broken iphone won't turn on

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by kadh, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. kadh macrumors newbie

    Jun 7, 2010
    I dropped my iphone today and the glass front shattered. Now the phone won't turn on. Unfortunately, I hadn't backed it up and I am hoping to recover photos/videos, contacts and text messages. I've tried to do a soft and hard reset, but the phone will not turn on. It has a charge. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can retrieve my data? Thanks!
  2. upaymeifixit macrumors 6502a


    Feb 13, 2009
    Unfortunately without being on, it won't be able to transfer any of the files. So your looking for a way to turn it on. I'm assuming you've already plugged it into your computer and that didn't work. It's a good time to break your phone though. :D
  3. kadh thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 7, 2010
    Yes, I did plug it in to the computer, but since it won't turn on my itunes can't read anything. Mostly I want to get some photos off it and desperately am trying to find a way to get it turn back on.
  4. Mr. Gates macrumors 68020

    Mr. Gates

    Jun 17, 2009
    --Redmond --------- ----------------Washington---
    Depending on where you live there might be a place around you called " DATA DOCTORS "

    They ( Might ) might , be able to help.
  5. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    Not much you can do if it wont turn on at all.

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