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Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 8, 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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iPhone stuck on recovery mode

Gave my newphew my iphone to play with but i got it back it was stuck on recovery mode so i try to restore but keeps geting back to recovery mode. I try a clean restore with itunes, try custom restore with redsn0w but something keep gettin error 21, 1611 and 3124 try on 3 diferent computer same thing. This is so far what i try firts change the host file, tinyumbrella also swap the battery but nothing one thing i notice that tinyumbrella only recognizes the iphone like a numbers, no firmware, baseband or serial number appears where it should be on tinyumbrella anyone with the same problem and found a solution please let me know thanks alot in advance.

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same problem here, after update to 6.0

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I have same problem of my Iphone 3G, it is stuck on recovery mode after trying to upgrade it and no attempts are successful, I tried to off by pressing the Home & power button but no result, I also used tinyumrella & result is nothing, I also tried with iTunes, it can detect my Phone in recovery mode but failed to restore, it shows unknown error after few minutes of restoring process. SO what can I do to restore my Iphone from recovery mode ?

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I have the same problem too.. i was updating my iphone 3g ios 6.1. It completed uptading nd while it was veryfying it suddenly switchd off n jst stoped on apple logo... n now when i keep d power n home button press fr few seconds it show usb to itunes wat to do after dat?

Plzz someone suggest me

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I was deleting a contact number and I end up restarting the phone now the phone is in recovery mode. I have several means to restor but always popping error

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same problem please help us

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To fix your iPhone stuck in a recovery mode loop is restore it in DFU mode and a common mistake is that people think DFU mode looks the same as in recovery mode but thee is a difference of the look if it shows up with "connect to iTunes" it is in recovery but if it shows up on iTunes but still looks like it is turned off then it's in DFU mode.

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Hold down home and power button for about 15 secons, this shuts off the phone.

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Thanks. I was pressing it for 10 seconds but nothing happens till I saw your comment. :)

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I hold power button for 30 seconds, iTunes tried to recover but errors out with code (1602). iPhone is still in black screen. It had the "plug into iTunes" to begin with... Is there a way to go back to the "shut down" slider?

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The most recommended software is Tenorshare ReiBoot. I used it on my iPad mini with retina display and it worked well to enter and exit recovery mode with one click. You can have a try if needed.

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thanks it works 100 percent

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My solution:

I unplugged the phone from iTunes, held down the top (power) button and the home button for about 10 seconds until the phone restarted (at which point it still had the plug-into-iTunes image), then I plugged the phone back into iTunes, did the restore one more time, and it now shows a "Welcome to your new iPhone" where you can restore from backup or set up as a new iPhone.

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Press power and home button for 20 seconds to force reboot, then it should be OK to normal.

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Here's also a guide about "extracting numbers from iPhone backup".

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yes i do know that it is 2014 but i dug my old iphone 3GS out of the drawer and forgot my password i put it in recovery mode and it will continue to tell me that the device can not be found and it keeps going in circles every time it finishes and i eject it and try to cut it on it does not work it goes back to the same connect with ITunes crap like it started with i do not know what to do

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