iOS 6 tethered jailbreak now works with iPhone 4 and 3GS

iOS 6 tethered jailbreak now works with iPhone 4 and 3GS
It has been less than 24 hours since Apple released the iOS 6 update for many of its existing devices – iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and the new iPad, to name a few. However, that tiny amount of time was enough for those code-crunching experts to jailbreak the platform's latest release, albeit to a limited extent.

The iPhone Dev-Team’s Redsn0w jailbreak works with iOS 6 on several devices, namely the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and the fourth-gen iPod touch. Note that the jailbreak is tethered, meaning that the procedure has to be repeated each time your iDevice needs a reboot. Newer devices, such as the iPhone 4S and the new iPad are not supported yet, and there is no word whether they will be anytime soon. 

In case you are ready to jailbreak your iPhone, despite the hack's limitations, there is a detailed tutorial available at the source link below. Just don't forget that there's always the chance of ending up with a bricked handset, so proceed at your own risk.

source: Redmond Pie

Related phones

iPhone 4
  • Display 3.5" 640 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A4, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1420 mAh(7.00h 3G talk time)
iPhone 3GS
  • Display 3.5" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1219 mAh(12.00h talk time)



1. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

without jailbreak iOS user can't breath clean air?

2. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

why are so people so bitter with apple and its iDevices?! iOS just work just fine! its like you are also saying that rooted android device will be better...

5. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

i never say that. i just ask, see the question mark "?"

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Envy. That's all it is.

12. buccob

Posts: 2963; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

iOS just work just fine just like Google and Nokia Maps...

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

do you really wanna know why its called "jail break" for IOS and rooted for android? well apples operating system is a "prison" (restricted) and in order for an ifan to escape that prison and be free, he or she must........ Jail break it! im not tryna be funny either....makes sense doesnt it?

7. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Make sense.. I'm interested why it is called rooted for android

8. baldilocks

Posts: 1495; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Uhhh, because you are gaining access to the root file system. Google would have told you that in a few seconds.

9. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

I mean is there any other possible name other than rooted. to make it sound much cooler

10. adelta90

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

If rooted doesnt sound cool enough, then android is not for you :)

4. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

Too bad my first gen iPad will never see iOS6. I have most of the new features on the device already. Thank you Cydia. I do wish someone would release the ultimate android tablet already.

6. bachelorrn0121

Posts: 57; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

You know why iphone user want to jailbreak? Because I think they want to taste android.. ICS, GB and JB are delicious..

13. r2212xx

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Wish they could 'jailbreak' iOS 6 maps and enable street view, bring accurate locations and local business listings...

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