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Hi, i got a cheap iphone 4, the last owner told me it was upgrading to iOS 6.0.1 and in mid process lights went off, his pc as well and the iphone upgrading process interrupted

I open redsnow and it says "connected device: iphone 4(soft DFU mode)", check its not (DFU mode or pwned DFU mode)i tried using straight itunes without shift and i get 3194 or 1602, cant remeber well

Anyone knows whats this "soft DFU mode" and how i cant exit it? Here´s a screenshot:

asked 07 Dec '12, 13:22

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Try holding down the power button and home button for 10 seconds, see if that does anything. If that doesnt work, try clicking on Pwned dfu in redsn0w and see if kicks it into that mode.

(07 Dec '12, 13:35) pwnage pwnage's gravatar image

ok,i did that sequence but the iphone´s screen is black, no matters if i try to turn it on or off, physicaly does nothing but connected to usb it works and it seems it got into DFU mode (checked with redsnow), when trying to recover with itunes i get error 1602 and then returns to "soft DFU"(cheched with redsnow)

(07 Dec '12, 23:15) Em_an_Em Em_an_Em's gravatar image

There's a whole host of methods to try and resolve that issue, visit the site below.


(08 Dec '12, 09:27) pwnage pwnage's gravatar image

I did as you said, set it in pwned DFU with help of redsnow, tryed a custom 5.1.1 but now i get 3194, as far as i know with tinyumbrella i fix that error but when i open it it doesnt recognize my iphone, what can i do now?

(08 Dec '12, 11:45) Em_an_Em Em_an_Em's gravatar image

you cannot restore 5.1.1 without saved SHSH's as apple is no longer signing them, hence the 3194

(08 Dec '12, 13:34) ChaoticMayhem65 ChaoticMayhem65's gravatar image

i do have saved shsh´s for 5.1.1

(08 Dec '12, 14:17) Em_an_Em Em_an_Em's gravatar image

iPhone4 5.1.1 (9B206)-2442109439415 and iPhone4 5.1.1b (9B208)-2442109439415, btw: why do TU doesn´t recognize my phone?

(08 Dec '12, 14:17) Em_an_Em Em_an_Em's gravatar image

Did you try a custom built no BB update firmware with the SHSH's stitched to it using redsnow?

(08 Dec '12, 15:07) ChaoticMayhem65 ChaoticMayhem65's gravatar image

thanks all of you for your advice, i took my iphone with a friend who repairs iproducts, he told me the iphone´s motherboard was damaged

(10 Dec '12, 23:49) Em_an_Em Em_an_Em's gravatar image

FYI, you can't restore iOS 5.x using TinyUmbrella, that method is deprecated. On iOS 5 you have to stitch blobs to an ipsw, as detailed in this faq entry.

(11 Dec '12, 00:06) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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