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iPhone won't turn on or connect to iTunes after trying to restore/ios8

Hello i bought this iPhones 4s brojen to fix as he stated it was faulty and thought it was a screen problem as he could hear siri but i couldnt hear anything when came but:

Once i bought it i tried the usual resets with the home and power button etc. Nothing happened

I dissconnected the iphones screen and put an iphone 4 screen on as that's all i got at the moment (i didnt't screw in just connected cables to test screen)

I connected to Itunes and it said "this iPhone is in recovery mode, please restore"

I restored and had to update to ios8 to so i did it. It then turned on on the iphone and came up with apple logo and prgress bar.

iTunes said "waiting for iPhone" and the prgoress bar did not move at all so i disconnected phone and left tillnext morning.

Now it won't connect or show up on my Mac, and 2 other computers.

Is it because i stopped the restore as it was stuck now won't tun on at all?!?

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update: tried again this mornig hoping it'd work and it did! must have connected the screen right? and the battery was charged enough now from all the times me doing it. ive put it in dfu and restored. its perfectly working now and just needs a new screen fittied. thanks for help guys.

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Try new battery.

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Gd idea but won't it work with no battery and charging cable attached though?

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Yes, put the phone in DFU mode, connect to itunes and do a restore

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Thanks for the reply but I've tried putting in DFU mode and do a restore but after disconnecting half way through update/restore it won't show in iTunes again. And I don't know if it goes into DFU mode as screen is blank. Thanks for help mate

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I'll just try doing the DFU mode 'routine' over and over again until hopefully iTunes recognises it. I've let it charge for 3hrs too.

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HAsn't worked, any other ideas?

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Hey, you seems to be stuck on recovery mode after iOS 8 update. Try to fix it with reiboot. Watch this video to learn more. Hope it helps.

Video Tutorial: How to Fix an iPhone "Connect to iTunes" Screen

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THannks i tried it just now on my mac and has not worked as cannot see my iphone, remeber my iphone is dead at the monet and does not show up on my itunes

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Easy way of testing if it is the battery. Disconnect your iPhone battery and connect your charger. You should see the Apple Logo then it will go off an on

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Yeh but after the restore/update and disconnecting half way it has no sign of life even when I've disconnected battery. I've tried so many different ways and variations to see if it'll connect or turn on but nothing has worked!?! Any other ideas?

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Sounds dead sorry to say

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