Apple iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode!

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Hello,

So I would like to start off by saying I purchased this from a friend who got it in this. I have messed with it for the whole day and I have had no success so if I'm tired and upset. I thought it would be an easy fix. Here is what I did so far.

iPhone 3GS
-tethered jailbroken (I am assuming because iREB didn't work)
-On 4.2.1 firmware (I tried other custom firmwares and my iTunes prevented it)
-latest iTunes
-might be on higher baseband because every way I tried didn't work

Now onto the stuff I tried.

1) I tried restoring normally. I got 1015 error.
2) Downloaded 4.2.1 custon firmware
3) Downloaded iREB
4) First I tried kicking it off then I put it in DFU mode
5) I held shit+restore and tried the custom firmware but it was a failure. I now got 1604 error code.
6) Got redsn0w and official 4.2.1 firmware but redsn0w didn't read it. It only read custom firmware.
7) So far I have pwned DFU modded the iPhone now I tried restoring again and I got 1604 error code yet again.

PLEASE HELP ME!

I thought this would be an easy fix and I would get lucky on this iPhone. I bought it for 40 bucks and it is supposedly unlocked as well. I plan on getting a bunch of those free text apps so I don't plan on taking advantage of its unlock.

HELP WOULD BE GREAT!

THANKS IN ADVANCED!
 

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You see that is somewhat the same thing as iREB. I am trying it and I doubt I will get any better results. I tried to exit out so far but that made it reboot basically and I tried fixing and that did nothing. Now I am trying to restore through iTunes again.
 

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This happened to me yesterday, here is how I fixed it

- Download Sn0wbreeze
- Get the cfw for ur iphone from felixbrun's website
- Use that through Sn0wbreeze and it will give u a ipsw file with ur iphone and version of firmware
- Use that file that sn0wbreeze's gives u and do it though iTunes
-> On a PC use hold shift + restore and choose the ipsw that Sn0wbreeze gave u
-> On a mac its alt + restore

Worked for me
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To my understanding that jailbreak is legal but download ios are illegal, correct ? If it is illegal then why did they dump their own ios and share for people who dont want to buy it but download it is still illegal? I don't understand.
 

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FlashX007 said:
sn0wbreeze won't read the cfw I got. I got 4.2.1. I also tried 4.1. Also tried official firmware.


forget sn0wbreez get tinyumbrella then open it and press kick out of recovery

@RockanForte i've never heard of downloading IOS are illegal except if you download a dev build of a IOS that is a GM.
 

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I've tried tinyumbrella dude I am in the 1015 error code loop here it won't help! I also have 1604 error code even if I solve the 1015. I am still trying sn0wbreeze if only I can get it to read a cfw. Why is it me who gets these problems. Hate having to see and hear how easy it is from everybody when I have been trying everything.

Sorry a bit frustrated.
 

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I mean after your iphone is jailbreak and cydia and things like that then you are able to download ios from torrent or something.. Its illegal right ?
 

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I can't use sn0wbreeze it won't read cfw 4.2.1 I am really sick and tired of this crap now I think this iPhone just hates me. YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! v_v V_V
 

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FlashX007 said:
I can't use sn0wbreeze it won't read cfw 4.2.1 I am really sick and tired of this crap now I think this iPhone just hates me. YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! v_v V_V

put your phone on the itunes + usb cable logo (turn off iphone, then whilst holding home plug the usb cable to the computer, then restore.
 

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Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope, Nope. Fuck me. Fuck me. Fuck me. This is fucking bullshit I quit. I am going to sell this to whoever gets lucky in fixing it or get my friend to fix it. Fuck me though I wasted 2 days and the help I got was what I already knew. Thanks alot everybody.
 

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RockmanForte said:
I mean after your iphone is jailbreak and cydia and things like that then you are able to download ios from torrent or something.. Its illegal right ?

Care to answer this one for the last time ? Thanks.
 

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iOS is copyrighted software. Anybody distributing it without Apple's consent is breaking copyright. I try to keep a copy of all the firmwares I download from Apple in case I ever want to downgrade.
 

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RockmanForte said:
RockmanForte said:
I mean after your iphone is jailbreak and cydia and things like that then you are able to download ios from torrent or something.. Its illegal right ?

Care to answer this one for the last time ? Thanks.
this has nothing to do with the discussion at hand, why not create a separate thread for an answer to this rather than posting several times after your off-topic post was ignored?
 

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