How can I restore my iPhone via iTunes?

Sardar May 15, 2012
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My iPhone wouldn’t take the SIM. I restored it on iOS 5.1.1 and it detected some errors when it turned on. Now it doesn’t turn on, it says I should connect to iTunes. What do I do?

  1. John Smith
    May 15, 2012 at 3:19 am

    List of steps:

    ***REMEMBER TO BACKUP AND TRANSFER PURCHASES FIRST***

    Plug your iDevice into iTunes.
    Click your iPhones name.
    Scroll to the middle of the page.
    There should be a 'update' and 'restore' button.
    Click restore.
    Let it download, verify, and install.
    Done!

    • Laga Mahesa
      May 16, 2012 at 11:49 am

      As per John Smith's instructions, adding :

      1) Use a fresh sync cable, yours may be faulty.
      2) If this fails, try again using DFU mode.

      • Jaime
        August 17, 2012 at 3:34 am

        What is dfu?