After jailbreakme.com, now what?

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  1. Mopepom

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    I used jailbreakme.com to jailbreak both my iPad and iPhone. The iPad now operates with IOS 3.2.1 and I have built up a a whole library of apps, that I couldn't do without. On the iPhone, IOS 4.0 permits me to use the excellent MyWi app, to enable Internet access for the Ipad through the iPhone, acting as a router.

    Now, there are reports about new versions of IOS, that may or ma not be jailbroken.

    Is there a way To move the iPad from IOS 3.2.1 to a full multitasking version, while retaining all of my Apps, loaded from Cydia sources?

    I can wait indefinitely, since the current setup is excellent, but I would like plan my upgrade to newer IOS versions, without losing what I have.

    Advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. leey

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  3. Mros65

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    This is my scenario exactly, the jailbreakme was so easy that it was a now brainer to do it. I would like to see detail steps as of how to update my iPhone and iPad while being able to use MyWi on my iPhone, etc..
     
  4. Digikid

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    Redsn0w is not recommended. It is tethered....wait for the UNtethered version.
     
  5. Mopepom

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    Thanks Digikid. What is the best news source re Redsn0w?
     
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    What do you mean, tethered? Tethered to? :eek:
     
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    Never mind! I got it.:eek:


    "Unfortunately, iOS device owners won't find jailbreaking as easy as navigating to a website. And the 4.2.1 jailbreak is currently "tethered" so owners of the iPhone 4, iPad, and newer iPhone 3GS and iPod touch models will have to reattach to a PC or Mac to boot into a jailbroken state each time your device loses power or needs a reboot. Those of you who rely on the ultrasn0w unlock should hold off for now --"
     
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    what he said..
     
  9. Mopepom

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    Thanks for this. I have been using Backgrounder for months now - a great app.

    I also use a jb'd iPhone 3G to provide router access, when necessary.

    My satellite Internet connection is a bit unreliable, during snowstorms and ice storms, so I then use myWi to get on the net through my cell telephone account. It works just great.

    As far as I am concerned My Ipad, jb'd on 3.2.1, does all that I could ever hope for, and then some.

    I will be very reluctant to move away from this, since I am more and more committed to Cydia-provided apps.

    I guess what I really want is Flash!
     
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  10. Tinman

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    I jailbroke my iPad using redsn0w and haven't been bothered too much by it being tethered.

    The biggest PITA was getting it setup right initially. By the time I had SBSettings, SSH, backgrounder, Infinifolders, etc. loaded I think I had to do 4 or so reboots.

    But since then about the only thing I have needed to do was respring after installing or updating the occasional cydia app. If I was away from a PC I would not install or update anything in cydia. I just rebooted now just to clean out memory but in normal use I rarely reboot my iPads. So far so good.

    What I will NOT do is do this jailbreak on my iPhone 4. Being my phone I can't take the chance of losing that when away from a PC. And I need it jailbroken for MyWi... so still on 4.1 on iPhone.

    Couple of latest jailbreak apps: NoMute brings the rotation lock back the way it was in 3.2.x and AllPlay or AirVideoEnabler where turns on video airplay for most any video app that uses the built-in video player, including Safari.



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