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My friend gave me his ipod touch today to take a look at it. Found out, theres a dead spot over the slide to unlock part of the screen. Cant i just jailbreak it, then autoinstall activator and veency to unlock it and get into the settings? I just wanted to check and make sure befor telling him he has to buy a new screen. Thanks guys! :)

asked 10 Sep '13, 22:55

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You can install the nolockscreen deb file via ssh autoinstall folder. It says only iOS4/5 compatible but I tested and it works on iOS6.


answered 11 Sep '13, 22:26

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Thanks :) ill try it out!

(13 Sep '13, 06:12) xxthepersonx xxthepersonx's gravatar image

Unfortunately, you need to get rid of the passcode lock to jailbreak it (at least for iOS 6). I would suggest bringing it into an Apple store and seeing what they can do with it.


answered 10 Sep '13, 23:36

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Nexuist ♦

@Nexuist If it's an iPod touch 4th generation (or older), it can be jailbroken with redsn0w even without the passcode, due to the bootrom exploit.

(11 Sep '13, 02:00) britta britta's gravatar image

OP means he cannot "slide to unlock" because the lower portion of the screen is non-responsive. Nothing about passcode lock.

(11 Sep '13, 04:30) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

Yeah. Any suggestions? I just saw you need to enable vnc through settings so im out of ideas. Any help? :/

(11 Sep '13, 21:40) xxthepersonx xxthepersonx's gravatar image
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