Although iOS 7 (including iOS 7.1.2, iOS 7.1.1, iOS 7.1) are pop nowadays, and even iOS 8 is coming up, many of you are still staying with the iOS 6. For those who want to jailbreak the iOS 6, the post is much valuable, because it will show you how to jailbreak iOS 6.x, including iOS 6.1.6 jailbreak, iOS 6.1.4 jailbreak, iOS 6.1.3 jailbreak. The evad3rs's untethered iOS 6.x jailbreak is quite a good choice. as It allows jailbreak iOS 6 as easy as a pie. But before we perform an iOS 6.x jailbreak using evasi0n, we should do some preparations just in case.
How to Prepare for the iOS 6.x Untethered Jailbreak?
We'd play it safe by going through the following steps before we jailbreak our iOS 6.x devices.
Find out whether your Device is Jailbreakable or not
The good news is that evasi0n works with iOS 6.0, iOS 6.0.1, iOS 6.0.2, iOS 6.1, iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4/6.1.6 in Mac OS X, Windows and even Linux. It's compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPod touch 4G and iPod touch 5G except for the Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3.
Back it Up - Backup iOS 6 Data before Jailbreaking
Make sure everything is safe and secure before you jailbreak by backing up iDevice using iTunes or iCloud. Generally speaking, nothing would ever happen to your data, but if the jailbreak fails, turn to iTunes data recovery to recover your photos, contacts, sms from iTunes backup. It's also made easier to restore from an iTunes backup if you want to unjailbreak iOS 6.x.
Step 2: Turn off your passcode if your device has a passcode set and connect your iDevice to your computer, once your device is detected, the "Jailbreak" button will become clickable, click it to kick off jailbreak.
Step 3: All you have to do is to sit back and wait for the automatic steps, which involves injecting jailbreak data, rebooting the device, uploading Cydia and the Cydia packages list. Just be patient, it won't take too long.
Step 4: After the automatic steps are completed, unlock your device, and click once the "Jailbreak" icon on your home screen.
Step 5: You'll see the Root Filesystem successfully remounted on the evasi0n tool. Once it's done, you'll get a "Done!" message.
Step 6: Your device will display a large Evasi0n logo, followed by a series of brief messages flash the screen. And your device will reboot a few more times, and for the final time, you'll see several more messages, including Initializing offsets, Finding offset, Patching Kernal, Cleaning up and Done! Continuing boot, and we are almost there.
Step 7: Unlock your device, open Cydia, unlock your device again, open up Cydia and choose your user type. Congratulations! Your iOS 6.x device is successfully jailbroken.