How to fix recovery loop..

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by misterine, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. misterine macrumors member

    Jul 20, 2009
    Its stuck on recovery.. I ran it through tiny umbrella DFU then fix recovery, same result..

    I can't put in my firmware!

    "So i seriously dont know what to do right now..
    I needed to clean out my iPhone 3g and give it to my sister because shes going overseas.
    I did not want to go through the hassle of unlocking, and jailbraking it, so I just went into Settings>General>Reset all settings, this resulted in a boot loop.
    So i followed this guide
    that Applejuiced provided me with
    I made my custom IPSW with ipsw 4.2.1, and ipad ipsw, went into DFU mode with pwnage tool
    Apple logo with loading bar pops up, then around 75% it just zooms to the end and gives me a 1050 error.. im like ****..
    turn the phone off.. turned it back on..
    it instantly boots to recovery mode (steve jobs speaking russian)

    what doo it do?"

    ignore old thread

    update i used blackrain, no luck same result error 1015
  2. kuwxman macrumors 6502a


    Jul 25, 2009
    Olathe, KS
    Are you on a Mac? If so, open up Terminal, type 'sudo nano /etc/hosts' without the apostrophes, hit enter then type your password. Once in the hosts file, scroll down to and put a # sign in front of the Hit Control+O, press enter then hit Control+X. Try to restore the phone again.

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