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Rather than the recommended backup to iTunes first and then create a new iPhone, Jailbreak and restore back from iTunes. Can we not back up to iCloud and simply apply the Jailbreak?

asked 03 Feb '13, 12:11

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that's why it's 'recommended' not required. you can if you want. I wouldnt.

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answered 03 Feb '13, 12:13

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It is recommended that you backup and restore from itunes and then later sync with icloud.

from planetbeing: The main problem with using iCloud is that I can't figure out a way to trigger an iCloud restore after you get past the initial setup screen if you decide not to restore from a backup on the setup screen. After you restore from the iTunes backup, your device will continue to back up to iCloud anyway as well."

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answered 03 Feb '13, 12:13

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Ok. Can I backup via iTunes without it Syncing all apps and stuff? I.e. just turn on backup to computer not iCloud? Thanks :-)

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answered 03 Feb '13, 12:16

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You can right click your device in the iTunes sidebar ad choose "back up" but that still might sync some apps over.

(03 Feb '13, 12:20) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

I have a question, I did my Update over the air, How can I do it by using Itunes? Do I have to backup my iphone and then restore it?

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answered 03 Feb '13, 12:19

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That is the best way.

(03 Feb '13, 12:19) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

Its my first time doing this, is there a website that can guide me through the process?

(03 Feb '13, 12:21) GiorgioArm4ni GiorgioArm4ni's gravatar image

iTunes back up with iPhone 5:

Offers Manual back up to computer with one click. Nothing tricky at all.

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answered 03 Feb '13, 15:39

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Or what about resetting it within the phone? Then installing the Jailbreak then resetting from the iPhone again and select restore from iCloud?

Would this remove the Jailbreak?

See here: http://www.iphonefaq.org/archives/971991

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answered 03 Feb '13, 15:44

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