iPhone Restore without updating!?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by adcx64, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. adcx64 macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #1
    So last night I was restoring my jailbroken iPod touch, and iTunes would not let me restore without updating, so I lost my ability to JB. In the event that I need to restore my Jailbroken iPhone 5, is there any way I can keep it running 6.1.2?

    Thanks!
     
  2. ogremoustro macrumors 6502a

    ogremoustro

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    #2
    Would like to know the answer to this as well.
     
  3. adcx64 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #3
    I wonder if disconnecting from the Internet will stop the Apple verification?
     
  4. ogremoustro macrumors 6502a

    ogremoustro

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    #4
    I don't think it will.
     
  5. adcx64 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #5
    Maybe an "erase all content and settings" restore?
     
  6. ogremoustro macrumors 6502a

    ogremoustro

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    #6
    That's what I'm trying right now
     
  7. dhlizard macrumors G4

    dhlizard

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2009
    Location:
    The Jailbreak Community
    #7
    Nope, any restore attempt will force you to 6.1.3
     
  8. TheRainKing macrumors 6502a

    TheRainKing

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2012
    #8
    I don't think your suppose to use 'erase all content and settings' on jailbroken devices.
     
  9. dhlizard macrumors G4

    dhlizard

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2009
    Location:
    The Jailbreak Community
    #9
    Correct, doing so will likely force a restore to 6.1.3
     
  10. TheRainKing macrumors 6502a

    TheRainKing

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2012
    #10
    I've heard that you should never select 'erase all settings and contents' on jailbroken iPhones because it messes up the phone and you can't boot afterwards. And if that happens the OP will have to try and restore in iTunes which means he will end up on iOS 6.1.3 anyway.
     
  11. TriJetHero macrumors 601

    TriJetHero

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Location:
    World
    #11
    Correct, jailbreaking alters the file structure, hitting erase all settings and content will sent it in to a boot loop, it is a well know issue and this forum has dozens of threads on it.

    @OP was it an iPT4 or iPT5?
     
  12. adcx64 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #12
    It was an iPT4, but the thread is about if i must restore my iPhone 5.
     
  13. TriJetHero macrumors 601

    TriJetHero

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Location:
    World
    #13
    I read that but you also said you lost the ability to jb on the IPT, as that is an A4 device and you had it jailbroken Cydia saved tour SHSH, you should be able to restore to 6.1.2
     
  14. adcx64 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #14
    Ah, so is there definitely no way to restore 6.1.2? On my iPhone? The iPod really isn't as important. :eek:
     
  15. TriJetHero macrumors 601

    TriJetHero

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Location:
    World
    #15
    Nope on the iphone5 there presently is no way to re-restore or downgrade
     
  16. dhlizard macrumors G4

    dhlizard

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2009
    Location:
    The Jailbreak Community
    #16
    Every answer already here was for an iPhone 5
     
  17. adcx64 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #17
    will disconnecting from the internet stop apples verification?
     
  18. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2008
    #18
    No. If that worked, people would have told you so. No way to restore means NO WAY TO RESTORE.
     
  19. adcx64 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adcx64

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    #19
    Are you sure :p
     
  20. JrFreak macrumors 6502a

    JrFreak

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    #20
  21. guitarmandp macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2012
    #21
  22. ~Ks383~ macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    #22
    Not for an iPhone 5. For an iPhone 5, and a 4S for that matter, you cannot restore to any firmware that Apple is not signing.
     
  23. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2008
    #23
    Yes, I'm sure. If you do find that I'm wrong, do let us know -- we'd all love to be able to restore to 6.1.2.
     
  24. regkilla macrumors 6502

    regkilla

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2013
    Location:
    California
    #24
    It will just give you an error in iTunes.

    ----------

    that will just get your iDevice stuck on Connect To iTunes screen with the only option is to restore to 6.1.3

    ----------

    it will. people need to be careful.
     
  25. JrFreak macrumors 6502a

    JrFreak

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    #25
    Oh OK. I'm guessing that's why you should get your SHSH blobs when you can.
     

Share This Page