jail break problems

Sep 30, 2011
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PLEASE HELP. I have jail broken my 3gs using red snow, with a tethered boot because I have 4.3.5 software version. It will not sync with iTunes or reset back to factory, the worst bit is I do not get signal any more, it says no service all the time, please help!
 

Europa

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It's a carrier in the United States. Are you using an official carrier (the one that the phone is tied to)? Have you ever unlocked the phone?

You could try disabling 3G and resetting your network settings.
 

Flattsteve

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Hi, I never unlocked it and I am still using Orange which is the original carrier, I tried disabling 3g and resetting but still no change.
 

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You need to edit your hosts file so it points to Apple if you want to restore to 4.3.5 or Cydia if you want to restore to 4.3.3. You'll need a 4.3.3 SHSH if that's what you're trying to restore to.
 

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Edit your hosts file and put a pound sign in front of Saurik's server address and then shift+restore.
 

Flattsteve

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Hi where abouts is the host file and how do I edit it, I was looking in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc but I am struggling to find it
 

Flattsteve

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Hi,

FIXED IT, in the end I did a forced restore, put the phone in dfu (I think) by holding the power button for 3 secs then join that with the home for another 10 then release the power button still holding home for another 15, connect to iTunes and restore. Then woo hoo it works.

thanks for all youre help anyway.

Cheers
Steve