Tip & How-To about Cell Phones

How to Update & Restore your Iphone in a simple way?

This procedure will guide you on how to restore or update your iphone.


Download itunes : CLICK ME

Download Firmware : CLICK ME TOO (if you are familiar with the firmware version,just download the same file.

you may need this tool to connect/synchronize your iphone into your computer



On Updating,you must back up all data first,of course all data will be deleted.

* Right click your device name and click back-up








Now let's start with the Procedure :

On your iphone, it must be in "recovery mode" so itunes recognizes your iphone (now plug your iphone to the computer using usb cable), this is possible by follow this steps.

Press and hold the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the same time.




As soon as the screen goes black release the Sleep/Wake button. Continue holding the home button until you iTunes pops up a message telling yout hat it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.



The iPhone will look like this:





3.hold "shift" key then tick restore,a file will be ask then select and enter the desire firmware you download then click OK. just sit tight and relax,wait until the process is done.




Here are some illustration guides to be followed.



















Now time to restore your data.












Cheers.... you are DONE...

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I have a software version 2.9 how to update it to 4.0 or 5.0 in iphone


There is no such firmware version as 5.0, the latest version of firmware is 4.3.3,anyway if you want to upgrade your iphone, you need itunes software installed on your computer and a IPSW file for firmware.

download itunes software : iTUNES

firmware download : IPSW (prefer what firmware you wish)


Here is the procedure :
(Be sure to back up your data first because all files will be erase.)

1. Plug your iphone to the computer,some drivers will be install and wait until your phone recognized by your computer.

2. hold "shift" key then click restore, a firmware will be ask so locate the firmware file you download then tick ok. it will automatically do the process so just wait until it's done.

Jul 09, 2011 | Apple iPhone Apps

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Got unlocked iphone, tried to restore factory settings now its stuck on bitten pineapple...any help plz just got this phone?


Hi,
Here u can follow the steps

Step 1: Make sure you have downloaded the latest version of iTunes if you haven’t already. Download iTunes 8.2 from the link given below.
Step 2: Now connect your iPhone with your PC. You must connect it to a single usb port on the backside of your computer. Do not use any usb hub or the ports in the front as this could cause an error during update process.
Step 3: Start iTunes 8.2. Sync your iPhone with your PC so that iTunes backs-up all your important data including settings, apps, music, contacts and photos.
Step 4: You will now have to download a custom cooked firmware for your iPhone version (2G or 3G). I can’t post the download links for these files for the reasons you all know very well. Just Google “iPhone 2G Custom 3.0” (If you are using iPhone 2G) or “iPhone 3G Custom 3.0” (If you are using iPhone 3G) and use one of the torrent links to download the custom created .ipsw file.
Step 5: Once you have downloaded the required .ipsw file, Copy/Paste it into this location:
“C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Updates\” (Windows 7)
“C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Updates\” (Windows Vista)
“C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPhone Software Update\” (Windows XP)
Step 6: Restart iTunes. You will now be prompted to install this firmware you just download. Just close this prompt dialog by clicking on “x” from the top right-most corner of the window.
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Step 7: Now you will have to restore your iPhone to this custom firmware 3.0 that you just downloaded. Click on your phone from the sidebar in iTunes to get to this screen as shown in the screenshot below:
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Now press and hold left “Shift” button on the keyboard and then click on “Restore” (Not “Update) button in the iTunes and then release the “Shift” button.
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This will make iTunes prompt you to select the location for your downloaded custom firmware 3.0. Select the downloaded .ipsw file and click on “Open”.
Step 8: Now sit back and enjoy as iTunes does the rest for you. This will involve a series of automated steps some of which are highlighted below:
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Don’t do anything silly at this point. Just wait while iTunes installs the new firmware 3.0 on your iPhone. Your iPhone screen at this point will be showing a progress bar indicating installation progress. After the installation is done, iPhone will restart automatically and you should now have a fully unlocked and jailbroken iPhone 2G. iPhone 3G on the hand will only be jailbroken, not unlocked. iPhone 3G users will have to wait for Dev-Team to release ultrasn0w on Cydia in order to unlock their phones.
Step 9: Once you are done with the unlocking and jailbreak process. You can now restore all your settings, apps, music, contacts and photos to the newly installed firmware version 3.0 by restoring the backup that you made in Step 3 from iTunes.
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Feel free to ask me any question here should you run into any problem during the update process.
Disclaimer: This guide is for testing & educational purposes only. I’m not responsible for any loss of important data or malfunctioning of your iPhone.
Download Links:
Download iTunes 8.2
Download iPhone OS 3.0 Custom Firmware (iPhone 2G) [Screenshot]
Download iPhone OS 3.0 Custom Firmware (iPhone 3G) [Screenshot]

/**/ Thanks

Thiru

Jun 20, 2009 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

1 Answer

installer


Open iTunes
Click your iPhone in the navigation tree on the left
Click Upgrade, or Restore in the pane on the right

If you can't download via iTunes for some reason, you can download 1.1.4 here:
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/32939

You will then need to press and hold the "SHIFT" key while clicking the update button - an open file dialog will pop up. Now you can select the firmware you just downloaded.

Mar 10, 2008 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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unlocked iphone can't receive 1.0.2 update


ok this is wat i suggest just update to 1.1.1 its same thing this is also 4 any1 that wants to unlock there iphone. download firmware 1.1.1 place it on your desktop connect your iphone 2 your pc. now hold the home button and the sleep button at the same time until u see the connect to ituners or usb and cd depending on what firmware you have this is restore mode. go to itunes it will say your iphone needs restoration hold shift click restore an window will open up 4 u to chose wat file ul be using for restore use the firmware 1.1.1 that i told u to download it will restore your iphone but will get and error at the end. dont worry after that open up ibriker and click on boot iphone and ul be at the activation screen

Jan 22, 2008 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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