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I have a jailbroke iphone 5 running 8.3 and when i try to back it up with itunes 12.0.1 (the version needed to jailbreak 8.3 in the first place) itunes just crashes or nothing happens. I tried just updating my phone to 9.2.1 but it said i needed the newest itunes software to do so. However, when i downloaded and installed the newest itunes, it wouldn't recognize my phone (i'd plug in my phone and it wouldn't show up in itunes). Overall, im trying to upgrade to 9.2.1 and then jailbreak that, rather than still being on 8.3. Any thought/suggestions will be appreciated!

asked 09 Feb '16, 10:16

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edited 24 Feb '16, 12:05

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Try to use newest iTunes and set Device in DFU /Recovery Mode and try to update via iTunes. If this won't help maybe use another pc...

(24 Feb '16, 07:29) jeff_johnson jeff_johnson's gravatar image

Anyways, if you restore to 9.2.1, you're stuck on stock. There is no jailbreak for anything over 9.0.2.


answered 24 Feb '16, 09:26

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Asked: 09 Feb '16, 10:16

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