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How to Update to iOS 6.1.2 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad


Now that iOS 6.1.2 is released and jailbreakable via Evasi0n 1.4 jailbreak tool most of you are free to update to iOS 6.1.2 without worrying about losing jailbreak. The evasi0n jailbreak tool supports untethered jailbreak on iOS 6.1.2 for iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 5G, 4G and iPad 2,3,4, and iPad Mini.

iOS 6.1.2 OTA

Those who are unaware of how to update to iOS 6.1.2 here is complete step by step guide. However, if you rely on Ultrasn0w unlock or Gevey SIM hardware unlock then you must not update to stock firmware and wait until Redsn0w or Sn0wbreeze tools are update to let you create custom firmware with preserve baseband option.

If you have factory unlocked iPhone then you may go ahead and follow this guide to quickly update to iS 6.1.2.

Video Guide to Update iOS 6.1.2 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

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How to Jailbreak iOS 6.1.2 on iPhone

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How to Update to iOS 6.1.2 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Method 1: Manual Update

1. Download iOS 6.1.2 IPSW file respective to your iOS device.

2. Now connect your iOS device to PC/Mac

3. Start iTunes and click on your device from top navigation menu.

Select iOS Device

4. Now click on Backup Now to take the complete backup of your device.(This step is important as your will lose all your personal data and only way to get back is to restore to this backup)

Backup Now Your iPhone

5. Now press shift key and click on Update button on Windows

On Mac press and hold Option key and click on update button

Update Your iPhone

6. Now browse and select iOS 6.1.2 IPSW file downloaded in step 1

Browse iOS 6.1.2 IPSW

7. That’s it, now wait for iTunes to complete the rest of the update process, it may take some time and do not unplug your device during the update process.

Once your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad reboots, you may restore back your data.

The next method is very simple method and requires you to be connected to good WIFI network or 3G network, we recommend you to follow manual method whenever possible.

Method 2: Over The Air (OTA)

1.  Open Settings app on your iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad

2. Now access General and software Update tab and wait for your device to check for new available update. You will get a push notification of the new update available.

General Software Update for iPhone

3. When you see a iOS 6.1.2 update tap on Download and Install button

iOS 6.1.2 OTA Update

4. Click on Agree on terms and conditions

iOS 6.1 OTA TOS

5. Now your iOS device will start downloading iOS 6.1.2, make sure you are connected to good network

6. Once it finishes downloading you will be asked to agree terms and conditions, click agree and let update process begin.

7. Now wait for update process to complete, your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad may boot few times during this update process.

Do make sure to backup SHSH blobs.

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