These days mobile market is flooded with iPhones and it seems to be a fad. So, you have got your iPhone and you love it. But, what is this error 1600?
Usually, you get this error when you are trying to restore custom firmware for iPhone. This firmware is created by WinPwn or Pwnage tool. So, what do you do when you get this error?
If you are trying to upgrade it to a new firmware just go through the following instruction:
- Make it a point to put your iPhone in Recovery Mode than in Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) mode. This is because, if you are putting it in DFU mode and upgrading with iTunes, it will most likely prompt with you an Error 1600. You can check out the Error 1600 below.
So How Do You Put your iPhone in Recovery Mode?
- In order to put your iPhone in the recovery mode, you will have to unplug your iPhone first.
- Now switch off your iPhone
- Now, again connect the USB cable, holding the “Home” button.
- Hold the “Home” button, until you can see a cable pointing to the iTunes icon. You can see this in the figure below.
- Now press SHIFT+ Restore and you can find the custom IPSW.
- That’s it. You have made it to the recovery mode.
Just in the case, if the above process failed, you can even try the following procedure.
- Reboot both PC and your iPhone.
- Now, ensure that your iPhone is set in DFU mode.
- Now, in your PC, you will have to delete the restore files present in iTunes folder. Check out the locations given below:
- If your operating system is Windows XP, then choose this path:
C:/Documents and Settings/*Username/Application Data/Apple Computer/iTunes/Device Support
- If you are on Windows Vista or Windows7 OS, then follow this path:
C:/*Usersname/AppData/Roaming/Apple Computer/iTunesDevice Support
Here, *Username implies your appropriate folder on the system.
- After this, restore the custom firmware through iTunes by pressing Shift +Restore.
There you go! You have restored your firmware.