How to restore custom IPSW with libimobiledevice
This week some new information and improvements how to restore custom firmware many people are helping and find new methods. Using libimobiledevice to restore custom firmware is not a new method we know people have tried many months ago, also myself i have tested since this came out new idevicerestore.exe version in January 2015.
On this tutorial, the developers are not using purplerestore to inject the edited package but libimobiledevice, a software for mac, windows, and Linux. On this version, is working on windows versions with all steps. i will add a description of the commands. try on windows.
you will need again :
The Apps used: Google it easy to find
– Trans Mac
After get all soft installs copy all to C:/
– my Libi: imobiledevice-1.2.0-r3
also, you can download ipsw already edited files renamed ( setup.app )
here are some custom firmware for iPhone 4s and 5 .
i advise you make your own to be sure all is ok.
Also @Baogatn make some ipsw so you can try your custom firmware you can try
follow those instructions :
The most important commands to remove icloud follow an example, I restore the iPhone 3,1 firmware after setup.app renamed. here we will use libimobiledevice
you need to follow step by step command :
unzip the files imobiledevice-1.2.0-r3 and make a folder in (call libi) c:\
open CMD and enter the command:
1. cd C: \ libi and press Enter
2. C: \ libi> idevicerestore.exe -u –udid 0xxx6669e024c0c380f6b72842
I use tinyumbrella to fix some error run tss server you also probably need itunes 11.4 or 11.5
for additional information to get restore try this video, solve some errors from libimobiledevice
thanks for all info from Baogatn, unjailme
you can download more custom firmware here:
other reference UPDATED