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Thread: iphone 3gs 8gb bricked?!
12-20-2011, 05:54 PM #1iphone 3gs 8gb bricked?!
my phone keeps coming up with the symptoms of a bad / broken baseband, but i'm 99% sure that it's not because I was running 5.0.1 for a while unlocked.
All I did was downgrade to stock 4.1 (bad idea) and now it doesn't show up
I tried 5.0.1 custom fw with ipad baseband, but no luck.
anything else I may try? Please help me!
12-20-2011, 06:40 PM #2
This batch of 3gs has a modified hardware and when you downgrade it, it wipes out baseband, imei and wifi. You have a bricked iphone.
12-20-2011, 06:51 PM #3
it's not the new batch that was warned about, it's like 5k113 for the serial code
12-20-2011, 06:53 PM #4
Do you still see your baseband or it shows no baseband.
12-20-2011, 06:55 PM #5
No baseband, only reason I'm asking here is because this has happened once or twice, and I managed to fix it.
I just don't see why it's not working now, or maybe i'm just in denial.
if theres any chance of me reviving the phone im willing to take it, I just dont wanna lose money
Last edited by Munchzors; 12-20-2011 at 07:07 PM.
12-20-2011, 07:11 PM #6
How did you revive the last time on the baseband.
12-20-2011, 07:13 PM #7
I went back to stock 4.1, and for some reason the baseband / wifi showed up again, then I just JB + restored to a 5.0.1 cFW
EDIT - I forgot to say, everytime I try to Install iPad Baseband on 4.1, it would say "Installing baseband (Don't interrupt!)", it would sit there for 1 - 3 minutes then reset itself...
12-21-2011, 03:36 AM #8
Not sure if removing battery and putting it back will reset your iphone and a restore to stock fw will bring back your Baseband.