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Mike, Mac Medic
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I have iphone 4S and i plug it to charge and bit is fully

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i have iphone 4S and i plug it to charge and bit is fully charged but i take it
off charger and it goes dead. Can't use it when it is plugged in . Has no sound and said
searching at top left it has no service and it should have with ATT. The menu will come up but can't use it . The office is closed untill Wednesday morning
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
Hold the Sleep and Menu buttons together until you see the Apple Logo. Let me know.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok did that and ask for pass code entered it and menu came up but it has searching up at top left
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
Give it a minute
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it still is searching and if i unplug charger it goes off
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
Ok what office were you referring to?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
They will send you to Apple anyway, is there an Apple store close?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

no i will call them wednesday. it has December date on it also

Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
When you plug the charger back in does it seem to reboot or does the screen just come on?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

The Screen just comes on

Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
You can try restoring the iPhone, (see instructions at link below) but if it is still not working then I would take it to Apple, I would not bother with AT&T, it should still be under Apple's one year warranty:

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