Dev Team Warns: Avoid Upgrading to iTunes 8.2

Apple is pushing out iTunes 8.2 and QuickTime 7.6.2 via Software update today. This latest version of iTunes 8.2 supports the iPhone OS 3.0 coming this Summer.

iTunes 8.2 now supports iPhone or iPod touch with the iPhone 3.0 Software Update. iTunes 8.2 also includes many accessibility improvements and bug fixes.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

MuscleNerd, a guy from iPhone Dev team has warned iPhone users via Tweeter to avoid upgrading to this latest iTunes 8.2 as it breaks our sweet Jailbreaking to our iPhone.

Today’s iTunes 8.2 update changes the way your computer talks to the device. This affects things like QuickPwn and PwnageTool when they try to identify what’s connected. Also, ssh over usb breaks due to same reasons. Fixes are in the works but for now avoid 8.2.

He’s conviced that Apple had no intention to break the jailbreaking stuff via iTunes and warns users to avoid it for now and wait until Apple provides a fix to this or the great Dev Team updates there iPhone jailbreaking and unlocking toys.

Already Upgraded to iTunes 8.2?

Don’t worry. The Dev Team guy also provided instructions to uninstall iTunes 8.2 completely here. and then you will be able to install older versions of iTunes that can be snatched from here:

Update: iTunes 9.2 is available for download now:

Update 2: iTunes 9.2.1 is now available for download:

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