Wife updated iPad 2 via Wi-fi, need HELP please!!

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  1. iphoneuser

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    The wife updated my jailbroken iPad 2 via wi-fi to to the latest IOS, now the iPad shows plug into itunes and when I do it's in recovery mode and wants to force me to (Restore & Update)!!

    I DON'T have anything synced or backed up!!

    Is there something I can do??

    I have not completed the updated from a PC.

    I really hope someone can help with this as it is very important I have a lot of family photos and other stuff that I stupidly didn't backup or sync.

    Awaiting someones advice.

    Regards,
     
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    This tutorial will enable you to get your iPad back to operational condition, as long as you follow every step exactly as written. http://www.ipadforums.net/jailbreak...lsafe-method-restore-current-version-ios.html

    Now for the bad news. Unfortunately, you're going to lose everything on your iPad. The tutorial will give you a factory restore on your iPad. Normally you would use a backup to set up the iPad and restore all photos, etc. since you don't have a backup, you will not be able to recover the lost items. Anything bought from iTunes or the AppStore can be downloaded again from your purchased history.
     
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    Please don't tell me that :(

    How come all the info has gone if the update did not complete?
    Shouldn't the stuff be somewhere still on the ipad?
     
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    Is your phone operational, or is it stuck in the middle of the incomplete update and restore?
     
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    it's stuck in rcovery mode.
    The wife clicked on update from the settings, then it must have downloaded the ios and got to a stage where it said connect to itunes, she wasn't watching what it was doing so don't know what steps the ipad went through to get to the revovery/connect to itunes prompt.
     

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