Following the release of an untethered jailbreak, evasi0n7, by the evad3rs team for compatible devices running iOS 7 through iOS 7.0.4, iOS hacker Steven De Franco, who is commonly known as iH8sn0w, has released an untethered Cydia package for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4G running iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.5.
iH8sn0w has also blogged that he will update sn0wbreeze to incorporate the untether later. But he has not given any ETA. The team's next focus will be to release an A5 jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4.
"Our next priority is getting an A5 jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4 out. As I stated on Twitter, we expect it should be out by Christmas day. So if you don't feel like upgrading to iOS 7 and prefer 6.1.3/6.1.4, sit tight for a bit," notes iH8sn0w.
The hacker has also shared an easy method to install the untethered jailbreak on iPhone 3GS/A4 devices running iOS 6.1.3/6.1.5
iPod touch 4G
How to install untethered Cydia package on iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4 devices
Step-1: Have a tethered jailbreak [either via redsn0w (point to 6.0 IPSW) or sn0wbreeze]
Step-2: Open Cydia
Step-3: Click the Changes tab in the footer
Step-4: Press the Refresh button in the top left corner
Step-5: After Reloading Data, perform a search for p0sixspwn [the O is zero]
Step-6: Tap Install
You have successfully performed an untethered jailbreak on iPhone 4/iPhone 3GS/iPod touch 4G running iOS 6.1.3/6.1.5.
iH8sn0w, shortly after the release of the jailbreak, has provided a fix for the iPhone 4 having issues with the untethered jailbreak. Below is the work around for iPhone 4 (GSM) bootloop fix.
How to fix iPhone 4 (GSM) bootloop issue [Method-1]
Step-1: Download the Java runtime binary of msftguy's SSH RD Creator
Step-2: Place the iPhone 4 into DFU mode and wait for it to tell you to connect to localhost:2022
Step-3: If you are using a Mac, use terminal and type ssh root@localhost –p 2022
If you are on a PC, grab PuTTY and type localhost in Hostname, and 2022 under Port
Step-4: Enter root for the User Name
Step-5: Enter alpine for the Password
Step-6: Copy and paste the following one line bash command
while [ ! -d /mnt2/mobile ]; do mount.sh; done; printf 'xD3x8Ex95xD4x44x47x32x2ExA1x5Fx9Fx9BxE7xE8x8FxDC' | dd of=/mnt2/untether/untether bs=1 seek=1120 conv=notrunc; printf 'x00' | dd of=/mnt2/untether/untether bs=1 seek=27099 conv=notrunc; nvram auto-boot=true; sync; reboot;
Step-7: Press Enter
The bootloop issue on iPhone 4 GSM should be fixed.
iH8sn0w has posted another fix for the iPhone 4 (GSM) bootloop issue.
Step-1: Download the custom tar bundle
Step-2: Open redsn0w
Step-3: Select the iOS 6.0 IPSW for the iPhone 4
Step-4: Click the back button and click Jailbreak
Step-5: Follow the on-screen prompts until you get to the series of checkboxes
Step-6: Checkmark Install Custom bundle
Step-7: Browse where you have downloaded the custom tar bundle in step-1
Step-8: Click Next
Step-9: Once the device reboots, everything should be fine
The untether package will rerurn to Cydia shortly.
[Source: iH8sn0w blog]