Updating and restoring ipod touch software

Here’s how to remove your jailbreak and restore stock i OS to your i Phone, i Pad or i Pod Touch.Your reasons for restoring will vary, but one reason people often choose to get rid of their jailbreak is to install the latest (not yet jailbroken) version of i OS.

This typically happens after an update to a new firmware or when you are trying to restore a backup.This is recommended more for advanced users since there are so many versions of i OS and firmware available, but here are the repository links: This is where a corrupt or half-downloaded IPSW file will sit too, but you should backup the existing IPSW file before overwriting it with a new version just in case. That’s not to say things don’t go wrong, and it might surprise you to learn there’s actually a “right way” to go about doing this.Some users report variations of a “Network Connection Timed Out” error when trying to update their i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch to a newer version of i OS or even when attempting to connect to the i Tunes Store.Errors include but are not limited to: There are numerous reasons you might encounter a network connection error with i Tunes or i OS updates, try these fixes: This is often the simplest solution and this is what you should try first.This process is only possible using a downgrade, which can be a fairly difficult operation to complete (Apple authenticates all new software installs using their own servers).SHSH blobs are in the process of being phased out in favour of the tougher-to-beat APTicket.At the time of writing, that’s 7.1.2 and it’s already been jailbroken – but that doesn’t mean you can simply upgrade using the option in .For most, that option simply won’t work and others have reported experiencing battery life problems and activation issues when updating on top of a jailbreak.If you have jailbroken your i OS device and cannot live without your favorite jailbreak apps and tweaks then it is recommended that you avoid updating to i OS 9.2, until Pangu or the Tai G team release a tool to jailbreak i OS 9.2.Before you start the download, plug in your device so the battery doesn’t drain during the update process.