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.
As expected, the popular “evasi0n” untethered iOS 6 jailbreak tool has just been updated to version 1.3 (as revealed by the Evad3rs team on Twitter). The update adds support for iOS 6.1.1 on the iPhone 4S, which Apple released earlier today.
The new untethered iOS 6 ‘evasi0n’ jailbreak has certainly been extremely popular, having been used to jailbreak over 7 million devices in it’s first week of release – but with Apple’s iOS 6.1.1 jailbreak on the horizon, many jailbreakers may wonder whether the update could block their jailbreak.
We all know the new evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 6/6.1 has been making waves – but just how popular has the new iOS 6 jailbreak really been? According to Cydia creator Jay Freeman in an interview with Forbes, the tool was used to jailbreak over 7 million devices in it’s first 4 days of availability!
The developers of the popular ‘evasi0n’ untethered iOS 6 jailbreak have released an updated version of their jailbreak, which fixes issues some users reported regarding unusually long device boot tomes after jailbreaking, as well as an issue that caused the iOS Weather app to crash after jailbreaking.
Now that the ‘evasi0n’ iOS 6 untethered jailbreak has arrived, many who are new to the jailbreaking scene might be wondering what jailbreak tweaks or apps they should try to get started. I’ve rounded up a few that I have used and enjoyed in the past, and have come up with 7 of my favorites – I hope you enjoy them as well as I have!
The new ‘evasi0n’ untethered iOS 6 jailbreak has certainly been popular, racking up 100,000 downloads in its first 10 minutes of availability. That’s just the beginning, however. According to Cydia creator Saurik, the jailbreak managed to hit over 1.7 billion downloads by Tuesday morning – less than 42 hours after launching!