1. vietkool's Avatar
    I got the error " The phone "iphone" could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the request build" What can I do ? I am running itunes 10 (latest)
    2011-10-29 03:15 AM
  2. iYeow's Avatar
    Ensure tiny umbrella is not setting your hosts file towards cydia.
    2011-10-29 05:39 AM
  3. vietkool's Avatar
    when tinyumbrella runing then I got error 11
    2011-10-29 05:40 AM
  4. iYeow's Avatar
    don't run tiny umbrella for restore , under adv tab , uncheck set hosts file to cydia and close it . update iTunes to 10.5 and do ur restore .
    2011-10-29 05:44 AM
  5. vietkool's Avatar
    if I dont run tiny umbrella then I got error " The phone "iphone" could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the request build" . My itunes is up to date now.
    2011-10-29 05:46 AM
  6. iYeow's Avatar
    you want your iOS 5 be verified by apple , if you are restoring to custom firmware , you need to put iphone into pwned dfu mode.
    2011-10-29 05:52 AM
  7. vietkool's Avatar
    Yes, I use the Redsn0w click ong the Pwned dfu option then follow the instruction to put the phone to DFU mode. After that I launch itunes and hold option + restore (Mac) then pick the custom file. After it extract out then it pop up the error msg like I mentioned above.
    2011-10-29 06:14 AM
  8. iYeow's Avatar
    Reboot your mac again. Did you create your custom fw ?
    2011-10-29 06:23 AM
  9. vietkool's Avatar
    I did use redsn0w to create the custom fw. I don't know maybe something to do with itunes or not.
    2011-10-29 06:39 AM
  10. iYeow's Avatar
    try it on a pc if you have one.
    2011-10-29 06:44 AM
  11. vietkool's Avatar
    I got it updated now and unlocked - thanks so much
    2011-10-30 12:03 AM
  12. shkhungar's Avatar
    i cannot restore it even in pwned dfu mode. i have even tried the host file method. but it isn't getting restored after that. what should i do now?
    2011-11-14 09:52 AM