1. blahblab's Avatar
    I am wondering if I am having problems after my JB bc I am restoring from my backup. I am Jb'ing my 3gs using pwnagetool and blackra1n and both crashed after the JB while I was in Cydia downloading an app. I bricked and had to restore.

    Anyway, some say you should set up as a new iphone instead of restore. What are your thoughts?

    If you think new iphone, then how can you keep app scores, level unlocks, etc. Please don't tell me you have to work through everything again. If so, do you have to do it everytime a new JB firmware comes out? THis is a big deal right?

    thanks for your help.
    10-19-2009 08:32 PM
  2. shutter's Avatar
    I have read of people have no problems, restoring from a back up. Personally I always restore as new. With programs like chronus and pkgbackup there is very little, if an, loss of data, what you have to redo are settings.
    10-19-2009 08:55 PM
  3. koasterlover's Avatar
    setup as new.
    10-19-2009 10:12 PM
  4. weberm13's Avatar
    definately set up as new. restoring from a backup will reinstall everything as it was, deleting cydia or Rock because they were not on there before.
    10-19-2009 11:40 PM
  5. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    i always used my backup and never had an issue with it
    10-20-2009 12:01 AM
  6. Gary86's Avatar
    I've only JB about 4 times on 2 diff 3G[s] and I've done both with no issue
    10-20-2009 12:23 AM
  7. Skywalker's Avatar
    If you jailbreak from backup you will loose 500 mb of storage. I've read that certain files get written over but keep memory. It happened to me. Once I restored as new I checked my memory left and it increased by 500 mb.

    This is why I jailbreak less frequently.

    I suggest you note which applications you've installed through Cydia. You can also install The Rock App and set up a back up of jailbreak apps.
    10-20-2009 10:25 AM