iPad 2 JB at 6.1 any point upgrading to 6.1.2?

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  1. snowbound
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    Currently have iPad2 jailbroken with Evasion on iOS 6.1 and was wondering if there is any point of upgrading to 6.1.2 while I can or should I leave well enough alone?
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    If well enough is good enough then leave well enough alone and that will be good enough ;-)

    A little more seriously, people here can not tell you if you should update your software. The benefits are having the latest software with the latest fixes from Apple. The risk is that you will soon realize you want the latest software but you will be unable to get it because the signing window will have closed and there is no jailbreak for whatever firmware is available when you make the decision. I see no reason not to update while you still can.
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    Question for you. I just asked about this in the ipad 2 forum. When you updated your ipad 2 from ios 5 to ios 6, how was the performance? Did you see any decreases? I have seen some things online suggesting when people updated from ios 5 to ios 6, their ipad 2 was a lot slower. I'm trying to see if I should update my ipad 2 as well.

    Thoughts?

    Also, side note, I updated my ipad 4 from ios 6.1 to 6.1.2 yesterday, per this guide: http://www.ipadforums.net/jailbreak...355-how-upgrade-your-6-x-jailbroken-ipad.html

    went fine, easy, and super fast. I wasn't sure if it was worth it, and for how long it took and how easy it was, it was worth it to me.
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    I would believe that 6.1.2 runs faster with fewer glitches but I could be wrong, although cydia seems to work better on my 6.1.2 ipad vs my 6.1.1 ipad
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    I updated from 5.1.1 to 6.1 and one problem I had was I could not get the ipw to upgrade properly via normal means even after using DFU. I wound up having to use RedSnow to apply the .IPW file to get the ipad to 6.1. I haven't had any problems with apps themselves.
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    thanks for that. I may be updating mine, just for the heck of it.
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    If it's running just fine, why upgrade? There's no stereotyping of "oh you're on iOS 6.1, you're behind. 6.1.2's the best". If it works for you, stay with it. Personally, I recommend not upgrading your iOS until you have to for compatibility reasons or if your device is having problems. You don't have to keep up with the latest iOS unless it fixes a problem you're experiencing on your device. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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    yeah I don't really care what version it is, but compatibility, that is kind of why I want to do it. Any apps now are going to be for Ios6 and forward. Plus my ipad 4 is on ios 6 too. And the window for jailbreak may close for some time again, you never know. I will likely update it.

    Thanks for all the input.

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