New answers tagged ios-6
No. Erase all content and settings keeps your current iOS. As long as you don't use an iCloud backup from a device with a newer iOS version you will be fine.
You cannot reset your phone, or it will need you to change to latest iOS 8. Apple doesn't sign old iOS versions which means it's impossible to restore an old iOS version. If you want to just wipe the texts and contacts, that's an easier task. If you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, you just need to sync it in the following fashion: if you ...
Settings > General > Keyboard > Enable Dictation - Switch it to off.
Inside MobileSync/Backup// you should find this file "3d0d7e5fb2ce288813306e4d4636395e047a3d28" Then open it with sqlite (eg sqlite firefox plugin or "sqlite database browser"), and execute this sql query : select message.rowid, case when message.date=0 then null else datetime(message.date, 'unixepoch', 'localtime', '+31 years') end as sent, ...
I downloaded Tunebox, it was $4.99. It doesn't allow you add songs to "Music" but it does allow you to play songs from your Dropbox when your device is offline or in airplane mode. It works for what I needed.
@grgarside is correct. I will add a couple other notes. I have used this iPhone 3GS since it was released 5 years ago, most of the time, I have not even used a case. It just keeps going. Just a couple of week ago, I decided that it was getting unacceptably slow and so I decided to do a full reset. Most of your apps should restore just fine with this ...
Connect the device to iTunes and click Back Up Device. Once the backup is complete, click Restore iPhone and follow the instructions to restore iOS on your iPhone. Once this is complete, iTunes will prompt you to restore your backup which will restore all your data back to your device. All your data will be restored to your device except account passwords ...
There won't be a problem. I'm not 100% sure that upgrading to iOS 8 will be in your best interest, though, because I've seen lots of reports of people with 4Ss having performance problems on iOS 8.
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