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How to fix some mysterious problems.

iREB can't even detect it anymore, it says that it can't do tethered idevices, I was trying to jailbreak ios6.0.1 but didn't succeed. As the lock button has broken.

How can I get out of this loop? (I think it's a loop, I just have a black screen. Nothing detects it anymore, itunes, ireb, redsn0w etc.)

Help me :(

Edit: To give you every detail, I used a DFU IPSW, then tried to jailbreak it in RedSn0w, then back to DFU IPSW then tried to 'Just Boot', as my lock/power button broke yesterday I wanted to jailbreak so I could use Activator to change it to something else.

After a few tries, of doing the above the screen went black and just stayed black. No Apple logo- nothing. If I plug it into a laptop/computer nothing detects it, not iREB, not Windows, not Ubuntu.

It had iOS6.0.1 on it.

asked 10 Jan '13, 17:26

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edited 10 Jan '13, 17:53

Connect to itunes and click restore. There is no way to jailbreak that. Even if you manage to, there is no way to just boot tethered with a broken button. Get the button fixed.


answered 10 Jan '13, 20:08

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justinred ♦

I let my iPod's battery drain overnight, when I woke up it connected to my laptop, after charging a bit!

Ah okay, I'll have to look into it.

(11 Jan '13, 15:41) 7ewis 7ewis's gravatar image
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