1. keneo's Avatar
    I feel so much better now.
    What a release after 4 months of waiting.
    I wont do anything with my phone now. I just emotionally needed to know that my phone was jailbroken.
    Whew....
    02-04-2013 11:20 AM
  2. Aimar_69's Avatar
    Hey keno ..
    a quick q .. was it unlocked after the jailbreak?
    02-04-2013 11:50 AM
  3. keneo's Avatar
    Before you jailbreak you must make sure you disable the lock screen.
    02-04-2013 11:55 AM
  4. keneo's Avatar
    Although my phone is now jailbroken, and that in itself is satisfying, I am unable to install any of my favorite cydia apps
    -activator
    -SBsettings
    -Hands free..


    Has anyone else been able to install these items?
    maybe the server is being hammered right now?
    02-04-2013 11:57 AM
  5. PhxBlue's Avatar
    Yeah Cydia is going to be overwhelmed for a couple hours. Theres nothing wrong other than server overload im sure.
    02-04-2013 12:02 PM
  6. _YoKolorMeBadd's Avatar
    Although my phone is now jailbroken, and that in itself is satisfying, I am unable to install any of my favorite cydia apps
    -activator
    -SBsettings
    -Hands free..


    Has anyone else been able to install these items?
    maybe the server is being hammered right now?
    Have you tried NCsettings? It's the same as SBsetting but better IMO.
    iRy757 likes this.
    02-04-2013 12:16 PM
  7. _YoKolorMeBadd's Avatar
    Yeah Cydia is going to be overwhelmed for a couple hours. Theres nothing wrong other than server overload im sure.
    Yes, tried to download CallBlocker and some fonts but they wouldn't download. Took me a few tries to get NCsettings to download completely.
    02-04-2013 12:17 PM
  8. donovaniscool's Avatar
    SBsettings has been there from the start of jailbreaking. NC is still new and bluggy. SB > NC
    02-04-2013 12:22 PM
  9. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    You'd think after your other threads were moved or locked you'd have figured out why...lol.
    BreakingKayfabe and iRy757 like this.
    02-04-2013 01:13 PM
  10. keneo's Avatar
    You'd think after your other threads were moved or locked you'd have figured out why...lol.

    please enlighten me.
    02-04-2013 02:52 PM
  11. finn5975's Avatar
    please enlighten me.
    There is a forum specifically dedicated to jailbreaking

    http://forums.imore.com/jailbreaking...s-themes-mods/
    02-04-2013 03:47 PM
  12. natasftw's Avatar
    Hey keno ..
    a quick q .. was it unlocked after the jailbreak?
    No. Unlocking is not the same as jailbreaking.
    02-04-2013 05:28 PM
  13. F34R's Avatar
    I feel so much better now.
    What a release after 4 months of waiting.
    I wont do anything with my phone now. I just emotionally needed to know that my phone was jailbroken.
    Whew....
    I feel the same way... Feels like I just got a brand new phone today.
    02-04-2013 05:48 PM
  14. Spinaltap's Avatar
    I was able to get activator, only one so far...


    Tapatalker
    02-04-2013 06:31 PM
  15. brooklyndon2911's Avatar
    This may be a stupid question. But ive never jailborke before. I updated via ota to 6.1 how how do I do it via iTunes if I've already updated via ota?
    02-04-2013 06:54 PM
  16. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    This may be a stupid question. But ive never jailborke before. I updated via ota to 6.1 how how do I do it via iTunes if I've already updated via ota?
    Do you mean update to 6.1 via iTunes? There's no need to update again through
    iTunes if you're just looking to jailbreak with evasi0n
    brooklyndon2911 likes this.
    02-04-2013 07:07 PM
  17. brooklyndon2911's Avatar
    Do you mean update to 6.1 via iTunes? There's no need to update again through
    iTunes if you're just looking to jailbreak with evasi0n
    I hear its better to update through iTunes but i already did via ota. Now I want to able to go back to non jailbreak if I don't like it how would I be able to do that?
    02-04-2013 07:41 PM
  18. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I hear its better to update through iTunes but i already did via ota. Now I want to able to go back to non jailbreak if I don't like it how would I be able to do that?
    Just connect your phone to iTunes, make sure you make a backup, and hit the update
    button. You'll be good to go.

    In case iTunes gives you errors during the update, put the phone into recovery mode
    and then hit update.

    To put your into Device Firmware Update (DFU) mode:

    1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and start iTunes.
    2. Turn off your iPhone by holding down the Sleep button and slide to power off.
    3. Press and hold down the Sleep button and Home button simultaneously.
    4. After 10 seconds release the Sleep button but continue to hold the Home button down.
    5. iTunes will pop up a window that says it has "detected an iPhone in recovery mode."
    brooklyndon2911 likes this.
    02-04-2013 07:44 PM
  19. brooklyndon2911's Avatar
    Just connect your phone to iTunes, make sure you make a backup, and hit the update
    button. You'll be good to go.

    In case iTunes gives you errors during the update, put the phone into recovery mode
    and then hit update.

    To put your into Device Firmware Update (DFU) mode:

    1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and start iTunes.
    2. Turn off your iPhone by holding down the Sleep button and slide to power off.
    3. Press and hold down the Sleep button and Home button simultaneously.
    4. After 10 seconds release the Sleep button but continue to hold the Home button down.
    5. iTunes will pop up a window that says it has "detected an iPhone in recovery mode."
    Gonna go give it a try. Thanks for the help
    02-04-2013 07:52 PM
  20. Tanbam's Avatar
    Do you mean update to 6.1 via iTunes? There's no need to update again through
    iTunes if you're just looking to jailbreak with evasi0n
    Based on the last few jailbreak/iOS combinations, it's preferred to update via iTunes in case you need to restore to 6.1 after Apple moves on.

    We were stuck at 5.1.1 for several months now, and if you installed something that borked your phone, you could just restore 5.1.1 to the phone and start over using SHSH blobs, but ONLY if you'd gotten to 5.1.1 via iTunes. If you had an OTA update, you would have been forced to update to whatever was currently being signed.

    For ANYONE who is interested in keeping a jailbreakable phone in the future, it's very important to update via iTunes.
    02-04-2013 09:40 PM
  21. Jodierogers11's Avatar
    Hi, I just recently unlocked my iPhone 5 and it went fine. I'm completely new to this and so do not know what I am doing. The whole reason for me unlocking my iPhone was to unlock it so I could use any sim as my phone was locked to the orange network. However since doing this when I plugged my new vodafone sim in my phone it was not recognised and told me to plug an orange sim in as it is lock to orange! Someone please help me!
    02-05-2013 05:42 AM
  22. Laelipoo's Avatar
    Hi, I just recently unlocked my iPhone 5 and it went fine. I'm completely new to this and so do not know what I am doing. The whole reason for me unlocking my iPhone was to unlock it so I could use any sim as my phone was locked to the orange network. However since doing this when I plugged my new vodafone sim in my phone it was not recognised and told me to plug an orange sim in as it is lock to orange! Someone please help me!

    Do you mean you jailbroke your phone, or unlocked? Because if it's the later, you should be done. If it's the former, then you've only jailbroken, and not unlocked, which is a completely different beast. To unlock the iPhone 5, you most likely would have to pay for an IMEI unlock.
    Ipheuria likes this.
    02-05-2013 06:51 AM
  23. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Have you tried NCsettings? It's the same as SBsetting but better IMO.
    why is it better? I keep reading this and I am an old skool JBer so don't usually try out new apps unless the one I use stops working.
    02-05-2013 07:29 AM
  24. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Hi, I just recently unlocked my iPhone 5 and it went fine. I'm completely new to this and so do not know what I am doing. The whole reason for me unlocking my iPhone was to unlock it so I could use any sim as my phone was locked to the orange network. However since doing this when I plugged my new vodafone sim in my phone it was not recognised and told me to plug an orange sim in as it is lock to orange! Someone please help me!
    This is why you should have asked before you did the JB. Depending on the unlock you used and from what you described it sounds like a software based unlock. When you upgraded to 6.1 you updated the baseband. Software unlocks are only compatible with certain basebands which is why you've now lost the unlock. There are different options available to you I haven't unlocked in so long that I am not up to date on the unlock tools. I would suggest instead you look at an IMEI ulock like Laelipoo suggested to another poster. This will be a hardware unlock and your phone will always be unlocked. So you can upgrade the iOS and JB without worrying about losing your unlock.
    02-05-2013 07:34 AM
  25. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I'm feeling so good now that my i5 is JB. I have done zero tweaks and apps because I usually wait for a day or two until the madness subsides. I have however done one thing that even if it was all I could do would make Jailbreak worthwhile to me. I made it so that the album art of playing music has been banished from my lock screen Forever Muhahahaha
    02-05-2013 07:35 AM
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