upgrading to 3.0

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  1. Onetimeonly

    Onetimeonly New Member

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    im going to upgrade to 3.0 since many games that i like are 3.0 only...
    but i have a jailbroken 2g itouch and if i upgrade to 3.0, and then jailbreak it, will i lose the stuff already on my ipod? like jailbroken apps and songs ? if so, how do i back up everything so i dont have to redownload 10 gigs of stuff?
  2. Appman

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    Hey I had the same EXACT problem. There is a tool called isafecopy. It is a computer program that works via ssh. It is super easy. It backs up all jailbroken data in a folder and when you rejailbreak after a upgrade you download open ssh from cydia and connect to isafecopy via USB. And it connects to your iPod and then hit restore. Here's the link to it (you can get the 30 day trial or buy it) :http://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Phone-Tools/IPhone/iSafeCopy.shtml. If you want step by step directions, do's and dont's and tricks ( trust me there are plenty) for isafecopy just ask.

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  3. ben

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    You should not update. Do a full restore *not from backup* and then upgrade to 3.0. Then you can jailbreak it.
    You could just write down a list of Cydia apps you use and redownload them.
    As for themes, use WinSCP and just copy them to your desktop.
    That's what I did.
  4. Onetimeonly

    Onetimeonly New Member

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    well im gonna buy the update later today.. are you saying i should use that isafe thing and then after i jailbreak 3.0 put everything back?
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    Yes!! It's not like a iTunes backup. Get it and you'll see. ( if you want instructions I can post them.
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    Oh yea after you backup on isafecopy restore to 2.2.1 then upgrade to 3.0
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    yes, please post instructions
    im bad with stuff like this lol
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    If you didn't see when you downloaded this that this is a beta trial version for 30 days so you have to rejailbreak between the days.
    1: install open ssh on iPod from cydia.
    2: download isafe copy
    3: unzip file
    4: run isafecopy
    5: connect device via USB and click connect.
    6: once connected you can choose the categories you want to make a backup of
    7: then hit backup
    It will start backing up you data into a folder within the folder you unzipped.
    8: once it's done check all backup folders and make sure some aren't empty if some are check only that category and hit backup( it might take awhile to do but it's better than hours of reinstalling)
    9: so now if you have to backup a few times you will have afew backup folders, no big deal. You should now hit disconnect after making sure you backed up everything.
    Warning: do not use the respring/reboot buttons on isafecopy.
    10: unplug your device and respring or reboot manually ( I think it's optional)
    11: restore to stock 2.2.1 then upgrade to 3.0
    12: jailbreak and install openssh on your device
    13: connect to isafecopy like in earlier steps.
    14: hit restore button and I think you pick the file with your backup from side first.
    If you have a few backups you wil have to do them one by one.
    15: after all the backup process is done hit disconnect. Reboot manually not through isafecopy.
    16: hopefully all the stuff is back on your iPod.
    Hey I hope these instructions helped and all goes well.
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    All you need is AptBackup to backup your Cydia Apps.

    Not quite sure what you mean by jailbroken apps, but if its what I think it is, I reported you.

    AptBackup for Cydia Apps, and iTunes backup for reg. apps.

    Not that difficult here.
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    On the bigboss blog they said aptbackup probably wouldn't work on 3.0 because some of the jailbroken apps such as the ones you get from cydia not [PIRACY]us or whatever, aren't yet ported to 3.0. I'm completely against piracy. So i'm not quite sure what you mean by jailbroken apps.
    Right now isafecopy is your best bet.
    Not that difficult here.
  10. Onetimeonly

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    umm... whats the report for? I just dont want to download those emulators and stuff off cydia.. not hacked applications

    and i am going to follow those instructions- thanks!


    edit: i jailbreaked with quickfreedom.. can i use redsn0w after upgrading?

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