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Apple iOS 8.1 Finally Jailbroken

Apple iOS 8.1 JailbreakJailbreak fans who were holding upgrades to Apple iOS 8 can now take the plunge as Chinese iOS hacker group Team Pangu has finally achieved a iOS 8 – 8.1 jailbreak that works successfully on Apple devices including the latest iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2 along with all previous devices. For now the jailbreak utility is Windows only and allows users to get SSH access - using which one can install Cydia (Saurik has already uploaded Cydia for iOS 8 on his website). The user must disable passcode lock and turn off "find my iphone" feature before using Pangu for iOS8.

The list of devices and iOS firmware version supported by the new jailbreak : iOS 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.1 on Phone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad 2/3/4/Air/Air 2/mini 1/mini 2/mini 3 and iPod touch 5.

Pangu iOS Jailbreak Tool
Pangu iOS Jailbreak Tool

Evad3rs Christmas Gift : evasi0n7 iOS 7.x Jailbreak Out Now

First of all we would like to wish all of our readers a merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year. For Apple iOS 7 users, the famous iOS jailbreak team Evad3rs have a very special and much awaited gift for this holiday season - A genuine and working Apple iOS 7 untethered jailbreak. evasi0n7 is out now for anybody to download for free, the point-and-click ease jailbreak utility supports Apple iOS 7 across all iDevices including iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iPad Air running iOS 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.1beta1 or 7.1beta2. Both Windows and Mac OS X binaries are now available for download allowing users to Jailbreak Apple iOS 7 in less then 5 minutes.

Fixing Transparent App Icons After Jailbreaking Apple iPhone

We have covered the solution to fix White Cydia icon after jailbreaking issue earlier, but I encountered a different transparent/invisible app icons issue after jailbreaking my friends Apple iPhone 4 using redsn0w. After trying various options I finally figured out the solution as shown below.

Invisible icons

How to upgrade, jailbreak and unlock Apple iPhone 4 to iOS 6.1 while preserving the baseband for ultrasn0w

UPDATE : There seems to be a bug in ultrasn0w 1.2.8 when used with iPhone 4 having modem 01.59.00 on iOS 6.1. So Pls. do not proceed with following steps until this gets fixed.

Users relying on Ultrasn0w software carrier unlock can now upgrade to Apple iOS 6.1 as it can now be jailbroken using evasi0n and is now supported by ultrasn0w 1.2.8 update, do keep in mind that you must have the baseband (modem) preserved to one supported by ultrasn0w. Follow the guide posted next to upgrade, jailbreak and unlock iOS 6.1 while preserving the baseband.

iOS 6.1 with baseband 1.59

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....

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

How to restore iOS 5.1.1 custom IPSW using iTunes without errors

Users relying on software carrier unlock ultrasn0w must use sn0wbreeze created custom IPSW firmware to upgrade there iDevice to an upgraded iOS version without updating the baseband which breaks the unlock. However, Apple iTunes prevents users from upgrading or restoring to these custom IPSW files and errors out the process with codes 3194 and 1600 - for which we have shared solution earlier. Here is an step-by-step guide to restore an custom IPSW file to iPhone using iTunes the correct way without any errors.

iOS 5.1.1

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