Urgent-Can't downgrade!!

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  1. ipodtouchdude12345

    ipodtouchdude12345 New Member

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    I have an ipod touch 3g, 8gb, 'IB' model with 3.1.3 firmware (came w/ device). I want to jailbreak my new ipod, but i cnnot-i have read up and learned that i need 3.1.2 firmware. I have downloaded over 5 3.1.2 ipod firmware files and itunes (i have the newest version) always says my firmware file is not compatible. I have a windows computer. Yes, i have also edited the host file. Yes, i have put my ipod in both DFU and restore mode, but nothing. I cannot downgrade or jailbreak my ipod with ANY application. Plz help
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    almostregular Banned

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    I'm sure u can downgrade to 2G firmware and then jailbreak but I have a
    3G 32GB ipod touch and I can't downgrade...so I need to wait for a new jailbreak system to come out! and its not the easy!
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    I had a similar problem with m iPt 3G 32GB. I'm afraid downgrading is not possible at the moment, you'll have to wait till greenpois0n comes out or geohot releases his new jailbreak, whichever will come first.
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    Since apple stopped signing older firmwares you cannot downgrade.
  5. ipodtouchdude12345

    ipodtouchdude12345 New Member

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    I have heard of this, but I also thought i saw that there was a way to bypass this? Either that, or is there a program or diffferent day of downgrading?
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    64gb and 32gb cannot be downgraded without ECID signatures backed up. The 8gb CAN be downgraded without ECID signatures backed up.

    You can downgrade your 8gb.... the firmware file you want will start with iPod3,3.1.2. To downgrade, visit here to downgrade without sigs backed up (try this first) or here to downgrade with sigs backed up (try this if the first option doesn't work).

    If both of those links fail you, then your iPT cannot be downgraded. Most likely, you will be able to downgrade though

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  7. narwal13

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    if his ipod came with 3.1.3, it cannot be downgraded. even if it is a 8gb.
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    Thanks for the links, I'll give them a try
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    Well, I tried both methods, and the second one didn't work either-it just said it was incompatible with my ipod. Did I edit my host file wrong?
    Here is what my host file looked like:

    # Copyright (c) 1993-2006 Microsoft Corp.
    #
    # This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
    #
    # This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
    # entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
    # be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
    # The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
    # space.
    #
    # Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
    # lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
    #
    # For example:
    #
    # 102.54.94.97 rhino.acme.com # source server
    # 38.25.63.10 x.acme.com # x client host

    127.0.0.1 localhost
    ::1 localhost
    74.208.10.249 gs.apple.com
  10. SpeedyApocalypse

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    You don't have the correct firmware, but you edited the hosts file correctly.

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