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    yes the phone is plugged in, still in DFU mode, and i just doubled checked for updates on itunes, and im def up to date.

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    Try a different cord or USB slot. Or even another computer if you can.

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    phone is plugged in and im def up to date w/itunes.......

    okay, ill try another usb b/c i have no other cpu to try this on......

    okay it just said, It recognized my phone is in recovery mode

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    Ok, so now you hold down alt/option and click restore. A window will pop up where you point itunes to the custom stitched firmware that you made with redsnow.

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    Okay, I did it.....then i get a pop up saying, "iphone couldn't be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build!!!!!

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    You picked the wrong firmware. It has to be the firmware that redsnow made, not the one you downloaded.

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    im re downloading the ones you gave me.....once they get downloaded and i throw them in my folder....is that the one i use?

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    No, those are the ones you point redsnow to when you are following the stitching guide I gave you. Redsnow will make a custom 5.1.1 firmware from that and put it in the same folder as the original. The custom firmware is what you point itunes to. Follow the guide closely, all of this is in there.

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    Much respect Simon, you are the man.

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    Just a thought but when downgrading don't you need to be in pwnd DFU for the ipsw to be accepted by the device :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodderz6279 View Post
    Just a thought but when downgrading don't you need to be in pwnd DFU for the ipsw to be accepted by the device :-)
    Yup, he should be in pwned DFU if he followed the guide.

  13. #52
    LOL, Simon, you ARE the man....no doubt, and i can't honestly say thank you for being sooo patient w/me....I DO have the phone on DFU....when I download the firmware 5.1.1 it will read me this code.....users/lindsay2/desktop/3229497857815_iphone3,1_5.1.1_9b206_restore.ipsw

    I then will hold the alt/option key when getting that pop up in itunes and it'll say that its restoring to 5.1.1.....then it tells me to pick.....so i pick that code that i just gave you.....it'll do its thing, then read, "iphone isn't elgible" so when you say to use the one that redsnow created, im assuming its the code above, so thats what i use......still says the same thing.

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    LOL, Ummmm im not sure....it tells me the phone is in recovery mode thats all i know.....

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    It wont work unless you are in pwned DFU. You use redsnow to enter pwned DFU. Open redsnow, click extras, click PWNED DFU. Then follow redsnow instructions for getting into pwned DFU.

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    k, going now

    okay, its in that mode now......do i redo the steps you gave me and try it again?

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    Now, open itunes, hold option and click restore. Point itunes to the 3229497857815_iphone3,1_5.1.1_9b206_restore.ipsw firmware.

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    I did think so as i had this issue with not using pwnd dfu hope it works now :-) thumbs up

  20. #59
    WOW, i give up! I did EVERTHING to a effn T, waited FOREVER, for it to read me that effn error again! Had it in pwnd dfu mode, chose the file simon said, nadda

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