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Not booting and always in restore mode


I've got an iPhone 5 which doesn't boot anymore.

I think the problem is because of the use of fake cables, so the problem could be the U2 chip thats broken.

When I press the power button to turn it nothing happens, and when I connect it to itunes it always says that it's in restore mode.

I'm not sure if this is the U2 ic chip.

Are those the symptoms?

Thanks for the help

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Try a force restart

How to Force Restart an iPhone 5

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Unfortunately that didn't work


Yeah, kinda what Dre said. I know it says it's in recovery mode. Have you tried putting it into dfu, and then trying a restore?


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What's it do when you try to restore it?

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