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Hi, i got a JB 3gs with iOS 5.1.1 that i wanna reinstall and redo the JB cause the phone bin acting wierd lately, but when i click on the Restore option in iTunes it wants me to update to iOS 6.1 but i dont want that os at all.. so how do i restore without getting a auto update to iOS 6.1?

asked 20 Jan '13, 17:43

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edited 20 Jan '13, 18:12

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answered 20 Jan '13, 18:58

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Downloaded ipsw file for iPhone 3gs iOS 5.1.1. Enter recovery mode open iTunes until it recognize your device in recovery mode. Hold shift click restore choose the ipsw file hit open.


answered 29 Jan '13, 07:09

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Asked: 20 Jan '13, 17:43

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