Posts tagged iOS 4.0.1
One of the annoying things about iOS is that it does not allow you to use your iPhone while syncing with iTunes. But why worry when we have the wonderful jailbreak universe to offer us the capabilities that Apple simply refused to offer. Enter Synchronicity, a Cydia based tweak that prevents your iPhone from going into lock mode while syncing with iTunes.
Well Well Well, have we got something for our iDevice users stuck on iOS 4.0.2 or what? Uptil now, we have been able to downgrade iOS only if we had the SHSH blob saved. But it turns out that you don’t need to have your saved Blob in in case you want to downgrade your iPhone 4 / iPhone 3GS from iOS 4.0.2 to iOS 4.0.1. Steps to do that follow after the jump.
Update 1: Apple has stopped signing iOS 4.0.1. In case you want to downgrade to iOS 4.0.1 and don’t have a saved SHSH for it, don’t worry as you can still downgrade using the guide posted here.
Apple recently rolled out next to useless if not useless iOS 4.0.2 update which didn’t bring any new features. All it did was took away the jailbreak capability of your precious iDevice and in return fixed the PDF vulnerability which should not be there in the first place. Anyways, if you are running on iOS 4.0.2 and want to restore to iOS 4.0.1 you are in luck as the Cupertinos are still signing the iOS 4.0.1 firmware. Steps to restore the 4.0.1 firmware follow after the jump.
Disclaimer: Proceed at your own risk.
Steps to restore iOS 4.0.1 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G
Step 1 – Download iOS 4.0.1 ipsw file for your specific iPhone model from here.
Step 2 – Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable.
Step 3 – Launch iTunes.
Step 4 – iTunes will detect your iPhone in the left pane. Click on the Apple Device and then click on the Summary Tab.
Step 5 – Press and Hold Shift (for Windows)/Restore (for Mac) and then click on the Restore button.
Step 6 – iTunes will prompt you to provide the ipsw file. Point iTunes to the iOS 4.0.1 file you downloaded in Step 1 and then click Open.
Step 7 – Voila, you just restored your iDevice to iOS 4.0.1.
Apple not so long ago rolled out iOS 4.0.2 which brought with it the PDF vulnerability and thus took away the jailbreak capability of your iDevice. This has had many users worried since we all know what its like to have a jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch for that matter. But here is a life saver for you – Apple is still signing the iOS 4.0.1 firmware so you can still restore your firmware to iOS 4.0.1 and get the jailbreak you truly deserve.
Here comes the news PwnageTool fans and users were waiting for. The PwnageTool Bundle for jailbreaking iOS 4.0.1 has been unleashed and brings with it hactivation support for iPhone 3GS users. The tool which is for Mac users only, updates your iPhone to iOS 4.0.1 while preserving your iPhone baseband and what’s more it is compliant with the latest version of ultrasn0w, ultrasn0w 0.93.
With the iOS 4.0.1 update finally out, it should be no surprise seeing the iPhone hackers gang getting all active and working on jailbreak for the first iOS 4 update. Hot on the heels of launching sn0wbreeze 1.8 Beta, iH8sn0w has informed the world that he expects to bring iOS 4.0.1 jailbreak in the coming days.
You know what time it is? Its time to move yourself away from the update button to avoid updating to the latest iOS 4.0.1 and iOS 3.2.1 update rolled out by Apple. Of course you can always update provided you want to give away the jailbreak and unlock capability of your iDevice. Comex, the genius behind Spirit, the first userland jailbreak tool for iPad has advised its user base to avoid updating to the latest firmware.
So you have graded your iPhone 3G to iOS 4.0.1 and now you want to jailbreak your iDevice? Luckily for you redsn0w 0.9.5 Beta, the tool which was originally launched to jailbreak iOS 4 can jailbreak the just launched iOS 4.0.1 update as well. Steps to enter the jailbreaking world are listed after the jump.
Here comes the news which the iOS 4.0.1 unlock tool seeking folks were waiting for. Yes, there exists a tool to unlock the very recently rolled out iOS 4.0.1 and it is one that you have already heard of. Yes, I am talking about ultrasn0w 0.93. MuscleNerd has confirmed via his Twitter account that the unlock tool which went live with the launch of iOS 4 can jailbreak your iPhone 3G running on iOS 4.0.1.
Whenever Apple rolls out a new iOS update, it brings a lot of question for the jailbreak community. iOS 4.0.1 is no exception as it too makes people wonder if the existing jailbreak tools can be used with the first iOS 4 update or not? MuscleNerd has answered this question for the redsn0w users and it is one answer that will make the interesting folks happy.