how do i get my iphone 3 to restore without updating to ios 4.1.2 i have tried unchecking "check for software updates automatically" but it still won't just restore what else should i try?
You can't. Part of the restore process involves updating the iOS.
The only reason why you wouldn't want to update your iOS is because your phone is jailbroken. Jailbroken phones cannot be discussed on this forum.
i do not have a jailbroken iphone i don't want to update because everything i have read about updating the ios on the 3g says that it slows it down
I have yet to meet anyone with an issue.
well i have and my iphone runs slow enough all ready so i don't want to make it worse. if my iphone was jailbroken i wouldn't be wanting to restore it because wouldn't that make it not jailbroken??
I need to restore my iPhone 4 and it is not jailbroken but I'm in Peru I can't find an internet connection fast/consistent enough to update it (750 MB download here will take several hours). Any ideas?
Incorrect. There are many people with other reasons to restore without upgrading. Quit trying to shove iOS 6 down people's throats!!!!
If you actually take the time to look at the postings here, you'll see that gdgmacguy wasn't trying to push iOS 6 down anyone's throat as it DID NOT EXIST almost 6 months ago when he replied here.
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