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Thread: iTunes error 3194 when Restoring
09-20-2013, 10:57 PM #1iTunes error 3194 when Restoring
I have an unlocked iPhone 5, i cant factory restore it because i get an iTunes error 3194. I also cant reset it in Setting>General>Reset>Reset All Contents and Settings because i dont know the Restrictions passcode. Is there a way to restore it?
09-21-2013, 11:17 AM #2
Error 3194 occurs when trying to install an old firmware and Apple's server disallows the installation. Apple is not signing 6.1.3/4 anymore, have to move up to 7.0.1 for a fresh restore.
09-23-2013, 05:15 PM #3
Also, if you used TinyUmbrella, the host file may be changed to 127.0.0.1. Thus, you would get 3194 error. To check, open your browser and type in gs.apple.com. If you don't see a message from Apple about a place holder then your host file has been changed.
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