· The firmware file is not compatible which means the IPSW you got is not the right one for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or your iTunes doesn’t recognize your firmware file. Therefore, to fix this problem, you need to get the right firmware file or make your computer recognize this file. We will show you some methods you can try below:
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Reinstall iTunes - In many cases, updating iTunes tool will not solve the firmware compatibility problem and you can easily fix it by reinstalling iTunes. First you need to uninstall iTunes, Restart your Pc or Mac, then download the latest iTunes software .
One of our customers reported us that when he tried to upgrade his iPhone 7, he received the following error, "It's not possible to upgrade your iPhone 7 plus because the firmware file is not compatible". Many other Apple users are also facing the same issue where the iPhone could not be updated because the firmware file is not compatible.
Trying to restore a dev iPad to iPad_Fall_2018_13.0_17A5492t_Restore.ipsw on a 2018 iPad Pro 12.9", and I keep getting "This iPad could not be restored because the firmware is not compatible". I've tried re-downloading the ispw, no go. Anyone else seeing this?
If the problem of iPhone/iPad/iPod firmware not compatible has not yet resolved, then you are suggested to make sure you have downloaded the right firmware file. To do that, visit IPSW Downloader and choose the device you are willing to download for, then tap the right IPSW file corresponding with the device and iOS version to download. After ...
· So I tried to download the firmware directly from some ipsw websites (had to wait over night) making sure to select the right one, which is not too hard because theres only one for iPod touch 6. And clicked update/restore on itunes while holding down shift on my pc and selecting the downloaded file. But it keeps coming up with "firmware not compatible" and no other information. I have tried ...
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