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Jailbreak for A4-based devices running iOS 6.1.5 now available, A5-based devices on iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4 to get one by Christmas day

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Jailbreak for A4-based devices running iOS 6.1.5 now available, A5-based devices on iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4 to get one by Christmas day
Just yesterday, an updated evasi0n tool that could crack iOS 7 lit the hacking iOS community on fire, but it would appear that older devices were altogether next in line to receive some much-needed love.

The new exploit will allow for users of devices like the the 4th gen iPod touch and the original iPad (both iOS 7-incompatible) to break free from Apple's walled garden, granted they're running iOS versions 6.1.3 through 6.1.5. The hack works by using the well-known redsn0w/sn0wbreeze tools, though do keep in mind that these two are tethered jailbreaks as of this writing. Luckily, however, there's a way to get the jailbreak to stick (untethered) by installing the so-called 'p0sixspwn' package available from the Cydia store once you achieve a tethered jailbreak. Also, do keep in mind that the iPhone 4 is currently facing some issues, and the jailbreak process is actually considerably more complicated, though many have reported success nevertheless, so check with the source at the bottom. 

Anyways, the devs behind the exploit list the following steps:

1) Have a tethered jailbreak (either via redsn0w [Point to 6.0 IPSW] or sn0wbreeze)
.2) Open Cydia.
3) Click the "Changes" tab in the footer.
4) Press the "Refresh" button in the top left corner.
5) After "Reloading Data", perform a search for "p0sixspwn" (the O is a zero).
6) Tap Install.

That's it! You're untethered.


Best of all, the team is apparently very close to releasing a jailbreak compatible with Apple's A5 chips for iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4. The current ETA will see that one out by Christmas day – a fitting gift for the many iOS users who have been waiting anxiously.

source: ih8snow

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posted on 23 Dec 2013, 10:48 2

1. remixfa (Posts: 14145; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


wow, look at all that iOS fragmentation!

posted on 23 Dec 2013, 12:31

2. Sauce (unregistered)


I wonder why you say this, other than the obvious reason of mental corruption and anger the iOS fan boys have caused to your brain, nagging on your preferred OS.

posted on 24 Dec 2013, 09:31 1

5. remixfa (Posts: 14145; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


LOLOL.

Thats right! I have nothing better to do than let iOS crazed fanboys give me "mental corruption!"

LOLOL

Or it could just be because iOS is incredibly fragmented and the only people that cant comprehend that is "iOS fan boys". lol

posted on 24 Dec 2013, 11:04

6. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1650; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


We could say the same for you. umadbro? LOL

posted on 24 Dec 2013, 12:37

7. remixfa (Posts: 14145; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


Say what the same for me? that iOS fanboys are nutters? Your right, you could say that too!

if your going to try to throw a zinger... make sure it makes sense first. lol.

posted on 23 Dec 2013, 13:30 2

3. Cod3rror (Posts: 63; Member since: 06 Apr 2013)


Thank you to the brilliant jailbreakers!

I'm glad they didn't forget the old devices.

posted on 23 Dec 2013, 13:45

4. akshat29 (Posts: 14; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


y can't u guys just release an untethered tool?
i would be really helpful

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