iPhone Restore jailbroken iPhone without update

Inalek

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Apr 17, 2014
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Is there anyway I can restore my jailbroken iPhone to a clean slate without updating from 7.0.6 to 7.1? I have the intention of jailbreaking again and as i see it, it's gonna be a long time before there is a public release for 7.1 jailbreak.
 

darthlinux

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Jul 12, 2011
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Is there anyway I can restore my jailbroken iPhone to a clean slate without updating from 7.0.6 to 7.1? I have the intention of jailbreaking again and as i see it, it's gonna be a long time before there is a public release for 7.1 jailbreak.
there is app in cydia ilex rat or something like that just google it
 

darricksailo

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Dec 18, 2012
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Is there anyway I can restore my jailbroken iPhone to a clean slate without updating from 7.0.6 to 7.1? I have the intention of jailbreaking again and as i see it, it's gonna be a long time before there is a public release for 7.1 jailbreak.
Assuming there are no broken system files, semi-restore and ilexrat will do that

Those tools are the closest you can get to a restore without actually restoring
 

katinka

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Apr 18, 2012
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hi,

i have the same issue.
i tried to jaibreak last night and im stuck with the apple logo and pretty desperate.
darricksailo, can you please explain how to do that for dummies?
thank you!
 

darricksailo

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Dec 18, 2012
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hi,

i have the same issue.
i tried to jaibreak last night and im stuck with the apple logo and pretty desperate.
darricksailo, can you please explain how to do that for dummies?
thank you!
did you get to that iOS version OTA (over the air)? if yes, then that is a common problem for people trying to jailbreak iOS 7.x that have been updated via OTA
 

katinka

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Apr 18, 2012
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i have downloaded 7.0.4 but i get the "Error 3194, Error 17, or "This device isn't eligible for the requested build"

do i really have to update to 7.1 in order to make it run again? :(
 

darricksailo

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Dec 18, 2012
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i have downloaded 7.0.4 but i get the "Error 3194, Error 17, or "This device isn't eligible for the requested build"

do i really have to update to 7.1 in order to make it run again? :(
You can't restore to anything except 7.1 at the moment
 

katinka

macrumors newbie
Apr 18, 2012
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i am trying to follow the steps from
http://www.jailbreakmodo.com/fixing-itunes-error-3194-using-tinyumbrella.html
as i have already deleted some host files and it didnt work either.
but tinyumbrella gives me a bunch of warnings and errors just when opening the software, makes me feel a bit desperate by now. not sure if i should try to sort them out or if i make things worse...

how good are you on that? sorry for asking, but you are the only one that replies in the whole wide web :)
 

Inalek

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Apr 17, 2014
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Assuming there are no broken system files, semi-restore and ilexrat will do that

Those tools are the closest you can get to a restore without actually restoring
Ahh okay, will have to settle for that then. Thanks for the help
 

dhlizard

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Mar 16, 2009
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hi,

i have the same issue.
i tried to jaibreak last night and im stuck with the apple logo and pretty desperate.
darricksailo, can you please explain how to do that for dummies?
thank you!
Semi_restore nor iLexRat will not work for you since you tried to jailbreak an OTA device. You will have to restore. This only works for jailbroken devices that do not have corrupted firmware files.