The iOS 7 Jailbreak Is Out, But Here’s Why You Should Wait To Install

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Christmas came early this morning for jailbreakers who have been waiting for iOS 7 to be cracked. Today the Evad3rs, the same group of hackers behind the iOS 6 jailbreak, released the full iOS 7 untethered jailbreak to everyone’s surprise.

Evasi0n7 is available now for free, but here’s why you should wait to jailbreak your iOS 7 device:

It’s super buggy! The Evad3rs didn’t notify any jailbreak developers, including the creator of Cydia, that they were releasing their iOS 7 jailbreak this weekend, so hardly Cydia tweaks (which is normally the reason you jailbreak in the first place) are compatible. Jailbreakers, including developers who make Cydia tweaks, have been warning others to stay away.

Evasi0n is capable of jailbreaking any iPhone, iPad or iPod running iOS 7.0-7.0.4. If you do want to take the plunge and jailbreak now, it’s recommended that you backup your device in iTunes and turn off your passcode lock in case something goes wrong.

Until the jailbreak is stable with Cydia, we can’t recommend installing it for most users. We’ll let you know when it’s safe. The Evad3rs have promised to explain the issues surrounding this messy release in the near future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Evasi0n