TouchMyApps » RedSnow http://www.touchmyapps.com All Things iPhone and iPad for those who like to Touch. iOS App reviews, News, New Apps, Price Drops and App Gone Free Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:42:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.4 redsn0w 0.9.10b4 update includes iBooks fix http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/01/16/redsn0w-0-9-10b4-update-includes-ibooks-fix/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/01/16/redsn0w-0-9-10b4-update-includes-ibooks-fix/#comments Mon, 16 Jan 2012 17:46:02 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=64340 RedSn0w, the popular jailbreaking tool has been updated to version 0.9.10b4 and now includes the long awaited fix for iBooks not being able to run on jailbroken iOS 5.0.1 devices. The b4 version of redsn0w incorporates the 5.0.1 fix for iBooks, and also for sporadic problems with launchctl.  Thanks to @xvolks for merging the iBooks … Read more]]>

RedSn0w, the popular jailbreaking tool has been updated to version 0.9.10b4 and now includes the long awaited fix for iBooks not being able to run on jailbroken iOS 5.0.1 devices.

The b4 version of redsn0w incorporates the 5.0.1 fix for iBooks, and also for sporadic problems with launchctl.  Thanks to @xvolks for merging the iBooks (sandbox) fix from @comex’s github into the overall corona untether from @pod2g!  As usual, you can choose to install the fix either by re-running redsn0w over your existing jailbreak (de-select Cydia if you do that), or by installing the corona package from Cydia (it’s the same set of files no matter which way you choose).

If you’ve previously jailbroken your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch using redsn0w, all you need to do is re-jailbreak it using 0.9.10b4, but do remember to uncheck the “Install Cydia” option beforehand. Conversely, you can run the latest version of the Corona package (1.0.4) on Cydia in order to use iBooks once again.

[via dev-team blog] … Read more]]>
http://www.touchmyapps.com/2012/01/16/redsn0w-0-9-10b4-update-includes-ibooks-fix/feed/ 0
Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 now available (on A4 iDevices) http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/12/27/untethered-jailbreak-for-ios-5-0-1-now-available-on-a4-idevices/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/12/27/untethered-jailbreak-for-ios-5-0-1-now-available-on-a4-idevices/#comments Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:25:32 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=63337 Several weeks ago, we saw chronic dev team member pod2g post a video of his untethered jailbreak on an iPod Touch running iOS 5. Well, for those of you eagerly anticipating its public release, the wait is finally over. The untethered exploit has just been incorporated into redsnow 0.9.10 and PwnageTool and works on the … Read more]]>

Several weeks ago, we saw chronic dev team member pod2g post a video of his untethered jailbreak on an iPod Touch running iOS 5. Well, for those of you eagerly anticipating its public release, the wait is finally over. The untethered exploit has just been incorporated into redsnow 0.9.10 and PwnageTool and works on the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G. One requirement is that they must be updated to iOS 5.0.1 beforehand. As for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 owners, they’ll have to wait some more as A5 devices haven’t been completely hacked yet. Fear not though, as pod2g has said that he’ll be looking at extending this untethered jailbreak to the latest iDevices in the near future. A quick rundown of how to install it right after the break.

The “Basic” Instructions as per Dev-Team Blog:

A few days ago, @pod2g gave the untether to both the iPhone devteam and the chronic devteam.  We’ve put it into redsn0w 0.9.10 and PwnageTool, and the chronic devteam put it into a Cydia package (the same set of exploits is in all three).

Here are the basic steps for how to get it:

  • The untether is for iOS 5.0.1 on iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPhone4-CDMA, iPad1, iPod touch 3G, iPod touch 4G
  • If you have one of those devices and are not on 5.0.1 yet, update now!  The SHSH window is still open for 5.0.1  If you unlock via ultrasn0w or gevey, make sure you only get to 5.0.1 via a custom IPSW!  See the guides at places like iClarified.com if you don’t know how.  Once you’re at 5.0.1, use the latest redsn0w 0.9.10 to both jailbreak and untether.
  • If you’re already at 5.0.1 with a tethered jailbreak, you have two choices: either run redsn0w 0.9.10 over your current jailbreak (deselect “Install Cydia” if you do that), or install the Cydia package prepared by the chronic devteam.  The patches are the same regardless of which you choose.
  • Some of you are using a hybrid 5.0/5.0.1 configuration.  If so, do not attempt to install this untether over that setup!  You will most likely get into a reboot cycle.  Do a sync and fresh restore to 5.0.1 then install the jailbreak + untether.
[pod2g via BGR] … Read more]]>
http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/12/27/untethered-jailbreak-for-ios-5-0-1-now-available-on-a4-idevices/feed/ 0
Jailbreak your iPod Touch with redsn0w – A step by step guide http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/09/01/jailbreak-your-ipod-touch-with-redsn0w-a-step-by-step-guide/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/09/01/jailbreak-your-ipod-touch-with-redsn0w-a-step-by-step-guide/#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:41:43 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=18936 It took me some time to finally decide to jailbreak my iPod Touch and I am very satisfied with the result. Now, it is in my best interest (not really) to show you how I did it. If you are a member of the group of stubborn folks who refuses to place their “precious” in … Read more]]>

jailbreak_icon

It took me some time to finally decide to jailbreak my iPod Touch and I am very satisfied with the result. Now, it is in my best interest (not really) to show you how I did it. If you are a member of the group of stubborn folks who refuses to place their “precious” in the hands of some software with names like “redsn0w”, “quickpwn”, or “ultrasn0w”, don’t let it deter you anymore, hesitant one! If I can do it, so can you!

What you’ll need:

  1. iPod Touch 2G with 3.0 firmware installed. Note: I specify this particular iPod model because that is the one I currently own, and since I’m no expert, I cannot guarantee success with an iPhone and other related models (though the process of Jailbreaking both iPhones and iPod Touches using redsn0w is very similar. Just be sure to have the corresponding firmware file for your iDevice)  Bear in mind: It is vitally important that you have 3.0 software installed. You can check by going to Settings>General>About>Version. According to what I’ve read, you can get the software for free. I know, I know. I spent the $10 bucks like you did on the first day it came out.
  2. Winrar (for those on Windows OS)
  3. RedSnow [Windows] [Mac]
  4. 3.0 firmware file (Note: ipod2,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw is the iPod Touch firmware file I used)
  5. A box of tissue for you to cry with in case your iPod is “bricked”.

Before I began the process of jailbreaking, I did some research and took some notes of what to do and what not to do. I came across two very good resources/guides that explained in detail, with the aid of some visuals, the proper jailbreaking techniques. The first is a Youtube video and the other is posted on a forum. What I’ll be telling you will be a simple summary of everything that is explained there. So, let’s begin.

Procedure

ipod_jailbreak_11. With the appropriate items listed above, you can now begin by opening up the redsnOw-win_0.8.zip folder. It should look like image #1 above.

ipod_jailbreak_2

2. Next, double-click on the redsnOw.exe file and there should be a series of load bars popping up randomly and then you should see a new window popping up

ipod_jailbreak_33. Click Browse and locate the aforementioned ipod 3.0 firmware (#3) (Note: You can drag the iPod firmware file to your desktop to make it easier for you to locate). Select it, and you should see :

ipod_jailbreak_44. Only select “Install Cydia.” Click on Next.

ipod_jailbreak_55. Important step: Plug your iPod to your computer and then turn it off.

ipod_jailbreak_6

6. More Important: The toughest stage of all. During this next step you must convert your ipod to DFU mode. Because the steps will be presented to you rather quickly, I will show it to you here so that you will be prepared beforehand.

7. First, hold down the Power button for 3 seconds (#6).

ipod_jailbreak_78. Second, without releasing the Power button, press and hold the Home button for 10 seconds (#7).

ipod_jailbreak_89. Lastly, release your finger from the power button but keep holding onto the Home button for another 30 seconds (#8).

ipod_jailbreak_910. Important: The window will begin to change and a series of loading screens will appear (#9). Remember, you must keep your finger pressed onto the Home button for thirty seconds. Try counting in your head or out loud.

11. Your iPod screen will turn black, then white, and then eventually it will show a screen with the message “Downloading Jailbreak Data” and what appears to be a picture of a hard drive with an arrow pointing downwards (Shrug).

12. During this crucial stage in the procedure in my experience, redsnOw crashed and I was forced to end the jailbreak. Don’t fret! I believe the remedy to this problem is to try again at a later time or to unplug your ipod from your computer and then plugging it back in to start all over.

ipod_jailbreak_1013. If nothing “wrong” happens at this stage, your iPod should then change screens to a picture of a walking pineapple with a loading bar on the bottom (Picture on top). Eventually you will reach to coveted and final last screen (#10).

ipod_jailbreak_11Before you turn on your iPod for the first time, I MUST remind you to try to not drool on yourself. I know it’s hard to resist but, try not to humiliate yourself once in a while. What you’ll notice hopefully is the presence of a new application sitting in your springboard. No, it is not a virus. It’s an application called Cydia, and it is like the App Store for applications that weren’t approved by Apple. My first impressions with it (Cydia) was how much slower it ran and the frequent load screens. But who cares now really? Especially since you can now download an abundant store of new apps that allow you to customize your iPod like you never possible! Give yourself a pat on the back. You deserve it.

This Jailbreak guide was brought to you by TouchMyApps contributor LonePlacebo. LonePlacebo also writes for his own blog, which you can check out right here.

Read more]]>
http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/09/01/jailbreak-your-ipod-touch-with-redsn0w-a-step-by-step-guide/feed/ 2
iPod Touch 2G Jailbreak Beta: redsn0w melting http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/04/09/ipod-touch-2g-pwnage-beta-redsn0w-melting/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/04/09/ipod-touch-2g-pwnage-beta-redsn0w-melting/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2009 17:19:39 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=8879 redsn0w beta jailbreak for the iPod Touch 2G is now available for those who don’t mind a bit of typing. One step closer to point and click GUI hacking, the iPhone Dev Team are making leaps and bounds progress on this platform that has been comparatively sidelined from the jailbreak scene. With promise of future … Read more]]>

news-jailbreak-redsn0w

redsn0w beta jailbreak for the iPod Touch 2G is now available for those who don’t mind a bit of typing. One step closer to point and click GUI hacking, the iPhone Dev Team are making leaps and bounds progress on this platform that has been comparatively sidelined from the jailbreak scene. With promise of future GUI jailbreaks just down the track, the Dev Team race on.

Those who are not comfortable with command line interfaces should probably stay away, but redsn0w really is a simple hack with only the following commands in their txt file.

In versions of OS X above 10.5.6, DFU mode has been disabled by a bug in the
operating system that Apple has not yet seen fit to fix. A work-around for
this problem is connecting the iPod through a powered USB hub rather than
directly through the computer. It’s also possible to use a software hack to
temporarily fix this problem to use this software. Please see the blog post at
http://blog.iphone-dev.org/post/74278878/close-the-stable-door for more
details.

1. Either connect the iPod in DFU mode to the computer
OR
Follow the step-by-step DFU instructions with the program
2. Start Terminal (in the Utilities folder under Applications)
3. Type ‘cd ‘ (cd space)
4. Drag the redsn0w folder into the Terminal window
5. Push enter
6. Type ‘./redsn0w’ and push enter

Those of you who are stuck on Windows or tough it out on Linux should have it no more difficult. If you are daring and have need of a Jailbreaked iPod Touch, have at it – unbridled functionality awaits your shiny device.

[via iPhone Dev Team's Blog]

Read more]]>
http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/04/09/ipod-touch-2g-pwnage-beta-redsn0w-melting/feed/ 2
iPod 2g: Jailbreak Looming? http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/01/17/ipod-2g-jailbreak-looming/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/01/17/ipod-2g-jailbreak-looming/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2009 06:07:44 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=3911 Just spotted some good news from the youtube about a pending release from the iPhone Dev Team that implicates everyone’s favourite iPod Touch as the target for the next Jailbreak. What does this mean for our sleek excellent sounding pmp? Well, if you like homebrew, alternate video codecs, ports, extra gadgets etc, a jailbraked iPod … Read more]]>

Just spotted some good news from the youtube about a pending release from the iPhone Dev Team that implicates everyone’s favourite iPod Touch as the target for the next Jailbreak. What does this mean for our sleek excellent sounding pmp? Well, if you like homebrew, alternate video codecs, ports, extra gadgets etc, a jailbraked iPod Touch will certainly be your stew of choice.

I started out with iPod Touch 1g, loved it and sold my silly Cowon D2. The 2nd version is all that the 1g was but with less noise, better bass response, a volume rocker, speaker, line in from the headphone jack, better battery life, etc. Everything I want from an a portable media player is included, but what does it lack? You have guessed it: Nintendo emulation. I have waited long for this piece of news and I know I stand with many others in hoping it comes soon.  Rumour on the street is soon.  Would I say Monday or Sunday?  I would not say no, but I am hesitant to hope for so early a release.  The iPhone Dev Team have whipped up magic before:  we have only to wait a little.

Keep your fingers crossed over your crossed arms below your crossed eyes above your crossed legs whilst crossing the street.  And please, don’t forget to knock on wood: shigzeo out.

Read more]]>
http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/01/17/ipod-2g-jailbreak-looming/feed/ 0