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  1. #1

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    Aug 23, 2009
    PLEASE HELP!! IPAD 3 Update Error
    Yesterday I tried updating my jailbroken ipad 3 to ios 6. First, I tried through Itunes and got an error saying my devise was not eligible for the requested build. I then tried to download over wifi on the device and that failed too. I got a message saying their was a problem downloading ios 6. I went into Tiny Umbrella and I got an message saying to not restore my device and that I must kill httpd:pid(4). I went into the activity monitor and quit the process and reopened Tiny Umbrella only to get the same message with a new pid number. What should I do? I don't want to have my ipad jailbroken anymore and I want IOS6. Should I risk restoring my ipad? If anyone can please help me out I would appreciate it!
    2008 !5in. MBP(penryn)/8 gb ipod touch/ 30 gb ipod video

  2. #2

    mrplow's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 01, 2007
    27" iMac i7 (2011) 10.11, Mac Mini i5 (2014), iPhone6s, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2, New AppleTV (4?)
    back your data up.

    Reset the iPad from within the settings menu. Then try a restore.

    If its still failing put it into DFU mode and force a restore
    Not been around these parts for a while. Trying to change that . .

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  3. #3

    Member Since
    Aug 23, 2009
    Thank you for your suggestions.

    I reset the settings on my Ipad and put it into DFU mode then tried to restore through itunes but, I still got the same error message which is "This device isn't eligible for the requested build." Where do I go from here?
    2008 !5in. MBP(penryn)/8 gb ipod touch/ 30 gb ipod video

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    Jan 22, 2010
    Victoria, BC
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    Sounds like somebody was running an illegal dev build ahead of schedule. You can't update normally to iOS 6 from there.

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