need help downgrading

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  1. wilding592 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    ok first off i love this forum and iv found answers to alot of my problems here
    second im also new
    third i want to apologies in advance if this topic has been discussed already



    now then so i got myself a iphone 4 yesterday not the 4S just the 4.
    i accidentally let itunes upgrade it to the ios 5.1 and i jailbroke it but cydia will not work and when i do get it to open up it wont let me search for anything nor will it let me add any repo addresses.
    so what i need help with is downgrading it to 5.0.1 from 5.1, everything iv found online is using ifaith but! i have a mac and ifaith is for pc!
    can anybody help me please!!!!!!!!!!!:confused::confused::confused:
     
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    #2
    Download and run tiny umbrella.
    Plug in your iPhone and Click save shsh.
    It will list what blobs you have available. If it only lists 5.1 and not 5.0.1 you will never be able to downgrade to that again.
    And try not to "accidentally" update next time.
     
  3. wilding592 thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. TriJetHero macrumors 601

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    The jailbreak for 5.1 is a tethered jailbreak only

    Did you do it correctly:
    Open redsn0w
    go to extras
    select just Boot

    now it will go into jailbreak mode, you will see the pineapple as boot screen

    than try cydia again
     

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