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Okay so I've had my iPhone 3g for almost two years now, and it's pretty much on it's last legs. The top button doesn't work anymore, and now the screen won't turn on when I hit the home button. Before, it was just a pure white screen which would turn off after about 3-5 seconds and I left it alone for a few days. iTunes recognizes it in when I plug it into the computer, but formatting or restoring doesn't help anything. What can I do to get this working again?

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Hi,

All the information you gave to me indicates that more likely, it is a Case of Faulty Firmware.Regarding Firmware,

The only thing that you could try is to Update Firmware :-

http://www.apple.com/iphone/softwareupdate/

If that would not work or solve the issue, you need to contact Apple to get this Fixed for you.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

  • canyongamer Jun 02, 2010

    The iphone is way out of warranty and it would cost (more than I would like to spend) to get it fixed.

    Would it be worth opening it up and trying to see if something came loose?

    I took the two small screws out of the bottom and pried it open slowly with a small screw driver.

    The number 1 cable had came off, and I snapped it back into place. The phone still does not work. Is there anything else I can do without having to take it anywhere to fix it?


  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Jun 03, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    Unfortunately, this is not a Hardware Fault. By opening the Cellphone, you would only loose your precious time and Patience.

    I wish i could have a Better Solution.

    Let me know,if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks
    for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!


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