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Hi, while trying to reactivate 3 gs with redsnow I receive the ERROR! Please perform clean "slide to power off" and try again. Problem is, 3gs is stuck in "connect to iTunes" and I can not perform clean slide off. Even recovery with SHIFT and new Firmware ofer iTunes is impossible.

I am lost!

How can I get back to shut down correct without "Start&Home" Button.

3gs is in DFU



asked 17 Aug '12, 05:42

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edited 17 Aug '12, 08:57

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What happens when you try to restore with iTunes? Do you get an error message from iTunes?

(17 Aug '12, 08:57) britta britta's gravatar image

3gs is stuck in "connect to iTunes" and 3gs is in DFU are mutually exclusive. Which is it?

(17 Aug '12, 11:32) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

I had the exact same problem, i just put this question on this forum if you knew how to fix it please help us

(03 Mar '13, 18:24) seconi seconi's gravatar image

Use redsn0w's Recovery Fix under the Extras page, then try jailbreaking again.


answered 17 Aug '12, 05:44

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kirb ♦

thekirbylover thx, tryed but failed. same error pops up again :-((((

(17 Aug '12, 05:54) tasman tasman's gravatar image

Just hold the power button until it shuts off. Put it in Pwned DFU, then restore with cfw from redsn0w.


answered 17 Aug '12, 18:55

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