Step 3) – After clicking on your i Device you will simply need to SHIFT click the Restore button (WINDOWS) or ALT click the Restore button (MAC OS X).A new window will now appear where you will need to select the official i OS 5 firmware file you downloaded earlier.In this how to guide from you will learn how to update to the i OS 5 firmware.This includes preparing to restore your i Phone, i Pod Touch or i Pad, as well as the actual i OS 5 updating process.
The next method of backing up your i Phone, i Pod Touch or i Pad is a soft backup – where you simply backup your contacts through i Tunes and then your music through an application called Sharepod, and finally any images.
Some of these include You Tube, Safari, and even a jailbreak tweak called Byta Font 3.
If any of these applications ever crashes when being opened, you can try some of the tips below.
This is the method I used, as you are not also returning Jailbroken content which will take up space once you transfer your content back to your i Device after restoring to i OS 5.
However, it is definitely more work, but worth it in the long run.
If you do enough research, you will know that even regular i Phone, i Pod touch, and i Pad (non-jailbroken) frequently have app crashing problems as well.