iPhone 3G can't be detected by iTunes and Windows

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  1. joelmajano

    joelmajano New Member

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    I have a iPhone 3G, that I recently got. When I got it it was already jailbroken and unlocked. When I tried to connect to my PC it wouldn't even show it's trying to detect it. I have no clue how fix it. HELPPPPPP!


    - iPhone 3G 16 GB JB and unlocked
    - iOS 3.0
    - IBM T42 Windows 7 Proffesional
    - iTunes 10.5
     
  2. fijiman

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    Hello:)

    Try the simple stuff first...make sure your USB cable that hopefully came with the 3G iPhone is original and in good order....can it be tried with another iDevice you have or can borrow..?
     
  3. joelmajano

    joelmajano New Member

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    Hi Thanks for your advice.I can charge the iPhone and the cable is OK.I've checked different ports. I don't have another iDevice just a iPod Shuffle and I can't
    borrow one.the iPod shuffle 4th gen works fine I can sync it perfectly.Any more advices?
     
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    Run iTunes and connect your iPhone...place iPhone in DFU mode(use YouTube for more info):) ....see if your iPhone is connected ....if all is good...Restore to the latest firmware 4.2.1
     
  5. joelmajano

    joelmajano New Member

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    and i tried with another computer it worked fine! do you think iOS 4.2.1 is safe to update on iPhone 3G?
     

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