how to restore iphone

As some of you guys already know that the new version of Redsn0w has been released, it brings along many new features with it but the most important feature of this update is it’s ability of restoring iDevices from iOS 5.x to 5.xx directly, without even using iTunes.Some info about that is important to read before proceeding:

Restore for iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4th Gen.

Those who like to restore their iPhone 4 or 4th Generation iPod Touch to older firmwares, they will always be requiring SHSH Blobs captured and saved for the firmware they are trying to downgrade to.

Restore for iPad 2

Well there is a good news for you if you are a owner of iPad 2 and want to downgrade your device from iOS 6 to iOS 5.x because you can do so if: you have saved SHSH Blobs for both iOS 4.x and 5.x firmwares in order to downgrade from iOS 6.x to 5.x. You’ll be needing SHSH Blobs of iOS 4.x only if you want to restore to earlier version of iOS 5.x or 4.x from 5.x.

Restore for iPad 3 and iPhone 4S

There is a new feature of re-restoring in new Redsn0w for iPad 3 and iPhone 4S which allows users to restore to any iOS 5.x if have SHSH blobs saved for iOS 5 and haven’t upgraded to iOS 6. But if you have updated these devices to iOS 6, there is no way of going back, at least for now.

Note: If you got to the current iOS 5.x firmware on your device via OTA method (not iTunes restore), you are not eligible for iOS 5.x-to-iOS 5.x restore feature.

How to, Tutorial:

Step 1: First of all download latest version of Redsn0w: Jailbreak iOS 6 with Redsn0w 0.9.15b1 Download Now.

how to restore iphone

Step 3: Navigate to Extras->Even More menu option from the main screen before selecting the Restore option.Step 4: Select the IPSW option and select the iOS firmware file that you would like to restore to from within the navigation windows.

how to restore iphone

Step 4: Select the IPSW option and select the iOS firmware file that you would like to restore to from within the navigation windows.

Step 5: Redsn0w will provide an alert if an additional firmware file is required. If it is then make note of the required IPSW and locate it on your machine. At this point Redsn0w will also prompt you to connect your device to your PC or Mac if you haven’t already.

Step 6: Thoroughly read all warnings and alerts before continuing on. The next step is to select your saved SHSH blobs that can either be located locally or remotely depending on your preference. Redsn0w will then stitch all of the required components together, put your device into Recovery mode, and restore the connected device to the desired iOS version.