iphone 4s stuck in recovery error-1

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by johnboy1073, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. johnboy1073 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    i have been given a iphone 4s by a friend who had the phone for a few months and was jail braked by absinte and it is stuck in recovery mode and wont restore it keeps coming up error-1.
    please can anyone help me sort this phone out or is it dead
    thanks johnboy1073
     
  2. rxllrn macrumors member

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    Sep 18, 2012
    #2
    Use redsn0w or TinyUmbrella to kick it out of recovery mode. It should bring you to a set up screen afterwards.
     
  3. Mr Hill macrumors 6502

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    If that doesn't work then take it to the Apple Store and get a new one. They'll usually replace iPhones with software areas with no question. All 4S's are still in warranty.
     

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