iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak is the higly anticipated jailbreak in the history. It’s been very long time since jailbreak community has enjoyed a fully untethered jailbreak that supports all the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models supporting iOS 6.1. iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak may drop any time now. So, don’t forget to be prepared for this upcoming jailbreak. Hit the jump to learn what you should do to be prepared for the iOS 6.1 jailbreak…
Check if Your device is Supported
The very first thing you must know about iOS 6.1 jailbreak is that whether it supports your model of iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch or not. Chances are very high that your device is supported by the iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak because it will support all the latest devices and also the older ones that can run iOS 6.1 firmware. Here’s the list of devices supported by iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak:
- iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
- iPhone Touch 5G, iPod Touch 4G
- iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini
- Apple TV 2G
Any device other than these devices cannot be jailbroken with the upcoming jailbreak.
Backup Your Personal Data
It’s always recommended to backup your personal stuff before jailbreaking or updating your device. You can backup your iPhone, ipad or iPod Touch’s personal data using iTunes or iCloud. Just make sure that your contacts, photos, notes, videos and other personal data is safe and secure before you even think about jailbreaking. If your device is jailbroken on an older firmware and you want to backup Cydia apps, you can always use PkgBackup to backup Cydia tweaks and apps.
Update to iOS 6.1
Now that you’ve backed up your personal data, it’s time to update to iOS 6.1 (Not recommended for iPhone unlockers). There are 3 ways to update to iOS 6.1: Over-The-Air (OTA), Updating via iTunes, Downloading IPSW and restoring via iTunes. For jailbreak sake, it’s recommended to always fresh/clean restore iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch via iTunes. Evad3rs, the hackers team behind the upcoming untethered jailbreak, also recommends to fresh/clean restore and that delta (OTA) upgrade may result in problems.
Save SHSH Blobs for iOS 6.1
Now that iOS 6.1 jailbreak is just around the corner, it’s best time to save shsh blobs for iOS 6.1 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It’s always a good idea to save SHSH blobs whenever Apple pushed a new firmware release. If you save iOS 6.1 SHSH blobs now, it will be golden thing if there ever opens up the possibility to downgrade back to iOS 6.1. So, basically, SHSH blobs will allow you to downgrade back to iOS 6.1 from a newer firmware, if hackers ever find a way of downgrading.
Here’s how you can save SHSH blobs for iOS 6.1.
Stay Tuned at iPhoneHeat.com
We’ll be covering the upcoming 6.1 untethered jailbreak from all aspects here at www.iphoneheat.com. Stay tuned for the download links, and detailed step-by-step guides.