1. fcooper1's Avatar
    When i go to restore my phone to a non jailbroken firmware itunes staes that it is going to verify the restore with apple then restore, this works fine; however if i use a pre jailbroken firmware itunes jumps straight to extracting firmware and then fails to prepare the phone for restore (error 1600-1611) please help me, this is really, really irritating
    (p.s. I've tried 4 different pre jailbroken firmwares, 3 different computers and even an old version of itunes)
    02-09-2010 02:31 PM
  2. fcooper1's Avatar
    *Bump*
    I'm really desparate and I just want to know if anyone thinks there is anything I can do or if I'm just screwed?
    Thank you for reading
    02-09-2010 02:47 PM
  3. LVCIFER's Avatar
    HOW TO FIX 16xx ERRORS WHILE RESTORING

    Once you get the error DONT DISCONNECT IPHONE OR CLOSE ITUNES.

    1). You get the error. (in this case, 1601)
    2). DON'T TURN OFF ITUNES. DON'T DISCONNECT IPHONE.
    3). If the iPhone is still on, reboot/restart the phone. If it's off or unresponsive, then you'll need to kick it out of DFU mode next.
    4). Press and hold the power and home button for some time to kick the phone out of DFU mode.
    5). iTunes will finally detect it again.
    6). Now try to simply restore it - click on the "Restore" button on iTunes, and voil. It SHOULD work if everything went correctly.
    02-09-2010 03:29 PM
  4. fcooper1's Avatar
    Thank you sooooo much, I am massively in your debt! Again, thank you!
    02-09-2010 04:04 PM
  5. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Not a problem. Sometimes, these "smart"phones can do some pretty stupid things. It's really just all about research, so don't feel bad about asking questions.
    02-09-2010 05:56 PM
  6. mmm55's Avatar
    Would you be able to help me? I own an iPhone 4 and my friends told me about the iOS 7 and how great it was and how I should download it, and so i did. I didnt like to so i decided to restore my phone, and it won't work, it says i need to be a developer. I didn't mean to do anything bad, I just really need my phone, and I put it on DFU mode on iTunes and everything goes well, but it won't load when it says "prepare for an update" and it won't restore, what can I do?
    06-13-2013 08:40 PM
  7. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    iOS 7 beta is only for developers. You'll need to restore back to 6.1.3
    06-13-2013 08:52 PM
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