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so i have a jailbroken ipad 2 with ios 5.1.1. i wanted to try ios 6. if i back up my jailbroken ios and apps and upgrade my device to ios 6, and in the future i decided to restore my jailbroken ios and apps, will restore button restore my jailbroken ios and apps like it used to be?

asked 03 Oct '12, 09:27

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It currently isn't possible to downgrade devices with an A5 or newer CPU from iOS 6 to iOS 5. See this Dev Team blog post for details.


answered 03 Oct '12, 09:32

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edited 03 Oct '12, 09:32

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