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I am currently on a iPhone 4s running iOS 5.1.1. My question is when the new jailbreak comes out for the iOS 6.1 will I be able to upgrade jailbreak instead of losing my jailbreak by restoring to 6.1 and losing all my hard work of tweaks and all. Before I remember we would be able to upgrade by downloading the iOS before hand right clicking and blah blah if you get what I'm saying. So will I be able to do the new jailbreak that way or would I have to write down everything I have done and do everything all over again. I could really use all the help I can get with this confusion.

asked 31 Jan '13, 23:43

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You can still "download the iOS before hand right clicking and blah blah" but you will lose everything in cydia unless you back it up with something like Pkgbackup ($10 cydia app).


answered 31 Jan '13, 23:45

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spockers ♦♦

Ahhh I see so if I decide not to do that app then I would have to write everything down basically.

(31 Jan '13, 23:48) xCRUDOx xCRUDOx's gravatar image


(01 Feb '13, 00:13) iphpwn4 ♦ iphpwn4's gravatar image

There are applications which can take back up cydia apps and their settings. Use them to back up your data, then do full restore in iTunes, it will download 6.1 and restore your 4S. Then jailbreak with the utility which will be releasing on Sunday.


answered 01 Feb '13, 00:19

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back up your data and cydia resource first!


answered 01 Feb '13, 01:12

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Hy, i have a question about Jailbreaking.. I have an iPhone 5 neverlocked, i can use with any networks. Soft v6.1 (10B143) Evasi0n jailbreak can work for this? And if worth it ? I mean, i want to install some apps but free:) what is your advice? Thanks for helping.


answered 01 Feb '13, 02:00

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just wait for more information

(01 Feb '13, 02:02) renn renn's gravatar image

Yes you can jailbreak that once evasi0n jailbreak is out. No you cannot install paid appstore apps for free. Piracy is a crime. Do not steal. Buy your apps. Support the devs.

(01 Feb '13, 02:04) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

You can jailbreak, but if you have updated 6.1 OTA, then you might run into trouble. So better have your iphone 5 fully restored in iTunes to have proper jailbreak.

(01 Feb '13, 02:28) sush232 sush232's gravatar image
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