IOS5.1 upgrade in DFU mode help?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by itegypt, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. itegypt macrumors 6502

    itegypt

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    My internet is slow and I'm trying to upgrade the ios so I managed to downloaded version 5.1 I currently have a factory unlocked JB IPhone4 version 4.3.3 I'm getting the iPhone Could not be Restored Because Firmware is not Compatible? what am I doing wrong?

    Thanks !!
     
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Are you trying to install the beta 5.1 or official 5.0.1?
    Did you download the correct ipsw for your device?
     
  3. itegypt thread starter macrumors 6502

    itegypt

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    File name is iPhone4,1_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipw
     
  4. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Ok, so it is 5.0.1 not 5.1
    What model iphone do you have? Iphone 4 or 4S?
    Why dont you just plug it to itunes and hit update?
     
  5. itegypt thread starter macrumors 6502

    itegypt

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    I thought this way will work fine as I see it on youtube....etc I have Iphone 4 and it's taking 4ever via itunes to download latest IOS trying again
     

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