3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 11, 2010 1:54 PM by modular747
7ssain Level 1 (0 points)

please help me , I just bought a 3GS iphone couple of days ago.
suddenly, the setting, phone and Msg's icons have dissapered ...

havnt got a clue why that happened ! I tried almost every thing except restoring it !

when i ever try to restore it , itunes will update to the latest version which I really dont want. !!!

I cant connect to the Internet , cant make calls or sms !!!

Q1 : any one know what the **** is going on , what to do now !
Q2 : any way of restoring it with out updating to the latest OS ?


Iphone 3GS, iPhone OS 3.1.2, none
  • modular747 Level 6 (18,730 points)
    These apps can't be deleted and were probably moved to another page of your home screen. You can try looking for them on the other screens or the Spotlight search.

    You can also try resetting the standard icon layout. This will rearrange the stock apps to their original positions and 3rd party apps alphabetically. However to do this, you'll have to find the Settings app with the search function.

    Settings > General > Reset > Reset Home Screen Layout.

    BTW, if the reason you don't want to update the firmware is because your phone is hacked or jailbroken, this may not work and you won't get any support here.
  • 7ssain Level 1 (0 points)
    thanks for your replay ... really appreciate it ...

    I have looked for the icons every where , searched in every single page , still couldnt find it !

    regarding the restore , it is not that my iphone is hacked , No No
    but am happy with the 3.1.2 OS ... I dont wonna suffer again in the future.

  • modular747 Level 6 (18,730 points)
    What happens when you enter "Settings" (without the quotation marks) in the iPhone Spotlight Search box?

    If you can't find it that way, there is no choice but to restore. Since you're having this problem with the 3.1.2 firmware, why do want to stick with it?