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    Default 2 steps to protect against unintentional upgrade

    In preparation for a possible upgrade and to avoid me (or someone else) accidentally upgrading my iPhone, I've done the following:

    1. Save a local copy of iTunes 7.4.2
    2. ** Important **: Set your firewall (in my case Little Snitch) to block all access to the iPhone update server: nwk.itunes.com 17.149.160.45. To check, I removed all rules I set for iTunes, then clicked the iPhone tab's "Check for Update" button. Little Snitch asks if you want to allow a port 80 connection to the above server. I said "Block server forever." Click again and iTunes will protest that it cannot reach the update server (good!). I still allowed all other port 80 connections since they are needed for iTunes other functionality.

    Doing all of this still allows iTunes to update podcasts, connect to the music store and validate purchased songs (as long as you let all other connections work).

    This granular control over what ports/servers programs access is the key reason to own programs like Little Snitch on the Mac or Zone Alarm on the PC.

    Also, consider doing the following:
    - Save a local copy of the firmware and eep files (search the forums)
    - Keep local copies of Apptapp installer, Anysim (or other unlock app), independence

    These local copies will allow me to get back or stay at my current happy 1.02 state.

    Good luck and may the dev team prevail. Hopefully this is all for nothing.
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    good idea.... I think you should just not click the button that says update... and if you accidentally do that, just don't click yes.

    And btw, your name is a little excessive as well?

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    When I tried registering on this forum a while ago it rejected literally every name I threw at it, including numbers etc (username taken). In frustration I mashed the keyboard and it seemed to accept it. Sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohqe-bq29ruq-c78ru98889 View Post
    When I tried registering on this forum a while ago it rejected literally every name I threw at it, including numbers etc (username taken). In frustration I mashed the keyboard and it seemed to accept it. Sorry.
    That's just awesome.

    Thanks for the good tips as well. I'll make sure I do all this on my Macs straight away.

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    great idea, I'm going to try that


    nice story about the nickname lol


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    Hey

    I m just wondering when m clicking “About iTune” along with other information its also giving information “Apple Mobile Device 1.1.1.1” what does it mean.

    What you guys suggest either I use this iTune for unlocking or use older 7.3 version of iTune. I’ll be appreciate for your advice

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    what if everytime i sync my phone i disc from the net?

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    Thanks, i came to the forum today looking for a post just like this one

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohqe-bq29ruq-c78ru98889 View Post
    In preparation for a possible upgrade and to avoid me (or someone else) accidentally upgrading my iPhone, I've done the following:

    1. Save a local copy of iTunes 7.4.2
    2. ** Important **: Set your firewall (in my case Little Snitch) to block all access to the iPhone update server: nwk.itunes.com 17.149.160.45. To check, I removed all rules I set for iTunes, then clicked the iPhone tab's "Check for Update" button. Little Snitch asks if you want to allow a port 80 connection to the above server. I said "Block server forever." Click again and iTunes will protest that it cannot reach the update server (good!). I still allowed all other port 80 connections since they are needed for iTunes other functionality.

    Doing all of this still allows iTunes to update podcasts, connect to the music store and validate purchased songs (as long as you let all other connections work).

    This granular control over what ports/servers programs access is the key reason to own programs like Little Snitch on the Mac or Zone Alarm on the PC.

    Also, consider doing the following:
    - Save a local copy of the firmware and eep files (search the forums)
    - Keep local copies of Apptapp installer, Anysim (or other unlock app), independence

    These local copies will allow me to get back or stay at my current happy 1.02 state.

    Good luck and may the dev team prevail. Hopefully this is all for nothing.
    iTunes > Preferences > untick "Check for updates automatically"

    - should do the trick?

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    How about when doing a Restore?

    For instance, if your iPhone locks up or starts behaving erratically after installing a bad app and you need to recover?


 

 
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