How to convert your zip file into a ipsw file??

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by SRLMJ23, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. SRLMJ23 macrumors 65816

    SRLMJ23

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    #1
    I am on a Windows 7 Machine and when I download the link(s) that people out there have for the GSM iPhone I download them and they save as zip files.

    Could someone please help me out, I'm running beta 7 on my iPhone so I cant just hit update.

    Thanks in advance!!!
     
  2. iasca macrumors newbie

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  3. bmwman4life11 macrumors member

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    #3
    rename the zip file with .ipsw at the end(works at least on macs)
     
  4. Vick84 macrumors regular

    Vick84

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    yea do what bmwman said. I just rename it and it always works. I am on windows 7.
     

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