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I have a jailbroken iPhone (3Gs, iOS 4.0.1, bb 5.13.04). I want to get jailbroken & unlocked 4.3.1 , but I cannot do it in other way than restoring from custom pwned firmware, so all my saves and app data will be erased.

How can I back up all my app data and games saves to restore them after firmware upgrade?

Thanks in advance.

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There is an insanely detailed step by step process on how to do this using the cydia app appbackup on http://applemonday.com/2011/04/jailbreak-data-apps-ios-appbackup/ which basically grabs all your app data and puts it in one folder for you to ssh into and get.

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Marvelous! I'll try it, thanks –  NR4TR Apr 20 '11 at 13:10
    
Is there any other way? I've installed AppBackup but it crashes right after splash screen :( –  NR4TR Apr 22 '11 at 15:13
    
to be honest appbackup is just a method of going through the filesystem and grabbing specific files and then putting them back in their places, so let me do some more research, there are definitely other options –  hobs Apr 22 '11 at 15:19
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I love the google search term "better than x" pragmatixconsulting.com/iphoneApps/User_Guide.html and a guide to go with it since it is paid theiphoneguru.net/2010/11/22/… –  hobs Apr 22 '11 at 15:20
    
thanks for that, will write about my results –  NR4TR Apr 22 '11 at 15:28

PKGBackup ($7 from Cydia) will back up all your settings to Dropbox.

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I'd better do it manually, thanks :) –  NR4TR Apr 23 '11 at 7:01

There is a new app out there, called Datadeposit and it saves your data to your dropbox account whyle syncing it. Awesome! http://www.iphonehacks.com/2011/05/datadeposit-nifty-jailbreak-app-allows-you-to-save-iphone-app-data-in-the-cloud-dropbox.html

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