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Hello. I have iOS 5.1 on my jailbroken iPad 3... I want to jailbreak without losing game save data!!!

Can you please advice how this is possible? I know if i do a restore after jailbreak, it will delete the jailbreak..

Many thanks

asked 04 Feb '13, 00:56

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When the jailbreak is released

Back up in tunes- Restore to 6.1 in iTunes- Set up as a new device in iTunes- Set up as a new device on the device itself- jailbreak- Restore from the back up (not the iOS version) in iTunes.


answered 04 Feb '13, 01:00

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cybr1d ♦

This is GREAT.. Thanks for the help buddy! Are you sure that this will restore the JAILBROKEN APPS and their games saves??

(04 Feb '13, 01:16) drummer drummer's gravatar image

I know my official Cydia tweak/app info always came back.

If you're talking about pirated/cracked apps. We do not support that here.

edit: oh you will need to re-install the apps/tweaks manually but once done the preferences and info should already be there (itunes cant back up the apps themselves)

(04 Feb '13, 01:18) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

Thanks for the help. I did a fresh restore to 6.1 then setup as new device and then jailbroke it. Cydia installed fine, but the official apps data were gone and some apps failed to install. Is there a way i can fix this?

(05 Feb '13, 00:35) drummer drummer's gravatar image

Can backup everything on iTunes then restore.


answered 04 Feb '13, 00:59

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edited 04 Feb '13, 01:00

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