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    Default Update error help

    Can anyone offer any advice please,im trying to update an unjailbroken device and im getting

    iphone cannot be restored unknown error -1

    I have no idea why?
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    Default Update error help

    Your fine, and finished.
    Use redsnow to kick it out of recovery and you will be on your brand new stock firmware
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    Default Re: Update error help

    ok thanks,i will try that if it fails this current attempt. Error code is now sometimes 3014

    ffs why did i try to upgrade :-(
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cigarfingers View Post
    ok thanks,i will try that if it fails this current attempt. Error code is now sometimes 3014

    thats not good!lol
    get back to the method that gives you a -1 error
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    tried to kick out and it just goes back to recovery :-(
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    Well ive had both the errors i mentioned earlier and another message saying not eligible for build (or words to that effect) Ive just kept retrying and retrying and about the 1.000.000th time i tried it just worked.
    Bonus!
    God knows wtf that was all about
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    Default Update error help

    I posted a book a while back about my restore issues, sometimes the iPhone is a finnicky lady! Congrats! The -1 error technically should have worked, but glad you got it sorted in the end

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