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Below are the steps I'm planning on doing to upgrade my current jailbroken 4s on 5.1.1 to 6.1 using evasi0n. I already have my SHSH Blobs saved. Please tell me if any of this is incorrect:

1) Backup iphone in itunes 2) Erase all content and settings on iphone 3) Plug into iTunes and upgrade to 6.1 3) Jailbreak using evasi0n 4) Restore iphone from iTunes

Enjoy my jailbroken 4s on 6.1!


asked 02 Feb '13, 11:37

Kriggo15's gravatar image


why are you going to restore after the jb?!?? dont!! THE JAILBREAK WILL BE ERASED!!


answered 02 Feb '13, 11:40

Azz's gravatar image


Exactly.. There is no need to manually delete all contents.. Restore will do that.


answered 02 Feb '13, 11:40

sush232's gravatar image


otherwise ur good to goo matee!


answered 02 Feb '13, 11:41

Azz's gravatar image


he will restore from backup idiots


answered 02 Feb '13, 11:44

adamrammal's gravatar image


Yes, I will restore from backup. Sorry, I thought that would be implied. I was going to manually delete all contents to speed up the jailbreak. I vaguely remember doing this for Absinthe.


answered 02 Feb '13, 11:47

Kriggo15's gravatar image


  1. Backup iPhone in iTunes
  2. Plug into iTunes and restore to 6.1 (Doing so from the device/erase will brick your device.)
  3. Jailbreak using evasi0n
  4. Restore iPhone from iTunes

Oh, and once you restore to 6.1, even with SHSH saved, there may be a chance you cannot restore back to 5.1.1, because A5+ devices are a pain.


answered 02 Feb '13, 11:48

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edited 02 Feb '13, 11:49

So I will need to shift + restore to select the 6.1 ipsw, correct?

(02 Feb '13, 11:56) Kriggo15 Kriggo15's gravatar image

Backup ur iPhone in iTunes Restore to 6.1 via iTunes...No OTA Jailbreak wid the utility when released Restore phone wid the backup via iTunes



answered 02 Feb '13, 11:52

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