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Thread: I have completely SCREWED UP my iPhone3GS

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    Default I have completely SCREWED UP my iPhone3GS
    I need some serious help...

    After jailbreaking my iPhone 3GS with 5.1.0 iOS, I was not happy that I could only turn it on with redsnow (Tethered Jailbreak) with this Jailbreak I also flashed to the ipad Baseband (6.15.00).. So I did bunch of things to downgrade my iOS and tried just about everything but I am stuck with a bricked iPhone.

    The Apple Logo does not even come up anymore, it is just a White Screen. After I hold down the Home Button and Power Button, the screen goes black (I assume it goes to DFU mode). Any restoration I try brings back the WSOD.

    I want to completely reset my iPhone back to normal what can I do.

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    when I put it pwned DFU mode and try an apple restore with a custom IPSW Get error(s) 28 & 1600
    Last edited by DjEspee; 10-11-2012 at 05:09 PM.

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    Error 28 is never the best error normally means hardware error

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Error 28 is never the best error normally means hardware error
    I didn't think it would be a great error =[

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Error 28 is never the best error normally means hardware error
    Yup,
    Error 28

    Hardware error. Return your device to Apple if possible. The problem is a bad dock connector on the iPhone. Must change the connector.
    If you have tried almost everything, reset the logic board (leave uncharged for five days or remove battery for half an hour), then pwn and restore. If this doesn't work, the memory of your device is damaged

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    I have not tried resetting the logic board.. I also get error 1600 sometimes...

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    1600 error is this.

    Custom firmware can't be restored on a device with DFU Mode. The software of the device isn't patched. Using a jailbreak tool, enter a pwned DFU Mode. During that process the software gets patched and the custom firmware should run without any problems.
    APTicket problems if you try to restore to iOS 5.x in the DFU Mode.
    If trully stuck (even with an regular iTunes Restore), edit the hosts file and comment out the "guzzoni.apple.com" line

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    the custom firmware restore gives me error 28...

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    Which leaves to hardware issue sounds like a trip to apple for a fix or git ya a new one

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    let me try to restore it with stock firmware just for the hell of it

    Update: Error 3194 on stock firmware.

    Let me try another custom firmware restore.
    Last edited by DjEspee; 10-11-2012 at 06:15 PM.

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    You do have the blobs for what firmware ya tryin to go to correct?

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    don't think so?

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    3194 error means that. Do you know what blobs you do have for ya phone?

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    1509084958197-iphone3,1-5.1.shsh

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    Download that firmware on this site under downloads and try that on out

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    that doesn't work... bah im gonna go flush this phone down the toliet

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    Apple is still signing 4.1 I believe u will need to make a custom ipsw to get pass the baseband install and use ireb to prep the device and then shift restore to the 4.1 ipsw u made and should be fine. U may have to edit ur host file but should not have to. This will work if apple is still signing 4.1

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    The problem is error 28 when i do i restore with a custom IPSW

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    Error 28 is still coming up I hate to say it but I think ya device is gone

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Error 28 is still coming up I hate to say it but I think ya device is gone
    Agree, toilet or repair shop.

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    Hey...I saw reference to iphone3,1 etc earlier...he has 3GS... Not 4... Wrong FW... Did I misunderstand that reference?...

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