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What is the meaning of untethered and tethered...

asked 15 Mar '11, 15:03

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An untethered jailbreak is a type of jailbreak where your device does not require you to reboot with a connection to an external device capable of executing commands on the device.

Tethered means being basically "attached" to your computer in a way; you must boot your device by running code on it (via the dock connector) to make use of an exploit.

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answered 15 Mar '11, 18:33

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Single - Married


answered 15 Mar '11, 17:00

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Don't get it.

(15 Mar '11, 17:01) matoetheiostream matoetheiostream's gravatar image

Doh!!!!, it's a bit of fun mato......

(16 Mar '11, 02:58) venusanann venusanann's gravatar image

LOL, good one!

(16 Mar '11, 09:54) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

untethered means the device doesn't need to be connected to a computer when it reboots. tether needs to be connected.


answered 15 Mar '11, 15:12

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raviraj jailbreak guru

Well it doesn't need to be connected, it's just that when it boots it won't be jailbroken...

(15 Mar '11, 18:50) myphone myphone's gravatar image

is sticks to the apple boot logo until you tether boot it using a computer.

(16 Mar '11, 03:25) raviraj jailbreak guru raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image

When it boots with no jailbreak it's SEMI TETHERED.

(16 Mar '11, 09:53) matoetheiostream matoetheiostream's gravatar image

Wow great thanks for sharing more power to you...


answered 15 Mar '11, 15:17

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well, try to accept the answer.


answered 15 Mar '11, 15:20

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raviraj jailbreak guru

edited 15 Mar '11, 15:21

Untethered, you can boot your idevice normally Untethered, you need a computer to boot up your device


answered 16 Mar '11, 09:55

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Is it good enough?


answered 15 Mar '11, 16:42

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(15 Mar '11, 16:47) matoetheiostream matoetheiostream's gravatar image

Nice! Polar bear in a snowstorm?

(15 Mar '11, 16:49) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

What?!? Oh! My drawing is great, isn't it?

(15 Mar '11, 16:52) matoetheiostream matoetheiostream's gravatar image

The detail is uncanny. Truly remarkable.

(15 Mar '11, 16:54) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

I need a bodyguard now. The greenpois0n Copyright Monster will come and haunt me forever!

(15 Mar '11, 16:57) matoetheiostream matoetheiostream's gravatar image
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