Downgrading from 5.0-restore from b/u-help

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Greenman85, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Greenman85 macrumors regular

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    so i got the beta and tried it. too buggy. so i restored down to 4.3.3 and it said i had to set up phone as new first before i could restore from backup. so i restored to new. how do i now put my backup onto it? thanks!
     
  2. kre62 macrumors 68000

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    Sorry man, once a backup has touched a higher firmware version, you cant use it anymore. You can put iOS 5 back on, then use redsnow to boot into a tethered jailbreak and save your sms file, as well as any user data (highscores.lua for angry birds) etc. And then put 4.3 back on and jb that and put the files back, but thats it.
     
  3. Greenman85 thread starter macrumors regular

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    I actually just backed up from the one i did on sunday. so all is well.
     

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