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Thread: Upgrading iphone 3gs from 3.1.2 to 3.1.3 instead of 4.1

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    Exclamation Upgrading iphone 3gs from 3.1.2 to 3.1.3 instead of 4.1
    The latest filmware is 4.x but i want to upgrade to 3.1.3 and still be able to unlock. Is this anyway possible? I tried to restore but I get an error. Please help.

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    If 3.1.3 is all you want to go to, don't bother as the difference between the two is negligible. You would need SHSH for 3.1.3 to do it to avoid that error.

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    alota apps that are 3.1.3.
    help me get 3.1.3

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    Do you have SHSH for 3.1.3? What did you use to jailbreak?

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    i used jailbreakme

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    Point your host file to Cydia.
    Do the Shift + Restore to 3.1.3 ipsw.

    If you don't know how to point , add this line to your hosts file, run Notepad as Admin if you are using Vista/Win7, open the hosts file and the hosts file is here Cwindows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
    It looks like this :

    #74.208.105.171 gs.apple.com
    #127.0.0.1 gs.apple.com
    74.208.10.249 gs.apple.com

    save it and reboots your pc.
    Last edited by iYeow; 09-19-2010 at 05:38 PM.

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    An alternative would be to use yinyumbrella and check which SHSHes you have. Then you can start the TSS server and restore in itunes.

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    # 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
    # space.
    #
    # Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
    # lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
    #
    # For example:
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    # 102.54.94.97 rhino.acme.com # source server
    # 38.25.63.10 x.acme.com # x client host

    127.0.0.1 localhost
    ::1 localhost
    74.208.10.249 gs.apple.com
    74.208.10.249 gs.apple.com

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    The latest version of tiny umbrella will actually edit your hosts file for you after running it once. So no need to do it manually.

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    so what do i do? open tinyumbrella and click save my shsh?
    and what i do next? put in restore mode and restore to 3.1.3?

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    You can just right click and choose run as administrator on tiny umbrella. Once you close it down again it will edit your hosts to point to cydia. At this point try a dfu restore to 3.1.3.

    Or you can use tiny umbrella to do the restore. I have a guide here: http://modmyi.com/forums/general/725...e-restore.html

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    i only have SHSH for filmware 4.1
    i want 3.1.3

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    If you only have SHSH for 4.1 then you cant restore to anything but that, which is not jailbreakable right now. Your only other option is there is something in cydia that can spoof your iphone to make itunes think you are on 3.1.3. Not sure of the name of it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bodia619 View Post
    i only have SHSH for filmware 4.1
    i want 3.1.3
    Too bad lol, if you don't have your shsh saved from when you were on 3.1.3, then you can't ever go back

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    thanks so much for the help but i cant find the thing your talking about in cydia please help me. i want to be able to watch netflix on my phone.

    I found it
    its called "fake 3.1.3"
    so i install it and i can restore in itunes?
    Last edited by bodia619; 09-19-2010 at 07:06 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Sorry can't find it myself and can't remember what it was called. Just lost power so my searching is limited to my iPhone at the moment.

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    i thanked you
    your the best thanks for yyour help. we need more people like you on here.

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    I'm on fw 3.12 and I want to upgrade to 3.13, how do I go about doing so?

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