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

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

  1. SRLMJ23 macrumors 68000


    Jul 11, 2008
    New York
    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

    Oct 11, 2011
  3. bmwman4life11 macrumors member

    May 11, 2010
    rename the zip file with .ipsw at the end(works at least on macs)
  4. Vick84 macrumors regular


    Sep 6, 2010
    yea do what bmwman said. I just rename it and it always works. I am on windows 7.

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