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    Default bricked iphone.
    help unbricking my iphone 3g on 3.1.2
    i tried jailbreaking it and messed up and now it just says to connect to itunes
    please help...

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    Hold the home buttom and restore

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    k so i restored to factory settings
    but now its asking for a sim card.
    i dont have the original sim card

    what do i do to jailbreak it ?

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    Do you have any sim card even if it not activated???
    if not you have to go to DFU mode

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    i have my t mobile one but no att
    please tell me step by satep instructions for DFU mode

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    Wait wait wait you updated to 3.1.2??? and had tmobile on it you had it unlock???

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    no i had it updated on 3.1.2 and i was TRYING to jailbreak it that way i can downgrade baseband and then unlock it

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    you cant downgrade baseband once its updated its updated. you can downgrade 3.1.2 and jailbreak it but you wont be able to unlock it for tmobile because your baseband updated and they cant unlock with that baseband, so now you have to wait till they unlock this baseband

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperrSkillz View Post
    scroll to the bottom of the guide and read this

    http://modmyi.com/forums/redsn0w/688...e-windows.html
    Oh you did it with the custom firmware? then your still good, then i start telling you wat to do

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    no i restored from itunes.
    the guide says you can downgrade baseband
    okay just tell me how to jailbreak it without the att sim
    and ill figure out the rest on my own

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    To put your iphone into DFU mode here how

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qzql8ZkqdD4]YouTube - Putting your iPhone or iPod Touch in DFU Mode[/ame]

    Play the video and watch how its done

    Make sure its plugged in when you do this
    Last edited by nighthawk283; 2009-10-17 at 06:55 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    it says that i enter recovery mode

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    is your iphone just black?
    or it shows the icon to itunes?
    if its just black then your on the right place

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    okay let me try it out.

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    alright it should get unbrick now

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    What IPSW are you using custom or original?
    What kind of computer mac or PC?
    What version of itunes?

    Thats a common error people get, but let see what i can do from here

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    my iphone isnt bricked. its in factory settings or whatever
    and asking for a valid sim
    im trying to restore to the custom IPSW of 3.1.2
    and im not using the lastest version im not sure
    which one it is

    edit: im using a PC
    i have the 3g iphone by the wayy
    Last edited by SuperrSkillz; 2009-10-17 at 07:37 AM.

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    Oh ok after you restore go back to dfu mode and restore to custom ipsw and since your on a pc let's do a nice restart. And let's see if it gives you the error again

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