Updating a jailbroken iphone
Avoid upgrading or restoring if you want a jailbroken device.
Ok so Apple released i OS 8.4 yesterday with support for Apple Music, Beats 1 and some security fixes.Here in this guide, we will show you how to update your current i OS 8.3 jailbroken device to a jailbroken i OS 8.4 one the right way.Step 1: Download i OS 8.4: Why download and not update via Software Update on device?Because first, OTA updates don’t work on jailbroken devices, and second, modern jailbreaks like Tai G work better with freshly restored devices.You can get i OS 8.4 from here: Download i OS 8.4 Final IPSW Links For i Phone And i Pad.Those of you who recently jailbroke i OS 8.3 with Tai G are obviously missing out on the new features offered in i OS 8.4.
Fortunately for jailbreakers, Tai G jailbreak for i OS 8.4 is out already.
Which means you can update to i OS 8.4 and yet keep the benefits of jailbreaking.
But it isn’t easy to update a jailbroken device to a new jailbroken firmware version compared to updating a non-jailbroken device.
Step 2: Backup your data with i Tunes: Connect your device to computer and launch i Tunes.
First transfer your App Store or i Tunes purchases by navigating to to start the backup process. Because i Tunes backup allows you to restore even after you have jailbroken your phone.
Making a full device backup with i Tunes can take a while depending on the size of your data. Step 3: Backup your Cydia data: Yes, you will need to backup your existing jailbreak tweaks, repos installed etc.