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Thread: Need a little help-Recovery mode after failed update to 3.0 B4

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    Default Need a little help-Recovery mode after failed update to 3.0 B4
    Hey guys,

    I have a Dev account, have upgraded from JB 2.2.1 to 3.0 B2 and B3. B3 ran pretty well on my iPhone 3G. Today I downloaded 3.0 B4 and I'm now stuck on the pink screen (recovery).
    I tried at work, where possibly the iPhone server was being blocked, but now at home it's being seen as an iPhone in recovery and I get a series of error messages (most recently 1694).
    I've upgraded to iTunes 8.2.
    I don;t mind having to do a clean restore and update, but all I get now is a "can't restore" message.
    I'd love a little help, please.

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    Try to put your phone in dfu mode then restore. I don't have the link right off try to google it.
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    So I finally figured out what was going wrong.
    Since I've never restored (since the upgrade to the Beta) I hadn't realized that you have to select the firmware you want to restore from. Once I stopped waiting for the magical restore fairy to appear, I simply CTRL+Restore and selected the 3.0 B4 firmware and everything went well. Long restore process though.

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    How did you upgrade to the beta then in the first place? you would have needed to shift+restore/update then too

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