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Untethered Jailbreak For iOS 5 Devices is Now Available (Most Devices)

Untethered Jailbreak For iOS 5 Devices is Now Available

For the past three weeks, we’ve been updating you here that an iOS hacker knowns pod2g has been working hard toward an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak and also sharing every details of his progress on his blog.

He’ s a good guy who has been doing wonderful jobs since a very long time by succeeding in jailbreaking different device after device – starting with the third generation iPod Touch and some others. Presently, he has now freed almost every Apple iOS 5 compatible device from the restrictions that Apple puts on them. And the only ones that are yet to be freed are those with the A5 processors, like the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2 device. ios 5 Untethered Jailbreak

ReadWriteWeb wrote that pod2G decided to share his idea and technique with the Chromic Dev Team in order to help bring out th result:

“Aware of how eager the jailbreak community is to get their hands on an untethered solution, pod2g decided to share his work with the Chronic Dev team, who develops the greenpois0n jailbreak for public use. An untethered jailbreak for A4 processor-based iOS 5 devices was released via both redsn0w and greenpois0n, another popular tool for jailbreaking iOS.” ReadWriteWeb

And according to what RWW said, it means this is the first time that such a jailbreak has been available for the iOS 5 since the new mobile OS was released back then in October.

Before, Apple device users could only jailbreak their OS using a “tethered” solution – it means that the person will need to connect a device to the computer (desktop or laptop) whenever the device is to be rebooted. Though, this technique might be a perfect one for the hardcore jailbreak addicts, but for some users who don’t have much of their time to wastes – solution of that nature is too cumbersome for them.

As from now one, the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1 and the two most recent iPod models can now be jailbroken by using either the redsn0w or greenpois0n tools. Now that this release is finally out – pod2G will now focuse more on how he can then hack the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S – so, be expecting that from us soon.

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Why Do You Need Jailbreak?

Months ago, we covered here an article on how to jailbreak some Apple devices and few weeks after, another article was published on reasons jailbreak can help you, and later, another one was published here on why jailbreak can also hurt you.More to mention, but this one also shares the benefits of jailbreaking our Apple devices. These four articles are informative and straight to th point showing you the benefits of jailbreaking and its demerits so that you can know what you want before embarking on jailbreaking your device.

So, jailbreak in a simple form

Jailbreak gives you the convenience you really need to make sure that your device is totally yours instead of using it under the Apple’s restrictions which in most cases may not favour you well.

With Jailbreak, you can unlock any unauthorized apps and some user interface tweaks that are not available in the iTunes App Store. If you are someone who love to play online vintage video game emulators, jailbreaking your device is essential to helping you meet your expectation of playing such games.

Some people on the other hand just love the convenience of tethering their phone’s internet connection to a PC device such as laptop or to open the phone using a facial recognition instead of using the pin number. Also last year, ReadWriteWeb shares more than thirty basic reasons to jailbreak, and I really like the list and you can also read it via that link.

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iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak by pod2G [Video]

There is good news for everyone who’s looking for iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. Very soon, you’ll start to jailbreak your iOS 5 smartphone untethered.

The Chronic Dev Team has recently released a CDevReporter which will allow users to report crash reports of their iOS device, so that they can thereby release an untethered jailbreak solution to their OS 5 devices problems. By using the CDevReporter reports, the Chronic Dev Team will be able to developed a solution that will bring about the iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. Recently, we published an article where a hacker by name @pod2g demonstrated a video on iphone iOS5 untethered jailbreak and he’d updated his Twitter page as well about it.

According to Pod2g, he has not tested the jailbreak tool on iPad 2 or iPhone 4S as he doesn’t have an iPad 2 or iPhone 4S. Pod2g has stated that the upcoming jailbreak tool will support iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 3G, iPod touch 4G, iPad on iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1. pod2G has not provided any information whether iPhone 4S and iPad 2 users will be able to use this jailbreak tool or not. Currently no information available about the release date of this jailbreak tool. It is expected that soon Chronic Dev Team will release this tool which will bring iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. You can watch the video embedded below which shows the demonstration of the iOS 5 untethered jailbreak.

Presently you can only jailbreak your iOS device on the iOS 5 tethered and after that use the SemiTether tool to reboot your iOS device without the need of connecting it to your computer.

You can use the step-by-step guide published here to jailbreak iPhone, iPod touch, and the iPad that are running on iOS 5.0.1 with Redsn0w or better still, you can use the steps here to jailbreak iPhone, iPod touch, iPad on iOS 5 using the Redsn0w 0.9.9b6. And once done, you can use the guides here to use the SemiTether on your tethered jailbroken iOS mobile device.

[Via TechCular]

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iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Demonstrated by Chronic Dev Team [Video]

Recently, we got a news that the iPhone hacker and a Chronic Dev team member called Pod2G had confirmed that the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 is available. Pod2g has completed the coding process of the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak on the iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 3G, iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, iPad 1 and the Apple TV. It was reported that he has also giving proof of the untethered jailbreak on his own iPod touch which is running the iOS 5. And now, on his personal blog is a new video that shows how he demonstrated the untethered jailbreak on his on his iPhone 4 device running iOS 5.0.1.iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak pod2g

iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak is now ready for prime time, according to what he said.

He also said that it isn’t that easy to jailbreak the iPhone 4S untether because of the Cortex-A9 cache management.

However, the untethered jailbreak will certainly work on iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 3G, iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G, iPad 1 and the Apple TV running iOS 5 or iOS 5.0.1, but, it won’t on iPhone 4S and iPad 2. And presently, there’s no useful details available about the release date for this jailbreak tool.

We’re expecting the Chronic Dev Team to soon release this jailbreak tool which will surely bring about the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak. Kindly watch the Youtube video that I’ve embedded below in this post, it will show you the demonstration of the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak.

Via TechCular