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Is it possible to run an app, for example find my friends (requires 5.0), on a jailbroken ipad 2 (4.3.3)?

asked 29 Nov '11, 11:41

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Nope you cannot.

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answered 29 Nov '11, 11:42

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I disagree. Although the specific app he asked about probably won't work because it uses new APIs, many apps might work just fine.

(30 Nov '11, 12:06) Pepper ♦ Pepper's gravatar image

Of course you can't. You know why? Because it requires a higher FW. I'm not really sure but... higher firmwares may have something that older firmwares don't have. And so, that's my explanation. Hope that helped.

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answered 30 Nov '11, 01:03

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You could try editing the system version id string in the appropriate plist file, so iOS will lie to the app about what version it is.

If that doesn't give you enough information to figure it out, it's dangerous to give you more. Not the kind of thing that should be done without knowing what you are doing :)

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answered 30 Nov '11, 12:05

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I only recommend doing this if you are on 3.1.3 and want to run 3.2 apps. Worked on my 1st gen ;)

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answered 30 Nov '11, 15:03

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you can go in the info.plist file in the app and change require ios off or something like that, just go through the infoplist and find the string that looks like it's checking for your fw version

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answered 30 Nov '11, 19:38

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