Iphone Bricked!!!!!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by poolshark49, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. poolshark49 macrumors newbie

    Jun 28, 2007
    okay. i started to update my phone. and i got an error. so it hit okay. then itunes wanted me to restore it. and i was like no. cuz i was gunna run jailbreak and start from scratch but that didnt help so now im trying to restore it from itunes but it wont read my phone!!!! i tried everything!!! all it says on my phone is please connect to itunes!! so is my phone bricked or what?
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  2. ejrizo macrumors 6502


    Jun 26, 2007
    Los Angeles
    just take a deep breath and make sure your connected to the computer and try rebooting it again... it should boot normally... if not then i dont know much... make sure its not jailbreaked maybe because i know that prevents it from connecting to itunes... so maybe jailbreak it while its asking to be connected to itunes then unjailbreak it... then try again
  3. skubish macrumors 68030


    Feb 2, 2005
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    try restarting your iPhone while and connecting to your computer. Then once it connects to iTunes, run the restore. You may also try repairing permissions if you are on a Mac. That help for me when I had an iPod that wouldn't connect.

    From what I have read it is pretty hard to brick the iPhone even if you are hacking it.

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