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Thread: Can't Restore.... ?
09-20-2013, 07:56 AM #1Can't Restore.... ?
Hi, I have an iPhone 4 (GSM, iOS 6.0.1, factory unlocked by AT&T). I must have deleted some files that I wasn't supposed to delete. I'm not sure how or what happened, but when I open Cydia, I get an error message..
It is what it is. So the solution would be to restore my iPhone and then re-jailbreak it. Sounds easy. I've done this before. But I'm having problems.
I downloaded <iPhone3,1_6.1.2_10B146_Restore> from the link provided in the downloads section of this website. I updated to the latest version of iTunes. I put my phone in DFU mode. I opened iTunes and <option>clicked <Restore>.
iTunes says taht it is "extracting software" and then I get the error message "the iPhone could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build."
Is there something that I've done wrong?
Thank you for your help.
09-20-2013, 08:04 AM #2
You downloaded 3Gs instead of iphone4
09-20-2013, 08:14 AM #3
I know the filename says iPhone3...... but I'm downloading the file from this page: iPhone 4 GSM 6.1.2 - Downloads - Apple, iPhone and iPad Forums | ModMyi.com. The page says it's for "iPhone 4 GSM 6.1.2"
I thought it was just a strange filename. Are you sure?
PS thanks for your reply.
09-21-2013, 11:53 AM #4
Probably due to apple not signing 6.1.2, you'll have to restore to the latest firmware, which is now ios7.
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