The reason these devices were initially excluded was because the kernel vulnerability used to accomplish the jailbreak on other devices didn’t appear to work on the iPod 3G and the iPhone 3GS.
Although the hacker hasn’t provided more details on how he was eventually able to verify that the jailbreak will be possible, he says he will update us with more details later.
Check inside for the updated list of devices that will be compatible for the 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak…
Good news. We’ve found a way through for iPod 3G and iPhone 3Gs users. Upcoming jailbreak will be compatible.
— pod2g (@pod2g) May 18, 2012
Devices that have been tested and guaranteed to work:
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 4S
- iPad 1
- iPad 2 Wifi
- iPad 3 Wifi
- iPad 3 CDMA
- iPod 3G
- iPod 4G
Devices that have yet to be tested, but should work:
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad 2 GSM
- iPad 2 CDMA
- iPad 2 Wifi, R2
- iPad 3 Global
- Apple TV 2
Devices that won’t work:
- Apple TV 3
Be sure to stay tuned to iDB for the latest on the iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak situation, and be sure to visit pod2g’s blog to stay in touch with his ongoings.
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