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Help! I was trying to upgrade to the 5.0.1 firmware. I was currently on 4.3 and it was jailbroken. I wanted to upgrade to 5.0.1. SO i did a restore. so itunes said restore and upgrade and when i started that process the phone went int dfu loop and i keep getting the error 28. I downloaded ireb and did the pwnage thing so i guess its in pwnage dfu? What do i do now? Do i download custom firmware? Im very confused now please any help would be great!

asked 07 Mar '12, 17:23

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Yes if it's in pwned DFU, since have never used iReb I wouldn't know if or where the input would be I believe iClarified has a step by step process. I can't give you the link I'm typing on my iPhone right now but just look it up on your computer.


answered 10 Mar '12, 12:56

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I got it to work.


answered 11 Mar '12, 09:21

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