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    whitemanDK's Avatar
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    Default Restart wont work


    I have a 3GS iphone with Cydia jailbreak. But after a restart my iphone wont restart. It comes up with the cable and Itunes icon. It needs to be reinstalled through Itunes again.

    I hope someone can help me with an answer how to restart my iphone in the future without installing all the software again - it is a pain in the *** :-(

    Best regards

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    rob90262's Avatar
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    You must have a newer iPhone I read on the blog that geohot is trying to fix thix problem.
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    en0c's Avatar
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    You have a newer 3GS with an updated bootrom. This means that your jailbreak is tethered.
    To start up the iPhone, you have to re-jailbreak with blackra1n after each time you turn the iPhone off or the battery is empty..
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    sargd66's Avatar
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    Search forum for tethered jailbreak. Alot of answers and suggestions from people.
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    Do a search for "tethered jailbreak"!

    If this is a new 3G[s], then it can still be jailbroken or unlocked, but you just can't ever let the battery die, or reboot the iPhone when the iPhone is not near a computer.


    The phone is new. Apple updated the hardware on newer models. Ultimately, when you get the "Connect to iTunes" message, DO NOT RESTORE.

    Connect the iPhone to the computer, spend 30 seconds, run Blackra1n RC3/4, RE-jailbreak, and that's it.

    It takes less than a minute.

    ALSO, being that this is a new iPhone 3G[s], that requires a tethered jailbreak, I also suggest getting a battery case.

    A good one is "Case-Mate Fuel" (google it) but it's ugly as sin. It will however, act as a case AND a charger. Or you could go to BestBuy an pick up a "InCase PowerSlider" case.

    That, and a car charger. That way the iPhone never goes off. If you have a laptop, that's ideal/superb.

    Let me know how that goes.

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