About Restoring Iphone 5 After Jailbreak To Get Warranty Back

Canopy

macrumors newbie
Original poster
May 16, 2013
11
0
which one is more efficient to get my warranty back without detecting my phone was jailbreak, restore as new phone or from backup after jailbreak?
i've read in someone's thread that we need to do a "reset" to our iphone before restore with itunes
in other threads, they said restore in DFU mode. i dont want to leave any evidence about jailbreak in my phone before i send it back to apple. sorry for my english. Please help!
 

Canopy

macrumors newbie
Original poster
May 16, 2013
11
0
there is green dot on the screen. they said i cant send it back to claim my warranty, but it was in jailbreak. so, normal restore with "set up as new phone" or DFU mode? i tought DFU only for iphone that already dead and cant turn on..
 

TriJetHero

macrumors 601
Oct 13, 2010
4,953
137
World
Either is fine as long as you setup as new.

No, DFU is a normal restore mode, not just for 'dead' phones.
 

Canopy

macrumors newbie
Original poster
May 16, 2013
11
0
Better do some research first....

In DFU restore, after that in the initial setup, setup as new
sorry too much question, im just new to ios :(
so there is 2 restore i have to right? confused >.<
or make the phone to DFU, then press restore and choose setup as new?
 

Sine Qua Non

macrumors member
Apr 4, 2011
87
0
You will restore once. However, you will complete the restore with your phone in DFU mode.

Once the restore is completed and iTunes asks you whether you want to set up your phone as new or use a backup, select set up a new.