Alternatives to TinyUmbrella for all platforms with any license

  • redsn0w

    redsn0w is a utility that will jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch, allowing it to run apps that are not approved by Apple. redsn0w can perform an untethered...

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  • iSHSHit

    iSHSHit allows you to backup your SHSH blobs from Apple directly on your iDevice for later downgrading. It automatically uses the Cydia On File service in the...

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  • iFaith

    iFaith is a program that can save the SHSH blobs of the current version of iOS that's running on your jailbroken iPhone. It will work any version of iOS, whether or...

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Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about TinyUmbrella · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

TinyUmbrella is a nice and easy way to prepare to downgrade your iPhone, as long as it's already jailbroken. Alternatively, you can prepare to downgrade manually by saving your SHSH blobs with Cydia (it asks you to do this when you open Cydia for the first time) and adding the following line to your Windows/Mac hosts file (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosts_file ):

"74.208.10.249 gs.apple.com"

But instead of doing all that, I would rather just use TinyUmbrella.

P.S. In case you want to know, here's how you downgrade your iPhone: after using TinyUmbrella, download an old version of iPhone software (from here: http://www.felixbruns.de/iPod/firmware/ ). Then, while pressing down the shift key (the Option key on Mac), click the restore button ona your iPhone's iTunes page. Choose your downloaded iPhone software and restore!

P.S.S. Another note: you don't need to use TinyUmbrella or edit the hosts file if you have an iPhone or iPod Touch that is first-generation or second-generation.

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