Installing iOS 5 Question

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Clete2, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Clete2 macrumors 65816

    Clete2

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    #1
    Q: If I do an alt+restore to install iOS 5, can I then restore from a backup of 4.x?
     
  2. rick snagwell macrumors 68040

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  3. Frenchjay macrumors 68000

    Frenchjay

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    I think so yeah as long as you have your original ipsw from your earlier update you can duf your phone and restore! I didn't have mine and took the risk :eek:
     
  4. Clete2 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Clete2

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    Not downgrade. I am referring to the "Set up as a new iPhone" vs "Restore from a backup" option.
     
  5. rick snagwell macrumors 68040

    rick snagwell

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    oh yeah..im sorry. i restored just fine from the backup i made right before i went to ios5
     

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