are also backed up.) There is also a probability of the upgrade process putting your device in recovery mode (Connect to i Tunes logo on the screen), which is why it is extremely important to take a backup so you can restore your data from the backup if things go horribly wrong.
You can back up your i OS device using i Tunes or i Cloud. take a moment to make sure you are using the latest version of i Tunes.
Click on i Tunes in the menu bar and then click on “Check for Updates..”.
Palm Pre owners syncing to i Tunes will find that Apple has disabled this functionality for the third time this year.
I have a 8GB i Phone 3G, jailbroken 2.1 with Quick Pwn. It went thru the backup process, downloaded 2.2, then BAM bricked my phone. i Tunes says, "Extracting software," then logo on i Phone changes to the real Apple logo and i Tunes says, "Preparing i Phone for restore...", then i Tunes says, "The i Phone could not be restored. DFU will work, your probably putting it into recovery mode..this: 1. I have created a custom IPSW using Pwnage Tool 2.2.1, and I can choose to restore from it by holding Option when clicking Restore in i Tunes.
Download the firmware file for your device using the download links provided below [Note the download file could be as big as 1.7 GB]: Note: If you’re downloading the firmware file using Safari then ensure that auto unzip feature is disabled or use Chrome or Firefox.
Note: You will be able to find the model number starting with at the back of your device.
The i OS 8 update is available as a free upgrade for the following i OS devices: It is very important to take a backup of your i Phone, i Pad and i Pod Touch before updating it with the latest i OS software update.
(Note that if you choose to encrypt your backup using i Tunes, along with normal data, secure information like passwords etc.
Now what happens is, when I turn on the i Phone, first I see the pineapple, then a cartoon Steve Jobs speaking Russian. An unknown error occurred (2005)." I have not been able to get the i Phone into any other mode using DFU key combo or other.
NOTE: They do warn that you may not be able to unlock the phone at a later date, if you only use AT&T I would not care. Then Steve Jobs appears before I've counted 5 seconds, and i Tunes recognizes the i Phone before I've even pressed the Home button. I understand I won't be able to unlock this phone because I'm upgrading using Quick Pwn, which is fine. I'm going to get my work laptop and try from Windows. I am having the same problem after upgrading to 2.2, only difference is I get error code 6 most of the time and if it's in DFU mode with custom firmware I get 1600. Still nothing can't restore it and boots to the steve jobs restore screen.
After the firmware file has been downloaded, Hold down on the Option key (Mac) or the Shift key (Windows), and click on “Check for Update”. Now select the firmware file and click on the Open button.
Step 7: If you get a popup message informing you that i Tunes will update your i Phone/i Pad/i Pod touch to i OS 8.0 and will verify with Apple. Step 8: It will then show you the release notes for i OS 8. Then click on the Agree button for the terms and conditions.
When you do the restore try holding shift (windows) and click restore this will bring up a search for firmware to restore from, find i Phone1,2_2.2_5G77_on your computer (guessing you already have it if not search and download it)then if you are successful use Quick Pwn22with the same firware as above and jailbreak again. When I hold the power button (step 1) the pineapple logo shows up pretty quickly (like 3 seconds).