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  • Untethered Jailbreak by Christmas?


    A now-you-see-it, now-you-don't tweet from @MuscleNerd has again raised hopes that we'll see an untethered 4.2.1 jailbreak by Christmas. Having responded to someone asking about the JB that Christmas was "an achievable deadline," he then deleted the tweet, leaving open questions as to whether he thought that was too confident a statement.

    Earlier this month, @comex had promised a untethered jailbreak by Christmas in a tweet. Soon thereafter, @MuscleNerd showed off a video of just such a jailbreak that used "mysterious 4.2b3 hashes Cydia kept for you." In a tweet announcing the video, @MuscleNerd called it a "backup plan" to the more extensible jailbreak @comex is working on.

    In any case, it looks like the Dev-Team guys are feeling confident about their progress, so chances are good that we'll see an untethered jailbreak for 4.2.1 in our stocking sometime in the week to come.

    Source: Redmond Pie
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Untethered Jailbreak by Christmas? started by Paul Daniel Ash View original post
    Comments 122 Comments
    1. EskimoRuler's Avatar
      EskimoRuler -
      Best Gift Ever!!
    1. MindGem's Avatar
      MindGem -
      MD deleted his tweet, probably NOT coming by christmas.
    1. unlockingsky's Avatar
      unlockingsky -
      what about iphone 4 unlock? i hope i am not asking santa too much =)

      bb 02.10.04
    1. Simon's Avatar
      Simon -
      Hopefully it will be by xmas. I certainly wouldnt mind having my i4 untethered again.
    1. ady199's Avatar
      ady199 -
      Fingers crossed - it would make my Xmas
    1. kingosama's Avatar
      kingosama -
      Anyhow, Anitd0te is said to be coming out on Christmas eve, and they claim that it is much more resistant to malware attacks
    1. A_SWELLGUY's Avatar
      A_SWELLGUY -
      unlock please i have a really cool iphone 4 that has become a ipod touch...
    1. i3urger's Avatar
      i3urger -
      Bada$$ christmas
    1. tellytel's Avatar
      tellytel -
      sweeeeeeeeeeeeet
    1. whereswaldo's Avatar
      whereswaldo -
      This would make a good Christmas present from the dev team

      Quote Originally Posted by MindGem View Post
      MD deleted his tweet, probably NOT coming by christmas.
      Who's MD?
    1. Simon's Avatar
      Simon -
      lol, I think he meant MuscleNerd (MN)
    1. Jarvan Zheitk's Avatar
      Jarvan Zheitk -
      Awesome, I hope it will be finished by Christmas.
    1. djgunner's Avatar
      djgunner -
      this would be great... I am using 4.2.1 non-jb.. the first time I have used an iphone for more than a day without a jb... it's ok for now but looking forward to getting my themes (and more) back..
    1. Antman217's Avatar
      Antman217 -
      Quote Originally Posted by kingosama View Post
      Anyhow, Anitd0te is said to be coming out on Christmas eve, and they claim that it is much more resistant to malware attacks
      OK but Antid0te isnt a jailbreak. You first need to be jailbroken to install Antid0te either from cydia or from one of the jailbreaks the dev team develops.

      I might be getting an i4 for christmas and it will most likely come with 4.2.1 on it so I hope this gets finished before so that as soon as i open it my jailbreak will be awaiting.
    1. LamboFan's Avatar
      LamboFan -
      I'm jailbroken on OS 4.2.1. This would be great!
    1. thevmax's Avatar
      thevmax -
      Thanks in Advance to Santa Musclenerd
    1. dq13's Avatar
      dq13 -
      It would be cool, but it is not like we are stuck right now. I have a tethered jailbreak on i4 4.2.1 but it does not make a difference. I never turn the phone off so works exactly the same as my wife's on 4.1. I have never needed the untethered so far in a couple off weeks, phone still on!
    1. Simon's Avatar
      Simon -
      Ya me too, not a big deal to be tethered. Would be nice to be untethered though.
    1. kickerman65's Avatar
      kickerman65 -
      Well I reboot frequently so ill stick with an untethered 4.1 till 4.2 is unterthered. I dont know how people can stand the tethered jailbreak.
    1. AaronNnNn's Avatar
      AaronNnNn -
      great christmas presents c: