How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on Windows

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 21, 2012

Windows users, your time is here! The iPhone Dev Team has released a CLI tool update that adds support for Windows users.

This tool will allow you to perform an untethered jailbreak on both the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 using the Windows command prompt.

Check inside to download version 0.4.3 of the CLI tool, and for a step-by-step tutorial that shows you how. Read More

 

Dev Team Releases CLI Jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2

By Cody Lee on Jan 20, 2012

As promised, the infamous Dev Team has just released its CLI jailbreak which is compatible with both the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2. It’s still for Mac users only, but it does provide an alternative to the Absinthe app.

We must warn you though that this isn’t your typical jailbreak software. CLI stands for Command Line Interface, meaning using it isn’t as easy as clicking the “jailbreak” button. It’s definitely not for the feint of heart… Read More

 

iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Untethered Jailbreak Released

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 20, 2012

It’s here! The iPhone 4S and iPad 2 untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 was just released after months of anticipation, and months of hard work by pod2g and the rest of the leaders in the jailbreak community.

A huge thanks is owed to the dream team of hackers including pod2g, p0sixninja, MuscleNerd, planetbeing, Saurik, and no-doubt countless others.

Take a look inside for more details surrounding this groundbreaking moment… Read More

 

Absinthe is the new Jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2

By Sébastien Page on Jan 20, 2012

Could the tension get any higher than that? A few hours after iOS hackers working on the jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 announced that the release was imminent, we know have more details coming directly from pod2g.

In a blog post, the French hacker responsible for the upcoming jailbreak for A5 devices revealed the name of the tool that will be released by the Chronic Dev Team: AbsintheRead More

 

Dev Team Releases Important A5 Jailbreak Details

By Cody Lee on Jan 20, 2012

We know. We’re as eager for the A5 jailbreak to drop as you guys are. Probably more. But even though we’ve been saying it for weeks now, we think we’re extremely close to a public release.

And The Dev Team confirms that in its new blog post entitled “Corona A5 jailbreak nearly ready to pop!” The post provides some important information regarding the highly-anticipated exploit… Read More

 

iPhone 4S Users Planning on Unlocking Should Remain on iOS 5.0

By Guest Author on Jan 18, 2012

Although multiple warnings have suggested that iPhone 4S users update to iOS 5.0.1 before it’s too late, a new report from iClarified claims that these users should actually remain on iOS 5.0 to ensure the greatest possibility of unlocking their device in the future, should they ever need to unlock.

The news came from MuscleNerd who confirmed that an untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S running iOS 5 will be released soon after the iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak… Read More

 

RedSn0w Updated With iBooks Fix in Tow

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 15, 2012

Hot off the heels of the Corona iBooks fix, MuscleNerd tweeted that RedSn0w has been updated to 0.9.10b4 to incorporate the fix for Apple’s mobile book app.

The good news for current RedSn0w users is that all you have to do is rerun the new version over your existing jailbreak in order to receive the fix. Read More

 

RedSn0w iOS 5.0.1 Untether Updated With Fix For MobileSubstrate Error

By Alex Heath on Dec 29, 2011

The Dev Team has released beta 3 of RedSn0w for the Mac and PC to fix an error that caused MobileSubstrate to sometimes crash on jailbroken iOS devices. This specific error only seemed to crash MobileSubstrate when the latest iOS 5.0.1 untether in RedSn0w was run over an existing jailbreak. Read More

 

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 Untethered And Preserve Your Unlockable Baseband

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 27, 2011

Today, as we’re sure you’re aware of, the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 was released. Tools like RedSn0w and packages like Corona were released to take advantage of pod2g’s untethered exploit.

If you’ve had an iPhone 4 since launch, then it’s entirely possible that you’ve preserved your baseband up until now for unlocking and resale value.

If your primary concern is preserving your baseband for an UltraSn0w unlock, then you’ll be happy to hear that PwnageTool is back, and it packs full iOS 5.0.1 compatibility in tow… Read More

 

Dev Team Releases PwnageTool Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1

By Sébastien Page on Dec 27, 2011

A few hours after updating their famous jailbreak tool RedSn0w to bring an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 to the masses, the Dev Team has now released an updated version of PwnageTool.

PwnageTool is the perfect tool for unlockers, as it will allow you to create a custom IPSW, thus allowing you to update your firmware while still preserving the baseband for unlocking using either Gevey SIM or UltraSn0wRead More

 

iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Released

By Cody Lee on Dec 27, 2011

Over the past few weeks, the entire jailbreak community has watched pod2g work diligently on the iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. All eyes have been on the infamous hacker as he has tested his exploit on device after device running iOS 5.0.1.

Tonight, it appears that all of his hard work has paid off. After waiting more than 2 months for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak, it’s finally here. You can now completely jailbreak any A4 device running iOS 5.0.1. Read More

 

Redsn0w 0.9.9b9d Fixes Issues with iPhone 3GS iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak

By Sébastien Page on Dec 22, 2011

Hot on the heels of the release of RedSn0w 0.9.9b9 and UltraSn0w 1.2.5, the Dev Team was quick at fixing a bug that affected iPhone 3GS owners with older bootrom. This fix comes with RedSn0w 0.9.9b9d which was released earlier today.

If you have an iPhone 3GS with older bootrom and used RedSn0w 0.9.9b9, you can simply run this new version of RedSn0w on top of it… Read More

 

How to Unlock iOS 5.0.1 With UltraSn0w

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 21, 2011

UltraSn0w 1.2.5 was just released with iOS 5.0.1 support in tow for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. So, how do you make it work?

Inside, you’ll find a brief tutorial that shows you how to verify if you qualify for an unlock, and how to go about unlocking your iPhone with UltraSn0w 1.2.5… Read More

 

UltraSn0w 1.2.5 Unlock Released For iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 Running iOS 5.0.1

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 21, 2011

The latest version of UltraSn0w has made its way to Cydia, and it supports the latest publicly available iPhone firmware, iOS 5.0.1.

You will still need an unlockable baseband to utilize ultrasn0w, but if you meet the requirements, it is now possible to unlock your iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS running iOS 5.0.1… Read More

 

New RedSn0w Released For iOS 5.0.1 Users, Other Improvements Included

By Alex Heath on Dec 18, 2011

The Dev Team has released RedSn0w beta 9 for Mac and Windows. The jailbreak tool has been updated to offer full support for users that are stuck on iOS 5.0.1.

Like all previous releases for iOS 5, this jailbreak is a tethered one. The Chronic Dev Team’s pod2g is actively working on an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5. Read More