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Hi all,

I have a 2 months old iPad Mini (only wifi version) with iOS 6.0.1, my first Apple product, and my aim is to have a jailbroken iOS 6.1 at the end. Before I start jailbreaking I will backup my data via iTunes, as advised. If you guys don't mind to answer, I have a few questions:

  1. Would it be better for me to keep my SHSH blobs for 6.0.1? If so, do I need to jailbreak 6.0.1 first, have Cydia save my SHSH blobs, then update to 6.1 via iTunes and jailbreak again? I am too noob to think of any reason for me to want to go back to 6.0.1, but years of PC experience somehow makes me want to save anything that I will not be able to get back later :) So I better ask you guys.

  2. When I save my data via iTunes before jailbreaking, does it also save my progress with the games that I've installed and played? I've progressed nicely with some games, and it would be a hassle to lose this data.

This being said, I would like to thank evad3rs for all their efforts to come up with this JB, for sticking with their ideals and working so hard to achieve it. I also would like to thank to the people in here who are answering all these questions and helping others all the time. Kudos to you all.

asked 31 Jan '13, 11:16

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  1. There is no way to save 6.0.1 shsh at this time. 6.1 shsh will save in cydia servers once you launch cydia while 6.1 is the latest.
  2. Yes itunes backup saves game progress data.

You are welcome.


answered 31 Jan '13, 11:21

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justinred ♦

Thank you very much =)

(31 Jan '13, 11:44) cenktweet cenktweet's gravatar image
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