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Thread: Updated Via Custom No BB/Stitched...but iTunes Restored to Factory?

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    Default Updated Via Custom No BB/Stitched...but iTunes Restored to Factory?
    My iPhone 4 GSM, on baseband 4.11.08 (unlocked via SAM and activated ticket saved via redsn0w) and firmware 5.0.1 was being prepared for updating to 5.1 (build 9B176). I prepared a custom No-BB, Cydia-sourced shsh blob stiched IPSW for restoring via iTunes. iTunes accepted the file, and proceeded to restore.

    The progress bar seemed to go well, when, at the last message, I was told that the iPhone had been restored to factory settings. It wasn't an error message.

    I used the redsn0w 0.9.15b3 and IPSW 5.1 9B176 for this procedure.

    What did I do wrong?

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    Fixed. Was able to repeat the process, but this time used redsn0w's Restore feature as opposed to iTunes'.

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    Im glad u fixed your problem. I guess so many people still uses iTunes to restore there devices. Some always run into problems spending many hours and days at time to find a work around the iTunes errors.

    Using redsn0w restore is the most easiest method of restoring you will probably ever fine. I always recommend this method especially if your device has been jailbroken before.

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    I used iTunes because in redsn0w, it says something along the lines of "Now your device is ready to be restored in iTunes" after setting it in Pwned DFU mode.

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    the restore function of redsn0w is mainly meant for A5+ devices that need to "RE-RESTORE" from an iOS 5+ version that they are currently on...

    I'm not sure what you meant by "Itunes restored to factory" but at least everything is working for you now

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    Regardless of the re-restore option for A5 devices. Restoring with redsn0w on ANY idevice will eliminate any errors you normally get from iTunes.

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    you're just as unlikely to encounter errors in redsn0w than you would in itunes if you dont have the necessary files to restore anyways, i.e. shsh blobs

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    I'm just basing this on my experience with iTunes & redsn0w. I personally will not use iTunes anymore to restore or upgrade as long as redsn0w available.

    But everyone has their own opinion on different jailbreak tools.

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