iPhone & iPod Touch iOS 6 Untethered Jailbreak: Current Status

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Fans of jailbreaking are still waiting to get their hands on the untethered jailbreak for iOS 6. At the same time many are wondering how they go about installing Cydia on their Apple iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5G.  So where does the update stand right now?

iPhone & iPod touch iOS 6 untethered jailbreak report

At the moment the Dev Team is still looking into exploits of the firmware and there has been some progress made. However at the moment that progress is only for the Apple iPhone 3GS and 4, along with the iPod Touch 4G. You can get the Redsn0w jailbreak and put this onto the PC and then follow instructions. Meanwhile if you are the owner of the Apple iPhone 4 then you will need to install iOS 5 if you want the jailbreak. If you have purchased the new Apple iPhone 5 then you are stuck without the jailbreak for now. Absinthe was revealed for the Apple iPhone 4S and right now there is a tethered jailbreak for the Apple iPhone 3GS, 4 and iPod Touch 4G. The downside to this is that if you let your battery die or you find you have to reboot the handset, you have to jailbreak the handset again. At the moment there is not an untethered jailbreak for iOS 6 out.

Right now developers are having a hard time jailbreaking iOS 6. So if you own the Apple iPhone 4S and you are fed up of waiting for the jailbreak, you might want to go back to the previous version of the OS. It could be that developers are hanging on for the release of iOS 6.1, before an untethered jailbreak is released, if of course they do have one. If this happens to be the case keep your fingers crossed that Apple will not have closed exploits that may have already been found.

Beta iOS 6.1 is out and those with a developer account can download it. The update does come with some bug fixes that owners will like. So as we are into 2013 we are still waiting for the untethered jailbreak for iOS 6 and the Apple iPhone 5. Apple will also be getting ready to roll out the official 6.1 OS too. As it will take some time for the untethered jailbreak you might as well go ahead and update to iOS 6.0.1. One hacker went on Twitter and said that the security had been updated by Apple, so don’t expect to see a jailbreak once the update goes out to the general public.

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