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Fix iTunes Error 1604,1603, 1602, 1601, 1600, 29 During Custom IPSW Restore iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPhone 2G, iPad 2, iPad, iPod Touch 4, iPod Touch 3, iPod Touch

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You might have noticed that during Custom or stock iOS 4 Firmware restore your restore stops while giving you 1604, 1603, 1602, 1601 or 1600 error in iTunes. If you are well conversant with Jailbreak these errors are routine. These errors might show up while you are restoring a custom firmware made using Pwnage Tool or Snowbreeze.

In order to fix these errors follow the procedure below,

Method 1

  1. Goto Folder Options in your PC and Turn Show Hidden Files On
  2. Disconnect iPhone, iPod or iPad from your PC and Close iTunes
  3. Goto Folder below,
    Win 7 & Vista Users:
    C:Users*UsersName*AppDataRoamingApple ComputeriTunesDevice Support
    Windows XP :

    C:Documents and Settings*UserName*Application DataApple ComputeriTunesDevice Support or iPhone Software Updates
  4. Backup files from this folder and delete them
  5. Now try to restore your iPhone, iPod or iPad using iTunes
Method 2
  1. Use a small utility iREB (iTunes Restore Errors Bypasser) by ih8sn0w to basspass iTunes errors. Download iREB for Windows or Mac (coming soon).
  2. Now put your iDevice in DFU mode by following procedure here
  3. Start iREB and select your device on iREB interface below,
  4. Now open iTunes and shift+restore your firmware  and your 16xx, 29 errors are removed.

Error discription in Apple support is as fol,

Error 1600, 1601: Uninstall and reinstall the latest version of iTunes (see instructions for Mac and Windows). If that doesn’t resolve the issue, see the steps for 1602.

Error 1602: Try the following steps to resolve this error:

  1. Ensure proper USB isolation troubleshooting has been performed, and test with a known-good cable.
  2. Follow the steps listed for Error 1604.
  3. This error may be resolved by disabling, deactivating, or uninstalling third-party security, antivirus, and firewall software. See steps in this article for details on troubleshooting security software.
Error 1603: If you receive this error and the iOS device is not automatically placed into recovery mode, it may be necessary to do so manually. Refer to iPhone and iPod touch: Unable to restore for steps on placing iPhone into forced recovery mode. Also, remove the IPSW and attempt to restore again. If you do not want to remove the IPSW in the original user, try restoring in a new administrator user.
Error 1604: This error is often related to USB timing. Try changing USB ports, uninstalling and reinstalling USB ports, and other available USB troubleshooting steps (troubleshooting USB connectionsdevice not recognized properly, computer won’t recognize a FireWire or USB device). If you are using a dock, bypass it and connect directly to the white Apple USB dock connector cable. If the issue persists on a known-good computer, the device may need service.
If you are planning to Jailbreak, downgrade, SHSH you might like to see  TinyUmbrellaSnowBreezePwnageToolRedsn0w or JailbreakMe.
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  • Christie

    I finally got this page to work on my iPhone 4 after several tries. How I did it, turn off TinyUmbrella, and you have to do method 1 AND method 2. So you should change the names from Method to Step 1 and Step 2! I’m finally back on iOS 4.3.3. Bet I save the SHSH this time!! Thank you so much for your information!!

    • Anonymous

      Did you manage to downgrade your iPhone 4?

  • Quantum Warfare

    Thank you so much this worked perfectly!

  • WhizzZ

    finally after 5h something that realy work’s tks 🙂

  • Warpwnag3

    I got error 37. What is this and how do I fix it?

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