stuck in ipad restoring firmware

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by tarekhaytham, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. tarekhaytham macrumors newbie

    Mar 26, 2014
    I have an ipad 2 which was jailbroken i tried upgrading from 7.06 to 7.1 but i couldnt because the "find my ipad" couldnt be disabled (idontknow why) then i put it in DFU mode and started the update but it got stuck on "restoring ipad firmware" right now i tried disabling firewall and i tried another computer (windows and mac) can anyone help ???
    iPad 2, iOS 7.1
  2. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    So did you disable find my iPad or did you try to get around that by going into DFU mode?

    tbh, there is no work around, as its a security measure by apple to stop theft. Thieves cannot updated the iDevice with find my idevice enabled.
  3. tarekhaytham thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 26, 2014
    i tried disabling the find my iphone but it didnt work so i tried the DFU mode,,,removed the ipad from my icloud there no way around it?

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