Reports about iOS 6.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone 5: Recap

The situation around iOS 6.0.1 untethered jailbreak release has become literate saga. We want to keep you updated about this jailbreaking utility since a lot of iPhone 5 users would love it to be launched sooner than later. Besides, a big number of promising news about its quick release make our readers keep wondering when exactly they are able to see this jailbreak.

In case you missed the developers’ promises, we’ll share a total recap with you as we are also waiting on iOS 6.0.1 untethered jailbreak and wish to see it as quickly as possible. Right now there is no such a jailbreak so if you read it has been released, don’t believe the news as scammers are working hardly trying to mislead you.

iOS 6.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak

Short Recap

Well-known iOS developers, the iPhone Dev team and the Chronic Dev team, who have in past presented us with different utilities and helped millions of iOS users worldwide to perform tethered and untethered jailbreak of different iOS versions are now working on iOS 6 jailbreak program. This is their own decision to launch such utilities as all jailbreaking programs by these hackers are free to download and use.

Back in September, one of the jailbreakers @pod2g assured that he didn’t work on creating an iOS 6 untethered jailbreak. But October brought a curious report about one student from the UK who nearly managed to jailbreak his iPhone 5 on iOS 6 with modded Redsn0w program [the student motivated people to join him as Team Dr1zzle and help release a jailbreaking solution before the Chronic Dev team]. This made a lot of people excited as @pod2g’s statement upset many iDevice users who believed that Apple made it very difficult to jailbreak its software. Still the buzz around the newly created group of hackers quickly dissolved as there was still no iOS 6 untethered jailbreak available.

Later a kernel exploit helped @chpwn install and run Cydia on the sixth-generation iPhone. Yet the hope to see real iOS 6 untethered jailbreak was still just a dream as @pod2g’s confident reports in mid-October about the possibility of its soon release didn’t end up successfully. Other hackers, @musclenerd and @planetbeing also posted tweets in October stating the solution was almost there, it just required much testing, etc. The iOS 6 tethered jailbreak performed on the latest Apple smartphone turned out to be a failbreak [it required a real Apple Developer account].

New iOS Release – Sad News

Since Apple announced its iOS 6.0.1 release, the community thought hackers stopped working on iOS 6 untethered jailbreak since it would be useless with the new version launch. And even though most reports assured that the iOS 6.0.1 untethered jailbreak was possible, sad news were reported to all tablet owners. The rules made it now illegal for iPad users to jailbreak their gadgets, so iPhone 5 customers believed that the jailbreak might be presented quicker because developers wouldn’t have to test it on the iPad any more.

The Redsn0w update by the iDev team and a failbreak for iOS 6.0.1 iPad mini show us that hackers are doing their work and find various exploits in the new firmware. It might mean that we will finally see a public release of iOS 6.0.1 untethered jailbreak one day in the future [we really hope so]. When will it happen? This question is still unanswered…

And don’t forget that today there are many fake iOS 6 untethered jailbreak like Absinthe 3.0, so, beware.