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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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My iphone 3GS suddenly shuts down

i have a nice iPhone 3GS which has a curious behaviour. I'm not using it often but when i'm doing CPU intensive things like a game, it just shuts down suddenly, screen becomes black an i can't ...
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SHSH Blob and Unlock

I'm looking for the RedSn0w 0.9.5.0 or the TinyUmbrella v4.0.0 for iPhone 3GS with iOS 4.0.0 8A293.ipsw file but can't find either of these particular ones. Does anybody know a dmg download link or ...
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iPhone hotspot via USB doesn't work

iPhone 3GS, iOS 6.01 Macbook Mac OS 10.6.8 The iPhone 3GS hotspot works fine via Bluetooth, connected to my iPad. If, instead, I tried it with my Macbook via USB (can't do it via Bluetooth for ...
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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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How to recover Data from iPhone 3gs? [duplicate]

My iPhone stopped working, I don't know what happened to it. I tried to fix it, and for the same I went to many repair shops. But nothing went helpful. It was in my pocket, I checked the time and ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 3G Wi-Fi is greyed out, no 3G, need to open a mobileconfig file or load pan editing

I have a friend’s iPhone 3G that does not and has not at any time had the Wi-Fi connection available. It is greyed out with "No Wi-Fi". I have restored it a dozen times to no end. He wants me to put ...
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iPhone won't connect to some Wi-Fi hotspots

As of the last few months, my phone refuses to find most public hotspots, but will generally connect to home wireless networks. For instance, I can connect to my home wireless and my girlfriend's ...
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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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Using git on the iPhone

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS running 4.0.1, and I recently installed git from Cydia just for fun. I've noticed in recent weeks that a number of developers have been throwing their theme/plugin ...
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Can't log in to my Clash of Clans account on the same phone I've always used

I had to restore my iPhone 3GS (IOS 6.1.6). So I go through the restore process, and when its all done I download Clash of Clans and log into Game Center. I get past the Supercell loading screen and ...
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iOS app to download YouTube videos to video library?

I have an iPhone 3GS with iOS 6 an I would like to watch movies on the TV, therefore I bought an AV composite cable. Only videos that are located in the "photos/videos app" can be played on the TV ...
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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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iPhone 3GS shuts down and cannot power on again

Last night I was still using my iPhone 3GS to play Kart Rider Rush game. My iPhone was still on 80% battery. Then in the middle of my game, my iPhone gradually gets heated up a lot and then it ...
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Stream video to TV over Apple Composite AV cable?

I'm using an iPhone 3GS (iOS 6.1.6) and would like to stream video from the Safari browser or an installed app to my TV over the connected Apple Composite AV cable. Is that possible?
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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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How can I convert an AT&T iPhone 3GS to a Verizon iPhone 3GS?

I have someone who is not using their AT&T iPhone 3GS. They are willing to give it to me since they have a later model. How can I convert an AT&T iPhone 3GS to a Verizon iPhone 3GS? What ...
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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 to Pair an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 3GS using Bluetooth

I have an iPhone 3GS that has a data plan and tethering enabled. It is running iOS 5.1.1 Being an iPhone 3GS it only does tethering over bluetooth and USB, not WiFi. I also have iPhone 4, a 1st-gen ...
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iOS 6 Auto Restart

Ok here it is, when I updated my 3GS to iOS 6 there are times that my iPhone is freezing (when I used the "Tap to Tweet" button) and my iPhone just auto restarting for a couple of seconds. Is this ...
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I tried updating my iPhone, but now it says “SIM is invalid”

I have an iPhone 3GS 32GB. I have just tried updating the phone using iTunes. The phone is second hand, and was unlocked when I bought it. I didn't know that when you try to update it, it loses ...
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How do i fix my movie downloading problems?

I bought some tv show episodes and a couple movies on iTunes, but when I try to download them on my iPhone 3GS it downloaded one movie then says "You can download past purchases on this device with ...
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how many devices can be registered for ios Enterprise programme

I am working in a big organization where I want to distribute application with 300 different devices. I came to know that ios Enterprise programme is available for such a big in house distribution , ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What does green screen on 3gs mean?

The iphone 3gs went off (did not use it for a couple of days). I attached it to its power cord but all I can see is green screen. Tried resetting it with power_btn+home_btn, but still the same. ...
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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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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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My old voice memos don't sync via iTunes

I have switched computer which I'm using to sync with my iPhone 3Gs. The problem is that all my old voice memos aren't added to my iTunes library, but they're still on the iPhone. So I wonder how do ...
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How can I record my iPhone's screen?

I'm wondering how I could record the screen of my iPhone without jailbreaking? Are there any Apps that will do this? I know how to take a screen shot but I don't know how to record video.
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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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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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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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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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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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Are there performance (slowness) issues with iOS 6 running on iPhone 3GS?

My brother has an iPhone 3GS. The upgrade to iOS 5 has considerably slowed the device. Will the upgrade to iOS 6 slow the device even more? Will iOS 6 work well (not any different from iOS 5) on an ...
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iPhone music no longer synced with PC

My iPhone syncs with my PC. The music from my PC syncs - or rather, did - with my iPhone. It doesn't now. Actions I took that probably caused this: I transferred music from 3 CDs to my laptop ...
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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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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 ...