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Yes, I'm a n00b. Yes, I did do a search, but didn't come up with much useful info... I want to move from 2.1 to 2.2 on my 3G iPhone....
12-19-2008, 10:01 PM #1
QuickPwn 2.1 to 2.2 - How do I backup with WinSCP?
Yes, I'm a n00b. Yes, I did do a search, but didn't come up with much useful info...
I want to move from 2.1 to 2.2 on my 3G iPhone. I have a fair amount of data and non-Apple apps, as well as a rather involved Categories setup. I'd rather not have to do ALL this again!
Since I can connect to my iPhone with WinSCP and see all the files, I should be able to backup what I want and restore it later, right? Can anyone point me in the right direction for this?
12-19-2008, 11:01 PM #2
Im presuming you know how to use WinSCP to backup files.
Now, there are 2 things you need to do.
Best way to backup Cydia apps is the following..
Originally Posted by andreev2001
Also, you may want to backup your SMS, Notes, Calendar, etc.
You can do that manually.
Notes.db is in /private/var/mobile/Library/Notes
SMS.db is in /private/var/mobile/Library/SMS
Calendar.sqlitedb is in /private/var/mobile/Library/Calendar
Once you put the files back on your 2.2 Phone, you may notice a bug with you not being able to receive SMS's or save Notes.
(You need to CHMOD the /private/var/mobile/Library/Notes to 0777 and /private/var/mobile/Library/SMS folder to 0700...
You have all your Apps back and your SMS/Calendar/Notes backed up!