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Is there a way to force it?
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Jun 23, 2009, 10:50 AM
Is there a way to force itunes to re-download the 3.0 firmware for my iphone? Is there a file I can delete and it'll re-download it?
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Jun 23, 2009, 11:15 AM
Here's where they are stored for the iPod: ~/Library/iTunes/iPod Software Updates

I don't have an iPhone, but I'd assume it would be ~/Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates
( Last edited by Big Mac; Jun 23, 2009 at 01:40 PM. )

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Jun 23, 2009, 01:18 PM
The file you're looking for is
~/Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates/iPhonex,y_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw
where x,y is the revision of your iPhone. The 3G for example is 1,2.
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