iPhone make sure you save your 5.1.1 SHSH for when (ios)6.0 drops.why?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by jacksmit, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. jacksmit macrumors newbie

    Aug 22, 2012
    This website says

    If you haven't jailbroken iOS 5.1.1 go get absinthe 2.0.x (link to the right) or redsn0w and jailbreak and make sure you save your 5.1.1 SHSH for when 6.0 drops.


    Does anyone know why? I've read about on SHSH but dont quite understand it.
  2. dhlizard macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    Hash and APTicket files are required to restore to older firmware versions.
    You should save them for every iDevice and every firmware version.
    They are unique to each device, use TinyUmbrella to save them.

    Google "Caching Apple's Signature Server" for more info.

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