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Factory Locked IPhone HELP

by SoggyWaffles / October 28, 2014 8:00 AM PDT

So I was replacing the screen on an IPhone 5C for a friend, but after the screen was in and working, I tried to boot up the phone, but when it would get to the Apple Logo, a bunch of boot errors would come up kinda like windows boot options. It turns out that the person had jailbroken the phone, then over the air updated IOS. This may be the cause of the problem. I've tried soft restarting, and hard restarting the phone, it will connect to my Itunes when plugged in, but when I try to restore the phone, an error comes up on my computer that says it can't reset the phone since it wont boot. If anyone knows how to fix these errors please let me know.
I'm not sure what version of IOS it was jailbroken on, or what it was updated to, although I'm pretty sure it was from 7, to whichever is current now. (I'm and android user)

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Did you try unjailibreaking ng it?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 28, 2014 9:08 AM PDT

As how is on the web, I'll stop here.

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Yes I Have
by SoggyWaffles / October 28, 2014 10:10 AM PDT

I have, it dosent recognize the device

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So a brick.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 28, 2014 10:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes I Have
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He might want to look at this one too
by Pepe7 / October 29, 2014 2:14 AM PDT
In reply to: So a brick.
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(NT) Love those cover charges. Yowch!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2014 2:29 AM PDT
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reset phone
by CellClinicVancouver / November 16, 2014 10:11 AM PST

try to completely reset the device.
This should fix any issue you may be having

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Not always
by Pepe7 / November 16, 2014 10:59 AM PST
In reply to: reset phone

I'm not sure if you really read through his first post.

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