Apple has released iOS 6.1 yesterday , and a group of hackers evad3rs developing jailbreak announced that an hacked exploit to the firmware will be released on Sunday – the day of the Super Bowl, the main football season. Thus, on February 3, jailbreak iOS 6.1 will be available, which users are waiting since last fall.
Of course, iOS 6.1 was released only the day before, but the exploit to hack appears for the first time since the release of the sixth version of the apple operating systems. Since iHelplounge actively monitors trends in the jailbreak-world Apple, our first duty – to tell people, for many of whom the iPhone and iPad was their first device how to prepare for the jailbreak iOS 6.1.
Step 1: Check the compatibility with jailbreak
First of all you need to know whether your device is compatible with the new exploit. Most probably it is, but it should be checked. Now we already know that it will be possible to break almost all models of mobile devices Apple rare exception.
The new jailbreak will not be compatible with:
- iPhone 2G
- iPhone 3G
- iPod touch 1G
- iPod touch 2G
- iPod touch 3G
- iPad 1
- Apple TV 3
All other versions of Apple hardware can be compromised by the new exploit.
Step 2: Make a backup copy of your files
If you have not already jailbroken your A4 models , this step is very simple. Use iTunes or iCloud to back up all data on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. During the jailbreak may fail and then there is the risk of losing important information.
Step 3: Clean install iOS 6.1
Once you have saved your data, install the device iOS 6.1. Practice shows that the chance of successfully hack firmware increases with clean OS installation, and not through the update function by air from the Settings -> General -> Software Update. iPhone and iPad be upgraded using the software iTunes. It was reported before and Evad3rs. Previously, users had problems when trying to jailbreak the device with a delta update.
Step 4: Read iHelplounge
iHelplounge actively follow news on jailbreaking iOS, so here you will find all the details of the appearance of public funds hacking links for download, how to use the software and how to solve any problems should they arise.
Step 5: Wait for Sunday
Although there are still a possibility that the exploit will be released before or delayed, according to the schedule released iOS 6.1 jailbreak to be released on Sunday . Said by hackers – «Sunday is Funday». Therefore, it remains just wait until the end of the week. Follow our twitter to keep you updated with important announcements.