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 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

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Dead Battery? How do I tell

My iPhone does not turn on even when I press both the Power and home buttons. But when I connect it to my computer and press the Power and Home buttons for a while it turns on to recovery mode. Nothing happens it just hangs there for a long while then goes off.. I need help.

The Battery was changed and it is working fine now.

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Thank you for your reply. I connected it to AC outlet and the iPhone came on and said "Activation required" and asked me to slide the slider to activate. When I did that, it came back to recovery mode and asked me to connect to iTunes. When I pulled it and connected it to iTunes on my PC it went dead again but it showed battery 100% charged. It keeps going through this cycle now. There is a change when I connected it to the AC outlet. It is still not working properly and any further help will be very much be appreciated.

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Start with a new battery. Since the AC adapter does make a difference, it might resolve your issues.

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The update on this my problem is that my iPhone 3GS is now connected to my PC in Recovery Mode. I installed Tinyumbrella to kick it out of Recovery Mode but everything is grayed out except SAVE SHSH and START TSS SERVER. Can someone help me here

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John Umenwoke, just seen that you edited your question. Are you saying that the phone is now working?

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Yes it started working properly after I changed the Battery. I thank you all for your support. Especially my friend Old Turkey you were very encouraging throughout this time I was in despair. You supported me to change the Battery as the begining of diagnostics for this case and that did the whole thing. Thank you again Old Turkey.

John

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Try charging your phone on an AC charger and see if that makes a difference. From the symptoms you are describing, I would most certainly start by replacing the battery. If nothing else it will provide you with a clear starting point for any further trouble shooting.

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