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Hello, I got a problem after I trying to clean up some infections in my iPhone (because of some tweaks has modified my hosts file and I was unable to use the network service in some applications like messenger and facebook, so I cleaned the hostfile and put only the localhost value and after that I found some other files in the same folder, and I found 2 others ones with names that don't mean anything with the same contents of the hostfiles, So I deleted them, and after that I thought the other files was also an infection so I deleted all files in the folder (filenames were: asl.conf, fstab, group, hosts, hosts.equiv, master.passwd, networks, notify.conf, profile, protocols, services, ttys, and 2 others but I don't remember it) After that, to "complete" the process I thought that my iPhone needed to be restarted, but now it is stuck and it show me the apple boot logo and shut down all the time. No way to make it booting normaly. I can still put it in recovery mode/dfu mode and I think that's all. I don't care if I must back it up with apple to the last non-jailbreakable iOS version but I want at least to get back all my data, and I don't know what can I do for...

I own an iPhone4S, running iOS 8.2b2 (using TaiG untheter)

asked 31 May '15, 19:16

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closed 01 Jun '15, 04:51

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The question has been closed for being "Solved" by Tilerone, 01 Jun '15, 04:51

If you havent backed up recently, well, that data is gone. You removed system files. important ones.

Plug into itunes, put it into dfu, click restore


answered 31 May '15, 21:28

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