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05-28-2012, 02:01 PM #1iphone 3gs upgrade from 4.1 to 4.2?
I want to use a couple of apps that require ios 4.2 but I only have 4.1 (8B117).
My 3gs came jailbroken. is there a way I can move to 4.2 from 4.1? If so would I have to back everything up first so as not to lose it?
Thank you for any help
mcmircle, iphone newbie
05-28-2012, 02:31 PM #2
You need to see what blobs you have for the phone. Open up Cydia and see if it has any number on the top of it.
05-28-2012, 02:43 PM #3
Do you mean where it says SHSH ils4.1, 5.1, 5.1.1 above Welcome to Cydia?
Oops, I mean where it says SHSH ios 4.1, 5.1, 5.1.1?
Thank you for your prompt reply.
Last edited by mcmircle; 05-28-2012 at 02:47 PM.
05-28-2012, 03:02 PM #4
Yes that's them. That's the firmware which you can update to.
05-28-2012, 04:04 PM #5
Thank you again,
So I can't upgrade to 4.2 but would have to upgrade to 5.1 and then unlock and jailbreak again?
Hmmm. not sure if I'm ready to do that.
05-28-2012, 06:37 PM #6
05-28-2012, 06:45 PM #7
6thday is correct I think ya better off going to 5.1.1.
05-28-2012, 06:48 PM #8
Use the most current version of redsn0w (available here, I think the most current version is 0.9.11b4) to make a custom IPSW (Extras -> Custom IPSW, point to a downloaded 5.1.1 IPSW file) to preserve your baseband for unlocking.
08-26-2012, 12:48 PM #9
what is the bootrom? is that the same as the baseband? 6.15.00
How would I know what bootrom I have?
08-26-2012, 01:45 PM #10