What about my apps?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by lakshi, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. lakshi macrumors regular

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    Helllo, i restored my iphone 3G to 3.1.2 on my factory unlocked iphone and then just activated it. Now im having terrible battery life on my phone. Now i want to restore my iphone 3.1.2 and activate it again. I have many apps on my phone and need to know if i can recover my apps back again after restoring my phone again?
     
  2. pixelated macrumors 6502a

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    If those apps are synced with your itunes then yes, you just have to add them.
    With JB'ed apps you would have needed a program called Pkgbackup, Aptbackup or have downloaded your apps through Rock with a rock i.d. to restore them all easily
     
  3. lakshi thread starter macrumors regular

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    Ok, thanks for your reply. Btw do u think restoring my phone again can increase my battery life?
     
  4. pixelated macrumors 6502a

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    i doubt it. It could be the new firmware, so you could downgrade to see if thats still a problem or do a complete battery drain, then re-charge. Many people find this a good solution for increasing battery life.
     
  5. lakshi thread starter macrumors regular

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    I've heard that the version cannot be downgraded since baseband remains the same and iTunes gives 16xx errors
     
  6. iPhone-power macrumors 6502a

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    I have done 2 jailbreaks (out of the many I have done) where battery life was bad. I restored both times, choose set up as new, then re-JB, chose set up as new and fixed the battery life issues.

    Yes, you can restore and re-JB and in my experience fix the battery life issues.
     
  7. lakshi thread starter macrumors regular

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    Im really happy with your reply...it has given me hope. Ill restore now, but just one more question...should i sync my apps from itunes after restore and jailbreak or should i reinstall the apps that i need. Will syncing my apps from itunes spoil my battery life again?
     
  8. iPhone-power macrumors 6502a

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    Well I always use Pwnage Tool. I restore but don't sync anything back until after I re-JB. Saves time incase the JB goes bad and you have to re-do it again. After the phone is JB and Cydia is up and working OK, phone is activated, MMS, WiFi and calling work, then I put my apps, music and movies back.
     
  9. lakshi thread starter macrumors regular

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    Guess what i restored my phone and activated it and im already noticing changes in my battery...i also downloaded an app i purchased earlier and didnt have to pay for it. Sms, phone, wifi, safari and youtube everything working. Now i will go to my home computer and setup phone as new and reload my songs. Thanks , really appreciate it
     

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