firmware question

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by ipos, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. ipos macrumors 6502a

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    say i have download 10.2 firmware from IPSW , but yet to install on my iphone
    will the firmware work after apple stops signing?
     
  2. menard_00 macrumors regular

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    No. you can only install firmwares that are being signed.
     
  3. ipos thread starter macrumors 6502a

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  4. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    If that was the case we'd all just be downloading firmware files online and restoring to them any time we want.
    Not that easy unfortunately :(
     
  5. mikecwest macrumors 6502a

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    There is a new thing called Prometheus, that claims to allow you to do what you are speaking of, however it is very new, and somewhat complicated in nature. You will have to make sure that you save your "blobs" or "shsh2" etc.... It is also possible that you could lose touchID in the process, depending on the individual circumstances. The creator of this method says it would be difficult for Apple to correct this, and prevent it, however I would not expect it to last too far into the future. I would guess that with IOS11, changes will be made to that process.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/jailbreak/comments/5kttrg/tutorial_simple_step_by_step_guide_to_use_the/
     

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