Bricked phone after pressing delete all contents and setting

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by damahka, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. damahka macrumors newbie

    Jan 30, 2011
    hi..there are many similar posts like this but i didnt get perfect answer
    I bought a 3g Iphone jailbreaked and unlocked but the guy who sold me pressed delete all contents and setting before giving me.Now phone is in restore mode when i attach it to itune it tries to upgrade to 4.2 which i dont want cuz its not jailbreaked properly yet. Then i downloaded 3.1.3firmware so that i can upgrade to it but itunes say not compatible firmware. SO can anybody please guide me step by step. I have laptop with windows7.
  2. Crystal-RX macrumors 68030


    Dec 22, 2008
    Seattle, WA USA
    If you want to jailbreak only. you are safe with 4.2.1 on your 3G because it is untethered jailbreak.
  3. saberahul macrumors 68040

    Nov 6, 2008
    3.1.3 is way outdated. Try downloading 4.1 - I believe JB works on that.

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