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Hey. iPhone 4, 5.1.1. I saw a thread about unnecessary files somewhere, so I launched WinSCP, and instead of deleting a sub-folder, I deleted the whole parent folder! Anyway, my...
01-18-2013, 01:18 PM #1Accidentally deleted some system files. iPhone stuck on startup loop
Hey. iPhone 4, 5.1.1.
I saw a thread about unnecessary files somewhere, so I launched WinSCP, and instead of deleting a sub-folder, I deleted the whole parent folder!
Anyway, my iPhone is stuck on recovery loop.
Tried iReb, and Tiny Umbrella. I can get it to PWNED DFU though.
If only I had access to the system files, I'd just ask someone to send me what's missing. But I don't!
Seems like I bricked it.
01-18-2013, 05:02 PM #2
I suggest restoring it, if you have your 5.1.1 blobs you can restore to the same firmware and not lose the untethered jailbreak capability.
01-18-2013, 05:40 PM #3
Not bricked just gonna have to do what suggested. That should fix ya problem.
01-19-2013, 05:13 AM #4
I couldn't restore.
When I tried to let iTunes automatically download the firmware, or if I downloaded it manually and shift-restored, I got the not compatible error.
Strangely, before the boot-loop - I tried to upgrade from within the iPhone itself, through Settings - and again, it downloaded the firmware, and stopped with an error while trying to install.