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    My iPod touch 4G's home button has jammed in, cannot press it or pop it out. Of course, to close apps I need to restart it and its becoming a pain.
    I want to install an app off Cydia to close apps, so is there anyway to Jailbreak this on IOS 5.1 ? I can't get it into DFU mode obviously so any help appreciated
    Never bothered jailbreaking since the very first way of doing it on the original iphone.

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    I have the same problem. Hopefully someone will reply

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    Gonna have to fix that home button to jailbreak

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    Quote Originally Posted by santfekuss View Post
    My iPod touch 4G's home button has jammed in, cannot press it or pop it out. Of course, to close apps I need to restart it and its becoming a pain.
    I want to install an app off Cydia to close apps, so is there anyway to Jailbreak this on IOS 5.1 ? I can't get it into DFU mode obviously so any help appreciated
    Never bothered jailbreaking since the very first way of doing it on the original iphone.

    Cheers
    Since you're on iOS 5.1, A jailbreak at this time is impossible. 5.1 fixed security flaws that allowed users on 5.0.1 to jailbreak it. The iPhone Dev Team is currently working on a jailbreak for this but at the time no public jailbreak is available. If I were you I would take your iPod to an Apple Store and see if they could repair it for you, They will often fix that kind of stuff for free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by santfekuss View Post
    My iPod touch 4G's home button has jammed in, cannot press it or pop it out. Of course, to close apps I need to restart it and its becoming a pain.
    I want to install an app off Cydia to close apps, so is there anyway to Jailbreak this on IOS 5.1 ? I can't get it into DFU mode obviously so any help appreciated
    Never bothered jailbreaking since the very first way of doing it on the original iphone.

    Cheers
    Hang on... What iOS is it on at the moment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X H4CK3R X View Post
    Since you're on iOS 5.1, A jailbreak at this time is impossible. 5.1 fixed security flaws that allowed users on 5.0.1 to jailbreak it. The iPhone Dev Team is currently working on a jailbreak for this but at the time no public jailbreak is available. If I were you I would take your iPod to an Apple Store and see if they could repair it for you, They will often fix that kind of stuff for free.
    Thats not true. you can definetly jb iOS 5.1, but it will be tethered, a big issue if you have no home button to press.
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    My home button is spoilt too but i used the assistive touch it's in 5.0.1 firmware. go to setting > general > scroll down below and click on Accessibility > then scroll down below again click on Assistive Touch > then slide to ON the Assistive touch and something will appear on ur screen....that can be used as alrernative home button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by expl0itfinder View Post
    Thats not true. you can definetly jb iOS 5.1, but it will be tethered, a big issue if you have no home button to press.
    That's kinda what I meant sorry wasn't specific enough There is a tethered JB out but those are like always a nightmare...
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    Quote Originally Posted by X H4CK3R X View Post
    That's kinda what I meant sorry wasn't specific enough There is a tethered JB out but those are like always a nightmare...
    Yeah u right H4CK3R! Nightmare! If it's semi thetered I don mind

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    ^^ Semi-Tethered, I don't mind. If it's tethered, I don't even bother with them. They really are a nightmare
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    Tethered is Horrible If You Have Your Blobs I Would Downgrade Anyways What I Do Is I Get One Of Those Air Duster put The Straw End Thingy in The Headphone jack and it usually pops after i put some air (Dont Hold The Nozzle To Long!)

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    Lol
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