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Mftek1

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Original poster
Oct 6, 2013
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So, I have updated my iphone 5s to 7.0.4 via itunes NOT ota.

But, I have all my apps, picture, and settings.
Do I have to restore my iphone before I jailbreak?

Thanks :)
 

cnotes2019

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Aug 17, 2013
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So, I have updated my iphone 5s to 7.0.4 via itunes NOT ota.



But, I have all my apps, picture, and settings.

Do I have to restore my iphone before I jailbreak?



Thanks :)


It's advised that you do a fresh restore via iTunes but to backup everything first.
 
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dlmart2

macrumors 6502a
Nov 2, 2007
669
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So, I have updated my iphone 5s to 7.0.4 via itunes NOT ota.

But, I have all my apps, picture, and settings.
Do I have to restore my iphone before I jailbreak?

Thanks :)

No. As long as you updated via iTunes you do not need to restore. Just make sure you do a backup first, in case anything goes wrong.
 
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uisim151

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Dec 25, 2013
138
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Milky Way, planet Earth
, I had about 30gigs of apps/games and no problems without a restore. However, If you do not have much data to re-download I would restore just to be safe. I ended up restoring post jailbreak because I though I had some problems, and it turned out to be a bad tweak. So yea, its nice to start fresh but not necessary.
 
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darricksailo

macrumors 601
Dec 18, 2012
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Make sure to make an iTunes backup before you attempt ANY jailbreak just to be safe
 
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EM2013

macrumors 68020
Sep 2, 2013
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I didn't restore mine and I updated ota. Just backup, & transfer your pictures if you can as pics are important.
 
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white4s

macrumors 68000
Nov 15, 2011
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