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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

How to upgrade to Apple iOS 6.1 :

  1. Download the correct iOS 6.1 .IPSW firmware file for your Apple device using the links provided at -
  2. Make sure you have the current version of Apple iTunes and launch it.
  3. Before upgrading backup your Apple device using iTunes.
  4. iOS 6.1 Restore process
    iOS 6.1 Restore process
  5. Once backed up, Shift+Click the Restore button.
  6. iOS 6.1 Restore process
  7. Now, browse for the IPSW restore file downloaded in Step 1 above.
  8. iOS 6.1 Restore process
  9. iTunes will confirm the action and start the restore process.
  10. iOS 6.1 Restore process
    iOS 6.1 Restore process
  11. Once this process completes, we can restore our backup.
  12. iOS 6.1 Restore process
  13. The iPhone is now successfully upgraded to Apple iOS 6.1.
  14. iOS 6.1 Restore process

How to jailbreak Apple iOS 6.1 using evasi0n :

  1. Download evasi0n for your platform - Windows, Mac or Linux from -
  2. Connect your iDevice having Apple iOS version 6.X, and launch evasi0n.
  3. Once connected device is identified, the Jailbreak button will get enabled. Click it.
  4. evasi0n
  5. evasi0n will work as shown in the video below.
  6. After, few minutes evasi0n will ask you to unlock your device and click the "Jailbreak" icon - do that and the process will continue.
  7. evasi0n
  8. evasi0n will eventually ask you to Exit the application and rest of the process will continue on device with few reboots.
  9. The on device jail-breaking process might seem to get stuck at "Patching kernel..." stage, just be patient and it will get completed in a few minutes.


Hi, thanks for the tutorial, is there any confirmation that this will work with the Ipod Touch 5G?


Its an very useful and step by step guide to update our idevices using your prescribed method, but i would like to know how many have been successful in making it out. hope it works perfectly.
thank you.

Its very easy but when i tried to jailbrake my IOS 6.1 with evasion it stuck at karnel patching file. But cedia is successfully installed. So.....could anybody tell me what should i do now..............

Thanks in advance



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