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If I restore my iPhone, will it update the firmware?

If I restore my iPhone, which is currently on 4.1.something, will iTunes automatically update the firmware to the most recent version?

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JanSt / MOD  Apr. 11, 2011 at 14:02

No. Not if you restore it to your backup. ITunes will offer to update the software, but you just hit 'cancel'/'leavemethef*ckalone'... Make sure in iTunes options you disable automatic updating.
However, if your iPhone appears to be dead and you connect it to iTunes to see if it can fix the error, than iTunes may possibly slap the latest software onto the device. But as far as I remember, you'll be notified.

bridtown  Apr. 11, 2011 at 19:55

Yes it will unless you have you shsh saved if not use tinyunbrella and google the rest if nit had sound quit hard but really easy

JanSt / MOD  Apr. 11, 2011 at 20:06

bridtown, that is if your iPhone is jailbreaked ;)
I had an iPhone on 4.1 and restored it a few times from MY backup without ever getting forced to update to 4.2.

JanSt / MOD  Apr. 11, 2011 at 20:10

...or am I suffering from memory depletion? Hmmm...???
Anyone care to clarify?

bridtown  Apr. 11, 2011 at 20:24

Nope sorry but you don't have to jailbreak you device to downgrade use tinyumbrella to get shsh log onto devs server good that easy to find edit host file download the fw you want from loads of sites hold shift and away you go no jb needed

If you restoring from backup you don't need to restore but if you need to restore you have to go for the update sorry

JanSt / MOD  Apr. 11, 2011 at 20:40

Yeah... I got that, bridtown.
The question now is, what did the original poster mean by 'restore' ;)
Phew...

bridtown  Apr. 11, 2011 at 20:53

Lol true true

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