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iPhone 3GS lost and can’t use Find my iPhone

My iPhone 3GS was lost and I don't have any iOS device to login and erase the data. I logged in using the browser on my Windows PC but it says I need an iOS device to locate my phone. Can I erase ...
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iphone loss of camera function

I deleted several photos under the camera icon. When I finished, the undeleted photos ended up under the Photos icon in an album. The camera icon now only shows a black screen. What do I do to ...
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iphone 3gs not turning on

i tied resetting by holding both power and home button together tried to enter DFU mode, but nothing happening the phone getting hot when its plugged to a wall socket, but not that much hot when ...
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How to get Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3GS

I can't get Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3GS. When I reset my phone, it made a new account. Now it just says I need iOS 7. What should I do?
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Accessing WiFi on an iPhone 3 which is unlocked but has no sim

I have a UK iPhone 3G which I got unlocked when I moved to the states. I used to be able to use it to listen to music (via the Music button, not the iTunes button) fine but now it skips certain songs ...
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Iphone 3GS not charging

My IPhone was on 20% last night and I immediately plugged it in to the wall, it continuously kept connecting and disconnecting and at times giving "Charging is not supported with this accessory". ...
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How can I update my iPhone 3gs to ios6 so my nephew can use it as an iPod?

When I connect to iTunes it says I have the current update. However the version is 4.3. My nephew would like to play some games including words with friends with me and this old phone would make him a ...
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Export iPhone 3GS contacts into iCloud

I bought an iPhone 6 and I would like to use all the contacts from my iPhone 3GS. Some of the contacts were stored in iCloud. The other ~480 contacts are on my iPhone 3GS. How can I transfer these to ...
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Format, clean install, & restore iPhone 3GS

I have been using iPhone 3GS for almost 3 years now, and the phone has got pretty slow. I understand that there are many reasons for the phone getting slow, but I want to try to improve its ...
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I have a 3gs trying to upgrade to 6.1.6. Error occurs

I have a iphone 3gs running 6.1.3. tried to upgrade to 6.1.6. The error returned says: unable to install updates - an error occurred installing IOS 6.1.6 how do i fix this?
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How can I enable Fixed Number Dialing on iPhone 3G?

FND is a sim card feature that allows you to restrict outgoing calls to a fixed list. It is usually used by either businesses to restrict an employee phone, or by parents to restrict a child's phone. ...
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Find My iPhone 3Gs

Find My iPhone locates my phone when it's at home, but when it moves away from home it always shows the old location (Home) and never updates. My iPhone 5 using the same account works fine. How do I ...
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Download ios 7 apps how?

I have a iphone 3gs which has a ios 6.1.6. I want to download ios 7 to run applications like Facebook, SoundCloud, etc. But it cant be downloaded on my device which seems fully updated. How may I ...
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Pic of desktop of old iphone 3gs just showed up on my iphone 5s, which i bought a year ago?

OK, this is weird. All of a sudden in my photos today on my iphone 5s, a pic of my old desktop from my previous phone, a 3gs, showed up. My old phone has been powered down and in a drawer for about a ...
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can I activate three 3GS iphons if i set them all back to factory setings useing itunes?

I was wondering if I have 3 3GS iphons and they are all locked and i set them back to factory settings using iTunes if i could activate them and just activate using one Sim card and then use them just ...
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Stolen iPhone 3GS, iOS 6.1.6 - Will the thief be able to factory reset it and render my Find My iPhone useless?

My iPhone 3GS was stolen yesterday. Its battery was dying so I wasn't able to track it in time after I found out. Will the thief be able to factory reset the phone using iTunes or other means? I have ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 3GS shows “No Service” after upgrading to iOS 6.1.6

I used redsn0w to jail break after upgrading to iOS 6.1.6 via iTunes. Now it shows "No service" with or without the SIM. How do I resolve this?
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Will it be safe to jailbreak my iPhone 3Gs?

Currently I have an 8 GB iPhone 3Gs (A1303). It has become slightly slower so I am wishing to jailbreak it. Will it be safe? If yes give me specific sites which will help me jailbreak it.
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how can I download ios 7 manually to be able to get my podcast app back?

I am on an iPhone 3Gs with iOS 6.1.6. Unfortunately my podcast app has been removed. Now, if I want to install it Again, I need iOS 7. However, in my setting for software it states that my software ...
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iPhone 3GS has color depth of 24-bit color or 18-bit color?

I don't understand why Apple did not disclose all the detailed specifications. On apple site, it only tells the most basic specs not all specs so Wikipedia has to search iPhone specs in other sources. ...
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does iPhone4 run 2-time faster than iPhone 3GS since iPhone4's memory is 2-time bigger than iPhone 3GS's one

I have never tried any iPhone, but want to research about it. Apple said that "iPhone 3GS" is 2-time faster than "iPhone 2G" since 3GS' memory is 256 MB eDRAM & thus is twice as big as 3G's (128 ...
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Can iPhone 3GS make video calls?

"The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to include a front-facing camera" (wiki) So iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors have no front-camera, then how they (iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors) make ...
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How do I jailbreak an iphone 3gs without activating it?

I have been given an old iphone 3gs that has a bug: It cannot be activated, neither through WiFi nor iTunes. Over WiFi it sais, that the activation server is not availiable and over iTunes, iTunes ...
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How do I activate an iPhone 3Gs without iTunes or WiFi?

Is it possible to activate and use my iPhone 3Gs (A1303) without using iTunes? I think it is important, not to connect it to a WiFi cause I don't want to update it in any way. When I connect to a ...
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What version of iOS is my iPhone capable of running?

I currently have iOS 6.1.6 on an iPhone 3GS. What is that the highest, supported version of iOS my iPhone is capable of running?
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iPhone Locked, Touch Screen and Home Button Broke, How do I restore for parts resale?

iPhone 3GS Home Button does NOT work Touch Screen does NOT work And iPhone is locked.. I cannot use touch screen to enter in code. I am selling for parts.. I need to wipe the data clean.. How do ...
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“This cell phone has no sim card.” message

I reverted my iPhone 3GS to factory settings and now everything I do ends up with the message: "This cell phone has no sim card." How can I fix this?
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Simcard not recognized iPhone 3GS iOS 6.1.6

I've updated my jailbroken iPhone 3GS via iTunes restore to iOS 6.1.6, but after the update I am not able to activate my iPhone and its showing no service. It says no sim card is installed in the ...
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iPhone 3GS no sim error

I got an iPhone 3G from a friend and it is showing "no sim card" and I know the sim card is good and it won't let me do anything but phone start up. Can anyone help please?
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How to install Dropbox on iPhone 3GS?

How can I install the Dropbox app on an iPhone 3GS running iOS 6.1.6? THe newest version of the app is iOS7-only. I've heard that if the app has been installed under your account, the App Store will ...
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how to upgrade iphone 3gs ios 4 to ios 6 directly?

Is it possible to upgrade directly to iOS 6 while from iOS 4? I'm just new with apple gadgets. iTunes only shows ios 4.2. Does it require me to upgrade one step at a time? It took a lot of time if it ...
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Why Find my iPhone application is built in such useless way?

Today I lost my iPhone 3GS And I was trying to locate it using "Find My iPhone" app. But as we know, it rarely helps! I was wondering why is it built in this way and why they didn't use a MAC ...
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How can I retrieve photos from a damaged iPhone 3GS?

Is there ANY way possible (NO MATTER WHAT THE EXTREMES), to retrieve my photos off of my husband's iPhone 3G/3GS? My husband of 13 yrs. was diagnosed with bone cancer and passed away 21 hours later. ...
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Activate an AT&T iPhone 3GS outside of USA after iOS upgrade

I'd like to know if it's possible to activate an AT&T iPhone 3GS outside of USA. I live in Brazil and I've bought this iPhone from eBay. As it came with iOS 4.x (I don't remember the exact ...
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White screen problem in iphone 3gs

Hello i have iPhone 3 gs and i have amazing problem when i lock my phone then after 15-20 seconds its shows white screen then i have to restart it what to do in this case is this a battery problem ? ...
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RESTRICTIONS MENU PASSCODE [duplicate]

DEVICE: iPhone 3GS CARRIER: AT&T (U.S.A.) PROBLEM: I have used 8\10 attempts to access my RESTRICTIONS MENU. I know my UNLOCK PASSCODE. However, my RESTRICTIONS PASSCODE is different. My data ...
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How can I update and jailbreak/unlock my iPhone 3Gs from 4.1 to 6.1.3?

I have an iPhone 3Gs running iOS 4.1 (baseband 06.15.00, serial number: 8704244TEDG). I want to update it to iOS 6.1.3 instead of iOS 7. How can I update it, and unlock it using Ultrasn0w after ...
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iPhone 3gs 'Bricked'

I have an iPhone 3gs that my friend pulled the cable out of it during a restore. It is now "Bricked",as it will not restore. I have tried restoring it myself, but now I keep getting error 37. My ...
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iPhone 3Gs turns on and off itself when being charged

My iPhone 3Gs turns off and on itself, again and again when I charge it, then it shows the battery sign but does not start. It all started happening after I updated my iOS. What should I do? How ...
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How can I update my jailbroken iPhone 3GS to iOS 6.1?

How can I upgrade my iOS version to the latest version of iOS that I can have on my 3GS? I'm new to jailbreaking and to iPhones. I want to upgrade it to 6.1, but I really don't know how. My phone is ...
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Unable to activate iPhone 3GS with SIM card.

I have an iPhone 3GS and I have the right active SIM card for it, but for some reason I can't seem to go past the activation screen. What can I do?
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iPhone 3GS Bricked after restore

I was given an iPhone 3GS that my friend bricked. He pulled the plug during the middle of the restore. Whenever I tried to restore it again, i get error 3194. I have tried using SHSH blobs for both ...
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How should I give my old iPhone 3GS away to be used as an iPod touch?

I want to give my niece my old iPhone 3GS so she can use it as an iPod touch. I don't want it connected to my iTunes. Should I buy a new SIM card for it or should I leave my old one in?
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I can't sync photos from my iPhone 3gs to my mac

I can't to sync the photos from the camera roll on my iPhone 3gs to my mac. I have had slight water damage to the phone in the past yet it is still functioning. When I went to see someone about this ...
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Avoid data plan being added onto AT&T iPhone 3GS

I gave my jailbroken iPhone to my parents to use. They don't need the data plan however AT&T keeps adding on the data plan since they detect it being a smartphone. Is there any way to avoid the ...
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Reset iPhone 3gs broken power button + broken touch screen

Got a broken 3gs, power button + touch screen are broken and there's a passcode i forgot on it. It's also no longer synced with iTunes. So basically I want to get this thing in recovery mode but how? ...
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Trouble updating iPhone 3GS

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3gs which runs iOS 4.1 (8B117). Predictably, I can't download most of the apps and so often, I feel like it's not even an smartphone. So I need to update it anyhow. But ...
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Download Over Cellular?

I have set up several alarms that use songs on my iPhone (iOS 6). Whenever I modify one of those alarms (or create a new one with the now default setting of one of those songs) the phone asks me ...
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iPhone 3GS turning off randomly while being used

While using the phone it randomly shuts down. And when I turn it back on battery drains by about 3 or 4 percent. Could this be a battery problem or a sign to another major problem? So the only way I ...
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iphone restarts every 2 minutes

I have an iPhone 3GS, jailbroken, on iOS 5.0.1 . Everything was working great till this morning, where when I woke up I noticed that the device had no WiFi. Sometimes sbSettings crash so I rebooted ...