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    Default "Jailbreak Monte" Ported to iOS 4.1, 4.3 Is Next


    MuscleNerd announced last night that the he has successfully ported the Monte untether to use iOS 4.1 blobs. This means that there is no need to burn an exploit to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1, and that the new greenpois0n previewed by Chronic Dev might be held in reserve. It also resolves ongoing concerns about SHSH piracy that have created controversy in the jailbreak community.

    The "Jailbreak Monte" method is a way to recycle exploits by convincing the device that it's running a given firmware right up to the pwnage step, then switching to the newer firmware thereafter. Currently, you need to have an iOS 4.2b3 SHSH blob - which only people in the developer program legitimately have access to - in order to jailbreak 4.2.1 untethered using Monte. When the next version of redsn0w is released, you'll only need iOS 4.1 SHSH blobs, which redsn0w will fetch for you whether or not you'd backed yours up: Apple is still giving those to everyone from their servers. EDIT 01/23/11: Note: Apple is NOT actually giving out 4.1 blobs anymore.

    Encouragingly, MuscleNerd says that Monte is a lot more versatile than even he had though, noting that he "had seriously overcomplicated things before today." The team is currently working on porting Monte forward to 4.3, which would make "ultra-recycle" even more green than it is today.

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    i want jailbrake

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    Quote Originally Posted by MPS3 View Post
    i want jailbrake
    I want grammar

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    forget it.

    In other news... Jailbreak will likely be released within next 5 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MPS3 View Post
    i want jailbrake
    Grow up.

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    Good news. Don't burn a exploit if we don't need to

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    Is this already functional for 4.2.1? Or am I misreading something? Hope it is otherwise I'll just wait some more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bowi1612 View Post
    Is this already functional for 4.2.1? Or am I misreading something? Hope it is otherwise I'll just wait some more.
    Agree it's getting a little confusing , kind of like "if this is Tuesday it must be Belgium".

    I have a JB 4.1 iphone so no hurry on doing anything with that but I also have a 3.2 JB iPad that I would like to roll into a 4.x version but not sure what applies to what.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bowi1612 View Post
    Is this already functional for 4.2.1? Or am I misreading something? Hope it is otherwise I'll just wait some more.
    Yeah that was my question too. Are we now waiting for a new redsn0w instead of greenp?

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    Great news! Thanks.

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    Kinda great news for my iPhone 4.. but not so much for my iPodTouch 4g.. Since I cannot save the 4.1 SHSH blobs..

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    It says... "you need to have an iOS 4.2b3 SHSH blob" I have been saving my blobs since I was able to. When I start Cydia it shows a list of firmwares listed at the very top. I had always assumed that those were the versions that I had saved from my own iPhone. Is this correct? If so, I have 4.2b3 saved. I am not a dev, how is this possible?
    Last edited by luvmytj; 01-23-2011 at 11:12 AM.

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    I want to know, why my new i4 have 4.1 firmware and jailbreak with limera1n, but wihen i save with tinyUmbrella, it's 4.2.1 ?

    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christ6197 View Post
    I want to know, why my new i4 have 4.1 firmware and jailbreak with limera1n, but wihen i save with tinyUmbrella, it's 4.2.1 ?

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    Because as of November Apple is not signing iOS4.1, which means that you're not able to save blobs for that version of iOS. TinyUmbrella saves all the available blobs for your device if Apple is still signing them. Right now, 4.2.1 is the only firmware that Apple is accepting/signing. Which means, even if you're on 4.1 TinyUmbrella will NOT save your 4.1 blobs. The same goes for 3.2.2 (iPad) and any other firmware below 4.2.1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iTouch-Warrior View Post
    TinyUmbrella saves all the available blobs for your device if Apple is still signing them.
    Is this why some of us have 4.2b3 saved in Cydia even though we are not devs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmytj View Post
    Is this why some of us have 4.2b3 saved in Cydia even though we are not devs?
    Yup, somehow Cydia and TinyUmbrella start saving all SHSH Blobs even for firmwares that you haven't even installed. In my case, my iPhone4 has only had iOS 4, 4.0.1, 4.1 and now 4.2.1; but I have blobs for 4, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.1, 4.2b3 and 4.2.1. If your iPhone 4 was jailbroken in or before November 2010 and Cydia was "making your life easier" you should have blobs for 4.1 and 4.2b3 saved. In my case I used JailbreakMe.com back in September and I have all those blobs I mentioned saved.
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    For whatever the reason, the updates had a different number since iOS4. 4.1 showed as 4.0 and 4.2 shows as 4.1.

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    Howcome I have 4.2b3 under cydia as saved SHSH but I don't have developer access?

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    people complain about things not happening fast enough


    i took a poop and theres a new post about jailbreak!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zamphire View Post
    Howcome I have 4.2b3 under cydia as saved SHSH but I don't have developer access?
    because ur not a developer obviously.

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