Apple recently released iOS 7.0.6 as a software update. Being as we thought that 7.0.5 was the last one, it came as a bit of a surprise but the update was issued to patch a serious SSL security issue in iOS 7.0.5 and below. Because it is such a serious flaw, users are being urged to update as soon as possible.
Image : iOS 7.0.6 Update now jailbroken using Evasi0n 1.0.6
Evad3rs have now released Evasi0n 7 v1.0.6 to jailbreak the new iOS firmware. While it is pretty much the same as a normal jailbreak, there are a few things that need to be done first, if you are already running a previous version of the jailbreak and if you have updated your device to 7.0.6 using the OTA method:
Download Evasi0n 7 v1.0.6
You can download the new jailbreak software using one of the links below, depending on whether you are running on Windows or on Mac OS X.
Depending on how you downloaded the new firmware update, you may need to restore your iPhone, iPod or iPad, installing a fresh version of iOS 7.0.6.
How to Restore your iOS Device :
- First, back up the data on your device using iTunes
- Keeping your device connected to your PC, enter into DFU mode:
- o Hold down the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds
- o Release the Power button but continue to hold the Home button
- o Your device screen should be blank and you will see a message appear in iTunes, advising of a device in recovery
- Hold down the Shift key on your Windows PC or Alt on your Mac and click on Restore
- iTunes will restore your device to iOS 7.0.6
- You can now restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod from you recent back up
How to Jailbreak Using Evasi0n 7 v1.0.6 :
- Make sure your device is still connected to your PC and close down iTunes
- Open up Evasi0n – if you are a Windows user you may need to right-click on the app icon and choose Run as Administrator
- Evasi0n should detect your device and the jailbreak button will be highlighted – click on it
- At some point you will be asked to click the Evasi0n icon on the home screen of your device
- Evasi0n will proceed to jailbreak your device and may restart a few times during the process.
- When it has finished, you should see the Cydia icon on your home screen
- Should you encounter any problems throughout the jailbreak process, refer to one of the troubleshooting guides below.
In most cases, problems can be resolved with a restore and a fresh jailbreak installation. For those that do not want to update their device to the new firmware just yet, a new jailbreak tweak has just been released by Ryan Petrich. It’s called SSLPatch and it patches the bug on iOS 7.0.5 and below.