One company that is consistently topping the charts with their creations is Apple. Their iPhone’s have been rocking the world for quite some time now. iPhone 3GS is one of their best creations which have been purchased by millions world wide.
Those who faced problems when it was released, such as the device wont turn on, freezing of display or no response, required a hard reset as a solution.
Press and hold the Home button below the screen for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits. Turn the iPhone 4G off and turn it on again, if that does not work. Press and hold the Sleep/ Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then drag the slider.
Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears. If that doesn’t work, reset iPhone 3GS. Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
How to Update or Restore Software of the iPhone 3G
You must make use of iTunes in order to update or restore software of the iPhone 3G. Restoring the software returns the device to its original state.
After you complete the reset, all data is erased from iPhone 3GS, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information, and any other data. All iPhone settings are restored to their original state.
- You must make sure you have a stable internet connection and the latest version of iTunes installed, from www.apple.com/itunes.
- Connect iPhone 3GS to your computer.
- In iTunes, select iPhone in the Source pane and click the Summary tab.
- Click “Check for Update.” iTunes tells you if there’s a newer version of the iPhone software available.
- Click Update to install the latest version of the software. Or click Restore to restore iPhone 3GS to its original settings and erase all data on iPhone. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the restore process.
Owners of the iPhone 3GS can not only update or restore their software but also understand the easy steps to complete the hard reset. Enjoy your masterpiece to its maximum without limitations.