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09-14-2009, 12:34 AM #1Please help me downgrade my iphone to 3.0
I'm stuck here i downloaded wrong firmware for my Iphone 3gs it's called Golden Master 3.0 firmware build 7A341 for developers and now I am trying to downgrade it to regular 3.0 and I get an error in itunes that my phone isnt eligible for that firmware. And i dont want to install 3.1 on my 3gs cause i wont be able to unlock it. Please help me cause I'm really stuck here.
This is what I did not read before installing the right software:
This version of iPhone OS 3.0 should only be deployed on devices dedicated for iPhone OS 3.0 GM Seed software development
. By installing iPhone OS 3.0 GM Seed software on your Authorized Test Devices, these Devices are permanently “locked” into testing mode and cannot be restored to an earlier release of iPhone OS. Bear this in mind before installing the software.
Last edited by oleksandr; 09-14-2009 at 12:36 AM. Reason: more info.
09-14-2009, 07:33 AM #2
The ONLY option as of right now for the 3G[S] is 3.1, until Saurik tells us how he downgraded. for now you are stuck.
SorrySo long, and thanks for all the fish
09-14-2009, 07:44 AM #3
Yup. There's nothing you can do as of yet.
09-14-2009, 09:16 AM #4
isnt the GM build the same as the one on everyones 3.0 phones (7A341)?
09-14-2009, 09:48 AM #5
sucks for u buddy, shouldnt have been messing around and left it as is.....
09-14-2009, 01:19 PM #6
Yeah I guess I will have to wait until Saurik tells how to downgrade from 3.1 to 3.0. Thank you guys.
09-14-2009, 08:21 PM #7
09-14-2009, 09:05 PM #8
how do you edit the hosts file. i'd copied and paste into host file but still saying the iphone could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build? please help
# Copyright (c) 1993-2006 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
# For example:
# 18.104.22.168 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 22.214.171.124 x.acme.com # x client host
09-14-2009, 11:07 PM #9
I followed saurik's instructions to the "T" here's how I did it. BTW - I'm using Vista
Computer-CWindows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts. Well, here's the problem when I get to hosts HOW do I add and WHERE? THE 126.96.36.199 gs.apple.com according to saurik. Please I hope someone can help me. Thank you.
09-15-2009, 02:42 AM #10Code:
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09-15-2009, 12:06 PM #11