iPhone 3G: how to flash it?
Sometimes the owners of the iPhone 3G are asked to replace the software of their iPhone 3G. How to flash it, our article will tell.
For the firmware, you will need a USB cable for your phone and the latest version of iTunes.
Method number 1. Official
- Need to download the firmware on the official website support.apple.com/downloads
- We copy the downloaded firmware to the folder "C: Documents and SettingsAdminApplication DataApple ComputeriTunesiPhone Software Updates".
- Launch the iTunes program and connect the phone to the computer using a USB cable.
- Open the "Devices" tab, where your phone will be shown. On the "Overview" tab, we click the "Update Software" button and agree with the program offers.
- We are waiting for a few minutes and have a stitched iPhone.
Method number 2. Not official
All subsequent actions must be done without a SIM card in your phone!
- Run the downloaded program RedSn0w for Windows and click "Extras".
- Enter the machine in the "Pwned DFU" by clicking on the appropriate button, and follow the instructions on the screen.
- In the window that appears, click "Cancel".
- Launch iTunes and see the message that the device is in recovery mode. We press the button "Ok".
- Press the "Shift" button and click the "Restore" button. iTunes can not think long. Now, without releasing the "Shift" key, we are waiting for the window to appear with the required firmware.
- Select the downloaded firmware by clicking the "Open" button. We select by the way.
- In the new window, click Restore.
- We are waiting for the completion of the process of flashing your phone. In case of successful firmware, you will see the welcome screen on which you will write No-SIM.
Making a Jailbreak
- Run the program RedSn0w for Windows and press "Jailbreak".
- Press the "Next" button and enter the phone in DFU,holding the power button for 3 seconds and without releasing it, press the "Home" key for about 10 seconds. Now release the "Power" and hold "Home" for another 10 seconds.
- Select "Install Cydia" and click "Next".
- We are waiting for the passage of Jailbreak and installation of Cydia.
- After the reboot, we'll see the activation screen, with no SIM card inserted!
- We pass the standard activation wizard.
Activating the iPhone network
- Disable 3G.
- Turn off and turn on the phone.
- We go in Cydia with WiFi on and update it.
- Select "Hacker" and press "Done".
- We are waiting for the completion and install "ultrasn0w 1.2.5". Find it in the search (Search).
- Turn off the device. Insert the SIM and turn on the phone, while your phone will find the network.
Now you know about the iPhone 3G, how to flash it.