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  1. willerz2

    PSA: Jailbreak Safety

    Just a bit of a public service announcement with regards to jailbroken devices and security concerns. As a lot of veteran members, staff as well as new members may have read or seen at some point on the internet, whether it be old news, new news, rumors, etc, jailbroken devices have always been...
  2. willerz2

    PSA: Apple has stopped signing iOS 7.1.1

    As of approximately 2:30 PM PT today, Apple has stopped signing iOS 7.1.1 for all devices. The only iOS that you can restore to (for compatible devices) through iTunes is 7.1.2. Pangu v1.1 and v1.2 is compatible with 7.1.2. You may or may not experience the same compatibility for your tweaks on...
  3. willerz2

    How To Jailbreak iOS 7.1.X using PanGu

    Seeing that the new jailbreak has been "vetted" by several hackers as well as several trustworthy sites, this tutorial lays out the steps for using PanGu to jailbreak your iOS 7.1.X device. This works for any and all devices running iOS 7.1, 7.1.1 and soon 7.1.2. Like all jailbreaks in history...
  4. willerz2

    PanGu 7.1.X Jailbreak Discussion

    Today, an iOS 7.1.X jailbreak has been released by the name of PanGu, which has a Chinese origin, and works for all devices running iOS 7.1 and 7.1.1 (as well as 7.1.2 once the utility has been updated and iOS 7.1.2 is released). Note that at the start of the release, you will not see 100%...
  5. willerz2

    iOS 7.1.1 has been released!

    iOS 7.1.1 has been released for public download/update. For the iPhone 5S, users will have a more responsive experience with their keyboard, minor tweaking/improving of TouchID as well as Bluetooth Keyboard with VoiceOver enabled. Additionally, 7.1.1 also addresses the following security issues...
  6. willerz2

    HOW TO: Backup Your Cydia Tweaks, Settings and Sources

    This guide is rarely applicable as the only time you would really use this is if you restore your jailbroken device, which is not something you'd want to do on an A5+ device since you can't downgrade. But, if you're planning to upgrade from a jailbroken state to the latest iOS that is...
  7. willerz2

    iOS 7.1 beta 5 seeded to developers

    iOS 7.1 beta 5 has been released to developers, and comes with tweaks towards Siri localization based on language and region, bringing an enhanced interaction with Siri. Also note that an AppleTV beta has also been released to improve iPad mirroring with the AppleTV as well.
  8. willerz2

    HOW TO: Convert iOS 6/7 Theme to iOS 7 + iPhone to iPad

    A lot of themers/artists have abandoned their themes from iOS 6. Example would be fif7y somewhat taking a break or "retiring" from theme-ing. There's a small little Java utility that ports iOS 6 themes to iOS 7. Not only does it go for iPhone iOS 6 to iPhone iOS 7, it also goes from iPhone iOS 6...
  9. willerz2

    How to Untethered Jailbreak your iOS 7.0 - 7.0.4 device using Evasi0n7 [Windows/OSX]

    This tutorial presents to you the steps to jailbreaking iOS 7.0 - 7.0.6 on the iPhone 4 (GSM/CDMA/World), the iPhone 4[S], the iPhone 5, the iPhone 5[S], the iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2 (w/ RD) and iPod Touch 5th Generation. 7.0.5 is only applicable to the iPhone 5C...
  10. willerz2

    Inability to Install Custom Firmware Explained

    A very common question with iOS users (both jailbreak-ers and stock users) is whether or not they can downgrade or restore to a specific iOS that is not the latest/currently signed iOS, whether it be an iPhone, an iPad, or an iPod Touch. Before proceeding, I would like to denote some of the...
  11. willerz2

    Upgrading to/Troubleshooting iOS 7

    There are many problems of the same kind and/or questions that revolves around the same few problems in both iPhoneForums and iPadForums. Specifically regarding upgraded devices from iOS 5 or 6 to iOS 7, many users opt for an OTA update because it seems "convenient" since it's all done via...
  12. willerz2

    [X-Post] PSA: Avoid Android Play Store's iMessages

    Users, please avoid using the Android knock-off of iMessages called "iMessages Chat" at all costs. The app will ask that you log in using your Apple ID. Meaning you're essentially giving away your credit card at will if there is one on file. The messages are routed towards the developer's server...
  13. willerz2

    iOS 7 and iTunes Direct Links

    With Apple's servers being completely hammered (as expected) on release date, there are sketchy download speeds as well as availability as the servers can only handle so much. If you can't seem to kickstart a download of iOS 7 through iTunes, or you're only seeing iTunes 11.0.5 available for...
  14. willerz2

    Original Tapatalk for iOS is now.... FREE!

    As part of their 4th anniversary, the original Tapatalk Forum App is now free on all platforms. Tapatalk 2 remains a paid app, but the original Tapatalk is now free of charge (originally $0.99). A great app that users can use to view this very forum, as well as a huge selection of other forums...
  15. willerz2

    HOW TO- DFU your device with a broken Power and/or Sleep Button

    In this tutorial, we'll be learning how to create a DFU IPSW. A DFU IPSW is an IPSW that can be used with iTunes to put your device into DFU mode. This IPSW is basically a repackaging of the stock IPSW in a way that your device will go through the restore process, but will result in your device...
  16. willerz2

    PSA:Semirestore- the RE-RESTORE that you've all been looking for

    THIS IS ONLY A PSA. THIS UTILITY IS STILL IN THE FINAL STAGES OF BETA TESTING AND IS NOT RELEASED YET. ONCE IT IS, I WILL CREATE A PICTURE TUTORIAL ON HOW TO USE THIS Before we all go "What is this? What does it do? Is this legit? Is this compatible with my i_____?" Simple questions to start...
  17. willerz2

    What iOS did this device SHIP with?

    VEEEEEEERY nice web application by Josh Turner. I'm pretty sure jailbreakers out there would definitely want to know what iOS your device will be shipped with if you had the opportunity to be able to check. I'm not sure how many retailers or branches would actually let you take a look at the...
  18. willerz2

    Wiping all Cydia Tweaks without Restoring and Rejailbreaking

    Update 11.21.14: SemiRestore8 has been released to support iOS 8.1 and below devices This guide is compatible with iOS 4.0 through 7.0.6 on all devices for ILEX R.A.T., and iOS 5.0 through 8.1 on all devices for SemiRestore8. So this was brought up to me this morning during work when a few of...
  19. willerz2

    Evasi0n iOS 6.X Untethered Jailbreak FAQ

    As Carol and Marilyn have already replied so many times.... And with the same flow of questions over at iPhoneForums, IT'S FAQ TIME!! Q: Is the untethered iOS 6 jailbreak out? A: Yes, Evasi0n has been released. Q: Is Evasi0n released yet? (Yes, there are people asking this question) A...
  20. willerz2

    Faster transfer than SSH?

    So I'm trying to transfer a massof mkv files to my friends ipad (about 12gs worth). Is there a faster way to transfer them instead of having to wait 3 hours through winscp? If possible, is there a way to transfer using USB as it is faster than SSH, or transfer the files from PC to ipad as if it...
  21. willerz2

    Changing Device Name on Status Bar into an Icon?

    My friend was somehow able to change the device's name into an small icon. Instead of the circled area, it was replaced by just a single icon. Anyone know how to do this? I don't have access to his iPad so I can't look at which Cydia tweak he used or if it's some kind of theme or not. Thanks.