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Thread: Help needed - ipad2 - downgrade back to 5.0.1 from 5.1 :(

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    Hello Everyone..

    Thought i would post on here even though im pretty sure i know the answer

    My Ipad2 updated to 5.1 from 5.0.1(jailbroke) but now i cant restore back, i NEVER saved my SHSH blobs on the ipad

    i have tried downloading the 5.0.1 software, editing my host files to block connection to apple and on every restore try i get the 1601 error.

    Im guessing im stuck with 5.1 now and it seems that 5.1 jailbreak wont be ready any time soon.

    Am i stuck with 5.1?

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    Yes, Sadly you are. Apple has stopped signing 5.0.1 so until a new jailbreak comes out you won't be able to jailbreak. There is currently no way to downgrade since they stopped signing 5.0.1
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    Your stuck with 5.1, even if you did have the shsh.

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    Thought so.. Thanks guys! Just
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    5.1 gets a released JB then

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    Hopefully so. Apple is supposedly coming out with a new update in a few weeks to patch the Safari URL spoofing exploit. So remember when that comes out to not update unless a jailbreak is out!
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    have hope! ih8sn0w tweeted this:

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    as with everything else associated with jb's, there isn't any eta. but this is great news. freaking great news .

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    Seen that this morning very good news

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    Thank god, Finally some hope on 5.1! (Although I haven't even updated it)
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    Quote Originally Posted by X H4CK3R X View Post
    Thank god, Finally some hope on 5.1! (Although I haven't even updated it)
    Excellent News Fingers still crossed in mean time! My iphone keeps reminding me i need to update to 5.1 but i have left that well alone, just my ipad2 seems so empty now i have lost everything.

    and i bet this exploit involves the use of SHSH blobs from which i never saved why did i ever update the poxy thing!!!! grrr

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    Quote Originally Posted by pushukgfwd View Post
    Excellent News Fingers still crossed in mean time! My iphone keeps reminding me i need to update to 5.1 but i have left that well alone, just my ipad2 seems so empty now i have lost everything.

    and i bet this exploit involves the use of SHSH blobs from which i never saved why did i ever update the poxy thing!!!! grrr

    Atleast your iphone is still jailbroken , rejoice

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    Quote Originally Posted by iYeow View Post
    Atleast your iphone is still jailbroken , rejoice
    Very good point there. The short amount of time when I was updating my iPod to 5.0.1, I looked at it as it was restoring (So I could jailbreak it) It seemed so empty without all my tweaks on it. Being jailbroken is being spoiled.
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    Well i can say my ipad2 is boring me now but learned my lesson and just keep checking back here in hope one day soon 5.1 can be jailbroke

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    It's isnt that bad now

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    Quote Originally Posted by pushukgfwd View Post
    Well i can say my ipad2 is boring me now but learned my lesson and just keep checking back here in hope one day soon 5.1 can be jailbroke
    Forever Alone, Without a jailbreak. Makes you realize Apple is genius, But how many features they've forgotten to put on iDevices.
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    Have you tried using TinyUmbrella to fetch any available blobs off of Saurik's server?

    I had to update my JB iPad 2 that was on 5.0.1 because it stopped wanting to boot. I never saved my blobs With any program but luckily the Cydia server Had a copy of my blobs I guess it does this automatically cause I don't remember ever being asked to back them up.

    Worth a shot to open TinyUmbrella, select your iPad device, and hit that Save SHSH button. It will check the Cydia server for any blobs it might have for you and download them to your computer
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    Quote Originally Posted by edspegeddd View Post
    Have you tried using TinyUmbrella to fetch any available blobs off of Saurik's server?

    I had to update my JB iPad 2 that was on 5.0.1 because it stopped wanting to boot. I never saved my blobs With any program but luckily the Cydia server Had a copy of my blobs I guess it does this automatically cause I don't remember ever being asked to back them up.

    Worth a shot to open TinyUmbrella, select your iPad device, and hit that Save SHSH button. It will check the Cydia server for any blobs it might have for you and download them to your computer
    Yep Cydia will sometimes save your blobs for ya. Nice little feature Saurik added in
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    Maybe this will help you http://www.limera1n.cc/2012/04/downg...hout-shsh.html and if if does pleeeeaaaasssseeeee tell me about it... I'd like to jb my iPad 2... But some nervous is inside my *** hahahaha

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    It's an exploit in the downgrading/upgrading system. It should work since Limera1n has it on their site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edspegeddd View Post
    Have you tried using TinyUmbrella to fetch any available blobs off of Saurik's server?

    I had to update my JB iPad 2 that was on 5.0.1 because it stopped wanting to boot. I never saved my blobs With any program but luckily the Cydia server Had a copy of my blobs I guess it does this automatically cause I don't remember ever being asked to back them up.

    Worth a shot to open TinyUmbrella, select your iPad device, and hit that Save SHSH button. It will check the Cydia server for any blobs it might have for you and download them to your computer
    yes it worked and it did save my SHSH for 5.0.1 - so wondering if i can now downgrade then rejailbreak

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    Cant downgrade iPad 2 just yet

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