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

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    #1
    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

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    #2
    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

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    3.1.3 is way outdated. Try downloading 4.1 - I believe JB works on that.
     

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