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Hi,

I have an iPhone 3GS which I just upgraded from 5.1.1 to 6.0. The thing is, iOS 6 SUCKS and I'd be very interested in downgrading back to 5.1.1. I have not got my blobs but it's jaibroken if that helps.

I hope someone can help me,

Alex

asked 21 Sep '12, 18:33

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edited 21 Sep '12, 18:44

Got me thinking, if I am a payed developer (which I am), I have the ability to downgrade to whichever version I want for testing purposes, don't I ?

(22 Sep '12, 17:14) Alexandre24 Alexandre24's gravatar image
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If that were true, we could all downgrade to whatever version we wanted to for $99.

(22 Sep '12, 18:51) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Then how are developers supposed to test for previous iOS versions ?

(30 Sep '12, 10:35) Alexandre24 Alexandre24's gravatar image

You mean downgrade, not download right? You can't downgrade to 5.1.1 without 5.1.1 SHSH unless your 3Gs is old bootrom.

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answered 21 Sep '12, 18:44

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Yeah I meant downgrade lol. But, why does the dev-team's blog say that you can "always jailbreak and downgrade" the 3GS ?

(21 Sep '12, 18:45) Alexandre24 Alexandre24's gravatar image

As I said, only if you have 5.1.1 SHSH saved or old bootrom 3Gs. Please read carefully the devteam blog.

(21 Sep '12, 18:48) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image
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They mean the baseband, not the iOS version.

(21 Sep '12, 18:48) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Oh... ok. Thanks.

(21 Sep '12, 20:45) Alexandre24 Alexandre24's gravatar image

Point is you cannot downgrade without SHSH if Apple isn't signing that particular iOS version.

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answered 22 Sep '12, 07:47

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