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So, I've heard that in order to jailbreak your iDevice with evasi0n (will come out tomorrow hopefully), you'll have to update to 6.1 THOROUGH iTunes, and that it will not work if you updated to 6.1 through the air (Wi-Fi).

My question is, what can I do now!? Will I not be able to jailbreak my iPhone 4S? Will restoring my iPhone with iTunes help? Please help me.


asked 03 Feb '13, 22:39

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You don't need to restore via iTunes to be able to use evasi0n. You can update via OTA if you don't care about being able to downgrade or re-restore to iOS 6.1 once a downgrade method is out and a new iOS version is released. If you do, you need to back up then restore ("Restore iPhone", not "Restore Backup") in iTunes.


answered 03 Feb '13, 22:46

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kirb ♦

Where did you read that?


answered 03 Feb '13, 22:49

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i just did on this page..

(03 Feb '13, 22:51) WalterWhite WalterWhite's gravatar image

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(03 Feb '13, 22:51) WalterWhite WalterWhite's gravatar image

you'll more then likely be fine when you restore OTA (WI-FI) it gives you as special range of SHSH blobs ie.1000-2000 and depending on your blobs is how your kernels set up, the file structure of your phone. now they tell you to update through itunes because there testing the blob range and kernel configs that come from itunes, when you OTA you could possible get a kernel config that hasnt been programmed into there tool (evasi0n) its not very likely but if it happens you can just restore from your computer or wait a day or two for them to update evasi0n with the 2 or 3 configs they left out


answered 03 Feb '13, 22:51

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I don't get it... I'm already on iOS 6.1 (updated yesterday via OTA). Err. AppleProEverything said if I updated to 6.1 via OTA the jailbreak wouldn't work. So idk.


answered 03 Feb '13, 23:39

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