iPhone 3G Will Not Slide to Unlock/Power Off?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by stephness, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. stephness macrumors newbie

    Nov 27, 2009
    Hey everyone!

    I just got an iPhone 3G from eBay in which the seller says the phone has been unlocked, successfully used with T-Mobile, and upgraded to OS 3.1.2. I put my T-Mobile SIM card in but the phone locked and I am not able to slide to unlock or slide to power off. I have soft reset it a couple of times but nothing has worked.

    Sorry I'm such an iPhone noob, but any help would be amazing!
  2. stephness thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 27, 2009
    Just to clarify, the slide to unlock/power off bars slide but they do not slide all the way and stop and the same point. I was able to slide to unlock the phone before putting my SIM card in, but now sliding the bars will not work with or without the SIM card. I have already synced the iPhone on iTunes and that hasn't changed anything either.
  3. Moi un Mouton macrumors 68000

    Mar 18, 2008
    Bracknell UK

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