Today, the jailbreaking tool Evasi0n was released and allowed any devices that are running iOS 6.1 – including the iPad Mini and iPhone 5 – could be jailbroken. The jailbreak is also untethered so you can reboot your device without worrying about losing the jailbreak.
Thanks to the folks over at TheGadgetBook.com, we have a video tutorial on how to jailbreak your iOS 6.1 device.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTU6hJSaHmc]
We also have a written tutorial courtesy of TheGadgetBook.com:
First plug your device into your computer, if you have not updated to IOS6.1 update now as this is required.
Secondly open the Jailbreak tool Evasi0n and click jailbreak! It’s that simple guys really!
Follow the steps through jailbreaking and you should be done! You don’t even have to touch your device except from clicking an icon!
Your iDevice will now display a large Evasi0n logo sitting on a white background. The first time, you’ll see a series of brief (sometimes very brief) messages. These messages include:
- Setting up fstab and AFC2
- Setting up Cydia
- Setting up Cydia packages
- Clearing SpringBoard Cache
Again, the first set of messages on the white evasi0n background are there very briefly, blink and you might miss them. Once your device reboots, you’ll again be presented with the white evasi0n screen with several messages. This time the messages include the following:
- Initializing offsets
- Finding offsets
- Patching kernel
- Cleaning up!
- Done! Continuing boot
Your device should now be jailbroken, have fun!
Thanks to folks over at TheGadgetBook for allowing us to use their tutorial! Go check them out!