error 23 message wen trying to restore!

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by gmx1963, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. gmx1963 macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2010
    got a 3g 16gb that was water damaged.
    manged to revive it to a point. message on screen says "restore needed" but cant restore as i keep getting error 23 message.
    have done a search (google) and there is loads to read etc. that much that i thought i would ask and see if u kind people could point me in the right direction lol
    all help greatfully received;)
  2. SpaceKitty macrumors 68040


    Nov 9, 2008
    Fort Collins Colorado
    Error 23 is a hardware problem relating to the Wifi, bluetooth, 3G an edge radios. They have failed or are damaged. I don't think this can be fixed.
  3. gmx1963 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2010
    hope ur wrong lol. anyone else shed any light on this?

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