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Hi team,

I have a iphone 4s running on IOS 6.1.2 jb, i am trying to upgrade it to IOS 9.0.2 using itunes with ipsw file but it says "device cannot be restored because the file is not compaitble".

Can someone hel me out how i can upgrade to IOS 9.0.2, i have tried all the solutions available on internet.

asked 13 Nov '15, 01:58

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closed 16 Nov '15, 02:41

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spockers ♦♦

I advise staying on 6.1.2 (unless you really need newer apps). 8.x and 9.x really slow down the 4S. Not to mention that you can't install 9.0.2, only 9.1.

(13 Nov '15, 07:38) King Shoot King%20Shoot's gravatar image

The question has been closed for being "Solved" by spockers, 16 Nov '15, 02:41

You can't! That version is no longer signed by Apple, so you cannot upgrade to it. Your only choice is iOS 9.1.


answered 13 Nov '15, 05:54

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edited 13 Nov '15, 07:35

Thank you for your valuable answers, i will stay with 6.1.2 for now.

(16 Nov '15, 02:26) Sridharlakkam Sridharlakkam's gravatar image

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