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my ipad 2 5.0.1 was jailbroken but recently went into a bad respring loop that i cannot get out of. So I use redsn0w_win_0.9.15b3 and manage to return to 4.3.5. now I want to upgrade to 5.1.1 or any ios 5 and then jailbreak. PLs help. TQ in advance :-)

asked 24 Jan '13, 08:45

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closed 05 May '14, 19:11

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theiphoneguy ♦

Do you have 5.1.1 SHSH and 4.x SHSH?

(24 Jan '13, 10:53) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image

Yes I have. They are stored on cydia servers. That was why I was able to downgrade from 5.0.1 to 4.3.5

(24 Jan '13, 17:13) I003166 I003166's gravatar image

Then restore back to 5.0.1 with redsn0w.

(24 Jan '13, 17:34) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Ok Tq will give it a shot and let u know of status

(24 Jan '13, 17:42) I003166 I003166's gravatar image

Tried but redsnow requested to pick ipsw 4.3.5 again. So followed instructions but ended up with a message 'service wouldn't start' :( pls help

(24 Jan '13, 20:15) I003166 I003166's gravatar image

Hi Tq all especially spockers and adaminsull. After many attempts finally restored back to 5.0.1 and now jailbroken with redsnow.

PHEW !! TQ. Hope 6.1 released soon with jailbreak :) whoopee

(24 Jan '13, 22:41) I003166 I003166's gravatar image

you've restored your backup on 4.3.5 havent you. re restore it to 4.3.5 again. once its done, then restore it to 5.x.x (whatever you have shsh for). redsn0w will ask for the start and end ipsw, so its normal that it wants pointed at 4.3.5 when restoring to 5.x.x because, well, you are on 4.3.5

(25 Jan '13, 00:04) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

I have been trying to get to 5.01 from 4.35. I was at 4.3.3 when I started with redsnow but it brought me to 4.3.5 and have not been able to get to 5.0.1 even though I have shsh for 4.3.5, 4.3.5 and 6.0.1 I am being told I can't do that. It will only downgrade from the latest which was 6.1.3 for my iPad a few days ago and now it ios7. I don't know if redsnow will let me downgrade from ios7 so I have not let iTunes update me.


(23 Sep '13, 15:30) p49k p49k's gravatar image

How did you do it

(05 May '14, 17:25) The zigster The%20zigster's gravatar image

they didnt. this was from September of 2013

(05 May '14, 19:11) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

The question has been closed for being "Other" by theiphoneguy, 05 May '14, 19:11

Yup absolutely right :)


answered 25 Jan '13, 00:22

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