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Hello, I downloaded a firmware faker from Cydia onto my iPhone just to try it out. I opened the app and selected iOS 6 (I was, and still am, actually running iOS 7.0). The problem is I don't know how to fully change it back. After doing a little research online, I went into iFile to edit SystemVersion.plist; I simply changed the wording at the end of the text from iOS6 back to iOS7, saved it, and rebooted. Unfortunately, I now am no longer able to download anything from the app store. I'm no expert, but I think it has to do with me screwing around with the SystemVersion.plist file. Can anyone here please help me find a solution other than having to visit Restorevile? Thanks!

Ok when you changed your plist did another blank file with the same name appear undernieth? Usualy when i use ifile it makes a copy which i usualy delete or change the nane of the file so its not being used. If it did do that and you deleted it you can copy it from the trash bin in ifile copy it back to where it originaly was and delete the one you messed with , iv done what you have done before and i sorted it easy so you should be fine. You should just be able to put 7.1.1 in and save that but if its not working try what i said.


answered 04 Jul '14, 02:00

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Hey thanks for the reply. I solved the problem! I looked at the SystemVersion.plist file of my old iPhone 4 (I didn't tamper with this one) and compared it to the SystemVersion.plist file on my iPhone 5c (which I was screwing around with). The only difference in the text of the two files was the build number. I looked up the build number for iOS 7.1.1, saved, and rebooted. While I'm glad I didn't have to restore, I will not screw around with the firmware again, as fixing this problem was pretty God damn time-consuming lol.

(04 Jul '14, 05:38) Adderall Adderall's gravatar image

You should never try to spoof your iOS version. Your best option is to restore via iTunes to 7.1.2 and rejailbreak using Pangu.


answered 04 Jul '14, 01:56

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Wow wow wow theres no need to restore thats a last resort he should be able to sort this in ifile you cant just tell people to restore wtf

(04 Jul '14, 02:01) Mrmason1 Mrmason1's gravatar image
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Asked: 04 Jul '14, 01:28

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