Just a day ago, Apple has released iOS 7.0.6 minor update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. Unlike other minor iOS 7 updates, the latest iOS 7.0.6 download update focused on fixing important SSL security issue on our iOS device. However, we have not received any word from evad3rs about the compatibility of iOS 7 Jailbreak with evasi0n7 at iOS 7.0.6 running devices.
But the community responded quickly to confirm us that evasi0n7 can jailbreak iOS 7.0.6 running device, however, it requires you to manually update the evasi0n7 jailbreak tool to support iOS 7.0.6 running devices.
We have able to pull a brief guide on how to jailbreak iOS 7.0.6 on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. In short, we have got a step-by-step guide that can upgrade evasi0n7 tool for iOS 7.0.6 Jailbreak and as well as how we have jailbroken our device.
The iOS 7.0.6 Jailbreak is officially not available by evad3rs, but you can still perform iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak on your devices by following this guide.
First of all you need couple of things on your machine, and iOS device.
iOS 7.0.6 Jailbreak Requirements:
- Download iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
- Download evasi0n7 v1.0.5 (iOS 7.0.6) or use unofficial evasi0n7 v1.0.6
- Download HexEdit for Mac or Windows user can download Free Hex Editor Neo from here.
Note: You can skip the manually editing phase by using our edited version of evasi0n7 v1.0.6 (unofficial).
How To Perform iOS 7.0.6 Jailbreak:
Step 1: Backup and Update your device to latest iOS 7.0.6 update.
Step 2: Edit Evasi0n7 v1.0.5 to support iOS 7.0.6 Jailbreak
Step 3: Start the Hex editing program, and select evasi0n7 file > Contents > MacOS > Evasi0n7, as shown below in the screenshot.
Step 4: Replace “11B511” with “11B651” in Hex editing of evasi0n7. You can use CMD+F to quickly search and replace the build number.
Step 5: Use OS X File button, and Save the edited file.
Step 6: Now connect your iOS 7.0.6 running iPhone or iPad, and evasi0n7 tool will start supporting it for iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak.
Step 7: That’s it.