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my question is simple, i really want to know if it's neccesary to upgrade by itunes from 6.x to 6.1, if not, can i make it by OTA???

asked 30 Jan '13, 22:03

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All we know is that one of the jailbreakers has recommended this: "If you people plan to upgrade to iOS 6.1 please don't do an OTA upgrade. Please make a full restore using iTunes."

Yes, you should follow his advice.

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answered 30 Jan '13, 22:05

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An OTA update will still be jailbreakable but it will not be restorable.

When 6.1 is no longer signed and if another restore hack is found it will require the ramdisk from an iTunes restore, not OTA update.

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answered 30 Jan '13, 22:04

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If you want any chance of a possible (not guaranteed) downgrade in the future, don't use OTA.

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answered 30 Jan '13, 22:04

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The problem is that the SSH blobs that are received when doing it via OTA are different from those that are done via an iTunes update. The problem the team is having is not being able to test what process will work so they're suggesting that everyone does it via iTunes to save any future problems.

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answered 30 Jan '13, 23:04

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