1. cody's Avatar
    I am having the same message appearing in itunes. It does not state that it is an OS update, just an update for carrier settings. Should we stay away from this update as well?? It is rather annoying to have it pop up every time I plug in my phone.
    Carrier updates are ok.
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    05-11-2011 06:35 PM
  2. iphonehelper's Avatar
    I have 4.2.7 jailbroken. Is it really worth updating to 4.2.8 and jail breaking again?
    As you know every time Firmware update, it contain new features. Then why we not use them.
    05-12-2011 02:11 AM
  3. zwoof's Avatar
    I think I jailbroke my VZW iPhone4 with 4.2.8 correctly. Now every time I go into iTunes it says there is an update from my carrier do I want to download and update the iPhone.

    Can anyone tell me if they too are getting this? If you are or did, if you do the update, is the phone still JB?
    Yes, you can do the carrier update but if iTunes wants you to update the iOS to a higher release and there's no JB for it, you probably want to avoid that.
    05-12-2011 02:13 PM
  4. korp#IM's Avatar
    If I am jailbroken on 4.2.7 do I just reload the 4.2.8 jailbroken ipsw or do I update in iTunes, then load the ipsw?
    05-13-2011 06:10 PM
  5. trapandclay's Avatar
    After 2 days of frustration and lots of 1600's, 1601's, and 1602's.........I finally read step 8 a little closer. Step 8: "Start iTunes" .......

    When I "Started iTunes" or (Restarted) iTunes, AFTER, the phone was placed into DFU mode, it worked flawlessly on both of the 4.2.8 phones.

    Thanks to everyone else who posted suggestions and helpful hints that got a JB rookie through the process !
    05-15-2011 01:15 AM
  6. Thrahras's Avatar
    I Jailbroke my Ipod Touch and today i was listening to Pandora Radio. It then froze, I rebooted my Ipod and it said please enter Passcode but i did not have one set because I turned the Passcode off but when I go to enter the Passcode that it used to be its incorrect. What do I do? Is there a Master code or something?It is asking for a passcode longer than the regular 4 Digit passcode.... please help
    05-15-2011 09:44 AM
  7. iphonehelper's Avatar
    I Jailbroke my Ipod Touch and today i was listening to Pandora Radio. It then froze, I rebooted my Ipod and it said please enter Passcode but i did not have one set because I turned the Passcode off but when I go to enter the Passcode that it used to be its incorrect. What do I do? Is there a Master code or something?It is asking for a passcode longer than the regular 4 Digit passcode.... please help
    In order to get rid of the forgotten code and disabled message, we must restore the device.

    In this case when the iphone or itouch or similar is giving you a message that its disabled, then we have to first force the device into recovery mode, from which we can do a normal restore.

    Note that this removes all the content from your player.

    Basically the steps are

    1. Take out the usb cable, connect it to the computer, but not to the device.

    2. Turn off your device

    3. While pressing and holding the home button, reconnect the usb cable to the device, when you reconnect the usb cable the phone or itouch should power on.

    If you are low on battery let it charge for a while, then start from the beginning (unplug the usb from the device)

    4. While still holding the home button, until you see a message about "Connect to Itunes" then let go.

    5. if not already open, open itunes, you should receive a short warning about recovery mode.

    6. do a normal restore from itunes, it wipes the devices and the disabled message and the forgotten code are removed.
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    05-16-2011 04:28 PM
  8. St3ib's Avatar
    Ok, trying to jailbreak my iPhone 4.2.8 using snowbreez. i downloaded everything. When i go to locate ipsw, snowbreez will now accept the file i choose. i used the zipped, unzipped, drop it here and search. im using windows 7. any ideas?
    05-17-2011 01:17 PM
  9. estorm09's Avatar
    i keep getting 1600 error HELP...

    edit: now i am getting 1013 error someone with some advice please help

    edit: ok I figured it out anyone who is having issues with the installer make sure that you have the most recent verison of sn0wbreeze to check just click the update before you begin.
    Last edited by sandiego280zx; 05-17-2011 at 04:56 PM.
    05-17-2011 03:43 PM
  10. ScoobyDoo27's Avatar
    After 2 days of frustration and lots of 1600's, 1601's, and 1602's.........I finally read step 8 a little closer. Step 8: "Start iTunes" .......

    When I "Started iTunes" or (Restarted) iTunes, AFTER, the phone was placed into DFU mode, it worked flawlessly on both of the 4.2.8 phones.

    Thanks to everyone else who posted suggestions and helpful hints that got a JB rookie through the process !
    Man, I've tried that multiple times and it still gives me the 1600 error code. I've used snowbreeze to make a new ipsw file multiple times too. I've ALSO restored my phone to stock 4.2.8 and then tried jailbreaking it and I still get the error 1600. Any other suggestions?
    05-17-2011 08:19 PM
  11. estorm09's Avatar
    Man, I've tried that multiple times and it still gives me the 1600 error code. I've used snowbreeze to make a new ipsw file multiple times too. I've ALSO restored my phone to stock 4.2.8 and then tried jailbreaking it and I still get the error 1600. Any other suggestions?
    went through the same thing "look up one post" make sure you have the most recent verison of sn0wbreeze then try again
    05-17-2011 10:13 PM
  12. trapandclay's Avatar
    I did one other task prior to that and it may have something to do with the sudden success. I completely removed iTunes (had to use "add and remove programs") since I could not find an uninstall program for iTunes. Then I reinstalled iTunes 10.2.2, fresh. Maybe there are issues with parts of previous versions lurking around.

    Good luck, I hope you find success, I know how frustrating it is.
    05-17-2011 11:00 PM
  13. trapandclay's Avatar
    and yes.......always check for the most current version of snOwbreeze.
    05-17-2011 11:02 PM
  14. cd183's Avatar
    i get the error 3194 after the bar on my phone is a little more than half way everytime. what could cause that?
    05-17-2011 11:21 PM
  15. PsYcHoNeWb's Avatar
    Just followed this, and took only about a half hour when it was all said and done. I had to use the iREB tool to put my phone in the PWN state in order to get rid of the 1600 Error.

    When loading iTunes, I get the same message saying there is an update from my carrier. Basically is this the same with as rooting with an Android? If your rooted/Jailbroken don't do any updates that iTunes/Carrier will attempt to send you?
    05-21-2011 08:15 AM
  16. vdubguy18's Avatar
    Two quick questions if someone doesn't mind helping me out....

    When I do the JB with this is it going to restore my phone to factory with JB or will it just JB and retain all of my current content on the phone?

    This is tethered correct so if I reboot the phone I lose the JB? Or am I not understanding the whole tethered and untethered?

    Thanks a lot ahead of time!!
    05-21-2011 07:16 PM
  17. PsYcHoNeWb's Avatar
    Two quick questions if someone doesn't mind helping me out....

    When I do the JB with this is it going to restore my phone to factory with JB or will it just JB and retain all of my current content on the phone?

    This is tethered correct so if I reboot the phone I lose the JB? Or am I not understanding the whole tethered and untethered?

    Thanks a lot ahead of time!!
    This will be back to factory default basically just with jailbreak and cydia app.

    This is untethered meaning that u can reboot your phone without having to worry about loosing your jailbroken apps. I rebooted mine before and nothing changed.
    05-21-2011 11:49 PM
  18. moneymike47's Avatar
    Question, i did the whole jailbreak correctly, but do i restore from the previous backup or set up as a new iPhone because i dont want to lose any of my other information, i still want all my apps, music and contacts.
    Edit: I restored from previous backup and all is well!
    Last edited by moneymike47; 05-22-2011 at 02:32 AM.
    05-22-2011 01:21 AM
  19. vdubguy18's Avatar
    I can't figure out the IPSW....I dl'd the 4.2.8 file but it doesn't contain that file. Am I in the wrong place ? Help please.....

    I also redownloaded the IPSW directly from the link in snowbreez still no luck....
    Last edited by vdubguy18; 05-22-2011 at 11:06 AM.
    05-22-2011 11:03 AM
  20. MustangLife's Avatar
    I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I'm on a 3GS old bootrom that was already on 4.3.3. Downloaded snowbreeze and the 4.3.3 file and went through the hole process and chose restore from custom file snowbreeze made and I was on a recovery mode (itunes plug in screen) and got error 1603. So I'm gonna try the process again.

    Josh
    05-27-2011 07:06 AM
  21. bbdec1's Avatar
    In step 7 what is the message it is supposed to show?
    05-28-2011 01:25 PM
  22. trekpolice's Avatar
    I give up trying to jb on mac!!!!!!!! it always locks up on apple screen
    05-28-2011 04:41 PM
  23. phessler's Avatar
    Just finishing up the JB. Worked like a charm once I followed ALL of the directions. Thanks for this thread it really made it easy.

    One thing that wasn't apparent to me at first was to begin with iTunes closed, then everything worked great.
    05-29-2011 05:03 PM
  24. tres's Avatar
    I'm getting an error in itunes saying that "The Iphone could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (21). I've tried it three times. I'm gonna be very disapointed if I can't figure this out!! I rely heavly on many of the tweaks....

    I have the latest itunes, and got the ipsw from the place listed. Running att 4.3.3 on ip4
    Last edited by tres; 05-30-2011 at 11:09 AM.
    05-29-2011 07:23 PM
  25. tres's Avatar
    I finally got the file to work but when itunes tries to restore the phone I get an error 21 message iphone could not be restored.
    Did you have any luck with this? I'm having the same issue
    05-30-2011 11:13 AM
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