How To Repair / Fix 1604, 1601, 1600 / 16xx Errors In iTunes While Restoring Custom iOS 4.2.1 IPSW Firware Using iREB RC3


14.11.2010

How To Repair / Fix 1604, 1601, 1600 / 16xx Errors In iTunes While Restoring Custom iOS 4.2.1 IPSW Firware Using iREB RC3

The iREB software is a software utility designed to help the iOS users to pwne Apple iOS devices, and by doing such action you will be allowed to add other firmware to your iOS Device. iREB is being developed by iH8sn0w and it hit the iREB 4.1 edition, which contains tools that will fix repair the 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603 and 1604 errors encountered in iTunes after you try to restore the iOS device to custom IPSW 4.2.1 firmware that was made with the PwnageTool or Sn0wbreeze.

The iREB V4.0.x / 4.1 Release 2 work with the following Apple devices: iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS with new and old bootrom, iPhone 4, iPod Touch, iPod Touch 2G, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4, iPad and with the Apple TV2 also. The instructions in this guide will work with Windows computers only and your needs to feature the iTunes app installed or in case you don’t have iTunes installed on your system, then you should follow this link.

Now, if you wish to learn how to repair the 16xx errors encountered when you restore the Custom iOS 4.1 IPSW Firmware in the iTunes with the iREB 4.1 tool, then you should read the instructions below:

  1. Open iTunes 10.1.2 and set the iOS device to run in DFU mode. To do this you need to keep pressed Home and Power buttons simultaneously and when 10 seconds have passed, release the Power button, while the Home button remains pressed until the iTunes application will show a message stating that it had detected the recovery mode on your iOS device. When this happens the screen of your Apple device will stay black.

  2. Now you need to close the iTunes applications and download and run the iREB tool from here.

  3. Now choose the iOS device that you own and after several moments you should notice a white or red screen on your iOS device.

  4. Now open iTunes once again and choose your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or iPad device.

  5. Now you need to press and hold the Shift button on your keyboard and then you need to press ‘Restore’ in iTunes and release the ‘Shift’ key. Choose the IPSW file you need for the firmware to be restored. Enjoy.

I hope that this guide worked and that the iREB RC3 tool did the trick for you. Please feel free to post any question you have in our comments field.

iTunes 10.1.2 can be downloaded from here.

iREB V4.0.x 4.1 Release 2 For Windows

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