: italic;">(Step 1 in the picture below)</span>. A menu will appear. Select "Back Up". <br />After few moments your backup should be ready. <br /><br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"> The restoring.</span></li></ul><br />1.<span style="font-weight: bold;"> First way to do this.</span> (With a computer) <span style="font-style: italic;">(part 1)</span><br /><span style="font-style: italic;">This will work on a PC with Windows installed or a Mac.</span><br /><br /> <ol> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Connect your device to your computer with the data cable.</span><br /><br /></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Open iTunes.</span> <br /><span style="font-style: italic;">You can download iTunes from here -</span><a href="" style="font-style: italic;"> <span style="font-weight: bold;">link</span></a><span style="font-style: italic;">.<br /><br /></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Click on your device.</span> (Step 1 in the picture below)<br /><br /></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Click on "restore".</span> (Step 2 in the picture below)<br /><br />It will take a few minutes. After that, your device will be ready.<br /><br /><img src="imarex_4.png" /><br /></li></ol><br /><br /><br /><br />2. <span style="font-weight: bold;">Second way to do this.</span> (Without a computer) <span style="font-style: italic;">(part 2)</span><br /><br /><br /> <ol> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Unlock your device.</span><br /><br /><img src="imarex.PNG" /><br /><br style="font-weight: bold;" /></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Tap on the settings icon.</span><br /><br /><img src="imarex_0.PNG" /><br /><br /></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">There you must tap on "General".</span><br style="font-weight: bold;" /><br /><img src="imarex_1.PNG" /><br /><br /></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">Scroll down to the bottom of the page</span> - there you will see a menu called "reset". Open it.<br /><br /><img src="imarex_2.PNG" /><br /><br /></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;">You will be given a few options to choose from.<br /><br /><img src="imarex_3.PNG" /><br /><br />Reset all settings - </span>This will reset your preferences and settings. It will not erase your applications, music, videos etc. <br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Erase All Content and Settings </span>- Your settings will be reset and all of your data will be erased.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Reset network settings</span> - If you are having problems with your cellular/Wi-Fi network this would be the best option. It will reset your network settings. <br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Reset keyboard dictionary</span> - This will reset all the words that have been added to your dictionary over the time.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Reset location warnings</span> - This will reset your Location warnings. Next time you'll open an application, it will ask if it can use your current location.<br /><br /></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Important! - </span><br />Make sure that you have at least 80% of battery while you are attempting a restore. If your battery dies while restoring, don't worry. You can continue the restore process by connecting your device to a computer, with iTunes. <span style="font-style: italic;">(See 1. part of the tutorial)</span><br /><br />

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Erase my photos by mistake from my phone

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Hey guys.. I got an iPhone 5 clone and want to reset Factory Settings but don't know how! please help asap! Moreover i want to know how to delete applications on it :)

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I have restored my iphone back to factory. I cant turn iphone off from the top i have also tried to hold the button on the top it in till the sliding bar come on but nothing happing what else can i do.

  • Hi there,

    To restore your iPhone back to factory settings complete the following steps:

    1) Press the "Home" button on your iPhone, and tap the "Settings" icon on the main screen.

  • 2) Tap the "General" tab, and tap the "Reset" tab.

  • 3) Tap "Reset All Settings" to restore the iPhone to its default settings. Tap "Erase All Content and Settings" to restore the iPhone to its original factory settings, which erases all of your information including bookmarks, SMS messages, contacts and music.

  • 4) Tap "Erase iPhone" to confirm the action.

    Hope to have been of assistance,

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    I have an iphone 4 4.10 and the camera wont even open so i cant take pictures

    I think the only solution for now is to reset settings.
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    My iphone 4 just suddenly froze it is on but when i press the keys it either takes ages to respond or just doesnt respond and it outlines the keys for my passcode when i try pressing them. i have tried...

    The IOS firmware is a pretty stable platform. Sometimes an application or a sync issue occurs which causes the instability in your iphone.
    The best way to fix the issues is to restore your iphone 4 to its original settings. You can restore back the settings from a back up copy from a computer that you sync with. The back up is held on yourcomputer that you sync your music/pictures/contacts has a back up of it. (If you don't have your phone backed up, you would need a computer to sync with to make that backup)
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    Make sure you are on the screen that holds your Settings icon. That is the icon with gears pictured in it. Touch the Settings icon.

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    To restore iPhone and reset the phone to default factory settings, follow these steps:

    1. Turn off iPhone - Hold down the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the red slider. Ignore this step if your iPhone is already off.
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    Use the link to below for DFU

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    I would try restoring your ipod using itunes. Below i have posted a step by step on the restore just in case you aren't familiar with it already. I hope this resolves your issue. CHHERS :)

    Last Modified: February 16, 2009 Article: HT1414 Old Article: 305744 Using the Restore function for your iPhone or iPod
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