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Thread: Trying to jailbreak unlock in a zip file? ...help!

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    Exclamation Trying to jailbreak unlock in a zip file? ...help!
    Hi trying to jailbreak and unlock my phone. Already have the instructions here. I downloaded the iPhone firmware and its a ZIP file..how do i make it the firmware? i cant click it as my firmware as the ispw when im in itunes..how can i fix this?

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    Is it a .ipsw.zip file? If it is, just remove the .zip at the end.
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    Well when i download it from this site (the firmware to jailbreak when i upgrade 4.0) and when i downloaded it it was a zip. so what i did it re-name it .ispw is that right?

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    Correct, just the .ipsw extension. Do not try to unzip.
    If you use Firefox as your browser, it will download it the correct way also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blkcadi View Post
    Correct, just the .ipsw extension. Do not try to unzip.
    If you use Firefox as your browser, it will download it the correct way also.
    google chrome does it correctly also

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