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05-19-2013, 04:47 PM #1
i really can't think of anything i downloaded from cydia that might have caused this but it is worth mentioning that i recently purchased Tetherme and have been playing around with that as of late.
Once in a while i will reboot my phone through the power settings in sbsettings. Today, without thinking really, my iphone 5 was plugged into a wall charger and i hit reboot. When i came back to check it, i had the connect to itunes screen. I have tirelessly searched the web for ways to bypass this screen to no avail (maybe i'm not describing my problem well enough). My last backup was almost 3 weeks ago and i would really like it if i could somehow preserve my info, jailbreak, etc. Please help,
unlocked iphone 5 on t-mobile running ios 6.1.2
Last edited by woko0291; 05-19-2013 at 05:01 PM.
05-19-2013, 05:01 PM #2
Clicked reboot? Not sure if we have enough info to try to help.
What is the phone doing/not doing.
05-19-2013, 05:03 PM #3
05-19-2013, 05:05 PM #4
Perhaps try using tinyumbrella to kick it out of recovery mode.
05-19-2013, 05:09 PM #5
Ok, i will try that right now. I will update you asap
Quick question, in tinyumbrella, do i want to Enter, exit, or fix recovery?
Last edited by woko0291; 05-19-2013 at 05:18 PM.
05-19-2013, 05:22 PM #6
Try exit, if that doesn't work try fix.
05-19-2013, 05:34 PM #7
This is the action tinyumbrella performs before failing each time and retuning me to the connect to itunes screen.
05/19/2013 18:30:42.624 Sending exit recovery request to Device
05/19/2013 18:30:42.951 Recovery Device disconnected:
null 05/19/2013 18:31:55.061 Recovery Device connected:
i also have the option to save SHSH, if that is any help
Last edited by woko0291; 05-19-2013 at 05:37 PM.
05-19-2013, 05:47 PM #8
You can also try resn0w, in extras, recovery fix.
05-19-2013, 05:58 PM #9
trying that now
no luck their either. Is there any other means where i can preserve my jailbreak or stay on my current firmware 6.1.2?
i am getting more and more tempted to hit restore in itunes =/ it seems like both tinyumbrella and redsn0w cant get it out of the connect to itunes screen.
i was able to get my device into dfu mode and select the 'fix recovery' option in tiny umbrella. I am now awaiting the results...
Last edited by woko0291; 05-19-2013 at 06:36 PM.
05-19-2013, 07:07 PM #10
05-20-2013, 03:28 PM #11
if anyone else can offer any advice, that would be much appreciated. Thanks.
05-22-2013, 07:39 AM #12
Did you try to restart the phone by holding the home button together with the power button for 15 seconds?
05-23-2013, 03:23 PM #13
I have already tried that. Unfortunately, i couldn't find any additional methods that might help so i just restored. I'm just going to have to appreciate my jailbroken ipad 2 that much more lol; and avoid coming to modmyi and seeing tempting tweaks for the iphone till the next untethered jailbreak comes out. haha