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Hello, I'm wondering what iPhone should I look for. I know I can't restore and downgrade to anything earlier than iOS 7.1. I also know that the OS shouldn't be installed though OTA upgrade, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to jailbreak successfully a already used iPhone that has been upgraded to iOS 7-7.0.6 and then used. I wouldn't be able to restore it again to 7.0.6. So, can that cause any issues or the only thing that matters is for it to be upgraded through iTunes? Regards

asked 05 Apr '14, 16:13

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closed 14 Jan '17, 10:57

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The question has been closed for being "Solved" by theiphoneguy, 14 Jan '17, 10:57

I don't really get your question but here's what I'll say: if your buying a 2nd hand iPhone its likely it will be updated OTA because it would've been less hassle for the previous owner. However if you get a OTA updated phone it doesn't mean you can't jailbreak. There's a TINY chance that it will jailbreak, not even 5% chance that it will work but its worth a try. My friend has iPhone 4 OTA on 7.0.4, he jailbroke it with evasion and it worked fine


answered 05 Apr '14, 17:09

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Well if you mean its unjailbroken and you mess it up, then there's not really much to mess up so if you mean its loaded with apps and songs and photos and videos then it won't affect the jailbreak. The only thing that can affect you jailbreak is if its OTA updated or Computer updated. Plus its probably saying restore so that its clean and fresh, but its not really required to restore.

(05 Apr '14, 17:45) Hamza_ Hamza_'s gravatar image

^not sure if sarcasm or not…

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