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    6.1 cannot update

    I have a gsm ipad mini and downloaded the 6.1 IOS for the same but when i try to update itunes says "...could not be restored because the firmware file not compatible..."

    Please help, thanks

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    Are you sure you have the right firmware? I know you said you downloaed for the same but it doesn't sound like it.

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    This should be the correct firmware for your iPad mini, is it the same as you downloaded

    http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041...1_Restore.ipsw
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    Apple have annoyingly started to refer to the different iPad models by model reference number now, rather than by their radio capability, so if could be that our firmware links are in the wrong order, if you used my thread. Since I don't have an iPad Mini myself, it is really hard to tell.

    Czar, please go to Settings > General > About > Legal > Regulatory, and tell us which Model Number you have for your GSM device. I'll then work out if our download thread has an error.

    If it is similar to the iPhone5, then the "World" (non-USA) GSM phones are actually CDMA + GSM combined phones. Makes things very confusing... Grrrr.
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    I tried updating my IPad 3 to the IOS 6.1 and it said something simular, I just tried it again and it worked fine. I figure it's just my wifi at home is not so good.

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    Thanks , the model no. Is model A1455 EMC2609

    Pizza: I tried many times, I even tried from different operating system, no luck

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    6.1 cannot update

    Quote Originally Posted by Czar View Post
    Thanks , the model no. Is model A1455 EMC2609

    Pizza: I tried many times, I even tried from different operating system, no luck
    The correct file for that model is - http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041...1_Restore.ipsw

    as suspected, the World device is the CDMA GSM combined.
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    oh ok i'll try it, thanks a lot

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    Quote Originally Posted by f4780y View Post
    The correct file for that model is - http://appldnld.apple.com/iOS6.1/041...1_Restore.ipsw

    as suspected, the World device is the CDMA GSM combined.
    ok thanks a lot, it worked !

    does this mean i have to use the cdma link for every update henceforth ?

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    6.1 cannot update

    Quote Originally Posted by Czar View Post
    ok thanks a lot, it worked !

    does this mean i have to use the cdma link for every update henceforth ?
    Yes. Our thread has been updated with clearer instructions - Official Apple IOS Firmware Download Links for iPad
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