How to Wipe Your iPhone Without Losing Your Jailbreak Using Semi-Restore [Windows]

Posted June 23, 2013 at 2:31am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 164502 views

These are instructions on how to wipe your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to near stock condition without losing your jailbreak using Semi-Restore for Windows.

Before beginning make sure you do a backup of your device.

**Until a fix is released, do NOT use SemiRestore if you installed afc2add.


Step One
Create a Pwnage folder on your desktop. Download Semi-Restore from here and save it to the Pwnage folder you just created.


Step Two
Extract the Semi-Restore archive to the Pwnage folder


Step Three
Right click the Semi-Restore executable and select Run as Administrator from the popup menu.


*Note: If you have issues running Semi-Restore make sure you have the Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable from Microsoft installed. You may also want to try Windows XP compatibility mode.


Step Four
When Semi-Restore launches click the OK button to continue past the welcome message.


Step Five
Connect your iOS 5.0 to iOS 6.1.2 iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the computer and click the SemiRestore button.




Step Six
You phone will be rebooted as Semi-Restore wipes it clean.


Step Seven
Once Semi-Restore has completed you will be informed that the process was successful and your iOS device will be rebooted to the new device setup wizard.





THANKS:
Thanks go to CoolStar for making this tutorial possible.

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SiMPRO - March 31, 2014 at 3:31am
Will this work on iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak? i saw that it said 5 and 6 just want to double check before i do it
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