iPhone 5 Compatible iOS 6 Untethered Jailbreak At Last

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iPhone 4S and iOS 6 users finally have some good news. There’s a video doing the rounds that shows a 4S using Cydia, so devs might have done the iOS 6 jailbreak. This in turn means that other devices using a similar chip might be jailbreakable.

iPhone 4S runs Cydia, developer says iOS 6 jailbreak iPhone 5 compatible too

@Mr_DunH1ll tweeted the vid to prove that the iOS 6 jailbreak does work on the iPhone 4S. He admitted that there’s a few problems that’ll need to be sorted before release, and it’s thought that these problems are down to the huge security on the OS.

Mr_DunH1ll started the ARB, or Arab, dev team for iOS 6 and OSX. It’s a new team on us, but MrD’s Twitter also looks like he has an iPad running a jailbroken iOS 6.
The team claims that this JB works with devices on the A6 chip, including the iPhone 5. Obviously there’s been a few iOS 6 jailbreak hoaxes, but this looks fairly legit.

Devs are getting ever closer to the iOS 6 jailbreak, but Chronic says lots of steps are missing, and are needed to fulfil a public release. If ARB has got the goods, it’ll still have to work with other crews to get this untethered jailbreak out to A6 chip devices.

Cecelia has the patience of a praying mantis. She spends the day sifting through press releases from all the major brand’s PR reps. From the most ridiculous announcements to those you really want to know more about, Cecelia makes it a point to skim through as many daily as possible so you won’t have to.