1. rpoli86's Avatar
    if I restore my iPhone and choose "restore from iCloud", will it load my current iOS which is 6.1.2 or will it automatically install 6.1.3?

    I really do not want to lose my jailbreak. My iCloud is backed up with iOS 6.1.3.
    04-12-2013 12:37 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    iCloud: Backup and restore overview

    iOS: How to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

    It is my understanding that although an available update may download automatically, especially if connected to Wi-Fi, you still have to initiate the actual installation of the update and therefore, only the 'data' that was actually backed up to iCloud will be restored.
    04-12-2013 01:01 PM
  3. rpoli86's Avatar
    Thanks man!
    04-12-2013 02:28 PM
  4. natasftw's Avatar
    Restore backup? Or restore?

    Backups just replace the backup data. Full restores update to the current iOS.
    04-12-2013 02:52 PM
  5. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Thanks man!
    No problem. Have a great weekend....
    04-12-2013 03:01 PM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Restore backup? Or restore?

    Backups just replace the backup data. Full restores update to the current iOS.
    You're right, but I understand the OP to simply want to restore from a backup and specifically, an iCloud backup.
    04-12-2013 03:03 PM
  7. rpoli86's Avatar
    I want to restore the phone in iTunes. After I do that doesn't it give me an option to "restore from icloud or set as new"?
    04-12-2013 03:56 PM
  8. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    if I restore my iPhone and choose "restore from iCloud", will it load my current iOS which is 6.1.2 or will it automatically install 6.1.3?

    I really do not want to lose my jailbreak. My iCloud is backed up with iOS 6.1.3.
    I want to restore the phone in iTunes. After I do that doesn't it give me an option to "restore from icloud or set as new"?
    In your initial post, you basically stated that you made a backup on a device containing iOS 6.1.3 and want to restore it to a jailbroken device running iOS 6.1.2 using iTunes. Well, according to THIS (The second line under Resolution), you cannot restore a backup from a newer version of iOS to a device using an older version of iOS. I can only assume it's whether the device is jailbroken or not.
    04-12-2013 05:42 PM
  9. sherlock's Avatar
    Restore backup? Or restore?

    Backups just replace the backup data. Full restores update to the current iOS.
    This is the question the OP needs to answer for an accurate response.


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    04-13-2013 01:00 AM
  10. rpoli86's Avatar
    I made a backup of 6.1.2. When I clicked "restore" it actually stated "the newest software will be loaded". So I guess it would install 6.1.3 on my phone thus breaking my jailbreak.
    04-13-2013 02:33 PM
  11. ups925's Avatar
    I had a backup on 6.1.2 and got a new phone still on 6.1.2. Icloud wouldnt allow me to backup via my phone. When I went onto itunes on my pc it allowed me to restore from my computers backup. Didnt say anything about firmware update and had me scared. Still on 6.1.2 So happy
    04-23-2013 09:22 PM

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