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WARNING! RetinaPad NOT Compatible With iPad3!

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    UPDATE: RetinaPad has been updated (v1.3.4) and is now iPad3 compatible.

    If you manage to get RetinaPad installed on your iPad3, it will muck it up and you will have to do a restore to get your freshly jail broken iPad3 working all better. Uninstalling RetinaPad will not help...

    Trust me on this and take my word on it. Don't do it!

    Oh, and please, don't ask me how I know. :(

    Marilyn

    P.S. Ah, the things I do for the team! :D
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    Gosh, Marilyn--I would have been besides myself if that happened to me!

    Glad that you got it sorted--and thanks for taking one for the team! :)
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    I have RetinaPad on my iPad2 5.1.1 and it hasn't caused me any problems, so it should be safe for iPad2.
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    Wow that's a bummer. Thanks for the warning!
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    let the others do the testing on Ipad 3 marilyn :) hehe.. dont be so excited on the tweaks :)
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    I installed winterboard and a few other tweaks at the same time and my settings would crash almost instantly, had to uninstall each until it worked and them reinstall them lol


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
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    Why would anyone try to install retina pad on the iPad 3? It automatically displays iPhone retina content.
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    Ya I don't see the point of retina pad on the iPad 3. Seems redundant.
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    RetinaPad Ipad3 installed

    I installed RetinaPad on Ipad 3 with absinthe 2.0 ipad 3 5.1.1 ATT, oops.
    I am having trouble restoring to 5.1.1 with itunes, it says the server cannot be contacted, and tried importing my own ipsw in itunes to 5.1.1 but it won't work, any ideas? Thanks!

    I've been having issues with safari crashing, invisible status bar, no battery icon, can't delete email etc... please help!
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    Did you try the DFU Mode and shift/restore method to restore the iPad back to iOS 5.1.1? I used an iOS 5.1.1 IPSW I already had downloaded (didn't go through iTunes) and then used the method as described in this link: http://www.ipadforums.net/jailbreak...lsafe-method-restore-current-version-ios.html

    Essentially, you'll have to start over from scratch: restore the iPad to 5.1.1 and re-run Absinthe.

    Keep us posted. And, sorry you got caught up in this too. Who knew...!?

    Marilyn
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    That was my first and only question =P

    Sorry to hear that happened but thank you all the same for letting us know! =)
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    I tried restoring via itunes with the 5.1.1 ipsw and am still getting the "The ipad cannot be restored at this time because the ipad software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable". I followed all the steps as per the tutorial. is it something with host files?
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    I would wait and try it again or just keep trying. This being the day after the jailbreak release as well as a holiday weekend I have no doubt that everyone's servers are probably being overwhelmed at this point as everyone is scrambling to update and jailbreak.
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    got it to work :) It wasn't apple servers, it's because I lived in the US all my life and now am in a foreign country and wasn't auto detecting my LAN settings and was using a VPN! Thanks for all your help guys and thanks for the tutorial Marilyn! Next time I'll look before I leap :p
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    Fell right into the RetinaPad trap too this morning. I knew restore was the answer. Restoring now... Who would've known :(
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    Bummer:( Thanks for taking one for the team!
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    Tbh, rertina pad had a lot of value when the number of ipad version of iphone apps was limited. Now almost every iphone app has an ipad version so I do not spend nearly any time using iphone apps on tje ipad, bar a couple of seconds on speedtest sometimes.

    I do have retinapad installed because I bought it long time ago, but if I hadnt, I woud not go running to buy it.
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    How I wish I'd read this before installing RetinaPad on my new iPad. Yep I can 100% backup what you're saying is correct. Totally messed it up. I had to restore and re-jailbreak to get it back to normal.
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    I too screwed up and I keep trying to restore but get error ".... unknown error (1600)



    HELP!!!!!
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    Last edited: Jun 2, 2012
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