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I have an iPod touch 4th gen with iOS 6.1.6 The actual lock button is broken and unusable as it has been pressed down so hard that it's stuck.

I'm trying to jailbreak it with redsn0w but can't put it into DFU mode because the lock button is broken.

Is there any way to put it into DFU mode like this or any other way to jailbreak it?

asked 21 Aug '14, 17:24

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You can use p0sixspwn since it does not require DFU. Jailbreaking with a broken button is not the best idea because if you get stuck in a bootloop, you cannot enter DFU to restore it and will technically have a paperweight until you get the button fixed. Totally your decision of course.


answered 21 Aug '14, 17:25

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(21 Aug '14, 17:54) justaquestion justaquestion's gravatar image
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