iPhone Stuck in bootloop?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by nicklamos27, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. nicklamos27 macrumors newbie

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    Yesterday I jailbroke my iPhone 4 with Evasi0n 7. However, I decided I wanted to wait until everything was updated for iOS 7, so I tapped on "Erase All Content and Settings" in settings. Huge mistake. I never knew that doing that usually puts you in a boot loop. It was just stuck at the screen that's black with the gray loading circle, the same screen you get when you turn off your device. I waited for it to die, then charged it and brought it back to normal. So then I decided to restore it from "Find my iPhone." Another bad mistake (I still don't know why I never just restored from iTunes). Now whenever I wait for it to die, it turns back on and then keeps trying to restore itself because Find my iPhone has a restored queued up on my iPhone. Even if I quickly put it in Airplane Mode once it turns on, it still tries to restore. My power button is broken so I can't put it in DFU mode or recovery mode. How can I get it working again?
     
  2. TriJetHero macrumors 601

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    Did you try a hard-reset?
     
  3. nicklamos27 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks for the suggestion, I actually let it die, then I held the home button, waited after about 20 min for it to turn back on, then finally I could let go of the home button because that put it in recovery mode.
     
  4. DerekRod macrumors 6502a

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    Usually holding the power and home buttons work.Even better tiny umbrella will usually work even if its not in "recovery loop" it will usually kick it out of that too
     

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