iPhone 5c issues
So my iphone needs to be restored because I installed a specific Cydia package. Now when I swipe and unlock my phone everything fades to black and restarts - every time.
I have been trying to restore the phone to factory settings with itunes and an ipsw for my iphone.
It is an iphone 5c, A1532 model.
With the phone in DFU mode I have tried the following files to restore -
The 5,3 file says it will restore in itunes - goes through extracting then says the device is not eligible for this build,
The 5,4 file says the "iPhone could not be restored because the firmware is not compatible.
What am I doing wrong? I don't want to upgrade to ios8 without a jailbreak, but it looks like I am stuck with a bricked phone unless I do.
What are the other alternatives?
Thanks so much for your help in advance.