Is your iOS device getting boring? Since iOS 7 Jailbreak now available publicly, it is time to play around with iOS tweaks. As Apple respond quicker with patching up holes after holes in iOS, jail-breaking iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch are becoming increasingly rare. However, today iOS users have a rare opportunity to jailbreak their device. It wont be long before Apple rips this jailbreak apart and release an update to patch it up. What is jailbreaking, what are the risks, and how do we get started?
iOS 7 Jailbreak now available: What is a jailbreak?
If you are new to Jailbreaking your iDevice, let us give you a brief summary of this process and what it can do. If you have been using iOS for sometime now, you would probably notice when you want to purchase a new app, you have to go through Apple’s App Store. Well if you know where this leads, Jailbreaking allows your iOS device to install apps that are not from the Apple App Store; thus, opening you to a whole new underground market of apps. Think of this procedure as if your device is in jail by Apple, inc. But thanks to evad3rs , they are going to break it out of jail. These apps can allow users to mod their user interface, and add new customization’s to iOS 7. So this all brings us to the question, are you opening a new world or a new can of worms?
The risk of jailbreak
There is always a risk of failure when flashing your device with any update, so we recommend always backing up your device through iTunes before preforming such high risk activity. This will ensure the safety of your data if anything were to go wrong. We wouldn’t want you to loose all your contacts, messages, and pretty pictures of girls over this. If the jailbreak fails, you can easily restore your phone through iTunes and try again. We have not heard of any permanent failures yet. Other risk include the possibility voiding your warranty by this procedure. We cannot guarantee your Device will run as smoothly afterwards either. On the other hand, if your phone were to have any hardware issues on your phone, you can simply restored the phone and there would be no trace that it was jailbroken ever. It is not like Samsung where they have a ticker on how many times you have rooted your phone.
Jailbreak your iOS 7 device
So now that you know that evasi0n’s iOS 7 jailbreak now available publicly, we give you two choices. Take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. Take the red pill, you stay in wonderland, I will show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. First make sure your phone is running iOS 7.0 to iOS 7.0.4, then Click the following link, and download the Jailbreak. Secondly, make sure your keylock is turned off. Connect your phone to the computer using the lightning connector, and run the evasi0n 7.exe. Press the jailbreak and wait a few minute until it will ask you to unlock your phone. Unlock your phone and your phone should restart. The first attempt at jailbreaking an iPhone 5 ended in getting stuck at the Apple logo. We had to restore the device and try again a second time. It worked on the second time. You might be able to get it working on your first try, but just so you know how easily it is to try again. You know it worked properly when a Cydia App is in your dashboard. This Cydia app will allow you to install 3rd party apps. Stay tune for more about tips and tricks on Jailbreaking iDevices in the future! In the meantime, explore the Cydia app yourself and enjoy a taste of freedom.