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Thread: iPhone Firmware 2.2.1 is OUT!
02-05-2009, 05:50 PM #121
no u can just make a 2.2.1 ipsw with pwnage, or upgrade then rejailbreak with quickpwn. You're fine if ur on at and t and wont need to unlockWanna-be coder/iphone user since '08
02-05-2009, 08:41 PM #122
Anyone got a custome ipsw firmware file they can upload that has the 2.1 bassband preserved?
Much appreciated to anyone that can help.
02-06-2009, 01:17 AM #123
He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
02-06-2009, 09:24 AM #124
Ok thank for the help.
02-06-2009, 10:33 AM #125
Yellowsn0w 0.9.8 update!
02-07-2009, 02:20 AM #126glade i read this
unlike last time when i just restored and upgraded to find i could not jailbreak and had to wait awhile.i had thought about upgrading because im having some glitches now like my wifi wouldet workhad to reboot it a couple times and today my phone wouldent ring so i looked in settings all was good.so ijust rebooted it a coupl time untill it worked.so i thought seems like it is crashing time for upgrade.i mean why fix it if it aint broke..or broke enough.thanks agin im glade i read this
im in usa and got att so just do it.thanks agin
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02-07-2009, 07:06 AM #127
just wondering im still on 2.1 firmware and havent upgraded to 2.2, let alone the latest one,
my question is do you have to increment the upgrade firmwares or can you just upgrade to the latest version?
if you upgrade straight to the latest and miss the in between versions do you miss the upgrade change features?
Many thanks, hope someone can help.
p.s. great site,,keep up the good support.
02-07-2009, 07:38 AM #128
You can just upgrade to 2.21 - so long as you don't want to YellowSn0wHe who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
02-07-2009, 01:43 PM #129
02-07-2009, 02:31 PM #130
2.21 is a superset of 2.1 - you won't miss anything.He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
02-11-2009, 08:35 PM #131
I'm not sure who has tried it yet, but does anyone think 2.2.1 is snappier than 2.2? Also for anyone on 2.1 if i recall, it was ridiculously laggy. slightly better than 2.0, but still terribly slow compared to 2.2 if i remember correctly.
I did a update to 2.2.1 via pawnage to preserve the BB and because my phone was really screwed up. it would even backup anymore. It kept crashing while trying to backup my apps.
Might be because of a fresh install but definitely feels faster overall to me. Then again, i had a lot of crap on it before updating.If i say something stupid I apologize. If i say something smart: "RESPECT MY AUTHORITAH".
And if i help you, please hit the Thanks!
02-14-2009, 06:19 AM #132
im still on 2.0...i know, really outdated...anyway, i was looking around the forums and never really found an answer, i guess this could be an appropriate place to ask. i have a lot of apps that are for 2.0 fw and dont have an update for newer fw's. when i update to 2.2, will my 2.0 apps still work on it or will i have to go looking for substitutes?
02-14-2009, 08:01 AM #133
02-14-2009, 08:48 AM #134
02-15-2009, 06:32 AM #135
I just upgraded to the 2.2.1 firmware, haven't jailbroken it yet. I am coming from a JB 2.2 firmware (some things were running screwy with my JB 2.2 firmware... I wasn't getting calls when phone was idle and just getting the voicemail notification, delayed texts, no calls with pandora running...), want to test things out to see if it is the phone or the firmware before I JB again.
When I was on the JB 2.2, I had sbsettings and was using the digital battery. After the format to 2.2.1, I got to the home screen and my battery was still the digital battery... I tapped it and it turned into the battery icon. tapped again and it was digital... can someone confirm this is part of 2.2.1 or is the sbsettings setting for the digital battery still written in the phone?
02-15-2009, 09:09 AM #136
^my numerical battery stayed active when i upgraded from 2.1 to 2.2 and when i updated from 2.2 to 2.2.1Wanna-be coder/iphone user since '08
02-17-2009, 06:18 AM #137
ahhh! I messed up.. I updated to 2.2.1.. and everything is gone! cydia, winterboard, ect ect.. Is there anyway I can recover the jailbreak apps via SSH?! help thank you..
02-17-2009, 06:47 AM #138
I believe they're all gone as the upgrade wipes your phone.
02-17-2009, 08:15 AM #139
im not sure about that^ when i upgraded from jailbroken 2.1 to 2.2 and then jailbroke i saw all my old files in /stash i thinkWanna-be coder/iphone user since '08
02-17-2009, 08:20 AM #140
But, if all the files are still there, how come some bright person has not written a program to restore all settings? I would have thought that if everything was still there then this would be possible and if something is possible....