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Iphone will not restore

Every time I try to restore my iphone error 1611 comes up

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  • rtortolero Apr 02, 2008

    HI, IM THE SAME PROBLEM, HELP!

  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    just stops loading the bar

  • blaunius Sep 13, 2008

    Don't install the new iPhone OS, it will cause this error. I bought a iPhone 3g from AT&T 2 days ago, fired up iTunes yesterday, where it indicated a new update (iPhone's 2.1 OS) was available. I installed it, but the install didn't take and iTunes said the iPhone needed to be restored. But, when I attempted this restore, it didn't take. Plus, to make matters worse, AT&T wouldn't exchange the phone and said that I had to make an appointment with Apple for an exchange. I then asked if I could return it because, the phone didn't work, and they were going to charge a 10% restocking fee....not sure why they would restock a broken iPhone. I'm a long-term Blackberry customer and will probably go back unless someone can help me fix this problem easily. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks!

  • cgfe Sep 25, 2008

    my iphone refuse to restore i have message error 1611

  • Prometheus51 Oct 30, 2008

    upgraded to 2.1 and it failed now wont restore tried itunes 3 different pc's and also tried adding a ipsw file of another ipod that didnt work either same exact cannot restore msg help please thanks in advance

    Frank


  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    Hi itune will find the phone but can not restore I get error 1611 and 1604

    my phone has a USB and itune on the screen if you can help that would be great thank you

  • vikugo Jan 08, 2009

    I just have the USB image and iTune, the win Itunes reconice and said is in recovery mode and will restore, and after 10 minutes come with a 1611 error, please help

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    Ipod Touch 1st Gen Jailbroken 2.1 firmware wont restore. Get 1611 error every time. Tried shift clicking restore with my own firmware. tried Apples new firmware 2.2.1. Nothing is working and I cant get it out of recovery mode either. I can get it into DFU mode. I have tried restoring it in DFU mode and Recovery mode. Still Nothing. Someone please help me.

  • davidblanken May 24, 2009

    2g iphone 2.2.1, jailboke and unlocked with quikpawn. worked fine the first time but wasn't unlocked. So I restored with itunes so I could start over. Wouldn't go past "virifying iphone software", now it won't restore at all and I have a little russian guy on the phone.

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Try restoring in DFU mode, which is different than recovery mode. I happened to stumble across it while trying to restore an iPhone 3G that a user unplugged in the middle of the 3.1 update. It kept showing an error of 1611 or 13 and wouldn't restore in recovery mode. I found this DFU mode option and the restore worked fine. The DFU mode keeps the iPhone OS from loading, so you don't run into as many compatibility problems. Go into DFU mode, then try restoring the phone and see if that works.
http://techierambles.blogspot.com/2009/09/restore-iphone-with-error-13-or-1611-in.html
To enter DFU mode:
1. Connect your iPhone to your computer
2 . Turn iPhone off. You may have to hold the power and home buttons down together to force the phone off
3. Once the phone is off, hold the power and home buttons together for 10 seconds exactly
4. After 10 seconds, release the power button but keep holding home until the computer recognizes that a USB device was plugged in
5. iTunes should detect your iPhone correctly, and also allow you to restore to the factory default settings

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HI, i tryed everthing to restore my iphone 3GS in DFU mode in recovery mode tryed all versions of itunes nothing worked some guys from a service told me that it must appear a bootrom update and then it works is it true ???...

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Get a new firmware file

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SOURCE: trying to restore my iphone

Try this:

  1. Plug/connect your device to a computer (PC or Mac)
  2. Turn it OFF
  3. Press and hold the POWER and HOME buttons together for EXACTLY 10seconds
  4. Release the POWER button but keep holding the HOME button until the computer beeps indicating that a USB device is recognized.
  5. Open iTunes and restore your device.

Warning: Restoring will delete all data on your device but this is the only way for you to recover it.


If you don't get it at first, try holding the buttons for lesser time or see the other procedures on my tip (link below):

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5541493-put_iphone_ipod_touch_dfu_mode_restore


For more iPhone / iPod touch tips like jailbreaking and unlocking, click here.


If you need online help about jailbreaking and unlocking, you can contact me personally at this email: sale-47hyk-1863377234@craigslist.org

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SOURCE: my iphone wont restore error

Try restoring from DFU mode. To enter DFU, shut down the phone and connect it to the computer. Then hold the power button for 3 seconds. Without releasing the power button, hold down the home button for 10 seconds. Then release the power button but keep holding home until iTunes recognizes the device in recovery mode. If you did it right, the screen should be black. Then just click restore. This should help, but if it also doesn't work you may have a hardware issue. In that case, you should take it in to Apple for repairs. Good luck!

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If you can get an appointment in an Apple store they can try a "known good" network connection & connector and try to restore the phone for you but if not it looks like it may be a hardware issue within the phone. If your still withing your warrenty give Apple a ring they'll sort it for you.

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Try this:
  1. Plug/connect your device to a computer (PC or Mac)
  2. Turn it OFF
  3. Press and hold the POWER and HOME buttons together for EXACTLY 10seconds
  4. Release the POWER button but keep holding the HOME button until the computer beeps indicating that a USB device is recognized.
  5. Open iTunes and restore your device.

Warning: Restoring will delete all data on your device but this is the only way for you to recover it.


If you don't get it at first, try holding the buttons for lesser time or see the other procedures on my tip (link below):

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5541493-put_iphone_ipod_touch_dfu_mode_restore


For more iPhone / iPod touch tips like jailbreaking and unlocking, click here.


If you need online help about jailbreaking and unlocking, you can contact me personally at this email: sale-47hyk-1863377234@craigslist.org

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