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asked 04 Feb '11, 00:36

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wikified 04 Feb '11, 00:53

Save your SHSH if you haven't done that in the last three months. Restore if you have a tethered jailbreak currently.


answered 04 Feb '11, 00:38

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comex ♦


What if our device has never been jailbroken, thus there are no SHSH on file?

(04 Feb '11, 00:40) pretzelznche pretzelznche's gravatar image

You can use TinyUmbrella in that case, pretzelznche.

(04 Feb '11, 01:20) chpwn ♦ chpwn's gravatar image

Some where on muscle nerds and the dev teams twitter it said that u can just jailbreak it without restoring from a tethered jailbreak of 3gs new botroom users.

(04 Feb '11, 20:49) JailBreakMe_XD JailBreakMe_XD's gravatar image

What if our device has never been jailbroken, thus there are no SHSH on file?


answered 04 Feb '11, 00:39

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SHSH is only required to downgrade, jailbreaking is possible for a device running 4.2.1, even if it's brand new.

If you don't have any SHSH blobs saved then you can't downgrade, once saving that blobs, you'll only be able to downgrade to 4.2.1 in the future.

(04 Feb '11, 01:04) fusen fusen's gravatar image

you dont need to be jailbroken to save the blobs


answered 20 Feb '11, 14:51

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blue skies

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