iOS users can no longer downgrade from iOS 9.1 to iOS 9.0.2, as Apple on Thursday stopped signing that version of iOS via iTunes. The Cupertino firm is now only signing iOS 9,1 and newer.
The first untethered jailbreak is now available for iOS 9 devices. Chinese jailbreak team Pangu released the jailbreak on Wednesday.
TaiG, the jailbreaking team out of China, has released an untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 8.3. The Windows-only tool works with compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.
The Pangu jailbreak for iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 has been updated, allowing Mac users to jailbreak their devices. Previously, the updated app was only available for Windows users.
Cydia Creator Jay Freeman (saurik) has tweeted that the jailbreak for iOS 8.0 to 8.1 is now “stable enough” for use.
A few days ago, Stefan Esser, better known as i0n1c among jailbreakers, revealed he had successfully performed an untethered jailbreak on his iPhone 5c running iOS 7.1.1. Now he’s showing off his feat, posting a video showing his device running Cydia on iOS 7.1.1, both before and after the device is turned off, and then back on.
While we don’t usually endorse jailbreaking your iOS device, especially one that would still be under warranty, such as the iPhone 5s, we have to admit that a tweak for the recent iOS 7 jailbreak does add some nice functionality for the iPhone 5s’s Touch ID sensor.
There has been much controversy around the surprise public release of an iOS 7 jailbreak earlier this week, and the jailbreak’s authors, the evad3rs, have published another open letter in an attempt to clear up some questions and concerns related to the release.
Following the release of the Evad3rs’ release of the first untethered iOS 7 jailbreak, Jay Freeman, creator of jailbreak App Store Cydia, has put in some excellent work, and has released an updated version of Cydia with a new look and feel designed with iOS 7 in mind.
Now that the new untethered iOS 7 jaiulbreak is live, and out there in the world, some of you might be wondering how to use it on your devices. Fortunately, it’s extremely simple – and Tom Richardson has put together a handy video tutorial to show you exactly how it is done!
The moment many iOS 7 users have been waiting 4 has finally arrived. In a surprise announcement on Sunday (and just in time for the holidays), the Evasion team has released the first untethered jailbreak for iOS 7. The update is compatible with any and all iOS devices running iOS 7 firmwares up to 7.0.4.
Apple’s been waging a war against jailbreaking for a long time, taking every opportunity to close loopholes and make the process more difficult for users. This has led many to wonder whether their upcoming iOS 7 release will jailbreakable at all – but it appears there’s some encouraging news!
With the release of iOS 6.1.3, Apple officially killed off the exploits required for the “Evasi0n” untethered jailbreak, leaving many users to wonder when it would be “safe” to update their jailbroken devices to Apple’s latest firmware. According to iOS hacker and Evad3rs team member Pod2g, the answer is that it probably won’t happen until Apple releases iOS 7.
Jailbreaking isn’t just a way to get free apps, or to get a cool lockscreen. It’s almost become an art form. With that in mind, let’s find out more about those amongst us who do jump in and install Cydia. The jailbreakers.
The iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 update, which was seeded to developers last week, will put an end to one of the exploits used in the evasion jailbreak.
Following the release of iOS 6.1.2 earlier today, the Evad3rs (makers of the new Evasi0n untethered jailbreak) confirmed that the new firmware can still be jailbroken. The team has also released an updated version of the evasi0n jailbreak with full support for jailbreaking iOS 6.1.2.