1st Gen iphone won't start

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by mjcocks, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. mjcocks macrumors newbie

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    I have an original iphone (4GB) that won't get past the apple screen. I have tried resetting (holding home & power buttons), tried doing the same while plugged into machine w/ itunes running. iTunes doesn't even reconize that the phone is plugged in.
    I'm hoping someone can help me fix this. I'm on vacation and the closest Apple Store is 200 miles away.
     
  2. mjcocks thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I tried all of this, still no luck. I'm hoping someone else has a thought. I've had it plugged via the USB cable for hours, so it must have enough battery by now.
     
  3. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    Try a DFU restore then:

    http://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=1034
     

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