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Ok, I'm new here so If I'm in the wrong place I apologize. I also apologize if this answer has been posted before, but it is hard to go through...
08-17-2011, 03:32 PM #1Restoring and Re-Jailbreaking an iPhone 3Gs?
Ok, I'm new here so If I'm in the wrong place I apologize. I also apologize if this answer has been posted before, but it is hard to go through and read the millions of jailbreaking guides that are out there.
I have a Jailbroken iPhone 3Gs with 4.2.1 firmware. What I want to do, is back everything up, contacts, texts, apps, ect..If possible Id love to back up my customizations and stuff like that as well, but no bigge if I cant do that. I don't want to loose anything though, preferably.
Then I want to update my firmware to the latest untethered jailbreak, which I believe right now is 4.3.3, I was told by At&t that having the non-latest firmware can be one of the causes of my low signal strength, whether this is true or not I do not know but I would like to stay up to date on my firmware regardless.
So what I need is a guide on how to do what I mentioned above, and how to do it the easiest and safest way without loosing any of my data and apps.
I'm a bit of a noob when it comes to this stuff so the more in depth explanation the better, thanks in advance guys!
Last edited by kbphoto615; 08-17-2011 at 03:42 PM.
08-17-2011, 04:26 PM #2
Do you have your blobs saved?He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
08-17-2011, 04:53 PM #3
I dont know what my blobs are exactly, or why I need to save them? I read a little about it in another guide or forum or whatever but again I'm not sure what I'm doing here...
08-17-2011, 04:57 PM #4
Without your blobs you can only restore to the latest FW - which is currently 4.3.5
do you have an old or new bootrom 3GS?He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
08-17-2011, 05:07 PM #5
How can I tell that? I have a 2 yr old 3Gs so I would assume old? but I can't be sure. Also I dont actually need to do a restore, more so do I want to upgrade my firmware, and rejailbreak my phone.
08-17-2011, 05:23 PM #6
What are the first 5 digits of your serial number?
You can't upgrade or restore to nything excep what apple sign without your blobs.He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
08-17-2011, 06:12 PM #7
08-18-2011, 01:31 AM #8
That's new bootrom so only a tethered JB is available for 4.3.5
08-18-2011, 10:46 AM #9
So what about 4.3.3? as I said I read before that it is the latest untethered version, is this correct?
08-18-2011, 11:22 AM #10
Without blobs you can't restore to 4.3.3
08-18-2011, 01:13 PM #11
Ok...so tell me how to save my blobs and upgrade my firmware? haha
08-18-2011, 01:45 PM #12
You can't. If you don't have your blobs you can only restore to the latest FW
08-19-2011, 09:06 AM #13
I wont advice updating. Btw does cydia homepage show numbers in green on top?
08-19-2011, 11:20 AM #14
08-19-2011, 11:23 AM #15
Try using iFaith to saving your blobs.
08-19-2011, 12:01 PM #16
He's just said he has his blobs.
08-19-2011, 12:03 PM #17
08-19-2011, 12:38 PM #18
08-19-2011, 02:17 PM #19
Guys, ill say this again. I'm a noob. I need step by step instructions here. Why am I saving my blobs? what are blobs? what do I do after I save said blobs? I can figure out how to use the program IFaith, but I still need to know what to do afterwards? haha Im sorry, im so unknowledgable about this stuff. :/
08-19-2011, 02:46 PM #20