Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iOS > Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Oct 25, 2012, 12:06 AM   #1
connormita
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Post iPhone 4 5.1.1 jailbreak infinite loop of death


Hey guys and gals,
I am a very tech savvy guy. When ever my friends have issues with apple products they are brought to me and i can usually solve it in no time at all. Except this one......

The other day my friend came to me with a iPhone 4 that he claimed he had "bricked" i found it funny he used that term because its VERY VERY hard to brick a iPhone 4 (GSM) if even possible? Anyways, i searched for many solutions and tried many times to restore in different ways but nothing will work. I will give you a detailed list of what i did and what happened etc.

ABOUT THE PHONE

First off, its a ATT 16g iPhone 4 jailbroken on 5.1.1 using greenposi0ns JB, color swapped all blue.
Second the iPhone behaves very odd, when you plug it into a wall charger it will prompt you with the "New Phone Setup" yet it will immediately send you to the "please connect to iTunes" screen. You cant even hit the little "i" to get the MEID or whatever it is for GSM phones ( i have verizon). So when i connect it to iTunes on my mac ( running on ML) or my PC (running on windows 7) the iPhone goes into a infinite boot loop OF DEATH. It just goes Apple logo, off, apple logo, off. etc. Then the second you unplug it the phone turns off right away.

WHAT I DID

Like i said, i am very tech savvy. I honestly don't even want to make the list of things i tried, but ill try to sum it up. For every restore i did i got so many iTunes errors, they clearly didn't make sense because iTune was so confused. On my mac: Absinthe couldnt identify the iPhone in DFU mode so i couldnt re-JB. Pwnage Tool was sued to make a custom Firmware, that didnt work. Redsn0w was used in every way possible. Quickown couldnt detect it at all. Recboot doesnt do anything. Disk aid wont read it. My mac does prompt me to restore it but of course it cant restore casue of the boot loop.On my PC, i did everything the same, but this time i ran Tinyumbrella. TU worked ( so i thought) I used the "fix boot loop" yet it made the iphone screen full white, then i couldn't restore not even pwnDFU mode. ONE TIME today it went through the Kernal download sequence on the phone, like all those letters as if it was going to wake out of its coma, but then it said some greenposi0n error and shut back off, couldnt get it to do that again...

Anyways i gave detail, please I would love to solve this because i can't let this one get away. Mac gods help me!
connormita is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 25, 2012, 06:36 AM   #2
TriJetHero
macrumors 601
 
TriJetHero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: World
Put it in DFU and see if TU umbrella or itunes recognises it.

work from there, step by step
__________________
iPhone 5 iOS 7.1.2 Pangu
iPad 4 3G iOS 7.1.2 Stock
iPad 2 WIFI iOS 7.1.2 Pangu
Mac Book Pro 15" mid 2010
TriJetHero is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iOS > Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
iPhone 5s - Infinite boot loop (after screen replacement) Atrit iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 1 Apr 10, 2014 10:43 AM
iPhone 3GS loop of death layla.lynch iPhone 1 Dec 1, 2013 11:59 AM
iPhone 3GS - power button failure and infinite reboot loop Outraged One iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 0 Sep 28, 2013 09:05 AM
iPhone 3Gs stuck on infinite recovery loop with itunes logo and usb cable on screen. iphonejunkie77 iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 1 Feb 18, 2013 10:45 AM
iPhone 4 5.1.1 Infinite Loop connormita iPhone 0 Oct 25, 2012 12:08 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:26 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC