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Thread: Planetbeing Hopes to Release iOS 6.1 Untethered Jailbreak After About a Week

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    I updated OTA. Then I read the in detail the prepare instructions and restored my iPhone via ITunes. Shouldn't I be ok now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AUZambo View Post
    What's the benefit of a full restore to 6.1 over just updating? I updated yesterday. Do I really need to go through the hassle of a restore?
    They suggest updating through iTunes since it clears all old files and replaces them w/ clean ones. The OTA update only adds and replaces 'some' missing files but not all of them.

    Also, MNerd said that SHSH blobs might be different when using OTA but I don't understand that part.

    If I were you, I'd stay w/ the OTA update and wait for the jailbreak to come out. Then, see if you have any problems w/ the jailbreak and report them to the Devs. I'm considering downgrading back to 6.0.2 before the signing window closes and then doing an OTA update instead. The worst that could happen is that I'd have to do a full restore if I had issues after the jalibreak.

    In your case, you're already talking about doing a full restore so you might as well wait and see how the jailbreak reacts to your OTA update!

    Quote Originally Posted by todomz View Post
    I updated OTA. Then I read the in detail the prepare instructions and restored my iPhone via ITunes. Shouldn't I be ok now?
    Yes

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    The main problem with an OTA update for A5+ devices is explained here: http://blog.iphone-dev.org/

    In summary, the APtickets you get would not qualify the device for a clean restore outside of Apple's signing window. (That might still be the case on 6.1, but you have a better chance with clever folks like MuscleNerd working on this.) Depending on the state of the file system, you may be able to jailbreak an OTA update, but if something went awry later (once Apple had stopped signing 6.1) and you wanted to do a clean restore, the OTA update tickets would guarantee you wouldn't be able to.

    The safest option is to do a full restore through iTunes and then save your shsh blobs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    They suggest updating through iTunes since it clears all old files and replaces them w/ clean ones. The OTA update only adds and replaces 'some' missing files but not all of them.

    Also, MNerd said that SHSH blobs might be different when using OTA but I don't understand that part.

    If I were you, I'd stay w/ the OTA update and wait for the jailbreak to come out. Then, see if you have any problems w/ the jailbreak and report them to the Devs. I'm considering downgrading back to 6.0.2 before the signing window closes and then doing an OTA update instead. The worst that could happen is that I'd have to do a full restore if I had issues after the jalibreak.

    In your case, you're already talking about doing a full restore so you might as well wait and see how the jailbreak reacts to your OTA update!
    I didn't do the OTA update. I updated through iTunes...but I had the options of "Update" or "Restore." I chose the "update" option in iTunes.

    In any case, like you suggested, I'll just wait 'til the JB is released and if I have problems I'll do the restore.

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    I hope Cydia is optimized for the iPhone 5 screen!

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    Typically the OTA does not cause problems during the initial JB. The problems arise when apple releases another update and you do a restore to a firmware they are not signing. So if you wait, and then have an issue later, you bay once again be without a JB.

    Good luck bro!

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    Im sure it will be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmwraw8482 View Post
    I hope Cydia is optimized for the iPhone 5 screen!
    It won't be.

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    From Planetbeing this am:

    “@evad3rs_team: if all goes well, iOS 6.1 #jailbreak untethered will go public on sunday plz retweet”
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    Quote Originally Posted by AUZambo View Post
    I didn't do the OTA update. I updated through iTunes...but I had the options of "Update" or "Restore." I chose the "update" option in iTunes.

    In any case, like you suggested, I'll just wait 'til the JB is released and if I have problems I'll do the restore.
    Then you'll be fine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewdestinyX View Post
    From Planetbeing this am:

    “@evad3rs_team: if all goes well, iOS 6.1 #jailbreak untethered will go public on sunday plz retweet”
    That is not the real evad3rs twitter account.

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    So basically backup your phone via iTunes first then do a restore to 6.1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by baRRy boRRis View Post
    Ever since yesterday? Seriously, it's been a few hours not a few years.

    evad3rs are a group of multiple people with plural name so it should be evad3rs have been, not evad3rs has been.

    I swear the quality of writing here deteriorates by the day…
    Now you're really showing your ignorance. The subject of that sentence is TEAM (singular). Yes, the team is a group of multiple individuals, but the TEAM HAS been hard at work.
    Last edited by andygev35; 01-29-2013 at 08:39 AM.

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    Guys when i restore, should i set as new phone or restore from backup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Faresismail View Post
    Guys when i restore, should i set as new phone or restore from backup?
    You can restore from your backup. It shouldn't hurt anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    They suggest updating through iTunes since it clears all old files and replaces them w/ clean ones. The OTA update only adds and replaces 'some' missing files but not all of them.

    Also, MNerd said that SHSH blobs might be different when using OTA but I don't understand that part.

    If I were you, I'd stay w/ the OTA update and wait for the jailbreak to come out. Then, see if you have any problems w/ the jailbreak and report them to the Devs. I'm considering downgrading back to 6.0.2 before the signing window closes and then doing an OTA update instead. The worst that could happen is that I'd have to do a full restore if I had issues after the jalibreak.

    In your case, you're already talking about doing a full restore so you might as well wait and see how the jailbreak reacts to your OTA update!



    Yes
    If your on 6.1 why would you downgrade back to 6.0.2 only to OTA to 6.1? But just so you know the 6.0.2 signing window is already closed, it closed right when 6.1 released so even if you wanted to do that, it's not possible anymore

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    Quote Originally Posted by baRRy boRRis View Post
    Ever since yesterday? Seriously, it's been a few hours not a few years.

    evad3rs are a group of multiple people with plural name so it should be evad3rs have been, not evad3rs has been.

    I swear the quality of writing here deteriorates by the day…

    Like you could do better Mr. multiple grammatical and punctuation errors.

    If you are going to bash someone else's writing, at least do it correctly or, wow, I just thought of this, maybe don't bash unpaid journalists!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrquarter View Post
    That is not the real evad3rs twitter account.
    I thought I loaded the 'official' Twitter feed posted here a couple of days ago. It's the only Twitter feed I have. Is this not the real feed?
    Check it out:
    Last edited by NewdestinyX; 01-29-2013 at 10:32 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baRRy boRRis View Post
    Ever since yesterday? Seriously, it's been a few hours not a few years.

    evad3rs are a group of multiple people with plural name so it should be evad3rs have been, not evad3rs has been.

    I swear the quality of writing here deteriorates by the day…
    evad3rs is their team. and it's singular.

    mod edit: do not insult other members
    Last edited by Simon; 01-29-2013 at 09:23 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewdestinyX View Post
    Sorry to disagree but I loaded the 'official' Twitter feed posted here a couple of days ago. It's the only Twitter feed I have.
    Check it out:

    Is that not the real Evaders twitter feed?
    Nope, thats a fake.
    Fake: https://twitter.com/evad3rs_team
    Real: https://twitter.com/evad3rs

    See under the fake one they have some weird ujailbreakiphone site listed as home page. That fake one is nothing more than a bunch of scavengers pretending to be something they are not to promote their site.
    Fake has 1083 followers
    Real has 57,291 followers
    Fake has 7 totally BS tweets
    Real has no tweets yet

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