iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken — for some devices

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iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices

iOS 6.0.1 users can now jailbreak their devices, but there are some bumps in the road.

The latest version of the iPhone Dev Team’s Redsn0w can jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 devices, Redmond Pie confirmed today after testing the update.

However, not everyone can take advantage of the effort at this point.

The jailbreak works only on iOS devices powered by an A4 chip or lower. People who own the iPhone 5, the newest iPads, or the latest iPod Touch are out of luck. The jailbreak takes advantage of the Limera1n exploit, which can’t handle the A5 or later chips.

That leaves just the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and the iPod Touch 4G as prime candidates. The iPod Touch 3G and the original iPad don’t support iOS 6.0 or higher.

The jailbreak is also a tethered one. So after you shut down or reboot your device, you’ll need to connect it to your computer to return it to a jailbroken state.

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iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices

iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices

iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices

iOS 6.0.1 already jailbroken -- for some devices

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