Why do I always lose all my apps and data when I update?

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    When I updated my iPhone to iOS 5 I lost all my jailbroken cydia apps, tweaks and any regular apps I got from being jailbroken.

    I want to update my iPad to iOS 5 and jailbreak now, but I don't want to lose all my data from 4.3 that I have right now. Isn't there a way to make it so I can backup ALL my apps, regardless of them being available due to a jailbreak?
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    You can't do them all together, but this tutorial outlines a process to do everything separately - http://www.ipadforums.net/jailbreak...des/26399-how-upgrade-your-ios-jailbreak.html
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    I know this might sound silly but your 12 step guide is so clearly written it is just what i was looking for but unfortunately i want to follow these steps to update my iphone 4 on ios 4.3.3 to ios 5. Would these steps work if followed to updte my iphone 4?
    Also i will be using my mac if thy helps at all.

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