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iPhone 3GS un jailbreak?

post #1 of 10
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Hi guys,

I wanted to come to a trusted source for info on this one.

I don't really fancy having a jailbroken 3GS anymore and want to go official.

The only benefit i get put out of it atm is a nice lock screen and mario message tone. I buy all my apps so there are no other reasons.

I jailbroke with limerain and am running 4.1 (8B117).

Now if i want to go back to official firmware what is the best way in doing things? I dont mind going to 4.2 and not having a jailbreak as my mum will be getting the phone when im finished and therefore not required.

I would rather not loose all my contacts etc.

So fire away boys and girls best methods of un jailbreaking
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You can update with iTunes and it'll rewrite the System Partition on the iPhone, but a clean restore is recommended so nothing is 'left over' from the jailbreak.
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You can either restore the phone to factory settings or go to iTunes and click 'update', this will install the current OS and remove the jailbreak.
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So if i backup, then hit restore button.

I can then use my backup to get back all my contacts, photos, apps?
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Backup will backup the music, contacts , and other stuff then do restore and choose the backup you made..
post #6 of 10
Ahh you created a back up!

A back up should restore the version of the OS that was installed and all of the apps I believe. Then you can hit update and it will update to the newest OS.
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post #7 of 10
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So if i backup, then hit restore button.

I can then use my backup to get back all my contacts, photos, apps?
Yep, you should be good to go...

Just make sure you back it up. And just make sure you back it up.
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post #8 of 10
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I just reformatted and backup my backup if that makes sense.

Sweet will sort it out tomorrow. bed time in revision period is important

Thanks for the info guys, wanted real info rather than trolling google
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post #9 of 10
btw a backup is not jailbreak free
if you install the backup it will install all my jailbreak apps but it fails cuz it doesnt has the jailbreak kernal..
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post #10 of 10
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You can update with iTunes and it'll rewrite the System Partition on the iPhone, but a clean restore is recommended so nothing is 'left over' from the jailbreak.
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