Iphone 5 stuck in recovery loop and itunes won't detect it?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by ckw15, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. ckw15 macrumors newbie

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    Dec 19, 2012
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    need help please was restoring my iphone then i got a 1602 error now my iphone 5's stuck in recovery mode loop and itunes wont detect it. i've reinstalled itunes and restarted my computer but its not working. could really use some help please.

    Regards,
    Connor :)
     
  2. Apple Techs macrumors member

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    Phoenix, Az
    #2
    put it in dfu mode or recovery mode (google it if you need to)

    attempt restore and post details
     
  3. blueroom macrumors 603

    blueroom

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    Make sure you're not blocking Apple in your Hosts file.
     
  4. nonquitt2000 macrumors newbie

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    Long Beach CA area
    #4
    Apple hosts file

    What is this Apple hosts file in iTunes???

    Sorry to be so dumb, but I cannot find this.

    How do I make sure this hosts file is not blocking a restore.

    Thanks.
     

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