Any word on 4.3 untethered jailbreak?

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  1. Skidmypants

    Skidmypants iPF Noob

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    Bit of a n00b when it comes to Apple stuff, jailbroken iPhones before but I'm a bit nervous about ruining my new toy.

    Been scouring google for days but still not found an untethered solution as of yet, anybody got any info on it?

    Cheers
     
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    Spink10 iPad Junkie

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    Don't worry you will know when there is one.
     
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    Sorry for the noob question, what does tethered and unteathered mean?
     
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    Skidmypants iPF Noob

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    Basically with a tethered jailbreak, if you have to restart the device for any reason you will need to be near a pc with something like ibooty installed on it. If you restart the device without booting it this way you will pretty much lose the jailbreak.

    Untethered means once you jailbreak it, the jailbreak stays on the device no matter what until you decide to get rid of it.
     
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    Im going crazy waiting for the ipad2 jb!
     
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    I can't wait for a JB. Unintentionally upgraded t 4.3 want a JB o bad!
     
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    sundance2011 iPF Novice

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    I presume the 4.3 JB (when it's out) will work on the iPad 2 and the iPad running 4.3, is that correct?
     
  8. Demandarin

    Demandarin iPad Addict

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    Nope...lol. The ipad2 will need it own form of jailbreak. The hardware is different from the iPad 2. Plus 4.3.1 is already released so jailbreak is needed for that also. Ipad2 jailbreak is coming very soon though.

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     
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    +1 I can not wait as well I love my new iPad
     
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    So what will be out first ....JB for the iPad or the iPad2. I'm back to my original question. Should I wait for the JB for my 4.3 1st gen iPad or downgrade and JB it with what is available now? I'm guessing the JB for the iPad 1st gen is on the back burner.
     
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    Apparently 4.3.1 untethered for iPad 1 will be first as they are already beta testing it. According to google it will only work on iPhone, iPod and iPad 1. iPad 2 untethered will be out ASAP.
     
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    I've read some people have already found a jailbreak for 4.3.1 BUT it's a tethered one. Check the more recent threads here in hacking section and you can read about it plus I think someone also linked where to get it at. ;-)

    Sent from my Jailbroken IPad on 4.2.1 ;-)
     
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    My question whenever I see a thread like this is

    DOES IT MATTER ?

    Tethered / untethered

    ask yourself this, how often do you actually turn your device off ?

    I had a iphone 3Gs, iphone 4 and currently ipad 1 untethered

    if you end up with a updated idevice you can still jailbreak, just remember to set it up fully before you take it away from your computer
     
  14. Demandarin

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    It does matter actually. Sometimes, it's not your choice whether the iPad reboots or shuts off on it's own. Perfect example some apps/tweaks in Cydia. Some require the iPad to reboot, which u never know until already in installation process. So if u not at home, then install some Cydia tweak, that causes iPad to reboot. Then u s$&@ outta luck until u get back home to pc. This is what a tethered method brings to the table. With untethered, I don't have to worry the least bit about that b.s. Happening on my device. Anyways tethered is usually always released b4 untethered. Just something to hold u down until untethered is released as untethers methods involves more details in user land in making.

    Sent from my Jailbroken IPad on 4.2.1 ;-)
     
  15. DontUnderstandMyIpad

    DontUnderstandMyIpad iPad Guru

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    You are not required to reboot when Cydia tells you do to so. Just hit the Home Button, reopen Cydia and continue installing new apps. Once you are done, just restart once, or just wait with the reboot till your PC is nearby again.
     

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