Currently Being ModeratedMay 7, 2012 10:54 PM (in response to georgew6)
That means it wants you to attach it to your computer with its USB cable, and run iTunes:
Currently Being ModeratedMay 7, 2012 10:59 PM (in response to John Galt)
I did that and the only thing I have found is box popping up with this message: <<<iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before it can be used with iTunes.>>> When I click to restore there is a message that restore will reset iPhone to factory settings. I don't feel that is a good choice if it wipes out all the settings I have put in over the last few years. Isn't there some other way to restart the iPhone?
Currently Being ModeratedMay 7, 2012 11:04 PM (in response to georgew6)
It will erase the phone, but it will subsequently be restored to precisely the condition it was in when you last synced it with that computer, in addition to the upgraded iOS version.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 18, 2012 10:14 PM (in response to John Galt)
This is the answer and I did this, but the result was not too good. I thought the iphone and Macbook were synconized much more recently than it turned out to be. I am thinking that I must have it set to manually syncronize to avoid slowing down the computer. Now will check that out. Manually could be OK, if I remember to syncronize often enough.
Thanks for your help.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 18, 2012 10:21 PM (in response to georgew6)
You can sync over Wi-Fi too. Your MacBook must be on and available, but it's one less thing to remember:
Currently Being ModeratedAug 28, 2013 9:54 PM (in response to georgew6)
I tried installing latest iTunes (11.0.5 for Win 64 bits- it fails to install.
How do I fix this phone now?
Its an iPhone 3gs and shoes iTunes icon and a USB cable.
please let me know if you happen to know a fix