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iPhone Cydia jailbreak

Jailbreak iPhone 5 and all iOS 6.x devices right now

It’s out! Download evasi0n’s Jailbreak for Mac, PC or Linux. Here’s how it works.

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Foreword: if you don’t know what a Jailbreak is, you’re not a regular Gearburn reader or part of the geek elite, so please click here for further information.

Proof of life

Further forewarning: Gearburn takes no responsibility for any “bricked” iDevices. This is done at the user’s risk. So buckle up and enjoy the ride.

  • Download the relevent Jailbreak (JB) app, we’ve embedded it above
  • Backup your iDevice
  • Close iTunes
  • Open the Envasi0n JB app
  • Connect the iDevice to the Mac/PC/Linux
  • Click “Start”
  • At the very end of the installation, the Evasi0n app will ask you to click “only once” on an icon it creates for the iDevice. Do this as part of the final step

iPhone Cydia jailbreak

Hello, Cydia

It really is as simple as that. From this point, the evasi0n app does all the work. The phone resets three to four times and lo behold, Cydia appears on the iDevice’s desktop. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you. Suffice to say, the iDevice can now be customized above and beyond its original settings. Finally, we’ve included a video tutorial to walk you through this very easy process.


  • http://technoxone.com/ Anjum Hashir

    Yuppy, Now we can easily Jailbreak iOS 6…..i m ready to do it on my iPhone 5.