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Hi,

I'm thinking of upgrading my 4S from 5.0.1 to 5.1.1 after reading about RedSn0w 0.9.15b1 (released Oct 2012) which allows "restore from any 5.x iOS to any other (up, down or the same) 5.x iOS on all devices as long as you have the correct blobs". The thing is I do not have any saved blobs. I'd like to do this and still being able to restore my backed-up data from iTunes after upgrading. Can I use the IPSW from here instead? Is this even possible?

Thanks!

asked 18 Dec '12, 19:50

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edited 18 Dec '12, 19:51


No.

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answered 18 Dec '12, 19:52

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No workaround at all for this?

(18 Dec '12, 20:00) fgt fgt's gravatar image

No workaround, but are you sure you don't have the SHSH?

Cydia saves them automatically as long as it's signed at the time.

(18 Dec '12, 20:49) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

Wouldn't matter either way, unless you restored to 5.0.1 with iTunes.

(18 Dec '12, 20:55) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

No. Are you sure? No. Are you really sure? NO. Are you really REALLY sure? NO If i ask again will the answer change? NO. Are you sure? No. REALLY sure? NO

(19 Dec '12, 03:03) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Restored to 5.0.1 with itunes? My 4S came with 5.0.1 out of the box, I think. Then I jailbreak it.

(19 Dec '12, 03:07) fgt fgt's gravatar image

Still no. no shsh no way.

(19 Dec '12, 03:11) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Ok. Thanks for all your replies! I'll consider upgrading to ios 6 then.

Cheers

(19 Dec '12, 08:11) fgt fgt's gravatar image

I've got another question. If I save my current blob, which is 5.0.1, can I revert to that version if I dont want ios 6 at any point? Thanks

(28 Dec '12, 08:30) fgt fgt's gravatar image
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