Not To Lose Jailbreak When Restoring Use SemiRestore Tool
How to restore iPhone without losing jailbreak is one of the issues that users faced with jailbroken device. That’s why thinking to do jailbreak or not to do many users count all the pros and cons. One of the major drawbacks of jailbreaking process is stability problems can be not so stable especially when Cydia is present. But on the other hand, full functionality improvements could not be disregarded.
With past jailbreaks there was some other issue the inability to restore to default settings on the device. The thing that the majority of us perform each time once in a while as a question of standard protocol. But there is a solution to this problem the SemiRestore tool. It lets to set up factory settings whilst leaving fixed jailbreak completely unaffected.
The majority of users have continued using devices that required a recalibration by using a restore in past times and just simply because I didn’t wish to be still left languishing on stock software package. But with the help of the updated Semi-Restore tool now clean things up without losing the most important means. And now it is available for every user.
Like most launched tools and apps, Semi-Restore tool is compatible with iOS 8 through iOS 8.1, and although it requires OpenSSH. And it is not so hard to get started with using it.
Note that at present time Semi-Restore has only been updated for Windows and Linux.
So, if you have planned to restore your device but have been terrified of losing your current jailbreak, with the new and updated SemiRestore version you will fill safe.
Please be attentive that at present time Apple is still signing iOS 8.1 firmware for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It means that SemiRestore is basically useless right now. But when Apple will stop signing the firmware, then you won’t be able to restore to iOS 8.1, and that’s time when you’ll have to use SemiRestore. So this is the way how to restore iPhone without losing jailbreak. Please look through the following statements before you proceed to Semi-Restore your device:
- SemiRestore supports Windows XP SP3 or higher.
- SemiRestore supports 32 & 64 Bit Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 or a higher equivalent distro).
- Windows users must have iTunes, and .NET 4.0 or higher installed.
- Linux users must have libimobiledevice, GTK 3, libusbmuxd-tools, and openssl installed (which should be by default).
- Linux users must read the README file
- There may be a better way to fix your current problem. For example, to fix “Safe Mode” issues, you can just uninstall Mobile Substrate from Cydia.
- Like any other restore, make sure you backup your data if you want it later.
- Avoid using your iOS device or anything related to iTunes or XCode during the Semi-Restore. Why not actually go outside?
This process can not and does not repair broken system files! Avoid all Siri Ports, as they are not only illegal (except for Spire on 5.0.1) but they also create problems and may potentially break system files (even Spire can cause this).
Your device will respring or reboot several times during the SemiRestore. This is perfectly normal, so don’t panic.