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I restarted and restored, and will rejailbreak. Thanks for the answers!

asked 05 Feb '13, 16:07

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I am a total iPhone jailbreak newbie. Switched from Android rooting, very different. How do I enter DFU mode? How do I restore after entering DFU mode? And when I'm done with that, what can I do to have my iCloud jailbreak when I restore?

(05 Feb '13, 16:10) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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Once in dfu mode go into iTunes and click restore.

(05 Feb '13, 16:11) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

How do I enter DFU mode?

(05 Feb '13, 16:12) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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Entering DFU Mode (Official Instructions) Plug your device into your computer. Turn off the device. Hold the Power button for 3 seconds Hold the Home button without releasing the Power button for 10 seconds Release the Power Button but keep holding the Home button Keep holding the Home button until you are alerted by iTunes saying that it has detected a device in Recovery Mode Make sure the device screen is blank and no logos are present

(05 Feb '13, 16:13) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image
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If you can't get it to turn off then do this.

Hard reset by pressing and holding the home and power button until restart. As it restarts Hold the Home button without releasing the Power button for 10 seconds Release the Power Button but keep holding the Home button Keep holding the Home button until you are alerted by iTunes saying that it has detected a device in Recovery Mode

(05 Feb '13, 16:14) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

I just held it down and my phone opened up like regular. Now how do I restore my iCloud backup?

(05 Feb '13, 16:15) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image

Or should I still restore through iTunes?

(05 Feb '13, 16:15) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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No need as the data has not been lost.

(05 Feb '13, 16:16) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image
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To restore the iCloud backup you will need to restore the device and on the welcome screen choose to restore from the iCloud backup or connect to iTunes and restore from the iTunes backup.

(05 Feb '13, 16:17) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

Restore the device through iTunes right? Will I keep my jailbreak?

(05 Feb '13, 16:18) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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No. Just use the device. No need to restore now as you fixed it.

(05 Feb '13, 16:19) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image
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If he reset his content but it still opened up then I'm assuming the content might have been lost. Anyways if his intent was a fresh install he would have to restore anyways and use the backup. And if he still wanted the jailbreak he would have to run evasi0n again.

(05 Feb '13, 16:20) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

"To restore the iCloud backup you will need to restore the device and on the welcome screen choose to restore from the iCloud backup or connect to iTunes and restore from the iTunes backup." That is what I was talking about. I want to restore my iCloud backup

(05 Feb '13, 16:21) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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Then yes restore the device in iTunes and once the restore is finished on the DEVICE you will see a welcome screen. Follow the steps until you see do you want to restore using iCloud? Type in your apple Id and choose the iCloud backup you want to restore from.

(05 Feb '13, 16:23) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

Thank you darknlight55. One more thing, I thought that you're not supposed to jailbreak if not on a fresh install. Is it okay for me to do that? What will happen? And can I jailbreak while the apps and everything else is being redownloaded or should I wait for it all to finish?

(05 Feb '13, 16:24) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4859

(05 Feb '13, 16:25) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

I totally understand how to restore an iCloud backup at device setup. I just didn't know if I could do it while jailbroken. Can I jailbreak without the clean install/right after I restore?

(05 Feb '13, 16:27) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image
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Once you restore it is a fresh install. Also I would wait until everything is downloaded and restored. Then I would jailbreak.

(05 Feb '13, 16:28) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image
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The restore was to make sure basically everything is running smoother for the jailbreak and to correct any issues if you had ever done a over the air update from settings because it messes up the shsh blobs and is not supported.

(05 Feb '13, 16:31) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

Sure

(05 Feb '13, 16:32) Darknlight55 Darknlight55's gravatar image

Once in dfu mode go into iTunes and click restore.

Entering DFU Mode (Official Instructions) Plug your device into your computer. Turn off the device. Hold the Power button for 3 seconds Hold the Home button without releasing the Power button for 10 seconds Release the Power Button but keep holding the Home button Keep holding the Home button until you are alerted by iTunes saying that it has detected a device in Recovery Mode Make sure the device screen is blank and no logos are present

If you can't get it to turn off then do this. Hard reset by pressing and holding the home and power button until restart. As it restarts Hold the Home button without releasing the Power button for 10 seconds Release the Power Button but keep holding the Home button Keep holding the Home button until you are alerted by iTunes saying that it has detected a device in Recovery Mode

To restore the iCloud backup you will need to restore the device and on the welcome screen choose to restore from the iCloud backup or connect to iTunes and restore from the iTunes backup.

Once you restore it is a fresh install. Also I would wait until everything is downloaded and restored. Then I would jailbreak.

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answered 05 Feb '13, 16:36

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Never do that, now you get to dfu and restore

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answered 05 Feb '13, 16:07

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I am a total iPhone jailbreak newbie. Switched from Android rooting, very different. How do I enter DFU mode? How do I restore after entering DFU mode? And when I'm done with that, what can I do to have my iCloud jailbreak when I restore?

(05 Feb '13, 16:10) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image

You will have to restore in iTunes. Enter DFU mode and restore.

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answered 05 Feb '13, 16:07

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I am a total iPhone jailbreak newbie. Switched from Android rooting, very different. How do I enter DFU mode? How do I restore after entering DFU mode? And when I'm done with that, what can I do to have my iCloud jailbreak when I restore?

(05 Feb '13, 16:10) davidi_16 davidi_16's gravatar image

Hold power for 3 seconds. Continue holding and hold home for 10 seconds. Let go of power and hold home for 15 seconds. There is no iCloud jailbreak. Just simply jailbreak again with evasi0n.

(05 Feb '13, 16:12) iAdam1n ♦ iAdam1n's gravatar image

Afaik just hold both buttons until the apple logo comes and you're done.

Delete all content doesn't work because it's jailbroken.

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answered 05 Feb '13, 16:13

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Once you've got it sorted, install ResetAllKiller in Cydia so it doesn't happen again.

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answered 05 Feb '13, 16:26

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