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How to Fix Sync Problems After Official 1.1.3 Soft Jailbreak

Posted January 28, 2008 at 3:35pm · 27 comments · Add Comment
berto - September 4, 2008 at 1:04pm
this thing is F**K uped man dun try it i got the loop problem after trying it too. can iclarified come up with a solution or simply remove this from this website?
Abraham - March 1, 2008 at 9:31am
DO NOT USE bricked my i phone and i had to restore it to 1.1.3 using itunes and then unlock and jailbareak it again.
PJ - February 26, 2008 at 12:30am
I posted the thread below this one. If you get the loop that I described, download ziphone and in the "advanced features" settings, select and run "DFU Mode". Then you have to open itunes and restore to a previous firmware version. I selected the factory restore (1.1.3). The first time itunes tried to restore, it got to the very end and said it was unable to complete the update. I immediately ran the update over a second time and the second time worked like a charm. Once I was rolled back, I just ran ziphone's unlock feature and I'm back in. My sync still doesn't work, but hey, at least i have a working phone.
PJ - February 25, 2008 at 10:58pm
This Bricked my phone. It's stick in the "Edit Home Screen" Loop. I've tried everything. Restoring the phone, runningZiPhone, nothing will restore my phone. iTunes gives me an error that the phone can't be restored, and ZiPhone says that the process was successful, but it really wasnt'. When the phone reboots, it goes back to the "edit home screen" loop. Can someone please help? My unlocked phone was working perfectly before this, now I have no phone.
Nancy - February 24, 2008 at 11:51am
BRILLIANT! THANK YOU ICLARIFIED, worked like a charm after 2 weeks of frustration.
Aaron - February 17, 2008 at 5:21pm
This fixed my sync problem, but now my phone no longer works. No Signel, no AT&T text, no Edge icon. Thanks alot...
callisto9 - February 14, 2008 at 12:16pm
this bricked my phone and i had to do a full restore. i'm still working through issues now. i kept getting a message about "edit home screen" and i couldn't do anything with my phone. nothing. couldn't reboot, shut down. nothing. i've restored my phone now, but i still can't sync my calendar. :(
dagamer34 - February 12, 2008 at 4:28am
If is crashing right when you are about to install an application, it means your root partition is full. I really hope that you installed OpenSSH before that, otherwise you are going to need to restore and jailbreak again (I'd use the ZiPhone method instead of Soft Updating to 1.1.3, then unlock with anySIM). After you have jailbroken but BEFORE unlocking, install BossTools and check to see how much free space you have on your root partition. I had 2MB, which definitely isn't enough for a lot of apps. Unfortunately, doesn't tell you how much space you have left (a HUGE oversight in my opinion), but you'll need to move either Fonts (86MB), Ringtones, or Applications to your media partition to gain more space. This is a permanent thing, but shouldn't mess anything up as it just creates a symlink. My phone is running fine. Hopefully this will solve your problem. Ask that tell you how much space you have left on your root partition. This would make troubleshooting this problem a lot easier
arossi - February 8, 2008 at 11:45pm
After a 1.1.3 Official Dev update (installer) installer disappear... I need to fix my sync with itunes and installer disappear... anybody can help me?
Deki - February 6, 2008 at 5:03am
I also have the same problem. It start installing the file, Installer ends, back to normal springboard and nothing happens. Still cannot sync to iTunes.
Ignacio de la Rica
Ignacio de la Rica - February 6, 2008 at 4:29am
I've started the process since the beginning (update to 1.1.3 from Itunes, downgrade to 1.1.1, upgrade to 1.1.2 and 1.1.3) and I have the same sync problems. Now when I install Syncfix I receive an Error message which say: Main script execution failed! Any suggestions please! Thank you.
Ignacio de la Rica
Ignacio de la Rica - February 5, 2008 at 4:32am
When I install SyncFix app with Installer v 3.0, the Iphone download it very fast, install the application even faster and quit Installer. The app is not install. Does anybody knwos what I am doing wrong? Thank you.
wombat - February 1, 2008 at 4:45pm
worked great for me too!
iClarified - February 1, 2008 at 9:49am
I'll take a look at that problem shortly! Note that SyncFix is just a script that the Dev Team created. It can't technically be uninstalled. The uninstall feature is just supposed to delete the script file off your iPhone.
Stefan - January 31, 2008 at 10:43pm
How can i unsintall this? Installer crashes when i try to uninstall SyncFix. I was on the impression i can trust iClarified. I want it uninstalled but it can't be removed.
mack - January 31, 2008 at 10:31pm
i had 1.1.2 jailbroken and upgraded with installer, then tried to "fix sync problems", I followed all the steps. and then after i restarted the phone... it got blocked, like at the begining (usb cable image and emergency call) what can i do???
morten - January 31, 2008 at 2:27pm
this works for me, just had to set itunes to overwrite the iphone the first time. But i cannot uninstall the script ???... My installer crash ( latest version )
john doe
john doe - January 29, 2008 at 1:31pm
After installing this package, I accidentally thumbled over the ok button and installer booted the system. now I'm stuck in an infinite loop on springboard. Any way to reset the phone? Computer doesn't respond to it in any way.
yongli - January 29, 2008 at 4:16am
hi, guys~ my otb1.1.2 iPhone continuing encounter the contact_not_sync issue when upgraded to 1.1.3. And I try do soft link manually following some shell script found on hackintosh named, and it did not work for me. And seems to be blocked entirely by something so-called theGreatWall national firewall system in our mainland China. when I surfing the web using notebook, I could trick by apps like tor or whatever, yet there is no other way for me to bypass the damned thing using iPhone when I refreshing and download apps from ""..... so please help me figure out what the original script fix_sync on iClarified was using or maybe there were other alternative sources already on internet? please help me, and many many thanks!!!
mycintosh - January 29, 2008 at 3:36am
Although the installation hung on "downloading and jailbreaking" for an hour, after reboot 1.1.3 was up and running. I didn't even need the fix for the iCal Sync, and i could still use my AnySim unlocked Swisscom-SIM
carbonrxn - January 28, 2008 at 8:20pm
have updated installer, but this won't install. it downloads fine, but locks up when "installing software" any ideas?
kincas - January 28, 2008 at 7:47pm
This problems are in Mac or Windows?
iClarified - January 28, 2008 at 7:33pm
Did you make sure calendars are set to sync under the Info tab in iTunes. My calendars synced perfectly.
dantesinferno08 - January 28, 2008 at 6:57pm
I tried this fix, but for some reason I still cant see my calendar events on my iphone from ical. Any suggestions?
iClarified - January 28, 2008 at 5:42pm
Before you jailbroke to 1.1.3 did you remember to update installer to the latest version ???
helpme - January 28, 2008 at 5:17pm
installer crashes before i can install any apps, including this!!! how can i fix this???
Jenya - January 28, 2008 at 4:21pm
Great,but how remove 300 mb of unnessecary stuff from iphone? SMS numbers not fixed :(
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