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Question: iPad 1st Generation Error 1602...

Hey guys I've got a problem. I have this iPad 1st Generation 32GB with Cellular Service that I got. Bought from someone who couldn't fix it for cheap and now I know the extent of why he sold it to me. The iPad is in a constant boot loop and no matter what it won't stop. So I decided I would just do a restore and try to fix the issue that way. Nope, I get the error...

"The iPad "iPad" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (1602)."

The more I research the topic all I come across are sketchy youtube videos where you have to download certain software off of sites that seem suspect. I've used 3 different computers including my MacBook and nothing seems to work. If you guys have any clue on how to fix this issue let me know. Obviously this iPad is a bit old by todays technology standards and can only run up to iOS 5.1. If you can help me out that would be great, thank you!

iPad, iOS 5.1.1

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Nov 10, 2014 1:00 PM in response to Briansyddall In response to Briansyddall

I hate to sound rude because that isn't how I mean for it to come off, but that's the first thing I tried. I am completely past that point. But I appreciate the response, it's better to have ideas thrown into the basket then nothing at all. Any other ideas?

Nov 10, 2014 1:00 PM

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Jan 20, 2015 6:31 AM in response to benjames722 In response to benjames722

The 1602 usually relates to a problem with your USB connection. Bad port on the computer, bad cable or something in the connection port on the iPad that prevents a good connection.


Resolve iOS update and restore errors - Apple Support

Jan 20, 2015 6:31 AM

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Apr 6, 2017 5:19 AM in response to Ralph9430 In response to Ralph9430

Please help having the same problem but I was wondering if the battery was completely dead would still update the 5.1 in the ipad? I downloaded the software whilst ipad connect but upon installing once it goes off it fails to turn on its like the computers have got less power to even bring the Apple logo but if I connect to the wall charger the Apple logo shows up on and off its been 3days on wall charger now. So I still come back to my question about the battery, how would you know it's completely dead?

Apr 6, 2017 5:19 AM

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