Can't Restore iPhone from Backup after 5.0.1 untethered Jailbreak ? Well, “Restoring from a previous backup” is what we do every time after updating or restoring our iPhone. Restoring iPhone 4, 3GS from previous backup is pretty easy, because after updating your iPhone, iTunes will ask you either to restore from a previous backup or set as a new device. Pod2g released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 so all the users had to update their devices to iOS 5.0.1 before jailbreaking it.
- First of All, restore your iPhone using iTunes.
- Download the latest release of redsn0w and follow this step by step tutorial to jailbreak your iDevice on iOS 5.0.1
- After successful jailbreaking, Install SAM on your iPhone. Activate your Phone using SAM, We have already posted a tutorial how to activate your iPhone using SAM.
- After activating, When you will connect your iDevice with iTunes, it will ask you either to restore from a previous backup or set up your iPhone as a New device.