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Hello. My iPad 4 is on 6.1.2 Evasi0n jailbreak and today I decided to spoof my mac address with macX4 from the big boss repo in cydia (I didn't realize it was only for ios 4), which was fine at first, but I rebooted and all hell broke loose. It rebooted into the ios 6 setup, but instead of it being a normal setup it said to connect to iTunes. I tried on 3 computers and none detected the iPad. No biggy, right? I tried recovery mode on all 3 computers and still nothing. Tried DFU mode. Nothing. I looked on many different forums and supposedly this problem is pretty common with macX4 mac spoofer but people said this problem can be fixed if you have SB Settings, which I don't have. I can't ssh my device because it can't connect to wifi or usb. And I can't have it repaired because it's jailbroken. Please help. I'm dying right now because I'm so scared. It's barely been 6 months! Thanks in advance.


asked 01 May '13, 20:35

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Austin is the city i live in :)

(01 May '13, 20:39) WalterWhite WalterWhite's gravatar image

I'm also hoping some awesome person will post on here with a solution.

(01 May '13, 21:24) amckinley987 amckinley987's gravatar image


You will need:
-Jailbreak (If you lost your jailbreak you need to rejailbreak it or wait for next jailbreak)
-this file:
-ifunbox, diskaid or SSH or anything to access to your device filesystem

-Copy the file com.macx4fixer.deb in: /var/root/Media/Cydia/AutoInstall
-Restart the device when finish, restart again.

This will revert to your original MAC address and will let you back your device to the normal state.
BTW I tried macx4 with ipad 3 with 6.1.2 and It works, I can change my MAC.


answered 14 May '13, 14:30

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edited 14 May '13, 15:34

macx4 also worked on my iPod Touch 4 on 6.1.3. Apparently it's only devastating on iPad 4's.

(14 May '13, 15:36) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

it wont work for me 1 my ipad will not connect to wifi 2 funbox says my device is "jailed" it will not let me access system files and 3 evasion will not let me try to rejailbreak it says my device has not been activated.

(14 May '13, 18:25) Blacknight2u Blacknight2u's gravatar image

btw mine is a ipad 3

(14 May '13, 18:33) Blacknight2u Blacknight2u's gravatar image

Did you tried with sn0wbreeze? Witch firmware version do you have?

(15 May '13, 01:25) golgotrece golgotrece's gravatar image

Sn0wbreeze doesn't work on an A5+ device.

(15 May '13, 01:45) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

oh that sucks, there is no why you can restore it? try holding the lock and home button until it reboots twice. dont let go until the apple pops up a second time. get back to me how it goes


answered 01 May '13, 21:00

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Thanks for the quick reply. FRAC_1 I tried what you said and still nothing. markhack, I tried this and it boots like it normally does but it still brings me to the ios 6 setup. I slide the bar that says "slide to set up" and it says "Connect to iTunes". I would normally do a restore but the iPad isn't detected on all 3 of our computers. I seriously screwed up this time. Hopefully somebody has a solution to this :( Thanks again for the quick reply though!

(01 May '13, 21:08) amckinley987 amckinley987's gravatar image

yeah no problem, and dont worry, im experiencing problems with my ipod as well.

(01 May '13, 21:10) FRAC_1 FRAC_1's gravatar image

I've had such bad luck with apple products. Maybe it's because I try doing too much stuff that I shouldn't:/

(01 May '13, 21:12) amckinley987 amckinley987's gravatar image

tell me about it, im getting an android and leaving it alone, im done with jailbreaking, it is only a problem. it IS possible to jailbreak the phone im getting but i dont know if i want to go through this whole process again

(01 May '13, 21:15) FRAC_1 FRAC_1's gravatar image

Yeah tell me about it. I've had tons of problems with my android phone though, too!:( I think Apple is useless without jailbreaking. And Android is useless without rooting. I have a friend that's a genius with technology. So I'm gonna give him my iPad tomorrow, and if he can't fix it, sadly, nobody can. And if he isn't able to fix it, I'll probably die...

(01 May '13, 21:23) amckinley987 amckinley987's gravatar image

Are you dead or did your genius friend saved your life?

Asking because you may save somebody's else life too!


(13 May '13, 19:37) eYe-I-aïe eYe-I-a%C3%AFe's gravatar image

may be he's dead


answered 17 Aug '13, 12:12

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