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6003 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 3, 2011 9:44 AM by wjosten
Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2010 10:50 PM (in response to Shre09)Holding the power and home buttons is not a restore, it is a reset.
You need to restore from the computer to which you normally sync.
You can learn about restore in the manual:
http://manuals.info.apple.com/enUS/iPhone_iOS4_UserGuide.pdfpowerbook g4, iMac 20, Mac OS X (10.6.4), Time Capsule, iphone 3gs, iphone 4, ipod, ipod touch
Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2010 11:01 PM (in response to roaminggnome)Hello roaminggnome,
Thanks for your reply. But I don't have my computer by which I normally sync. I have purchased a new mac last week and this happened after that.
Please suggest me a way to get it back. In fact, I know the passcode, but not able to enter it.
Please help!iPhone 3GS, iOS 4
Currently Being ModeratedJan 1, 2011 1:38 AM (in response to Shre09)If the computer you're using is not the last computer the phone was synced with & you cannot remember the passcode or your phone has been disabled because the wrong passcode has been entered too many times, you will have to force the phone into recovery mode & restore it as a new device:
Turn off your phone: 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 to turn off. If you cannot turn off your phone using the slider, press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons at the same time. When your phone turns off, release the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons. Then, leave the USB cable connected to your computer, but NOT your phone, itunes running, press & hold the home button while connecting the USB cable to your dock connector, continue holding the home button until you see “Connect to iTunes” on the screen. You may now release the home button. iTunes should now display that it has detected your phone in recovery mode, if not quit and reopen iTunes. If you still don’t see the recovery message repeat these steps again. iTunes will give you the option to restore from a backup or set up as new. In your case, you will only be able to restore as a new device.MacBook Pro