1. Justin51's Avatar
    I'm on 7.1.2 jail broken I lost my backup that I did just before I jail broke. I want to get ios8 tomorrow am I able to just do the update on my computer or am I asking for trouble. The only other backup I have for some reason is from early this year I will loose lots of stuff If I restore from there. Thanks in advance.
    09-16-2014 11:23 PM
  2. xandrik's Avatar
    You can still backup now even though you're jailbroken.
    09-16-2014 11:24 PM
  3. Justin51's Avatar
    You can still backup now even though you're jailbroken.
    Which I did but what happens when I restore it to that backup after upgrading to ios8? Cause I accidentally restored my phone to a backup from almost 2 years ago then I restored it right after that to a backup I did today and all my jailbroken setting returned to the way it was jailbroken.
    09-16-2014 11:38 PM
  4. xandrik's Avatar
    Strange.

    Are you upgrading from jailbreak to ios8? Or from jailbreak to new iPhone 6/plus ?
    09-17-2014 01:07 PM
  5. Justin51's Avatar
    Well let me re-explain I never did a complete restore all I did was a restore from backup while I was still jailbroke, to a backup from almost 2 years ago then restored it from a backup I just did. So I'm assuming what happened with me not doing a complete restore it never wiped my jailbreak and cydia out.
    09-17-2014 01:35 PM
  6. Justin51's Avatar
    I just read that you can hook your phone up to iTunes do a backup upgrade to ios 8 and then when the phone asks you to restore you select the one you just did. It will restore your phone to exactly how it was except cydia and jailbreak is wiped. True not True????
    09-17-2014 01:40 PM
  7. xandrik's Avatar
    Can you provide a link where you read that?
    09-17-2014 01:57 PM
  8. Justin51's Avatar
    tactfultech.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/how-to-un-jailbreak-without-restoring-your-idevice/comment-page-1/

    SO correct me is I'm wrong but the best way to do this is:
    1- plug into iTunes
    2-do a backup
    3-do a complete restore
    4-upgrade to ios 8
    5-restore from the backup you just did
    09-17-2014 02:39 PM
  9. xandrik's Avatar
    the way I did it was from jailbroken state

    the download link here

    http://www.idownloadblog.com/2014/09/17/download-ios-8/

    Plug into iTunes
    On a mac hold down option (pc shift) while Clicking upgrade
    Browse to downloaded ipsw
    Open and watch it go.

    Worked for me.
    09-18-2014 07:56 AM
  10. mbar9607's Avatar
    both ways work, just one requires you to download the ipsw file and do a restore your self and keep everything how it is just minus the jailbreak and the other itunes pull it from the server wipes the phone completely and then you have to restore your most recent backup you made using itunes or icloud.
    09-24-2014 08:09 AM

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