iphone 4s stuck in recovery error-1

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

  1. johnboy1073 macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2012
    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

    Sep 18, 2012
    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

    Apr 28, 2012
    Charlotte, NC
    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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