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You can use Cydia Impactor if you need to un-jailbreak an 8.1-8.4 device without restoring.
Instructions for jailbreaking iOS 8.0-8.4.
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How to fix some mysterious problems.

  1. Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes; - This will help your computer/mac communicate with your deivice
  2. Plug your iPhone/iPad to your computer;
  3. Fire up iTunes if it does not automatically;
  4. Backup device,
  5. Click on Restore the device and NOT on restore from backup; - This will download the latest firmware available from apple and remove jailbreak completely and restore back to factory settings.
  6. Choose Configure as a new device at the end;
  7. Jail Break again ; -
  8. Restore your backup.

Note: While it's a good idea to save your ShSh blobs TinyUmbrella you can't use them to downgrade back to iOS 5 - 5.1.1 as there is no current method of doing so.

asked 19 Mar '13, 04:13

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closed 19 Mar '13, 13:53

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theiphoneguy ♦

not really a question and already known info

(19 Mar '13, 13:53) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

I wrote it as there are some who are still confused about the process and thought it would be good have a some simple instructions. I didn't know where else to post it. My apologies was just trying to help.

(19 Mar '13, 13:56) bha bha's gravatar image

no worries, not bad or anything :)

(19 Mar '13, 14:09) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Thanks, is there any we can post this somewhere or make it clearer for others to find who would need the guidance ?

(19 Mar '13, 14:18) bha bha's gravatar image

it's already in the FAQ found here :)

(19 Mar '13, 14:28) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Wow that's a lot of info to read....

(19 Mar '13, 15:54) bha bha's gravatar image

The question has been closed for being "Other" by theiphoneguy, 19 Mar '13, 13:53

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