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I tired jailbreaking 3.0 software for my touch 2g. but now it stuck on this. help plz.

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Unfortunately you put your device into whats called "recovery-mode".
The simplest solution is to plug the device into itunes, restore the firmware (itunes will ask you to do so) and start over. It will delete your ipod, but afterwards youll be able to recover most of your stuff from the backup itunes makes.

This problem occurs if you dont follow the redsnow commands exactly. when it asks you to put your device into dfu mode, you need to push the buttons in the order and for t he amount of time that it says on the screen.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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You should just be able to plug into iTunes and restore it that way. No apps needed. No need to jailbreak (especially if you don't want to jailbreak it).

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I Pod Touch showing USB cable and an arrow for iTunes. I tried to Charge it or put it into DFU mode Hold the lock/power button for 15 seconds Then hold the lock/power button and the home button without...


sorry, that is the incorrect way to enter dfu mode. here is the correct way.
Step 1. Plug your ipod into your computer.
Step 2. Power off your ipod.
Step 3. hold the power button down for 3 seconds.
Step 4. while holding the power button, press and hold the home button for 10 seconds.
Step 5. While still holding the home button, release the power button AND CONTINUE HOLDING THE HOME BUTTON for 15 seconds.

your computer should recognize the device as in dfu mode, install the driver needed, and from then on, you should be able to restore.

Sources- i have had an ipod since the very first one, and i have extensive knowledge of jailbreaking and restoring troubles.

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Well if its not responsive ya I am afraid its bricked. You might want to try to recover but it seems like you did that already i hate to spread bad news.

thanks please rate

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My iphone 2g only shows the apple for 10 seconds then shuts down


Try restoring it...here's how...
  1. Disconnect the USB cable from the iPhone or iPod touch, but leave the other end of the cable connected to your computer's USB port.
  2. Power off the device (Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the slider. Wait for the the iPhone or iPod touch to turn off.
  3. Press and hold the Home button while reconnecting the USB cable to iPhone. When you reconnect the USB to iPhone, the device should then power on.

    Note: If you see the message "Charging... Please Wait" , let the device charge for at least 10 minutes to ensure the battery has some charge and then start with step 2 again.
  4. Continue holding the Home button while iPhone starts up. While starting up, you will see the Apple logo.
  5. When you see "Connect to iTunes" on the screen, you can release the Home button andiTuneswill display the recovery mode message:

    If you don't see the "Connect to iTunes" screen, then disconnect the USB cable from iPhone and repeat steps 3-6.
After this you'll need to jailbreak it too....

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is it brand new??

if so then connect it to itunes

Jul 07, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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Got unlocked iphone, tried to restore factory settings now its stuck on bitten pineapple...any help plz just got this phone?


Hi,
Here u can follow the steps

Step 1: Make sure you have downloaded the latest version of iTunes if you haven’t already. Download iTunes 8.2 from the link given below.
Step 2: Now connect your iPhone with your PC. You must connect it to a single usb port on the backside of your computer. Do not use any usb hub or the ports in the front as this could cause an error during update process.
Step 3: Start iTunes 8.2. Sync your iPhone with your PC so that iTunes backs-up all your important data including settings, apps, music, contacts and photos.
Step 4: You will now have to download a custom cooked firmware for your iPhone version (2G or 3G). I can’t post the download links for these files for the reasons you all know very well. Just Google “iPhone 2G Custom 3.0” (If you are using iPhone 2G) or “iPhone 3G Custom 3.0” (If you are using iPhone 3G) and use one of the torrent links to download the custom created .ipsw file.
Step 5: Once you have downloaded the required .ipsw file, Copy/Paste it into this location:
“C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Updates\” (Windows 7)
“C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Updates\” (Windows Vista)
“C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Update\” (Windows XP)
Step 6: Restart iTunes. You will now be prompted to install this firmware you just download. Just close this prompt dialog by clicking on “x” from the top right-most corner of the window.
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Step 7: Now you will have to restore your iPhone to this custom firmware 3.0 that you just downloaded. Click on your phone from the sidebar in iTunes to get to this screen as shown in the screenshot below:
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Now press and hold left “Shift” button on the keyboard and then click on “Restore” (Not “Update) button in the iTunes and then release the “Shift” button.
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This will make iTunes prompt you to select the location for your downloaded custom firmware 3.0. Select the downloaded .ipsw file and click on “Open”.
Step 8: Now sit back and enjoy as iTunes does the rest for you. This will involve a series of automated steps some of which are highlighted below:
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Don’t do anything silly at this point. Just wait while iTunes installs the new firmware 3.0 on your iPhone. Your iPhone screen at this point will be showing a progress bar indicating installation progress. After the installation is done, iPhone will restart automatically and you should now have a fully unlocked and jailbroken iPhone 2G. iPhone 3G on the hand will only be jailbroken, not unlocked. iPhone 3G users will have to wait for Dev-Team to release ultrasn0w on Cydia in order to unlock their phones.
Step 9: Once you are done with the unlocking and jailbreak process. You can now restore all your settings, apps, music, contacts and photos to the newly installed firmware version 3.0 by restoring the backup that you made in Step 3 from iTunes.
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Feel free to ask me any question here should you run into any problem during the update process.
Disclaimer: This guide is for testing & educational purposes only. I’m not responsible for any loss of important data or malfunctioning of your iPhone.
Download Links:
Download iTunes 8.2
Download iPhone OS 3.0 Custom Firmware (iPhone 2G) [Screenshot]
Download iPhone OS 3.0 Custom Firmware (iPhone 3G) [Screenshot]

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if it still gives you problems then you have a hardware issue, apple won't touch a jailbroken iphone so hopfully you have the apple care protection. Restore it to factory settings and try to take it in for service.

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