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Use iFaith v1.4 to downgrade to iOS 5.0

The jailbreakers among you are probably anxiously awaiting the first untethered iOS 5 jailbreak promised by pod2g and MuscleNerd. However, if you've upgraded to iOS 5.0.1, you'll be out of luck because the first untethered jailbreak will be for iOS 5.0 only. Nothing later. In iOS 4 and earlie...

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How to speed up your iPhone 3G (while waiting for the release of iOS 4.1)

If you're an iPhone 3G user who has upgraded to iOS 4, you're most likely pulling your hair out in anticipation of the bug fixes expected in iOS 4.1 (due to arrive this week). However, if you just can't wait that long, creativebits has a few tips you might like to try in order to improve the perfo...

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iOS 4 and iPhone 3G is a match made in... what's the opposite of heaven?

Update: It's true -- the 4.1 update does wonders for the iPhone 3G's health and happiness on iOS 4. Do you have an iPhone 3G? Me, too. Have you updated it to iOS 4 yet? If the veins are popping out of your neck and your skin is turning green, you probably have. If your iPhone 3G hasn't been upd...

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TUAW How To: Downgrading your 3.1.3 iPhone to 3.1.2

Last week I downloaded (but did not install) the iPhone OS 3.1.3 firmware for my 3GS. I wanted to have a copy of the firmware on hand, but didn't want to upgrade right away. I checked "Do not ask me again" and clicked Download Only. I thought that was the end of the matter. Unfortunately, this Su...

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A better downgrade/revirginizing guide

Hack That Phone has put up an especially well-done 1.1.3 downgrade guide that walks you through everything from the actual downgrade to restoring your baseband and revirginizing your iPhone. If you're suffering from 1.1.3-upgrade-regret, a surplus of pictures and easy-to-follow instructions will hel...

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Downgrading your 1.1.3 iPhone or iPod touch

If for whatever reason you've upgraded your unit to firmware version 1.1.3 and wish to return to an earlier installation, you can. You won't be able to use your iPhone, however, as a phone but only as a glorified iPod touch. Here, by popular request, is a quick how-to guide.If you are getting Segmen...

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Breaking: Reports of 1.1.1-to-1.0.2 iPhone downgrades trickling in

Remember that bit where I said upgrading from 1.1.1 to 1.0.2 was a one-way trip? Looks like I spoke prematurely. Tonight, reports are trickling in about successful 1.1.1-to-1.0.2 iPhone firmware downgrades using this method described at the "iPhone Devteam" wiki, which relies on a combination of fir...

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