Bricked my iphone

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  1. dukebound85 macrumors P6

    dukebound85

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    Seiously, I jailbraked it and installed intelliscreen

    I saw it wasnt free so I deleted it and that rock app it installed

    now its stuck on the spinning whell and the phone cant even be turned off

    any help?
     
  2. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Not bricked. Just do the DFU procedure. It will shut off. Or hook up to iTunes and let iTunes handle it.
     
  3. jmann macrumors 604

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    Put the phone into DFU mode and then do a restore in iTunes.
     
  4. aprofetto macrumors 6502a

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    Exactly. It's impossible to brick your iPhone now adays, unless you cover it in cement, and well, shape it like a brick.
     
  5. jmann macrumors 604

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    Then it will be an iBrick. ;)
     
  6. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    and look similar to this:

    single-brick.jpg

    You would think he'd know you can't brick a phone after being around as long as he has.
     
  7. aprofetto macrumors 6502a

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    lol... with an iPhone at the heart of it.
     
  8. IBradMac macrumors 68000

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    Whats the story. Did you bring it back to life yet? :p
     

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  9. labman macrumors 604

    labman

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    does it look like this?

    [​IMG]


    Or This

    [​IMG]


    that's a brick Iphone, don't feel bad I made the same mistake and have to do the same thing. I can get into my phone though just not Cydia. :(
     
  10. dukebound85 thread starter macrumors P6

    dukebound85

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    ists ALIVE!

    but i did have quite a scare as holding the power button wasnt doing anything....
     
  11. billchase2 macrumors 68000

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    +1

    So sick of the term "brick"...
     
  12. pelicanflip macrumors 6502a

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    You jailbreaked it?

    No wonder your iPhone turned into a brick...




    Now, if you jailbroke it, all would be well. DFU the iPhone and life is good.
     
  13. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Glad its alive.
     
  14. RobT macrumors 6502a

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    Right, it is really hard if not impossible to brick the iPhone.


    (I am familiar, however, with that deep pit in the stomach feeling you get when you think you've bricked it as nothing seems to be working).
     
  15. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    It is possible to permanently brick the iPhone. It's just the only way to do it is waaaaayyy too complicated for the average persons to accomplish.

    You need to know command line know-abouts in the iPhone scene, more specifically the baseband portion. Using the current available tools, its is *IMPOSSIBLE* to brick your phone.
     

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