How to do a a non-NOR restore on a jailbroken ipod?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by MadFerIt, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. MadFerIt

    MadFerIt New Member

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    Hello, I have a fully untethered jailbroken ipod touch.. But I want to do a full custom firmware restore (not NOR) without having to resort to QuickFreedom. I have Vista 64-bit and I'd rather not go through the pain/O.S. issues I had the first time around.

    Is it as simple as booting into Recovery mode and restoring the custom ipsw? Or will this fail? Please let me know.

    P.S. I've searched the forum and haven't found a solid answer to this, mainly NOR based questions. Just to let you all know.
  2. sbdxaric

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    it should work... maybe you have to apply pre-jailbreak patching though

    i dont have a 2g, so i havent really 'studied it'
  3. MadFerIt

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    Thanks but I want to be absolutely certain, I don't want to risk bricking it.
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    It is impossible to brick your iPod by jailbreaking
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    Nburnes Well-Known Member

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    You would have to go through iRecovery and input the pre-jailbreak patching yourself. It's a very manual process. Then you would be able to restore to your custom firmware.
  6. MadFerIt

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    I decided to take a risk. I set the ipod into recovery mode and used a custom ipsw straight on iTunes.

    It worked flawlessly. It seems if you've already patched, it really is simple to reinstall the custom firmware. Maybe I was just lucky of course.

    Hopefully when I need to restore to original firmware it's this painless lol.

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