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Restoring problem Hello, I have an iphone that is 1.1.4 version and when I try upgrading it to 2.0, it wipe out everything in the iphone and only now show me the the itune USB plug in sign on the screen. when I connect it to my computer and click on restore in itune, it will tells me it can't restore it with an error (20). The other message it will give on the itune is that I should input a compactible simcard into the iphone because the simcard in it does not appear to be supported. I bought the phone in USA but I am now using it in the UK after unlocking it. Please I really need your assistance if you can help me. Thanks

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  • tijanotu Jul 15, 2008

    Thank you for your suggestions, I have try all this suggested solutions but still not working out. it still shows me a screen that says that the simcard seems not to be supported and that only compactible simcards from a supported carrier may be used to activate iphone and that i should inserd the simcard that came wit the iphone or visit a supported carriers store to receive a replacement simcard. I don't have the AT&T simcard here in UK and I try the O2 simcard but not still working. I don't really know what to do. Need your help please to fix it

  • tijanotu Jul 15, 2008

    you are sending me a website where i will pay for another software download www.iphoneunlockuk.com, will this website solve the problem when bought? can u please offer me a solution on how do put my iphone in order again? thank you

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U need to a good service station of apple he will guide u which type of simcard use in i phone

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Install the old firmware back. Use the iPhone 1A543a restore image (93MB) from Apple.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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    Ginko Jul 15, 2008

    Here is restore firmware image for Iphone. restore image (93MB)
    Restore image back and it will work with the original retail firmware.
    Try this out before replying to other experts about bad links please.


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Please click on this link:

http://www.iphoneunlockuk.com/iphone-unlocking-faq.php



Good luck......

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Read this page
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808

Then do a restore

READ THE PAGE FIRST THEN DO RESTORE IN RECOVERY MODE.

Restore

  • Note: Because Restore erases all of the songs and files on iPod, make sure to back up any files you've saved on the iPod disk. All of your songs, videos, podcasts, audiobooks, and games can be loaded back to your iPod provided that you have them stored in your itunes Library.
How to restore your iPod:
For Windows:

  • 1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of itunes.
  • 2. Open itunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.
  • 3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in itunes.
  • 4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main itunes windows.
  • 5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt itunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
  • 6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, itunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.
  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the itunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

  • Ekse Jul 15, 2008

    The recovery mode details are behind the first Link I posted so you need to read it first.

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Have u tried upgrading the software?

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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    Yaz S Jul 15, 2008

    instead of restoring it...try setting it up

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    Yaz S Jul 15, 2008

    and also try the DFU mode..
    DFU Mode for 2.0: Plug into iTunes...Power phone off... hold power + Home for EXACTLY 10 seconds... release power but continue to hold home (screen will be black)... and within 20 seconds iTunes will recognize it.
    DFU Restore Mode:
    1. Boot phone 2. Hold Power + Home until the screen goes BLACK 3. Continue to hold home and let go of power 4. Plug into iTunes (screen should still be BLACK) 5. Within 20 seconds it should come up in recovery mode 6. Let go of Home and hit RESTORE in iTunes.
    And also upgrade ur itunes too...before u try anything

    i hope this helps

    Thanks for using Fixya
    Have a nice day!

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    Yaz S Jul 15, 2008

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    i donno if this cud help....but please do visit this page..i hope it wrks for u

    All the best

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