Help with jailbreaking and Cydia for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches.

TaiG has released an iOS 8.4 and 8.3 untethered jailbreak. Check @taig_jailbreak, @saurik, /r/jailbreak, and JailbreakQA for news and updates, as bugs and compatibility issues get discovered and fixed.
Instructions for jailbreaking iOS 8.0-8.4.
Before asking a question, check Frequently Asked Questions to find quick answers!
How to fix some mysterious problems.

I have an ipod touch running 4.2.1 and after I enter DFU mode redsn0w will have a screen that says please wait while build is being identified. I have left it running for upwards of 30mins. my ipod was once jailbroken before but it has since been restored

asked 07 Aug '12, 12:44

Wazzapmahman's gravatar image

Wazzapmahman
11112


Do extras>select ipsw>point it to a stock 4.2.1 ipsw, then try it

link

answered 07 Aug '12, 12:46

theiphoneguy's gravatar image

theiphoneguy ♦
39.8k65420

how do I get a stock ipsw?

(07 Aug '12, 14:58) Wazzapmahman Wazzapmahman's gravatar image

nvm i google it haha

(07 Aug '12, 15:01) Wazzapmahman Wazzapmahman's gravatar image

ok i did it but now its just stuck saying please wait while your build id being processed

(07 Aug '12, 17:56) Wazzapmahman Wazzapmahman's gravatar image
1

Are you using any antivirus other than MSE? If so, uninstall or disable it.

(07 Aug '12, 21:42) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
Your answer: (please use the "add new comment" button unless you are actually answering the original question)
toggle preview

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "Title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "Title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Tags:

×7,996
×1,010
×169

Asked: 07 Aug '12, 12:44

Seen: 8,803 times

Last updated: 07 Aug '12, 21:42

JailbreakQA is by chpwn and comex.
About JailbreakQA. Powered by OSQA.