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Original post by: Marcus ,

Title:

Needs activation but has passcode

Text:

I have an iPhone 3gs that all of a sudden needs to be activated. I connect it to iTunes but it says that the phone is locked with a passcode that needs to be entered.

The problem is that I have no way of entering the code because as soon as i slide to unlock all that comes up is emergency call.

I know I can restore it in DFU-mode but that means everything on the phone is lost since I haven't backed it up in a while.

Any ideas?

Device:

iPhone 3GS

Status:

open