2010

HOW TO: Fix Error 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603, 1604 During Custom Firmware 3.1.3 Restore

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Does the picture above look familiar to you? I know it does because we got hundreds of emails just today from you guys. Well don’t you worry, it happens, and there is an easy fix.

So , you got an 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603 or 1604 error while trying to restore your iPhone in iTunes with a custom firmware cooked with Pwnagetool or Sn0wbreeze right? Well, there is a tool called iReb ( Windows-only ) that is updated for firmware 3.1.3, works with iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G and iPod touch 1G/2G and will let you bypass this error.

1. Download the tool ( here and here ) and install it .

2. Load iTunes and put your iDevice in DFU mode ( use method 1 ).

3. When iTunes will tell you that it find an iPhone in recovery mode, close iTunes and start iReb.

4. Simply select your device from the list and wait a few seconds until the screen turns white or red.

5. Start iTunes, select your iPhone and holding shift ( or alt on a Mac ) , click on restore.

6. Select the custom firmware and you are good to go.

That is it. Enjoy your jailbroken 3.1.3 iDevice.