+ Reply
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 21

Your favorite Apple, iPhone, iPad, iOS, Jailbreak, and Cydia site.


Thread: Article: Pod2g Updates Blog: iBooks Fix Coming to Corona Untether

is a discussion within the

iPhone News

forums, a part of the

General iPhone

section;
Pod2g tells us that an iBooks fix is on its way! If you jailbroke your iDevice recently with the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak, then you'll be very happy to hear
...
  1. #1
    MMi Staff Writer Anthony Bouchard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    6,798
    Thanks
    198
    Thanked 981 Times in 723 Posts

    Default Pod2G Updates Blog: iBooks Fix Coming to Corona Untether

    Pod2g tells us that an iBooks fix is on its way!

    If you jailbroke your iDevice recently with the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak, then you'll be very happy to hear that an iBooks patch is being worked on and will be released very shortly. The news is brought to us by the father of the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak, pod2g via his blog. It won't only fix iBooks, but it will fix many other applications that are having sandbox issues. The upcoming Corona package can be installed over your redsn0w 0.9.10b3 jailbreak, or you can simply update the package if you used Corona all along.

    We expect that following the Corona update, redsn0w will receive an update that can be performed directly over your current untethered jailbreak if you deselect the, "Install Cydia" option. You should go ahead and perform the update even if you're not an iBooks user because it will ensure that you will not have any sandbox problems in the future with whatever you might do on your iDevice.

    The man working on the fix for iBooks goes by the Twitter name of xvolks. It is a kernel level patch, so it's done the right way. You can see his Tweet below:



    Obviously, we feel that when we purchase our books from the iTunes store, we feel that we should be able to read them even after we jailbreak our iDevices; right? This fix should make it so that if you are jailbroken you will be able to open iBooks without any problems and read your eBooks. When the patch comes out, are you going to download iBooks again? I know I will. Share in the comments.

    Sources: pod2g's blog

  2. #2
    Livin the iPhone Life KraXik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Winchester, UK
    Posts
    2,623
    Thanks
    2,670
    Thanked 1,754 Times in 891 Posts

    What's a book? Where do the batteries go in them?

  3. #3
    What's Jailbreak?
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    thank you!!!! i hope it comes out soon

  4. #4
    My iPhone is a Part of Me PoEtikly's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    579
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 63 Times in 45 Posts

    Well I have the 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak on my iPhone 4 and I have a fix that got it working. I'm able to read and sync all my books. The only bad thing is you have to deal with the ugly big stock iOS icon unless you use iFile or the like to go in and change the icon manually, which is what I did, but I'd much rather have a fix done the right way. Thanks guys!!! I can't wait to see the update.

  5. #5
    Livin the iPhone Life celeron's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Puerto Rico
    Posts
    5,831
    Thanks
    51
    Thanked 340 Times in 323 Posts

    Finally
    If my post was good, click the button in my post

    New to jailbreaking? Have a look at my Redsn0w Guide

  6. #6
    What's Jailbreak? thazsar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    3,949
    Thanks
    370
    Thanked 1,779 Times in 838 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by KraXik View Post
    What's a book? Where do the batteries go in them?
    +1 ....I saw one of those on TV once!

  7. #7
    iPhone? More like MyPhone expl0itfinder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    287
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts

    I think ibooks fix 2 works fine. This may be a waste of effort.
    (null)

  8. #8
    Green Apple bleucrayonz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    40
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    if anything, xbooks dont even work on iOS 5.0.1 anyway!

  9. #9
    Theme Modder iZangetsu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    1,929
    Thanks
    6,176
    Thanked 4,354 Times in 1,307 Posts

    I can't wait!!

  10. #10
    My iPhone is a Part of Me jonkjon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Location, Location!
    Posts
    543
    Thanks
    41
    Thanked 209 Times in 119 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by expl0itfinder View Post
    I think ibooks fix 2 works fine. This may be a waste of effort.
    Ditto (at least for the iBooks fix. The other sandbox fixes, however, I'm certain will ensure that this is not a wasted effort.)
    "I own this block now!"-unknown Buuf gangster

  11. #11
    What's Jailbreak?
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    iBooksfix2 works fine for me and my wife's iPhone both on 5.0.1 untethered with redanow 0.9.10b3.

  12. #12
    iPhone? More like MyPhone Raybeast's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    257
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 36 Times in 21 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by KraXik View Post
    What's a book? Where do the batteries go in them?
    Our world in 30 years!

  13. #13
    Livin the iPhone Life celeron's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Puerto Rico
    Posts
    5,831
    Thanks
    51
    Thanked 340 Times in 323 Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by Raybeast View Post
    Our world in 30 years!
    30 years? I say 2
    If my post was good, click the button in my post

    New to jailbreaking? Have a look at my Redsn0w Guide

  14. #14
    What's Jailbreak?
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Well i did my tethered jailbreak with sn0wbreeze and then install corona on it and iBooks work just fine...

  15. #15
    Livin the iPhone Life exNavy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    1,039
    Thanks
    56
    Thanked 169 Times in 124 Posts

    These updates are fantastic. The question is will the team continue to ignore placing these updates in pwnagetool or will they continue to let it languish in its defectiveness?

  16. #16
    iPhone? More like MyPhone Truckerbear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    222
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 16 Times in 11 Posts

    There is already a fix for iBooks.. Google it and or youtube it... its on a (not allowed to talk about here repo) "iBooks Fix For iOS 5" fix was done by r0bop0lo. It installs iBooks as a native Application and over rides the checks that prevent it from working once Untether jailbroken.
    Last edited by Truckerbear; 01-12-2012 at 06:38 PM.

  17. #17
    iPhone? More like MyPhone smuggler's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    atlanta, ga
    Posts
    192
    Thanks
    11
    Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts

    there's been a couple work arounds to the iBooks fix I've stumbled upon, but getting the real deal back will be nice, so I have it working on my pad, haven't done it on my phone yet
    Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.
    - Popular Mechanics, 1949

  18. #18
    Livin the iPhone Life R.Mortera's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    No where near you
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    293
    Thanked 196 Times in 133 Posts

    Yay for the iBooks lover.

  19. #19
    Super Moderator Cer0's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    MN/WI
    Posts
    13,999
    Thanks
    388
    Thanked 1,141 Times in 891 Posts

    Can finally jailbreak my iPad with this news.

  20. #20
    Green Apple
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    64
    Thanks
    18
    Thanked 23 Times in 16 Posts

    The You-Know-Who iBooks fix2 is a pretty crude fix. I strongly suggest not using it. You cannot update iBooks after installing that fix (or any such fix that makes it a native app) and it's a mess to go into iFile later to delete all traces of it so you can reinstall it fresh. Books will sync to and from, but bookmarks/highlights do not - I lost at least two week's worth of highlighted text after deleting 1.32 and installing 1.50 under Redsn0w 0.9.9b92, which had an iBooks fix under tethered 5.0. (Redsn0w 0.9.10b3 is for untethered 5.01 but iBooks crashes under there).

Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts