The Evad3rs Will Not Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3, Pod2g Confirms Upcoming UnTethered Jailbreak - In a series of tweets, pod2g confirmed what we at Evasion Jailbreak have suspected since Apple released their new iOS 6.1.3 firmware, and in doing so, effectively patching the evasi0n Untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.0 through 6.1.2. After publicly announcing on Twitter that pod2g had discovered “another exploitable use-after-free in WebKit,” a number of the hacker’s followers started pummeling him with iOS 6.1.3 jailbreak questions, thinking that his tweet may have been related to jailbreaking. In a response to one follower, pod2g confirmed that the evad3rs simply aren’t working on a 6.1.3 jailbreak - however don’t fret, his tweet also contains great news.
Jailbreak 6.1.3 iOS Semi UnTethered on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G with Redsn0w - Following Apple’s release of iOS 6.1.3 today, a popular jailbreak tutorial YouTuber named iCrackUriDevice published an updated semi UnTethered jailbreak guide for the new firmware using a simple RedSn0w workaround. Unfortunately, because the Untethered exploits employed by Evasion are patched in iOS 6.1.3, this jailbreak remains exclusive to A4-powered devices and is Tethered by default, which we’ll explain later. If you own a newer iDevice on a previous version of iOS 6, including 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.1, 6.1.1 and 6.1.2, we strongly advise following our evasi0n jailbreak tutorial, as it includes untethered support for all devices.
As mentioned above, the Redsn0w Jailbreak is compatible with, and can jailbreak, the following iPhone and iPod touch models running iOS 6.1.3.
iPhone 4 (both GSM and CMDA models)
iPod touch 4th generation
While the following newer iDevices are incompatible with this 6.1.3 jailbreak, they are still able to be jailbroken on all previous versions of iOS 6, even 6.1.2, using evasion.
iPod touch 5th generation
iPad 4 powered by Apple’s A6X chip and Retina display
Furthermore, even though it’s possible to use redsn0w on 6.1.3, iPhone and iPod touch owners will only be able to jailbreak using what’s referred to as a “Tethered Jailbreak”. Consequently, devices jailbroken using this method will require Redsnow to boot into their fully jailbroken state every time they power off. However, it is possible to install what’s known as a semi Tethered or a Semi UnTethered jailbreak on iOS 6.1.3 after completing this tutorial. This will allow the iPhone or iPod touch to reboot without the assistance of a computer with limited functionality. If you’ve previously jailbroken using a tethered version of redsn0w, jailbreaking 6.1.3 should be easy for you.
Apple Seeds iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2, Potential Evasi0n Jailbreak 6.1.3 Update - Today, a mere two days after Apple released iOS 6.1.2 to the public and evad3rs updated evasi0n to v1.4 for an untethered jailbreak on the new firmware, Apple has seeded iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 to developers. As of now, 6.1.3 is the latest beta firmware and is therefore exclusive to individuals who are enrolled in Apple’s official iOS developer program. Like we expected, following Apple’s rushed releases of both 6.1.1 and 6.1.2, the previous iOS 6.1.1 beta 1 firmware has been escalated to an entirely different version: 6.1.3 beta 2. Additionally, if a previously-jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch on iOS 6.0 through 6.1.2 was successfully restored to the new 6.1.3 beta 2, Cydia would be removed and the iOS device would be left un-jailbroken. Needless to say, we at Evasi0n Jailbreak strongly advise against updating to iOS 6.1.3.
Jailbreak 6.1.2 iOS 6.1 UnTethered on iPhone 5, 4S, iPad mini, 4, iPod touch 5G, all iDevices with Evasi0n - Shortly after Apple released iOS 6.1.2 to the public to correct minor bugs, the Evad3rs (the dev team behind the untethered evasion jailbreak) updated their Evasi0n utility to v1.4. Thankfully, because the Untethered exploits utilized by evasi0n were left un-patched, users can now jailbreak Apple’s latest 6.1.2 firmware using Evasi0n version 1.4 or 1.5. The new jailbreaking tool also supports 6.1.2 and older versions of iOS alike, including 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.1 and 6.1.1. All iOS devices that can upgrade to iOS 6.1.2 can now be jailbroken, with the exception of the Apple TV 3, which, as of now, is unable to be successfully jailbroken due to a lack of exploitable jailbreak vulnerabilities.
As mentioned above, the Evasi0n Jailbreak is compatible with and can successfully jailbreak the following iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models running 6.1.2, 6.1.1, 6.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.1 or iOS 6 (not 6.1.3).
iOS 6.1.2 Reportedly Slated For Release, Possibility of Evasi0n Jailbreak For 6.1.2 - Yesterday, a German site named iPhone-Ticker issued a report that proposes Apple will release iOS 6.1.2 within the first half of next week to correct an Exchange bug and an issue pertaining to the iOS lock screen - both of which exist in iOS 6.1. As suggested by iPhone-Ticker’s unnamed sources, 6.1.2 is likely scheduled for release sometime before February 20th. Like with Apple’s recent release of the iPhone 4S-exclusive 6.1.1 firmware, iOS 6.1.2 will be a relatively small update; correcting only the Exchange and lock screen bugs. With that in mind, it’s likely that, similar to 6.1.1, Apple will not patch the exploits utilized by evasi0n to create an untethered jailbreak for iOS 6 through 6.1.1.
Apple Releases 6.1.1 For iPhone 4S, Evasi0n Jailbreak iOS 6.1.1 Update In Development - Following last week’s release of iOS 6.1.1 beta 1, today Apple released their new 6.1.1 firmware to the public. The update, which is exclusive to the iPhone 4S, was issued to address a bug that significantly reduces the battery life of the iPhone 4S when running over a 3G cellular data connection. iOS 6.1.1 is on the smaller side of iOS updates, coming in at a measly 23MB for the over-the-air (OTA) upgrade - the build number for 6.1.1 has also been updated to 10b145.
Apple Releases 6.1.1 Beta 1 After Monday’s Evasion Untethered Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Utility - Only two days have passed since the evad3rs released their UnTethered 6.1 evasion jailbreak utility and today, Apple already seeded iOS 6.1.1 beta 1 to developers. Remember, as of now, 6.1.1 is only a beta firmware and is therefore exclusive to those who are enrolled in Apple’s official iOS developer program. Additionally, if one were to successfully restore a jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the 6.1.1 beta, Cydia would be removed and the device would be left without a jailbreak.
Jailbreak 6.1 iOS 6.1.2 UnTethered on iPhone 5, 4S, iPad 4, iPod touch 5 and More with Evasi0n Tutorial - Today, the Evad3rs (the new dev team behind the untethered iOS 6 jailbreak) released their Evasi0n Jailbreak utility. The new Evasion jailbreaking tool functions on Apple’s latest version of iOS: 6.1, while also supporting the other 6.1.2, 6.1.1, 6.0.1 and 6.0.2 iOS 6 firmwares. For those iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners who have been eagerly following MuscleNerd, pod2g, planetbeing and pimskek’s progress this past week, this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for.