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iPhone 3GS with 3.1.3 restarts automatically after syncing, freezes

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Feb 9, 2010 5:31 PM

So, I've never experienced this prior to 3.1.3. I go to sync my iPhone and all goes well until I hear the "buzz buzz" of the iPhone connecting to a power source (USB) and I look & see the Apple logo on my iPhone. It's restarted. It takes a good long while to boot back to the home screen. For about a few minutes (regardless if it's plugged in or not to USB) of being responsive, everything freezes and I get a white rotating progess indicator on the SpringBoard (on home screen of apps or the green battery indicator screen when docked, anything). At this point, I'm forced to hold the Sleep/Wake button and Home button down until the iPhone restarts...cycle continues it seems.

EDIT: well, rather than forcing a restart with holding buttons, if I leave it alone it will restart on it's own.

I did a restore from backup, and the problem went away for about a day, and now it's returned. I'm about to do a "Restore as a new phone" option. I don't know if something odd happened when upgrading the OS or if it's some random new app I installed from the App Store (though, this seems unlikely).

Any ideas?


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black MacBook (Santa Rosa), 2.2Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 160GB HD, 4GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.6.2), 32GB iPhone 3GS White, 16GB iPod Touch, 2G 1GB iPod Shuffle, 4G 20GB iPod


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