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Hi! Since booting tethered requires a functional power button (it does, right?), I should hold off on updating until p0sixspwn's desktop application is updated, right? The desktop application does not require lock button usage, right? (If it's just power off and on, I can easily do that with Apple's EaseOfUse widget thingy and then a charging cable. It's just DFU that is an issue.)

Is there any way to boot tethered (redsn0w's "Just Boot") with a broken lock button? Will the desktop/standalone p0sixspwn application accomplish what I need?

No way to boot tethered with a broken lock button. Are you currently jailbroken? On what firmware?


answered 25 Feb '14, 02:25

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justinred ♦

Hi! I am jailbroken on 6.1.0 (well, just "6.1"). I do have the SSL patch from rpetrich installed.

(25 Feb '14, 02:29) urmrgayyaimru urmrgayyaimru's gravatar image

Better start thinking of having that button fixed.

(25 Feb '14, 02:39) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

Yeah... I always say "Oh, whatever, it's not worth it", but I guess it is...! I manage just fine without it except for when update time arrives...!

I won't need it if I do an innocent clean restore in iTunes and then use the p0sixspwn desktop application, right?

(25 Feb '14, 02:44) urmrgayyaimru urmrgayyaimru's gravatar image

If p0sixspwn jailbreak tool is updated to support 6.1.6, it is highly recommended that you restore to 6.1.6 and reJB.

(25 Feb '14, 03:33) justinred ♦ justinred's gravatar image

Yeah, I've decided that's what I will do as soon as the standalone tool is available. I just wanted to clarify that there wouldn't be any hangups due to a malfunctioning power/lock button.

I've checked out DIY guides and I don't have the tools for that kind of work. I've taken apart netbooks but iDevices are ...scary... There aren't too many people around where I am who do repairs like this but I'll see what I can find!

Thanks for all of your help.

(25 Feb '14, 13:43) urmrgayyaimru urmrgayyaimru's gravatar image

P0sixspwn is updated for 6.1.6

Or if just looking to sort the SSL issue that 6.1.6 fixes can remain on your current ios version and do this.........

Install into cydia sources and then install SSL Patch. No need to update ios then D


answered 25 Feb '14, 02:24

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edited 25 Feb '14, 02:26

The cydia package is, yes, but that requires me to already have a successful tethered jailbreak.

The desktop/standalone application found at is what I'm asking about.

(25 Feb '14, 02:25) urmrgayyaimru urmrgayyaimru's gravatar image

See edit above

(25 Feb '14, 02:27) Tilerone Tilerone's gravatar image

I'm on 6.1.0 and I have the SSL patch installed.

I'd like to update to 6.1.6 and am just seeking clarification on my option[s], if any. Thanks for your answers, though.

(25 Feb '14, 02:29) urmrgayyaimru urmrgayyaimru's gravatar image
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