Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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Stuck on DFU/Recovery mode? Dropped phone

A few days ago i was sleeping and my phone was on my bed, when i woke up i found my phone on the ground the the screen was dark grey. Now when i turn it on it shows the apple logo for a very few seconds and the screen turns dark grey again. When i connect my device to my computer iTunes asks me to recover my device, the problem with this is i replaced my home button and don't have the original so if i update i may get error 53 i tried using programs like ReiBoot but no success. Anyway i could recover my device without having to update it? I'm not even sure if its on recovery mode or maybe something unpluged when it dropped what could prompt it into going into DFU mode? I need help ASAP

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It may also be the U2 chip, i was using a non-apple charger my mom bought and had it charging at the side of my bed when it fell down. What do you guys think?

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Hmm. Probably not the u2ic. Have you backed up the phone recently? Either through iTunes or, through iCloud? You should be able to restore to one of those options. However with iCloud, you'd likely have to restore to the newer iOS first. What happened with your original button? You don't possibly still have it, do you?

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No i don't have the original home button sadly, that's why i'm so scared to update it because it would most likely just brick my phone.

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Yeah, without the home button. You're kind out of luck

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No the phone is already dead, since it already fell into recovery mode and you don't have the original home button. Only Apple can fix it now, if they are willing to.

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Basically. The only way to really get out of the mode would be to restore.... If you bring it to Apple they will reset it. Then Error 53 will come up and they won't touch it after that.

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UPDATE: My phone won't even update it shows error 17 when i try?

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These alerts mean that your computer is either having difficulty contacting the Apple update server or communicating with your device.

Check your computer for software or settings that might cause communication issues between your computer and Apple or between your computer and your device.

If you still see the error message, check your security software.

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