Untethered iOS 7 Jailbreak Arrives For iPhone, iPad, And iPod Devices

If you asked Santa for the chance to get your favuorite jailbreak features back on your iDevice this year, your Christmas miracle has arrived. The Evasi0n team just posted an iOS 7 Jailbreak.

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Just in time for Christmas, the Evasi0n team has released an iOS 7 compatible Jailbreak

iOS jailbreakers woke up to an early Christmas present this morning as the hacking group evad3rs released the first version of evasi0n7, the first jailbreak for iOS 7.

It’s such a surprise that even the developer behind the popular Cydia jailbreak app store didn’t know that a jailbreak was released.

This new one is compatible with all models of the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini that are running iOS 7 to 7.0.4, and there are downloads available for both Mac OS X and Windows, meaning that everyone can get in on the device-freeing fun.

For those that are new to jailbreaking, this type of hack removes the restrictions of iOS hardware that've been put in place by Apple

It allows users to install apps and other software from sources other than the official App Store.

This new "evasi0n7" tool is the first to offer an untethered iOS 7 jailbreak, meaning that those folks that rely on certain jailbreak-only apps finally have the option of moving to iOS 7 while retaining access to Cydia and all of the goodies inside.

The evasi0n7 website says that jailbreaking an iOS device will only take about 5 minutes, and the tool itself looks pretty simple to use. Still, you should follow the steps carefully if you decide to pull the jailbreak trigger and use evasi0n7.

Because this is a new release and it's running on fresh Apple hardware, some jailbreak apps and software may be a little wonky. That ought to change in the coming days, though, as developers and hackers jailbreak their iOS 7-powered hardware and are able to test and update their wares.

This Jailbreak is untethered, so reboots will be normal, it's Mac or PC, and the process should work for any iDevice running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.4.

As usual you should proceed with caution and remember that there's always a risk of bricking your phone if something goes wrong. But if you've been waiting three months for this moment, go forth and tweak to your heart's content.

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