With every passing day, the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 inches closer. To hold us over, pod2g has been great about releasing updates and details revolving around his progress.

His latest blog post answers questions that have undoubtedly been on the minds of many who are highly anticipating the jailbreak. For starters, how and why does he have a jailbreak, yet the dev teams have yet to release it to the public?

The exploit I used to inject the untethering files to the 4S relies on having a developer account, and can’t be released publicly.

It’s the same reason why @MuscleNerd has an iPad 2 tethered jailbreak but couldn’t distribute it.

So, we need to find a distributable exploit to remount the system partition read/write and to set Corona files at the correct places.

But that’s not all; pod2g also touches on reasons why the A4 jailbreak was easier to achieve than the A5 jailbreak. As always, it’s an interesting read. Head over to pod2g’s blog and check it out.

  • Anonymous

    noes!!! i updated my ipad last night!

    • Chris Smith

      You’re ok on 5.0.1 (ipad2) from what I understand.

      Maybe just me but after reading the last few posts re a5 jailbreak it doesn’t seem likely for release next week, it’s not even viable yet to release. Hope I am wrong 😉

  • Anonymous

    Freedom is calling.

  • Anonymous

    Fuck those haters man. Stop rushing pod2g, retarded dicks.

  • I’m so sad… :-((((

  • Keep up the hard work

  • Sigh

  • Kok Hean

    Tell him to take his time, or else it will be the same as comex’s JailbreakMe 3.0, rushed with bugs because some idiot leaked the files.

    And tell him to take his time, I still don’t have my new device yet :p

    And his message to the haters is:
    “pod2g, release this stuff quick, [your insult here], I’ve waited enough now.”
    “If I could, I would.”

  • Oh so sad man, the good thing is they are trying hard!

  • I’m confused…. Didn’t he say yesterday the 4s jailbreak was going to be released within a week? This sounds like it will be much much longer than a week….

    • He said with luck it /could/ come out within a week. This isn’t really what you call luck so that’s why he said that before.

  • But that doesn´t mean JB will not come out next week. just answers to frequently asked questions.

  • Anonymous

    It’s not sounding good for the a5. Comex did a good job at closing the holes. We need geohot to come out of nowhere with a bootroom exploit.

  • Anonymous

    I’m sticking on 4.3.3 no matter what because i’ve tried the untethered and tethered for iOS 5 and both were buggy as shit tbh. Losing memory for no reason, random reboots which of course was annoying as hell when tethered, respringing into safe mode when trying to free up memory in sbsettings and that was more than enough to make me scrap it, it just isn’t reliable and there are no issues at all with 4.3.3.

    I’m referring to my iPhone 4 btw, i’m not claiming to have already been jailbroke on the 4S lol.

    • Dan

      my tethered 5.0.1 jailbreak has been great, did you use corona? I did a full restore then jailbreak with redsnow, no problems at all.

      • I have Sn0wbreeze with semi tether build-into IPWS.
        Install Corona over, working fine. But,it delected iBook.
        After I install iBookfix2, iPhone 4 locks at Apple logo.
        Atfer I rerun iBooty & Redsn0w. iPhone need to connect to PC only to get completely boot. (no need to click anything)
        And dictionaries & Skype don’t work.

        It’s worst than Semitether I had.

      • iBookfix2? That’s from an untrusted/pirated source, so that’s most likely why your iPhone was stuck at the boot logo.

      • Also, to get Skype and other things like that to work, install “Xcon” from Cydia.

  • Westin Bielecky

    What happens when the A6 chip comes out…

    iMessage – – Zipod@ymail.com

  • Dan

    ok, well didn’t he say it was almost ready? this seems like a big hurdle

  • (WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD BE THINKING) “Apple, stop telling us that your iOS is amazing. Make JB a simple addition to every iDevice & only than will you have an amazing iOS.” MORAL OF THE STORY. Do not be upset with pod2g & the dev team whatsoever, they are brilliant. Be upset with Apple for being stubborn & making all of us go thru unnecessary anger & confusion because we wish to truly have a unique device that suits our individual desires.

  • That man is my hero

  • Just be patient everyone. He did say ” with some luck” it would be released next week. That was not a for sure release date. I’m as anxious as anyone else in here, but these guys do hard work for us, all we should do is at least show our support.

    • Woot! Thank @pod2g for you hard work. Take your time, I am looking forward to the 4S jailbreak, my iPhone is just not the same without it. People have to remember without these DEVS working on the JB we would be screwed, so show your support to the DEVS for their hard work!

  • Keep up the outstanding work pod2g , some of us really appreciate what your doing !!

  • Does that mean that I can update my iPhone 4s to 5.0.1 since the jailbreak is going to be for 5.0.1?

    • Yes hurry, do It now, because apple will soon come out with a new update to patch that exploit and then u won’t be able to get 5.0.1

  • I hope everyone of you guys appreciate his continues work and what joy he bring to us on giving us the possibility to jailbreak our devices. so after you use the redsnow to jailbreak on the end of it you will find a link where you can donate … any little helps!!!

  • I guess we won have jailbreak for A5 device …