1. cayodita's Avatar

    I need serious help
    I have an iphone 3 that i had jaibroken with cydia i believe, im not sure.I dont know much about any of this stuff so i am having a hard time figuring out what to download to fix it. This is my issue,
    Phone was not letting me open my apps or it will shut down after opening apps or safari.
    I did the restore on the iphone and since then it got stuck on apple logo. then i tried to connect to itunes because i got the picture that it needed to be restored.
    Now itunes will not restore phone and its stuck on the usb cable and itunes logo.
    I have done a search of programs but everytime i try to download i get a message that i cannot open program becuase its not win32 compatible or something.
    I am soooo stuck i need some help!!! Please
    2011-05-17 09:06 PM
  2. iYeow's Avatar
    What is your idevice, 3g or 3gs and what firmware are you restoring to ?
    2011-05-17 09:20 PM
  3. cayodita's Avatar
    that is the problem i have no idea. i think is a 3gs but i do not know anything else. I know cydia was installed on the phone when i got it. but thats all i know
    2011-05-17 09:28 PM
  4. iYeow's Avatar
    Do you need unlock ?
    2011-05-17 09:31 PM
  5. cayodita's Avatar
    i think so...how do i do that?
    2011-05-17 09:35 PM
  6. iYeow's Avatar
    You probably need to restore to custom firmware of 4.2.1 if you have a 3g or 4.3.3 if you have a 3gs.

    For 3gs, you will need to download Snowbreeze 2.7.3 for PC or Pwnage tools 4.3.3 for Mac and create a custom fw.

    You will need to download the stock 4.3.3 ipsw from google search iclarified firmware in order to create a cfw of 4.3.3 , use the pwned dfu from the Snowbreeze tools to get your iphone into dfu mode before restoring though latest itunes to cfw of 4.3.3
    Last edited by iYeow; 2011-05-17 at 09:41 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    2011-05-17 09:41 PM
  7. cayodita's Avatar
    OK thanks i will try that, this might sound stupid but how do i know if i have 3g or 3gs? in order to use the right program?.
    2011-05-17 09:51 PM
  8. kraziebone's Avatar
    Can you open the camera app? If you have a video option then you have a 3GS. Or check
    Put your serial in and that will let you know
    2011-05-17 10:11 PM
  9. iYeow's Avatar
    Is this your iphone ?
    2011-05-17 10:12 PM
  10. cayodita's Avatar
    yes it is my phone, i got it from someone else and basically got ripped off because the damn thing is been nothing but trouble. It is a 3gs then because i do have a camera with video option.
    2011-05-18 01:05 AM
  11. iYeow's Avatar
    Earlier in your post when you restored your iPhone and if you got an error 1015, you could have the iPad baseband. So your only option now is to restore to custom firmware. Go ahead and create one and restore to it , let us know your progress.
    2011-05-18 02:40 AM
  12. i.Annie's Avatar
    Look at the back of the phone. Is the font shiny silver or dull gray? 3GS is shiny silver, gray is 3G.

    Edit: just read you figured out it was a 3GS, sorry
    Last edited by i.Annie; 2011-05-18 at 06:06 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    2011-05-18 06:06 AM