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Hi guys, can i still preserve my shsh (is it??) after the iPhone has been jail broken?, was done with greenpois0n

asked 18 Feb '11, 02:22

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When you jailbroke and opened Cydia for the first time, did you get an option to 'make my life easier' if you did, and accepted it then Cydia will have grabbed/saved your shsh blobs for 4.2.1 and will continue to do so for every subsequent firmware release without the need for to do anything more. If you didn't see/accept that option then go here and download TinyUmbrella for your OS run it and connect your idevice and hit 'save shsh', this will also start the process of Cydia grabbing/saving ('request shsh from Cydia' should be ticked by default under the advanced tab,just double check it is) your shsh blobs as well storing a copy on your comp, the log will show whats happening. If your 3Gs is a refurb i.e. second character of serial# is a letter, then it may have been jailbroken before and the process already started, you will find this out when you do either of the above processes and notice shsh blobs for earlier firmware versions, which is a good thing.Cydia will start showing what it has stored for your idevice when you open it, look at the top of the Cydia home page.


answered 18 Feb '11, 03:04

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edited 18 Feb '11, 03:31

hey thankyou guys

(18 Feb '11, 03:13) aratula67 aratula67's gravatar image


You can't preserve when you upgrade the iOS without saving the SHSH blobs of the older iOS.

Eg. You're running on say, 4.1 and without preserving SHSH, you upgrade to 4.2.1 Now, you can't get back to 4.1 because you didn't save the SHSH.

I hope it's clear.


answered 18 Feb '11, 02:30

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I jailbroke it last night with greenpois0n but didn't know about preserving ios i've a 3gs on 4.2.1, with 5.15.04 is there a tutorial on how to do this please

(18 Feb '11, 02:39) aratula67 aratula67's gravatar image

You can save SHSH using TinyUmbrella...if you need help see the guid here for iOS 4.2.1


answered 18 Feb '11, 03:02

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