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Apple iOS 6.1.1 update fixes battery issues, evasi0n follows to jailbreak it....

Apple has finally fixed the iPhone 4S 3G and battery drainage issue releasing a small 23 MB bug-fix update bumping the latest iOS version to 6.1.1. Good news is the Team evad3rs have also updated their iOS 6.X untethered jailbreak evasi0n to support the latest Apple iOS version 6.1.1.

Apple iOS 6.1.1

The update is just 23 MB in size and can be easily fetched using iOS over-the-air (OTA) update feature, after updating users can simply use the updated evasi0n tool to jailbreak iOS 6.1.1 as shown below.

Solutions For Apple iOS 6.1 Excessive Battery Drain and Overheating

Widespread issue's are now getting reported on Apple community forums as users are complaining of excessive battery drainage and overheating issues after upgrading to Apple iOS 6.1, this is not all Vodafone UK has also issued an warning urging iPhone 4S users to not upgrade iOS 6.1 due to 3G connectivity issues.

While everybody is waiting for an official Apple response and a bug fix update, here are few solutions to fix the battery drain and overheating problem on Apple iOS 6.1.

iOS battery

Evasi0n - The Untethered Jailbreak For Apple iPhone 5 And iOS 6.X Gets Updated To v 1.2, Fixes Annoying Bugs

Evasi0n - The hugely popular untethered jailbreak for Apple iOS 6.X has now been updated to version 1.2, fixing several niggling bugs. The new update is now in-corporated in Windows, Linux and Mac version of the desktop application, users who have already jailbroken there devices using evasi0n can get the upgrade by refreshing and updating from Cydia.

Step by step guide to upgrade Apple iPhone to iOS 6.1 and jailbreaking it using evasi0n

We have now both the Apple iOS 6.1 firmware and it's untethered jailbreak evasi0n, so it's time for an upgrade. Here is an complete noob friendly, step-by-step tutorial with images and video to get the job completed.

iOS 6.1 Restore process

evasi0n - The Apple iOS 6.1 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available For Download on Windows, Mac and Linux

evasi0n - The iOS 6.1 Jailbreak is almost here....

Download Apple iOS 6.1 Update

Apple iOS 6.1 update is now officially rolled out for public consumption, the update adds LTE (4G) support for 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers worldwide. Other minor changes include ability to purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only), iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud and new button to reset the Advertising Identifier. Apart from these minor changes the update features numerous other bug fixes and security updates. Direct download links to Apple iOS 6.1 update are posted below.

Apple iOS 6.1

Popular Apple AppStore Piracy Website and iOS Application Apptrackr and Installous Shuts Down...

hackulousHackulous - the development team behind the Apptrackr website and Installous iOS application which have been one of the most popular sources to get pirated paid apps published on Apple's App Store announced closure of there services with immediate effect.

The website now shows the following notice and Installous app displays : "Outdated version. Installous will now terminate" or "API Error. API unavailable." followed by an forced quit.

hackulous shutdown notice

Solution for iPhone iTunes Activation Error With Baseband 6.15

Hactivating an Apple iPhone can be a tricky business specially when your iPhone 3G/3GS is having the "iPad 6.15" baseband for retaining software unlock. After, repeated failed attempts to have an Apple iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.0 with baseband 6.15 hactivate using custom IPSW and redsn0w the following worked for me.

iPhone 3G at activation screen
hactivation

Fix for iTunes firmware restore Error Code 1600

With all the IPSW firmware versions, various Apple devices and a variety of tools for jailbreaking the whole process becomes very confusing. While working with custom firmwares and jailbreaking one must follow the correct sequence of steps with right tools and software versions, otherwise iTunes throws an error and the device gets locked down in a restore or DFU loop.

One such often encountered error while restoring an custom IPSW file using iTunes is - "An unknown error occurred (Error 1600)." as shown below.

IPSW restore error 1600

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