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My iphone 3gs is still not ighting up after resetting, the sound has came back but no light. also it keeps saying that the device is not compatible, i have no device attatched. any ideas?

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  • Barrett Palumbo
    Barrett Palumbo Dec 31, 2010

    did you get the phone wet

  • stevie_t313 Dec 31, 2010

    no i never got it wet, i think i knocked it of the bedside table during the nite, i tryed resetting and the light flashed a little the sound came back, but no light. jus trying to find a pin to get the simcard out

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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.


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  • stevie_t313 Dec 31, 2010

    no i never got it wet, i think i knocked it of the bedside table during the nite, i tryed resetting and the light flashed a little the sound came back, but no light. jus trying to find a pin to get the simcard out

  • stevie_t313 Dec 31, 2010

    hi, thanks for the advice but it has still not worked, i think ill probs have to take it back to the shop, its also saying that i have an un suitable device connected, which i dont. thanks again anyway, happy new year.

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