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How to restore iOS 7.0.6 without updating to iOS 7.1 on iPhone, iPod and iPad …


Semi-Restore: here is the indispensable program to restore iOS 7.0.6 without updating and without losing the Jailbreak on iPhone, iPod and iPad

We have seen that Yesterday Apple released the new iOS 7.1 update for iPhone, iPod and iPad.

As we read in the dedicated article and also in the special that we published immediately after, currently (and probably also in the future) it is not possible to jailbreak iOS 7.1 and to make matters worse, it is not even possible to downgrade from iOS 7.1 to a previous iOS version, such as 7.0.6 (unless you have an iPhone 4).

In simple terms, if you need to restore or restore your iPhone, iPod or iPad updated to iOS 7.0.6, iTunes will automatically install iOS 7.1, blocking any possibility of jailbreaking in the future. All hope therefore seems lost, but not so. Thanks to the Semi-Restore program, in fact, if you have iOS 7.0.6, you can safely restore your iPhone, iPod and iPad without losing the jailbreak and without updating to iOS 7.1.

semirestore-ios7 "src =" "/></p><p style=Yes, you read that correctly: thanks to the Semi-Restore program you can restore your iPhone, iPod and iPad without updating to the latest version of iOS and in this way preserve the jailbreak. Fantastic! Semi-Restore a tweak made available for a few months now, but has finally been updated and fully supports iOS 7.0.6: in this way you can restore your Apple device without having to download and install the latest version of iOS, 7.1, which blocks any possibility of jailbreaking.

At this point, after presenting Semi-Restore, let's see how to use Semi-Restore for iOS 7.0.6, the software that allows you to restore iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, iPad miniJailbroken up to iOS 7.0.6, without using iTunes and therefore without updating iOS and without losing the jailbreak.

As we have already said in other articles, yesterdayApple released iOS 7.1 and immediately blocked the signature to restore to iOS 7.06: in a nutshell this means that if you have to practically reset our device for some reason, you will be forced to update to iOS 7.1, effectively losing the Jailbreak.

Semi-Restore,for, lets ofrestore liPhone, iPod and iPad as if it were new, deleting every program and file inside it, but without having to update it to iOS 7. You can keep the jailbreak and iOS 7.0.6 without problems. Fantastic! Using this program, therefore, you will delete photos, tracks, apps and various configurations that were previously present on your device: when you restart your device will be like new, with the difference thatCydia will already be there, you will already have the jailbreak and above all iOS 7.1 will NOT be installed.

Said this, here is the guide to best use Semi-Restore.

Required to use Semi-Restore on iPhone, iPod and iPad

  • iDevice with firmware version included (or equal) between iOS 5.0 and iOS 7.0.6 Jailbroken
  • OpenSSH installed on the device (installs via Cydia)
  • Semi-Restore application
  • Computer with Windows XP SP3 or higher, with iTunes and .NET 3.5 or higher. Waiting for the Mac version.

Before doing anything, take a nice backup of your iPhone, iPod or iPad to avoid any problems.

Procedure for using Semi-Restore on iPhone, iPod and iPad

1. We download the application

Download the program, currently available only for Windows PC: DownloadSemiRestore for Windows

2. Start the Semi-Restore applicationafter extracting the .zip file downloaded in the previous step

3. Connect the iPhone, iPod or iPad to the computer with a suitable cable.Close iTunes or XCode if they are open.

4.Once the iPhone has been recognized by the program, you mustclick on the only SemiRestore buttonand start a completely automatic procedure during which you will not have to do anything but wait.

5.After a series of phases that last from 5 to 10 minutes,the SemiRestore Complete! message will appear. At this point the iPhone will reboot one last time and at startup you will find the initial configuration screen, just as if your iPhone, iPod or iPad were new.

End. Now your iPhone, iPod or iPad as good as new. Mount iOS 7.0.6 and already has the jailbreak with Cydia installed. Not bad, right?

Recall, however, thatSemi-Restor does not perform a full 100% restore: in fact, traces of files that you previously installed may remain. To date, however, Semi-Restore is the only (and best) solution available to format and restore iPhone, iPod and iPad without updating to the new iOS version. Finally, remember that to perform this procedureSHSH certificates are absolutely not required.

Versions forMacand for Linuxhave not yet been released, but are in development.

If you need to restore your iPhone, iPod or iPad updated to iOS 7.0.6 but you don't want to download and install iOS 7.1, this is the solution for you: try Semi-Restore.

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