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    I'm thinking of buying a refurb ipod 4th gen with 5.1 on it. My question is can I upgrade to 5.1.1 without having the shsh saved. Can I just upgrade using a custom firmware so I can have an untethered jailbreak because from what I read 5.1 only has a tethered. Thanks

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    Without the blobs ya can't upgrade to that firmware.

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    Only iOS 6.0 & 6.0.1 are tethered, but if the person saved the iOS 5.1.1 blobs you'll be able to get them with Redsn0w or iSHSHiT in Cydia, if they were saved when Apple was still signing them.

    If the person has it jailbroken, check on Cydia's first page at top in green for a list of all blobs available for that device. iOS 5.1 is almost the same as iOS 5.1.1. It's definitely "NOT" tethered on any iOS 5 versions only 6.0 & 6.0.1 are tethered.

    Even if no blobs are saved when u get it on iOS 5.1, u can jailbreak it untethered with Redsn0w & in Cydia use iSHSHiT to extract/download any shsh's on the device & email them to urself.

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    There are no blobs saved. It is on 5.1 but this website from the devs Can I Jailbreak My iPhone? Says 5.1 is tethered,so I can get 5.1 untethered?

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    All iOS 5 has been un-tethered jailbreak on iPhones & iPods for months now, not sure what site your link is or how old it is.

    Use these sites only,

    Trusted jailbreak tools/software

    These 4 download sites are safe & the only trusted sites u should use k!

    There's millions fake jailbreak sites,

    ***DON'T USE ANY DOWNLOADS OR INFO UNLESS U GET IT FROM BELOW SITES!!!***

    "Tinyumbrella" for saving shsh blobs to downgrade iOS in future.
    http://thefirmwareumbrella.blogspot.ca/?m=1

    "Redsn0w" has everything.
    http://blog.iphone-dev.org/

    "Sn0wbreeze"
    http://ih8sn0w.com/

    "Greenpois0n & Absinthe"
    http://greenpois0n.com/

    If you have any questions about "jailbreak" heres where I get all my info from, or just google it k!

    AppleNBerry Gevey SIM cards official site
    www.applenberry.com

    Jailbreak Q&A
    http://www.jailbreakqa.com/

    iClarified: http://www.iclarified.com/ (click on either "News or Tutorials" at bottom)

    TiPB: http://forums.tipb.com/ (scroll down to Jailbreak forums)

    Redmond Pie: http://www.redmondpie.com (trusted reliable info)

    These 5 sites are very trustworthy & reliable, if you suspect anything instead of clicking the links, you can copy/paste each into your browser & if they are fraudulent your browser will warn you. They are not bad, these are highly recommended & respected in the jailbreak community. Or just google anything or ask here, K!

  6. #6
    Website by chpwn, domain from MuscleNerd. Follow @iphone_dev and the iPhone Dev-Team blog for up-to-the-minute info. For even older versions, you might want to try here.

    This is at the bottom of the website I posted earlier.

  7. #7
    Quote Originally Posted by mcintire21 View Post
    Website by chpwn, domain from MuscleNerd. Follow @iphone_dev and the iPhone Dev-Team blog for up-to-the-minute info. For even older versions, you might want to try here.

    This is at the bottom of the website I posted earlier.
    I doubt that's their real site, I've never heard of it & they'd be up to date on the info.

    Where'd u find that website?

    So because their names are typed in does that mean its real?

    I may be wrong but I've never heard of seen that site

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    I follow them on twitter and I believe I got the site from their tweets. Could be wrong, just wanted to see what u thought about. Hope you're right about the 5.1 untether. I just bought two. Thanks for the help.

  9. #9
    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Without the blobs ya can't upgrade to that firmware.
    There's no way to downgrade to an untethered version without the blobs? Correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by nillam1 View Post
    I doubt that's their real site, I've never heard of it & they'd be up to date on the info.

    Where'd u find that website?

    So because their names are typed in does that mean its real?

    I may be wrong but I've never heard of seen that site
    Everywhere I've read says 5.1 is only tethered right now.

  10. #10
    Quote Originally Posted by mcintire21 View Post
    There's no way to downgrade to an untethered version without the blobs? Correct.



    Everywhere I've read says 5.1 is only tethered right now.
    This is an iPod touch 4th gen right? All iPhones (except 5) & all 4th gen iPod touch are & have been full untethered jailbreak on ios 5.0.1, 5.1 & 5.1.1 for months now.

    Only get ur info from the sites I posted earlier, that site & many others are fake or not up to date.
    Last edited by nillam1; 11-30-2012 at 06:18 PM.

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