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ncallesen
Oct 21, 2012

Iphone 3gs blackout after installing ios6, can anyone help?

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jimlynch
10/22/2012
You might want to check out these troubleshooting tips from Apple. One of them may help you if your iPhone seems frozen.

Frozen or unresponsive iPhone
http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/assistant/phone/

"Welcome

Is your iPhone not responding or not operating as expected? This troubleshooting assistant can help you resolve these most common issues:

Display remains black or blank
Touch screen not responding
Application unexpectedly closes or freezes"
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jluppino
10/22/2012

It can take a really long time to install, from what I understand, perhaps an hour or more.  If you gave it sufficient time and it still didn't work, you might want to consider downgrading to iOS 5.1.1.  I think installing iOS 6 on the 3GS is pushing it from a hardware perspective.  You might want to run over to the nearest Apple Store and ask some of the "geniuses" there for suggestions. 

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