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When I try to update an iphone 3gs to ios 6.0.1 which is the latest ios for a 3gs I get error 3194 from iTunes. Error 3194 is according to caused by trying to restore an iphone to an outdated version of ios. What is happening?

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asked 06 Jan '13, 15:22

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Go to and tell me what shows.

(06 Jan '13, 15:23) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image

Click here. What do you see?

(06 Jan '13, 15:23) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

When I go to it says: Welcome to Cydia™ by Jay Freeman (saurik)

(06 Jan '13, 15:27) einszweidrei einszweidrei's gravatar image

Go to the hosts file and add a # to every line that has in and restore again.

(06 Jan '13, 15:28) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image

now i get error 1602

(06 Jan '13, 15:41) einszweidrei einszweidrei's gravatar image

Are you holding any keys when clicking the Restore button in iTunes?

(06 Jan '13, 15:44) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

yes i hold shift and then click restore button and then i choose ios 6.0.1 ipsw file so it can restore

(06 Jan '13, 15:47) einszweidrei einszweidrei's gravatar image

Is it a stock ipsw? Where did you get it? Just click restore and let iTunes download it.

(06 Jan '13, 15:52) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

it is stock, i got from appleid

(06 Jan '13, 15:53) einszweidrei einszweidrei's gravatar image
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