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I have an iPhone 5 and I want to restore to iOS 6.1.2, I have the ISPW file downloaded but every time I attempt to restore, it says

 "The iOS Device “Device Name” could not be updated. This device isn’t eligible for the requested build."

I've tried this

When I use TinyUmbrella, it says the server can not be found, try again.

asked 27 Mar '13, 06:50

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You can't, even with SHSH. A5+ cannot restore to anything except the latest on iOS 6.x.


answered 27 Mar '13, 06:50

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iAdam1n ♦

Really? I didn't realize that! so how can I fix this? I don't want to lose my jailbreak but I need the jailbreak on my iPhone 5

(27 Mar '13, 11:26) jailbreak-expert jailbreak-expert's gravatar image

You cannot ! Either stay where you are at or restore to 6.1.3

(27 Mar '13, 13:47) dhlizard dhlizard's gravatar image
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