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

evasi0n7 can jailbreak iOS 7.0-7.0.6 untethered. p0sixspwn can jailbreak iOS 6.1.3-6.1.5 untethered (see here for 6.1.6).
How to jailbreak iOS 7.0-7.0.6 (and fix problems). iOS 7.1 is not jailbreakable, except an unsupported tethered iPhone 4 jailbreak.
Restoring or updating will update your device to iOS 7.1 and remove your jailbreak. There is no way to downgrade from iOS 7.1 to 7.0.x.

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I'm currently on iphone 5 6.0. If I jailbreak and something goes wrong and I have to restore, can I restore back to 6.0?

asked 08 Feb '13, 22:25

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For A5, A5X, and A6 devices, there is no publicly known exploit to the bootloader. As such, you can only install the currently distributed version of iOS from Apple. Since iOS 6.0 is no longer being signed by Apple, you cannot re-install it.

It's better if you install iOS 6.1 as it is the best available firmware for iPhone 5 with an untethered jailbreak available.


answered 08 Feb '13, 22:32

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