How to Permanently Preserve Your iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 5, 2012

If you’ve been paying attention to the jailbreak scene lately, then you’ve heard the warnings about preparing for Apple’s next counter move against jailbreakers. The question is this: have you heeded it?

It’s imperative that you update to iOS 5.0.1 now and save your SHSH blobs across all devices, including the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. That way, you can always downgrade to iOS 5.0.1 later, which means you will always have access to an untethered jailbreak.

We’ll show you how to create a firmware file for your A4 devices that can always be jailbroken. We’ll also tell you what to do to preserve the jailbreakability of your A5 devices as well. If you haven’t done this yet, now is the time to act… Read More

 

TinyUmbrella Updated With Support For Second iPhone 4S iOS 5.0.1 Build

By Alex Heath on Jan 3, 2012

TinyUmbrella has been updated with support for saving SHSH blobs on the second build of iOS 5.0.1 that Apple released weeks ago for the iPhone 4S. As you cautioned earlier today, it’s important to update to the latest iOS firmware and save your SHSH blobs for the untethered jailbreak.

iPhone 4S and iPad 2 users could be getting an untethered jailbreak as soon as next week, so now is the perfect time to update iOS and save your blobs! Read More

 

How to Fix “Device Not Eligible for Upgrade, Restore, Requested Build” Error

By Sébastien Page on Dec 28, 2011

When trying to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a newer firmware to take advantage of an untethered jailbreak, you might have encountered various problems, such as error message 1013, 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603, 1604, etc. These errors might tell you that your device is not eligible for upgrade, or that it’s not eligible for restore, or even that it isn’t eligible for the requested build.

There are fairly common errors, and thankfully there is an easy fix. All it takes in a few seconds of your time. Read More

 

TinyUmbrella Updated for Apple TV 4.4.3

By Sébastien Page on Dec 27, 2011

We just told you about the upcoming release of an untethered jailbreak for Apple TV 4.4.3. Just like TinyUmbrella’s developer mentioned, now might be the right time to save your SHSH blobs for your Apple TV:

Sorry I skipped this version. I’ve updated TU to work with Apple TV 4.4.3. For those of you with Apple TV 2 – be ABSOLUTELY sure you have your 4.4.3 SHSH for your device… It may be QUITE important.

Better safe than sorry!

 

Downgrade From iOS 5 to iOS 4.3.3 Using TinyCFW

By Cody Lee on Dec 17, 2011

Are you growing tired of waiting for an iOS 5 jailbreak? Do you wish you could go back to the good old days of iOS 4.3.3, when jailbreaking was simple? If you answered yes to either one of those questions, you might be interested in TinyCFW.

TinyCFW is a new downgrading tool by TinyUmbrella-creator NotCom. Using your saved SHSH blobs, you can use TinyCFW to downgrade your iPhone 4 or iPad 2 to iOS 4.3.3 so you can go back to having an untethered jailbreak. Read More

 

New RedSn0w Update To Make Use of iOS 5 SHSH Blobs for Downgrading

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 8, 2011

Hot on the heels of the iFaith update from iH8sn0w that made iOS 5 SHSH blobs usable, the DevTeam is working on updating RedSn0w to do something similar.

Just a few minutes ago, iPhone DevTeam member MuscleNerd tweeted that an upcoming release makes both TinyUmbrella and Cydia blob saves useful for iOS 5.0+. This is great news for would be downgraders… Read More

 

How to Downgrade iOS 5.0.1 to iOS 4.3.3 For Untethered Jailbreak

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 8, 2011

If you absolutely must have an untethered jailbreak at this very moment, there is always the option of downgrading back to iOS 4.3.3.

Assuming you saved your SHSH blobs for the last firmware susceptible to an untethered jailbreak, you can follow this video tutorial and downgrade to iOS 4.3.3 in about 10-15 minutes. Inside we show you how, step-by-step… Read More

 

TinyUmbrella Updated With Support For iOS 5.1 Beta

By Cody Lee on Dec 3, 2011

TinyUmbrella, the utility used to save your iOS device’s SHSH blobs for future firmware downgrades, has just been updated to support the recently released iOS 5.1 beta.

Even though we’ve warned jailbreakers not to update past iOS 5.0, and there’s currently no way to downgrade, it’s always a good idea to have your iDevices’ SHSH blobs on file… Read More

 

TinyUmbrella Updated With Support For iOS 5.0.1

By Sébastien Page on Nov 15, 2011

TinyUmbrella, the tool that allows you to save your SHSH blobs to let you downgrade your iDevice firmware to an older version, has been updated to bring support for iOS 5.0.1.

As we had previously reported, there is currently no way to downgrade an iPhone 4S due to the way Apple now signs your firmware during the restore process (more info about that here)… Read More

 

TinyUmbrella Updated to Bring Support for iOS 5 GM

By Sébastien Page on Oct 5, 2011

TinyUmbrella, the handy tool that lets you save your SHSH blobs and easily restore to a previous firmware if needed, has been updated to version 5.0b7. This new version doesn’t bring anything new but support for iOS 5 GM, which was released yesterday.

If you have updated your iDevice to iOS 5 GM, it would be a good idea to run TinyUmbrella and make sure your SHSH blobs are safe. That is if you even remotely care about jailbreaking… Read More