iPhone help with a firmware file.

sargie

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Done this before but forgot how.

Downloaded iphone firmware to use with redsnow it shows on my desktop as a .rar tried renaming it to .ipsw but it didnt work.

Im on windows 7 and i can't think what i need to do to get it to show as the right file.
 

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Done this before but forgot how.

Downloaded iphone firmware to use with redsnow it shows on my desktop as a .rar tried renaming it to .ipsw but it didnt work.

Im on windows 7 and i can't think what i need to do to get it to show as the right file.

sorry mate just seen ya post , what u mean mate , when downloaded , its a rar file when u extract theres about 6 or 7 files , not just 1 ipa, happened to me even off offical site , un assocciate withing winrar every file type apart from .rar see how u get on , ill upload the ipa for u now mate
cheers biffo

what ipa do u need mate the 3.1.2 or 3.1.3 or 4.0
 

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Yeah it.s iphone 3g 4.0 i donwloaded the firmware it shows as a .rar not a .ipsw. When i extract i get loads of files not just one.

Tried renaming to .ipsw didnt work.
 

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Yay all done, jailbroken on 4.0 now and im pleased to see i now have some of the features tight arse apple left off the 3g handset when they released 4.0.
 

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i was until mine was running like shite so went back down to 3.2 and all good again and my apps work lol
 
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