Save jailbreak apps before updating
It gets a bit more hairy when you are dealing with different firmware versions and different jailbreak utilities.Whenever you are upgrading to a newer firmware version, always start fresh if you can.Here’s how to remove your jailbreak and restore stock i OS to your i Phone, i Pad or i Pod Touch.Your reasons for restoring will vary, but one reason people often choose to get rid of their jailbreak is to install the latest (not yet jailbroken) version of i OS.If you don't restore from a backup, it's gone right? There's tons of reasons why you may need to completely restore your device.Whatever the reason is, appbackup is a huge aid that helps bring your application data with you. Cydia plays host to a wonderful little app called appbackup.
If you're currently jailbroken on an older firmware version and want to update, it can sometimes be a bit trickier than just restoring in i Tunes and backing up.
This process is only possible using a downgrade, which can be a fairly difficult operation to complete (Apple authenticates all new software installs using their own servers).
SHSH blobs are in the process of being phased out in favour of the tougher-to-beat APTicket.
For example, I recently had to swap my i Phone out. After I swapped my phone, I just restored from a backup.
I have never typically seen ill results from restoring on the same firmware version.
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At the time of writing, that’s 7.1.2 and it’s already been jailbroken – but that doesn’t mean you can simply upgrade using the option in .