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08-06-2013, 05:17 PM #13gs ipad baseband unable to restore
okay so i got a iPhone 3gs on 6.1.3, i managed to jailbreak and downgrade to iPad base band, this was all good and iPhone working for about a week, one morning i found the phone had the connect to itunes, and cant do anything else, after some searching i found that i cant restore because the ipad base band, i have tried to downgrade via redsn0w, and all i get is when the phone says please wait and will stay like that for some time and just restart and have no effect, when i try to restore via itunes it will hang on waiting for iphone, on the phone i will get the apple logo and a loading bar which wont move at all. im stuck on what to to or try, i have a feeling that the phone is now really just a overpriced paperweight, when i try to downgrade or anything and you get the dos looking screen on the iphone i notice that it says read fail and write fail (then goes on to please wait ...
any help would be amazing as i have had no phone for some time now
Last edited by xeonzero; 08-06-2013 at 05:26 PM.
08-06-2013, 10:16 PM #2
First: is this an old bootrom or new bootrom phone? If it's new bootrom, have you tried booting it tethered? If you're unsure, a quick way to check your bootrom: if your serial number is within the range of **920... -**945..., it's likely an old bootrom. Anything else, it's almost certainly a new bootrom.
If it's an old bootrom phone, or if it's still not booting, then we'll try some other restoring techniques.
08-07-2013, 08:23 AM #3
yes its new bootrom
08-07-2013, 08:47 AM #4
And ya tried boot tethered and still no work?
08-07-2013, 08:48 AM #5
yes, it does nothing, just hangs on black screen
08-09-2013, 09:59 PM #6
08-13-2013, 07:45 AM #7
Are you using windows or Mac?