Tethered jailbreak arrives early for iOS 6

Tethered jailbreak arrives early for iOS 6
iOS 6 might have been released just days ago, but a tethered jailbreak is already available thanks to the almighty Dev-Team and their Redsn0w creation. The jailbreak however doesn’t work with the latest iPhone 4S, and only with the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4th gen. 


As mentioned in the tweet, Cydia is not included and the reason for this is that the third-party app store is not yet coded for the newest version of iOS.

Otherwise the installation process is fairly standard if you’ve jailbroken already. You have to downloda the iPhone Deve Team redsn0w tool and the iOS 6 Beta IPSW firmware file from Apple. From there on, you mount the IPSW file, and let the tool do its magic.

You should always be careful when jailbreaking your device, and even more so when jailbreaking a beta. This will definitely raise your geek status, but will only confuse your mom or girlfriend, so there you have it, a word of warning.

Hit the source link below for the detailed instructions on jailbreaking iOS 6 on iPhone 4, 3GS or 4th gen iPod touch.


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10 Comments

1. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

and it will allow me to turn my iphone into a wifi hotspot while only paying 25 one time. and its pretty good. used it to connect my xbox to the internet. baller.

2. Alp1111

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

The ios 6 doesnt exist yet how can it be possible ok it was announced but just didnt exist that is so weird

4. skymitch89

Posts: 1451; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

The Developers Beta has been released so that they can make/adapt their apps for it.

7. Alp1111

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

thanks

3. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Too little...too late.

5. skymitch89

Posts: 1451; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

It's jailbroken until iOS offically rolls out. I'm sure that by then Apple would've heard about this, changed whatever would be needed to be changed to keep it from being jailbroken, and will try to make it more difficult to jailbreak.

8. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

eh unteathered jailbreaks come out either the day the os comes out or the day after... they are not extremely hard-- making the untethered one is what takes forever...

10. hiBreed

Posts: 90; Member since: May 29, 2012

I wouldn't worry about that, ios is made by humans, not 'asgardians'

6. Evil_SaNz

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

Scary how they jailbroke so fast. Wasn't iOS unpenetrable?

9. hiBreed

Posts: 90; Member since: May 29, 2012

Damn! Some devs really mean to f*** apple, and its a*a*

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