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    Default Upgrade from iOS 5.1.1 to 6.1.2 without loosing any data
    Hi guys, I need your expertise on the following issue:

    I have an iPad 3 running iOS 5.1.1.
    I jailbroke it right after I got it and never upgraded since.
    I am also not using iTunes, but instead programs like CopyTrans, iFunBox etc.

    I'd like to upgrade to iOS 6 as many apps are no more compatible with iOS 5.
    Is there any way to easily upgrade to iOS 6 (e.g. 6.1.2) without loosing the Jailbreak and (more importantly) any data from the iPad?

    The easiest solution I see is to upgrade directly from the iPad, and then re-jailbreak. However, this would upgrade to iOS 6.1.4, which is not jailbreakable...

    Any ideas?

    Thanks!

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    As of today, this is not possible. Sorry.
    Widget-Weather App Now Available! Also with MyLocation Support!
    Check out the thread here - Widget-Weather
    To install the Widget-Weather app, just go to Cydia and install. This will also remove MyLocation, as it is built in!
    Want to protect your JailBreak! Add this repo http://cydia.myrepospace.com/iLEXiNFO/ & Install "iLEX R.A.T."
    It will allow you to bring your phone back to a fresh jailbroken state!

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    Quote Originally Posted by King_O_Hill View Post
    As of today, this is not possible. Sorry.
    So what options do I have?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zambir View Post
    So what options do I have?
    Stay where ya at now. Or update and lose ya jailbreak

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    So this click-shift before upgrade (to enter explorer and pick your own ipsw file) doesnt work because itunes still verifies against apple servers which doesnt allow 6.1.2 to be installed now when 7.0.3 is available?

    I have a 4S with ios 5.1 and would like to upgrade to ios 6.1.2 but it says "error, iphone not found" after extracting the 6.1.2 ipsw file...but the iphone is connected to the computer the entire process...

    Please give me some closer information about this matter....thanks in advance!

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    There isn't any way to do this. Either stay where you are, or go to 7.0.3
    Widget-Weather App Now Available! Also with MyLocation Support!
    Check out the thread here - Widget-Weather
    To install the Widget-Weather app, just go to Cydia and install. This will also remove MyLocation, as it is built in!
    Want to protect your JailBreak! Add this repo http://cydia.myrepospace.com/iLEXiNFO/ & Install "iLEX R.A.T."
    It will allow you to bring your phone back to a fresh jailbroken state!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zambir View Post
    So what options do I have?
    If you want you can restore the current ios if you are having issues.
    I just had to do that, but I am still running 5.1.1

    How To Restore iOS 6.1.2 Device Without Losing Jailbreak [Video Tutorial] | Redmond Pie
    Last edited by 2ToesTony; 11-01-2013 at 02:23 PM.

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