An un-tethered jailbreak is now available for all iOS Devices running versions of iOS 6.0 to 6.1.2. 



NOTE - This jailbreak is not for those that need to or plan to unlock.  DO NOT USE THIS JAILBREAK IF YOUR IPHONE RELIES ON AN UN-OFFICIAL UNLOCK.  


There are some very good articles on how to jailbreak but many miss a couple of steps that new jailbreakers need to know especially when it comes to using Cydia - the resource for finding and installing jailbroken apps and tweaks. This tutorial tries to help those first time jailbreakers by covering both the jailbreak process step by step and also how to use Cydia to install an app.  

Do not try to jailbreak if you don't like when things go to (expletive). If you need your device for your business and being without it for any period of time will cause you to loose your job - stop now.  If you get mad at your significant other at how they fold towels or put the toilet paper on a roll - Jailbreaking is probably not for your personality.  Sometimes things break and your device will likely crash more often then if it was not jailbroken.  Apple "claims" jailbreak voids your warranty if that is an issue stop now.  Note Squaretrade's warranties still cover jailbreaking.    

Step 0 - Before you start make sure you update your iOS device to iOS 6.1.2  if you have not done so already.  Make sure to use iTunes to do the update to iOS 6.1.2 - not the over the air update.  If you do not know how to update your iOS device jailbreaking may not be for you.   

It is also important you have a spot on one of your home screens for a new app icon to be added.  If all of your home screens are full with app icons and folders - you will need to make room for a new app to be added during the jailbreak process.  Also remove the lock passcode from your iOS device and your SIM lock passcode.  

If you are already updated to iOS 6.1.2 make sure you do a sync and backup of your iOS device.  If you have any photos or video you shot recently - transfer those now to your computer from your camera roll.  Also force quit every open App on your iOS device and then go to settings and general and then go to Reset and select "Reset Network Settings".  This will then reboot your iOS device.  Next connect your iOS device via the USB cord directly to your computer - not through a USB hub or keyboard or Monitor - right to the computer.  


(To force quit the open apps - From the home screen on your iOS device - double tap the home button - a tray will appear on the bottom of the device with your apps that are open - tap and hold one of the apps.  All the apps in the tray will wiggle and you will see a red circle in the upper left with a "-" in it.  Tap on all of the red circles until all of your apps are closed.) 


Step 1 - Close out (Force quit) iTunes on your computer. Make sure your iOS device is still turned on and connected via the USB cable - per Step 0.  Also close out all your other open apps on your computer except for your web browser.  It is best to have as little running on your computer as possible. 

Step 2 - On your browser go to the  website and click on version of the operating system your computer is running. 

Then download the evasi0n software:

Once it is downloaded - unzip the file.

You will see the evasi0n 1.4 1.5.3 folder (per above) - double tap to open it up. 

Step 3 - Launch - evasi0n app. 


Then simply click on "Jailbreak"


Sit and Wait.  After you click "Jailbreak" above you will see some messages about the status of the jailbreak (see below). 

Step 4 - After a couple of minutes you will get a message about needing to unlock your device and tap the new jailbreak icon to continue  (see below).    


Step 5 - On your iOS device slide to unlock the screen and then find the new evasion icon on one of your home screens.  Tap on it just ONE time.  It will quickly look like it is launching the app and flash black and then will return to the home screen rather quickly.  The jailbreak will then continue on (see below).

Step 6 - Once the jailbreak is finished - your iOS device will going through some restarting cycles - this should take a few minutes.  Once it stops going through the restarting cycles and it looks like it is in sleep mode - you can tap on "exit" and that is it - you now have a jailbroken iOS device.  

Step 7 - If in step 0 you had turned off your screen lock or SIM Pin lock - now is the time to add those back.  

Step 8 - To really see if you are jailbroken - unlock your iOS device and look for the brown Cydia App iCon - it should be in the same location as where you tapped on the evasi0n iCon in Step 5.

Launch the Cydia App. The first time you launch it you will see a message "Preparing Filesystem (cydia will exit when complete)" - and per the message Cydia will quit out / exit when done.  Once it does this - relaunch Cydia.  The second time you launch it you will be asked "Who Are you?"  with the options of "User", "Hacker", "Developer" -  if you are reading this - select "User" and then tap "Done"

Step 9 - Once it is done it will open up and you should see a screen that looks like that below. 

One App almost everyone will want and that works on the iPhone's, iPod Touch's and the iPad is the app SBSettings.  This moves important settings / controls to the notification dock where they are always quickly available.  

To install this app Tap on "Search" in the bottom row of Cydia and then in the search box type "SBSettings"



Next Tap on "SBSettings" the top one - not the one any of the others.  


Read the warning.  Then Tap on "Install" in the upper Right corner


Then Tap on "Confirm" in the upper Right corner


The App will then install - when complete Tap on "Restart Springboard"


Then in the Settings App under Notifications - Go to SBSettings and turn it to "On".


Next launch the SBSettings app - and look at all the options. 

That's it you are now jailbroken and have your first real jailbroken app running on your device.

Please understand sometimes installs of apps are interrupted - in which case you need to try and re-install.  Things are not as stable when you jailbreak - expect some additional crashes and conflicts between apps. Which is why if you install an app you no longer plan to use - it is best to delete said app - the more jailbroken apps you have installed - the higher the probability you will have a conflict.  



Note: If you have an iPad - do not - repeat - do not - install Five icon dock - it will really mess up your iPad and you will need to restore it.  However that app works great on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Category:breaking news -- posted at: 4:51 AM


Tii - iTem 0258 - Good Thing we Beta Tested This


Links Mentioned in this Episode: = for iPhone5 warranty discount = for iPad warranty discount

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.1 for iPhone 4S 

iOS 6.1 banned from corporate servers due to Exchange snafu

iPhone 4S Battery Headaches Persist for iOS 6.1.1 Users

iPhone lockscreen can be bypassed with new iOS 6.1 trick

Apple promises fix for iOS 6 passcode exploit 

How to Bypass iPhone 5 Passcode on iOS 6.1

Security flaw allows snoopers to access locked iPhones

Week Calendar for iPhone

Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 

Apple CEO Tim Cook on tablet market share

BlackBerry shares drop as Home Depot switches to iPhone

iTunes, iPhone accessory sales more lucrative than most smartphone vendors

Apple is killing it when it comes to mobile video

LinkedIn gives all of its employees iPad minis 

Maybe an iWatch will go with your iPhone

Apple Said to Have Team Developing Wristwatch Computer

Wristband Computing: iWatch

Pebble CEO on possible Apple acquisition

Photos of iPhone 5S?

Box - 50GB free for life

iPad Office No Show a $2.5B Missed Opportunity for Microsoft

BlackBerry's Alicia Keys tweets from iPhone, claims a hack

Google 'flaw' puts users' details on display

You Won’t Believe The Personal Info Google Gives Away When You Buy An Android App 

Kickstarter for iPhone

Smarter Stand for iPhone - Kickstarter

Helios Bluetooth Light Controller by Helios — Kickstarter

Fleksy, State of Touch Typing – Fleksy goes free

Fleksy - Happy Typing for iPhone

HBO Go gains AirPlay streaming, Apple TV app due later this year

Notes Plus for iPad on the iTunes App Store

evad3rs (evad3rs) on Twitter

Evasi0n 1.3 Released With Support for iOS 6.1.1 On iPhone 4S

Notification Center notifications to be sent to Pebble watch

What 7 Million Jailbreaks Are Saying

SmartLav lavalier mic for iPhone

RocksteadyXS Portable Bluetooth Stereo Speaker


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii App


Image Searcher Pro



My Story App

Go World

Wallet Guard

Week Calendar

Kindle App

Box App






Max Go

Notes Plus

BiteSMS - Cydia

PDAnet - Cydia

Mailbox App

UIDeviceCrasher - Cydia - repo -

BTNotificationEnabler - Cydia


Call Recorder for Skype - Cydia

Direct download: tii_0258.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:06 AM

Tii - iTem 0257 - Evasi0n Jailbreak is Live


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

evasi0n iOS 6.x Jailbreak 

Surprise: evasi0n unhides Weather app on iPad

Important Advices From Evad3rs Team

evasi0n 1.1 released with bug fixes for Weather app problems

pod2g's iOS blog: evasi0n country statistics

Apple warns against jailbreaking following evasi0n hack

Apple Launches iOS 6.1.1 to Developers

Tablet Shipments Soar to Record Levels During Strong Holiday Quarter

Chitika: iPad still dominates

ComScore: iPhone up to 36 percent of US phone share in December

Android market share falls 13 percent amid Apple increase

Android's Web share down 13% since Nov

Sprint Nextel's CEO Discusses Q4 2012 Results

200 Million Workers Want Windows 8 Tablets

iCloud: Limits for Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, and Bookmarks

Vodafone Warns iPhone 4S Owners Not to Upgrade

Apple has lost iPhone naming rights in Brazil

IPhone Owner in Brazil ‘Open’ to Selling Rights to Name

Jon Stewart mocks Vine

Vine - Make a scene for iPhone

Android malware emerges on Google Play

Terrifying Android Malware Hacks Your PC

Atlantic City Firefighters Use Bible iPad App to Swear in

Intellacase - Kickstarter

Almond+ - Kickstarter

Auto Mee S robot scrubs mobile devices

Apple TV Refresh Chip Clues

iOS 6 Cydia Tweaks Compatibility

Macworld/iWorld 2013 Best of Show winners

Change SSH  root Password


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:





Text on Photo

Zen Ops View

My Story App

Go World

Wallet Guard

Angry Birds Starwars

White Castle




RespringCacheFix - Cydia

PDAnet - Cydia

MyWi - Cydia

TetherMe - Cydia

Direct download: tii_0257.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:50 AM

Tii - iTem 0256 - iOS 6.1


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Apple - Press Info - Apple Updates iOS to 6.1

Apple announces global iPhone 5 4G LTE expansion with 36 new carriers

About the new 'Reset Advertising Identifier' button in iOS 6.1

Nearly 300 million iOS devices are running iOS 6

Conan O'Brien on Apple's growing iPad lineup

Apple - Press Info - Apple Increases iPad with Retina Display to 128GB

New iPad 4 reportedly in the works -- perhaps a 128GB

128GB iPad 4 to start at $799

How Microsoft has already hamstrung the Surface Pro 

Ballmer: Office with no iPad support makes 'a lot of sense'

First Alleged Part Photos from iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 Surface 

Pictures Of A Budget iPhone For The Chinese Market Leaked

The iPhone 5S rumor roundup 

Apple fires supplier after audit uncovers underage workers 

CES 2013: Mobile Accessories by the Numbers

25 essential iPad mini tips

Dolphin web browser becomes the first to integrate Evernote

Vendetta Online — Kickstarter

Apogee Turns The iPad into a Recording Monster

Grab It While You Can: MAME Arcade Emulator Returns To The App Store

Gridlee for iPhone

How to load ROMS into Gridlee MAME emulator app

Planetbeing Hopes to Release iOS 6.1 Untethered Jailbreak

evasi0n iOS 6.x Jailbreak - official website

We’re *This Close* To An iPhone 5 Jailbreak


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii App



Check Me Out

Zen Ops View

Aloud - Cydia

Dolphin Browser


Laser Invaders

iAssociate 2


Google Maps

Motion X GPS


Direct download: tii_0256.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:48 AM

Tii - iTem 0255 - Records aren't the only things falling this week


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Apple Q4 2012 quarterly report summary

iPhone Sales At Verizon Top 6.2M

Apple Financial Results - Q1 2013

Apples Earning fall is completely unjustified

Are iPhone Sales Waning? The Numbers Don't Say So

AT&T's CEO Discusses Q4 2012 Results

Verizon Communications' Management Discusses Q4 2012 Results

Samsung profits top forecast as mobile biz doubles

iPhone outsells Samsung's Galaxy S and Note smartphones

Apple dismisses rumors about order cuts

Why Is So Much Stupid Being Written About Apple?

Free Stanford course on iOS development

Apple's iPad Market Share Continues to Slide

Apple's record profits contrasted with Amazon's hopes to turn a profit

A closer look at larger display options for the Apple iPhone 

Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June 

iPhone 6 is iPhone Math?

Unlocking Cellphones Becomes Illegal Saturday

iPhone 5 Trygger — Kickstarter

CableJive dockBoss

Behind The Scenes Of The iPhone 5 Jailbreak

Nearly half of iPhone users use YouTube's app


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii App


Lite Fish

Bouncy B

Check Me Out


Find My iPhone 



Direct download: tii_0255.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:44 AM



Here is a very quick summary of the latest quarterly numbers from Apple:

Rev = $54.5 Billion (up from $46.3 Billion in the year ago quarter)

Total Cash = $137.1 Billion (up $15.8 Billion for the quarter even after paying out over $2.5 Bil in Dividends)


Last Quarter Sales

iPhones Sold = 47.8 Mil (vs 37.04 Mil year ago quarter and 26.9 Mil last quarter)

iPads Sold = 22.9 Mil (vs 15.4 Mil year ago quarter and 14 Mil last quarter)

iPod Touches Sold = Not given as usual but over half of the 12.7 Mil iPods sold

All iPod's Sold = 12.7 Mil  (vs 15.4 Mil year ago quarter and 5.3 Mil last quarter)


Misc Notes

iPhone 5 out to over 100 countries.

iTunes App store now in over 155 countries.

250 Mil iCloud accounts. 

Apple TV sold over 2 Mil units vs 1.3 Mil units the previous quarter.

iPad Mini supply is still constrained and not expected to reach balance until end of March. 


Category:breaking news -- posted at: 5:03 AM


Tii - iTem 0254 - Vegas the gift that keeps on giving


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads

Wi-Fi + Cellular Models of iPad mini and 4th Gen iPad Available in China


iRig MIC Cast

How many iPhones did Apple sell last quarter?

AT&T Pre-Announces 'Best-Ever' iPhone Sales in 4Q 2012

iPad Estimates Range from 16.8 Million to 32 Million

Verizon iPhone Sales May be Stronger than Expected

Why The WSJ Got The 'iPhone Demand Is Crashing' Story All Wrong

Reuters: Cheaper iPhone story withdrawn after 'substantial changes' 

Cheap iPhone -Could Launch This Year: WSJ Report

Next-Generation iPad and iPad Mini Rumored for March Launch

iPhone 5: Straight Talk

How Straight Talk's TOS Makes Most iPhone Users Criminals

Sprint to offer Total Equipment Protection for iPhone

AT&T Brings FaceTime Over Cellular Support 

STC launches iPad mini for free with smart phone packages

Apple's Cook talks 'cooperation' with iPhone-less China Mobile

Apple to Chinese citizens: Buy our smartphones, just 12 easy payments

NYC iPhone owner tricks thief using dating app

Burglary at Microsoft research campus, only iPads taken

Microsoft Reports Its Apple iPads Stolen, No Microsoft Devices Missing

Best Google Bug Ever Adds 'Praise The iPad'

Vizibility | Put a Mobile Business Card in Your Mobile Wallet

SAFE Wallet Case for iPhone 5 — Kickstarter

iPhone 5 Mod Translucent Kit

The iPhone is once again one of the best Google phones

5 Apps: The best camera apps for blind and visually impaired

Localscope for iPhone

iOS hacker Pod2g launches PodDJ for iPad

pod2g's iOS blog

Students add prank street names to Apple Maps

Crayola’s Light Marker for iPad lets you paint in the air

Upcoming Lego Mindstorms EV3 to include iOS support

Bluetooth Fork



Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii App


Mixture App

Lite Fish

Bouncy B


Zephyr - Cydia





Wifipass - Cydia



iBaby Monitor

Foscam FI8909w

Direct download: tii_0254.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:04 AM


Tii - iTem 0253 - Ding Dong the Witch is Dead


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

iCare iPhone Repair

Massachusetts Mom Has Son Sign 18-point Agreement for iPhone - ABC News

Awkward! Apple Launches ‘Do Not Disturb’ Commercial After New Year's Glitch

Apparently, iOS 6's Do Not Disturb Feature Has A New Year's Day Hangover

Installing iOS 6.0.2 Might Not Be Such A Great Idea

Reports surface on issues with recent iOS 6.0.2 update

iOS 6 tip: Change the direction of a Panorama photo

Apple Investor call Jan 23rd

iPhone snags its highest U.S. market share ever

'Insatiable demand' for iPad mini drives stock-outs in China

Can Twitter Tell Us If Apple's iPad Won The Christmas Tablet War?

First tweets from tablets show Apple’s iPad dominance

Tablet Market Update

iPad Tablet Web Share Falls 7.1% Following Christmas Holiday

Apple iWatch rumors surface again

Apple May Soon Let You Talk to the Hand

Apple to Launch Bluetooth ‘Smart Watch’ Next Year?

Apple Predictions for 2013

Developers begin seeing new Apple iPhone hardware and iOS 7

Does Apple's shadow still loom over CES? 

Report claims next-gen, thinner, lighter full-sized iPad due in March

Cycloramic panorama app that spins iPhone

CBS Connect’ Second-Screen iPad App

How to change your iPhone carrier logo without jailbreaking

Most Kickstarter Projects Fail to Deliver on Time

WynCASE — Kickstarter

ChristieStreet | DoorBot

StickNFind -  Indiegogo

Apple Reportedly Killing Chargers

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple iPhone Screen 

VCs Love Chromatik

FTC Pushes for Data Collection Transparency in Children's Apps

Hackulous shuts down

Auxo for iOS 5.1.x now available on Cydia

YouTube Capture for iPhone

Squrl Video Search Finally Gains Search History And Auto-Complete Features

AT&T Offers $100 Credit on iPad

Onion - iPhone with Pre-Shattered Screen


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii App



Adobe Idea

Mapquest App




CBS Connect


F.lux - Cydia

Auxo - Cydia

Youtube Capture


Fakecarrier - Cydia




Switcheasy - Tones for iPhone 5

Direct download: 253_tii.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:32 AM

Tii - iTem 0252 - Insta-revolt


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Today's Sponsor - Squrl


Instagram responds to TOS outrage:

Instagram's new legalese pisses off users - Boing Boing

Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos

Apple releases iOS 6.0.2 to fix Wi-Fi issue

iOS 6.1 beta 4 given to developers ahead of release 

Mildura Police warn drivers against relying on Apple iOS 6 maps

Apple Could Acquire Navigation Partner TomTom

Google Maps for iPhone

Google Maps for iPhone is here

Google Maps for iPhone downloaded 10 million times

Apple's Find My iPhone App Now Provides Driving Directions

Another Reason to Never Use an iPhone Case

PassHack tutorial

Tim Cook on Rock Center

Watch the Tim Cook interview with Rock Center's Brian Williams

TalkTapp - Social Voice Assistant 

myAssistant - Personal Secretary - CNET

iPhone 5 First Weekend Sales in China Top Two Million

iPad Mini Ad Impressions Grew 28 Percent Every Day in November

iPad Mini set to eclipse Retina iPad

iPad Mini Not Gobbling Up Full-Size iPad Sales

Apple iPad, iPad Mini LTE Tablets Cleared For Sale In China

iPhone 5S Coming in June

Google Declares Victory Over The iPhone 

iOS v Android: app revenues

How to Get a Refund From the iOS or Mac App Stores

The Kalonn Case — Kickstarter

iPhone 5 Trygger Camera Clip — Kickstarter

PhoneJoy Play — Kickstarter

Office Mobile for iPhone and iPad app references revealed by Microsoft

Black Friday on the iPad: Revisiting some dubious data

App Store app gifting returns to iOS


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:


Tii App


Countdown 2014

Photoshop touch


Google Maps App

Voice Texter


Voice Commander



Speaktoit Assistant

Voice Assistant + Personal
Assistant - Voice Control Calendar
Voice Commands
Voice Notes
Voice Actions
Google Search
Dragon Go
Dragon Dictation
Voice Ask
Voice Answer
Voice Brief

Voice Commands+
Voice Assistant Plus
Dictate Everything
My Voice Assistant
Voice Dictation

Speaking Cal - with voice reminders
Voice Tweet
Super Voice Assistant 
Voice Command Camera
Voice Camera
voice calcu+

Vocal - Vocally control Mac
Dictation Clock
Taking Self Timer
Vocal Photo
Voice Tweet


Direct download: tii_0252.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:12 AM

Tii - iTem 0251 - Dan says iOS 6.1 Beta 3


Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Today's Sponsor - SquareTrade = for iPhone5 warranty discount = for iPad warranty discount


AT&T iPhones In Pennsylvania Are Being Taken Over By ‘Dan’

The new iOS 6.1 beta (version 3) is out

iPhone 5 ship time drops to two to four days

iPhone 5 two-handsets-per-customer limitation lifted 

T-Mobile CEO: Our iPhone experience will be 'dramatically different'

T-Mobile's Subsidy Free iPhone Will Bring Transparency To Smartphone Economics

China Mobile president confirms ongoing iPhone talks

iPad mini & iPhone 5 Arrive in China in December

iPhone 5 Arrives in More Than 50 Additional Countries

features Apple killed off in iTunes 11

YouTube Gets Shiny New iPad, iPhone App

iPhone 5S already? Possible pics leak

iPhone 5s Rear Housing?

Which tablet has the best battery life? 

Botnet Steals $47M from 30K European Bank Accounts

App Developers Shun Microsoft's Surface

1 Second Everyday App by Cesar Kuriyama 

Whatever Happened To The Geode? 

Apple-supported tablet app The Daily shuts down

The Daily is no more - News Corporation

FTC Slams Google for Seeking iPhone, iPad Ban

DreamJB: Hacker Announces iOS 6.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak for 22 December

IEEE's Robot iPad App is Robot Heaven

Tim Cook's Freshman Year - Businessweek

Mac OS Ken

OtterBox Defender Case - iPad Mini


Apps Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii App

Magic Window




Toddler Distractor Christmas Edition

Photo Library+ for iPhone

Word Unravel

Countdown 2014

Mail Enhancer Pro - Cydia

Youtube - iPad



Robots for iPad

Slyde Show


Direct download: tii_0251.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:27 PM

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