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iPhone 1st Gen (unlocked 1.1.4) should I update firmware???

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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
I must admit that I've been enjoying my unlocked and jailbroken 1.1.4 1st gen iPhone on Orange for so long that I haven't bothered updating anything.
I've previously installed so many applications that I dont really think Im missing out on anything but am I?

Should I upgrade to 2.1 or stay as I am? Will iTunes 8.0 work with my existing setup if I dont update the phones firmware?
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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
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#1
iTunes 8 won't work on your jailbroken phone unless you upgrade to 2.1 first. It's worth doing if you use emails as you can delete more than one at a time. Also lots of freebies on the App Store.
#2
[FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="4"][/SIZE][/FONT]Is there a correct way to do this upgrade so we dont "brick" the phone?
#3
You can't really brick the iphone as you can always restore to an official Apple firmware then start again. There is a Quickpwn release for Windows that jailbreaks 2.1. Just google for the iphone dev team.
#4
So definetly worth updating and starting from scratch?

I'll be sorry to see all my free Apps go.
#5
Where are all the 2g iPhone owners?
#6
Cydia and Installer are on 2.1 so you won't lose anything. Just have to re-install them. The real reason to upgrade are the millons of bug fixes Apple have done to the firmware - better reception, longer battery life, calls not dropping. Just get it done already!

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