If you see an error message while trying to update your device wirelessly, learn what to do.
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.
Since Apple is not signing i OS 7.0.6 or earlier any more you cannot restore to these versions of the operating system even if you want to.
Can I restore my i Phone 6 without updating to i OS 10?
i Tunes said it would restore and update to the latest software.
To help users who are having such a problem a tool called Semi Restore 7 has been released.
Using this tool i OS users can ‘semi-restore’ their device without actually updating to i OS 7.1, thus retaining their device’s jailbreak state.
Once the phone is connected you should automatically see it appear in the i Tunes application.
Using Recovery Mode (i Phone 7)Using Recovery Mode (i Phone 6S and Older)Using Cydia on a Jailbroken i Phone Community Q&A This wiki How teaches you how to restore a previous backup on your i Phone without updating it to the latest version of i OS in the process.
You can choose to use i Tunes or i Cloud to get them backed up.
In this way, some settings will also be backed up and restored to your i Phone later.
If your computer is using Personal Hotspot on the i OS device that you’re updating, connect your computer to a different Wi-Fi or Ethernet network before you update.