iPad want to update and jailbreak

Discussion in 'iPhone, iPod & iPad' started by lukands, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. lukands

    lukands I took the little bus here

    Mar 27, 2009
    Your mamas house
    I already have a jailbroken iPad running 5.1.1, I want some apps that require a newer version so whats the best way to install new iOS and jailbreak if possible?

    EDIT....so I guess jailbreak for 7.1.1 is a no go, if I still want to update is just hooking up to iTunes enough or do I have to be concerned because its already jailbroken. Updating would just simply remove the jailbreak no worries?
  2. Izen

    Izen GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 28, 2012
    United States
    In order to update a jailbroken device, you should always do a restore from DFU mode through iTunes. That way, the entirety of the firmware is guaranteed to be replaced by new stock firmware. If you restore from a back-up of a jailbroken device, settings left by jailbreak tweaks and apps will be left in the system files, but they will have absolutely no effect on the phones performance (other than taking a few bytes of storage).
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