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Thread: Downgrading from iOS 5 to 4.2.8
11-04-2011, 07:29 AM #1Downgrading from iOS 5 to 4.2.8
I have iphone 4 i need help on how to downgradefrom 5 back to 4.2.8 I have shsh blobs on cydia but im not sure how to use them i have tried TU server but have had no luck if anyone has any advice please let me know
11-04-2011, 11:47 AM #2
I hear on the Verizon iPhone you can't downgrade with or without SHSHs. I mean, technically you can with SHSHs but the phone will not activate. Therefor, you're forced back up to iOS 5 anyway.
Edit: you could try though. Use TinyUmbrella, open it and click Save SHSHs to pull them into TU, then start the TSS Server, then Shift+restore to 4.2.8. The restore will go through, the phone won't activate in iTunes though. At least that's what a couple of users around here have reported.
11-04-2011, 01:42 PM #3
11-04-2011, 01:49 PM #4
11-05-2011, 10:30 PM #5
Well i will try and let u know thanks for the help
11-10-2011, 08:00 PM #6
Won't work once u update to ios 5. Ur stuck if u have a vzw iPhone. I had my shsh blobs saved. The phone downgraded fine but would not activate. I tried different iTunes from 10 all the way to the newest one and even older ones. I tried jailbreaks to get past it. Still nothing. So until someone has a idea. Once u upgrade ur stuck.