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Thread: Upgrading to iOS4 when released

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    Default Upgrading to iOS4 when released
    Hey guys! I have a quick question about upgrading my 3gS to the new iOS4 when it is released to the public. I have looked everywhere for an answer and cant find it. Also, if this is a stupid question, please don't flame me. I have always been a Blackberry hacker and just recently had the guts to jailbreak my iphone and am loving it and kicking myself for not doing it sooner. Anyways, I jailbroke my 3gS with Spirit with my firmware being at 3.1.3. When the official iOS4 is released, can i just plug into iTunes and upgrade with no problems or do I have to restore to stock 3.1.3 first, or is there some other special way to do it? I know the devs already have a jailbreak for the new OS so I'm not worried about momentarily losing my jailbreak. Thanks in advance! Your help is greatly appreciated.

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    Your best bet would be to restore to new before doing the upgrade just to avoid any unforeseen issues.
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    When you update the os through iTunes it will restore your phone back to factory then install the new os. Once that is done you will need to jailbreak again. I suggest setting up as "new phone" instead of using a backup.

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