It will take a few minutes to complete the process.
With the first method, you can handily copy your important data with i Tunes.
Want to restore your i Phone 7/SE/6/5/4 without upgrading to the latest i OS 10.1.1 or i OS 9/8?
With the daily usage of your i Phone or i Pad, more and more data are gathered on your i OS device.
However if your device has a software problem, which makes it inevitable for you to restore it then you will lose your jailbreak if you do it through i Tunes.
To help users who are having such a problem a tool called Semi Restore 7 has been released.
The i OS 7.1 update is currently available for download, which means if you restore your device right now it will automatically get upgraded to the latest version.
While that is not a big issue for normal i OS users it is a big concern for those who jailbreak their device because i OS 7.1 jailbreak hasn’t been released yet.
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