Quick Note: Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 6.x Released
February 4, 2013 2:23 PM
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The long-awaited untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.x is finally here
Although the jailbreak was
initially expected to arrive yesterday
, the hacker group known as evad3rs finally released their long-awaited jailbreak for iOS 6.x today. The group wanted to wait until iOS 6.1 was pushed out the door to prevent Apple from deploying quick fix to squash the exploits needed to fuel the jailbreak.
As with previous jailbreaks, evasi0n allows users to install unauthorized apps onto iPads, iPhones, and iPod touch devices. In this jailbreak, the list of supported devices is quite extensive:
iPod touch (fourth and fifth generations)
The jailbreak software can be downloaded now (
), and the install process takes no more than a few clicks and few minutes to finish. The evasi0n jailbreak works on iOS 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, and 6.1.
evasi0n jailbreak in OS X
But as a reminder, please backup your device before proceeding with the jailbreak and realize that
will be slammed with people trying to access the servers for the first 24 hours (or longer).
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RE: Buy an Android instead
2/5/2013 9:46:15 AM
Rooting and flashing roms aren't the same. If rooting is too hard for you I don't think you should be flashing roms anyway. You're comparing flashing roms to jailbreaking; can you install a community developed rom for your iphone, one that's not meant to run on it?
You say you tried on Froyo, where SuperOneClick usually works. You only have to worry about the driver to correctly detect your phone. That's a one-click solution, obviously.
As always YMMV, especially if you're using a US variant.
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