1. Backslash786's Avatar
    So if you find something then wt u have to do?
    2010-08-29 02:59 PM
  2. Simon's Avatar
    Stop the process in task manager
    2010-08-29 03:00 PM
  3. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    ok i ran as an admin then connected the device and still nada. recognizes the device but lists no SHSH on file. :'( I'm trying to keep hope that I can actually use this phone but i'm completely tech challenged and this sucks! even if I get this to work (since I can't go back to 3.1.2) i need an ATT sim to unlock now, right?
    2010-08-29 05:49 PM
  4. Simon's Avatar
    Are you clicking on advanced, choosing firmware 4.0 or 4.0.1 for 3GS then clicking save me SHSH?
    2010-08-29 05:52 PM
  5. MindGem's Avatar
    Im giving another shot to downgrade.
    2010-08-29 07:09 PM
  6. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    i get error 3014. tiny umbrella said "wrote handshake" what am i supposed to do? how will i know if/when restore worked?
    2010-08-30 02:31 AM
  7. Simon's Avatar
    Maybe you should try the 3GS downgrade assistant method in my troubleshooting part instead of tiny umbrella for the restore part.
    2010-08-30 02:51 AM
  8. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    when i do that i get the iphone not eligible for requested build error. i tried to go to 4.0, started in DFU mode.
    2010-08-30 03:49 AM
  9. Simon's Avatar
    You sure you have SHSH right?
    2010-08-30 03:52 AM
  10. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    yes and once i grabbed my ecid i was able to verify that in tiny umbrella. I can see them all correctly in tiny umbrella i just can't get through the restore process.
    2010-08-30 03:55 AM
  11. Simon's Avatar
    I dont know what to say, if you have tried all the different troubleshooting at the bottom of my first post I cant help. Tiny umbrella is going to be updated soon with more features and bug fixes so that might work then. Just to verify what is the filename of the ipsw you are trying to restore to?
    2010-08-30 04:01 AM
  12. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    iPhone2,1_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw is the file I am trying to restore to.
    2010-08-30 04:10 AM
  13. Simon's Avatar
    Try downloading the 4.0.1 firmware for 3GS and using that instead.
    2010-08-30 04:14 AM
  14. korin125's Avatar
    then if you have the SHSHes you will probably be able to downgrade.
    2010-08-30 04:22 AM
  15. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    OOOOOH MERCY! I used a different computer and it worked!!!!!!! Gracious and thank you sooooo much. One last question...do I want to restore from a previous backup now or no?
    2010-08-30 04:28 AM
  16. Simon's Avatar
    That was one of my troubleshooting suggestions hmmm Glad you got it working. Its up to you whether you restore from backup, it will load your previous stuff on there or you can start fresh and reload them yourself.
    2010-08-30 04:30 AM
  17. korin125's Avatar
    Easy answer: no. It can slow you down, cause strange problems, and drain your battery... So it's not a good idea.
    2010-08-30 04:30 AM
  18. Vonnie Boo's Avatar
    that's the only reason I went to the other computer! LOL ok well if there's no problem I guess I'll restore from backup. You are a saint x98car, a SAINT.
    2010-08-30 04:34 AM
  19. Simon's Avatar
    korin125 is right it can lead to problems but it doesnt automatically mean it will. I restore my backup all the time when I restore and have only ever had an issue once, and that was more an issue of being on 4.0 beta than being jailbroken.
    2010-08-30 04:40 AM
  20. korin125's Avatar
    Right, personally I've had problems with iBlanks (always had problems with that though), battery perecentyage will usually stay on, makeitmine is usually still enabled, it's pretty weird to have on a non-jailbroken device. But I think the maost important thing is the battery life, which really seems to make a difference for me.

    Unless there's something really important on backup you can't sync, why not set up as new. Either way, it's your choice
    2010-08-30 07:50 AM
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