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So, I restored my iPod Touch 4g @ iOS 6.1.6 which was jailbroken and I had a lengthy game of Pokemon running on it. I realized I didn't backup the...
05-10-2014, 06:31 PM #1Recover a gpSPhone savefile after restore/rejailbreak?
I restored my iPod Touch 4g @ iOS 6.1.6 which was jailbroken and I had a lengthy game of Pokemon running on it.
I realized I didn't backup the savefiles right after I restored, now I wonder if it's possible to recover the savefile?
All the things I google just go about recovering contacts/photos/etc but this is a file added by a jailbroken app...
The path of the file used to be "/var/mobile/Media/ROMs/GBA/save_states/Pokemon FireRed/somenumber.svs"
Now I am quite technical, so you can go nerdmode on me
All the guides I found (SSH RAMdisk, making a backup of the disk using SSH) don't seem to be working for iOS 6.1.6
Thanks in advance
05-10-2014, 07:24 PM #2
If you restored to a fresh OS, sorry to say but those files are gone.
05-10-2014, 07:58 PM #3
There could be a small chance your itunes backup could have backed up some of those files. If you restored from a backup after going to the firmware you are on now check that same file path again. If it isn't there then it's definitely gone.
05-11-2014, 12:18 PM #4
Yeah it's not there anymore, I thought that files were only "marked as deleted" instead of being deleted completely?
Or has that changed?
It used to be possible with older iOSes I found?
05-11-2014, 05:12 PM #5
Well nothing ever gets really deleted until something writes over it. Not sure how a restore handles that though and don't think there are any tools that can recover from an iPhone the way you need it to.
05-11-2014, 05:16 PM #6
How difficult would it be to make such a tool?
Like in app-form as I doubt a PC/Mac can read raw disk data... or maybe make a tool for that too?
I can't make it though
You used to be able to get a raw disk copy to your Mac, but that's like < 4th gen...
Maybe an app that sends raw data to the pc/mac? I am going crazy
05-11-2014, 05:40 PM #7
05-12-2014, 07:17 AM #8
I guess that makes sense lol.
Wait you get paid for this?
05-12-2014, 10:45 AM #9