How to Fix iPhone 3G from Restore Mode

Apple’s iPhone 3G brought revolution to Smartphone. It is one of the best mobile devices which contain almost everything. It not only serves as a medium of keeping in contact with your loved ones but also let you entertain with games and movies. In addition to this you can take pictures and redecorate it as well. Plus your iPhone 3G lets you take and carry your work documents wherever you are going.

Apart from great features of iPhone 3G, there are some bugs. Sometimes your phone stuck or hangs up in recovery or restore mode. However, there is a way to solve this problem.

Things required:

– iPhone 3G
– iTunes
– Windows Installer Cleanup Utility
– Registry Cleanup Utility
– Windows XP


  • 1

    Sync in a different computer

    The easiest way of getting rid of this trouble and fixing your iPhone 3G is by synchronising it in a different computer. By this procedure, your phone can easily be synchronised with windows and new software is installed. Remember that when you connect with another computer, your devise is recognised as a new deviser and you lose all data.

    Note that this process may take some time but you have to remain calm.

  • 2

    Sync to your computer

    After the new software is installed, sync your iPhone 3G back to your computer. The computer will ask you that the device was attached to another computer and do you want to sync it to this computer, accept the option.

    This method will help bring your old data and all stuff back but it also requires a lot of time so be patient.

    Remember that if you disconnect your device, you will go back to restore mode.

  • 3

    Backup your applications

    In case the first two steps fail to fix your problem and you do not have any other computer to sync with than make backup of your entire applications. Make backup of your music files, videos and applications.

  • 4

    Uninstall Apple components from your computer

    You need to uninstall all apple software, iTunes and Quicktime from your windows and restart your computer.

  • 5

    Run Windows Installer Cleanup Utility

    To make sure that all of Apple components have been removed, run Windows Installer Cleanup Utility. It removes all remaining components of your iPhone left in your windows.

  • 6

    Install iTunes

    Next download and install iTunes from You need to get the latest version of iTunes for your computer.

  • 7

    Connect your phone to iTunes

    Connect your iPhone 3G to iTunes after opening it. After a while, your device will be recognized and you will be asked to download the latest iPhone software.

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