Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Evasi0n (Windows) [iOS 7.0-7.0.6]
This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.0 – iOS 7.0.6 firmwares using Evasi0n 7 for Windows.
This tutorial works for:
- iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S
- iPod Touch 5G
- iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2
- iOS 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.1 beta 1, 7.1 beta 2
This tutorial is for Windows users. Mac OS X tutorial is available here (tutorial is being prepared).
Please think first, before you do something.
If you have iPhone and need carrier unlock – do not update to Apple iOS 7.х firmware, wait for other utilities to create a custom firmware to preserve modem version!!
Connect your device to the computer and launch iTunes. Make sure you have the latest iTunes installed.
Select your device from the list of devices on the left.In iTunes 11 to activate left panel press Ctrl+S.
Create a backup by right-clicking on the name in Devices (iTunes left pane) and choosing Back Up. In iTunes 11 you can click Back Up Now button.
If you are already on iOS 7.x you can now skip to step three. We recommend updating to iOS 7.0.4 via full restore.
Make a folder called “Firmware“. Download iOS 7.0.4 for your Apple device: here.
We have downloaded iOS 7.0.4 for our iPhone 5:
Open iTunes. Now hold down Option (Mac) or Shift (Windows) key and click the Restorebutton.
Navigate to the Firmware folder and select the iOS 7.0.4 firmware ipsw. Click the Open button to continue.
iTunes will warn that all data will be erased from the device. Click Restore button.
After iOS update iTunes might ask if you want to setup your iPhone as a new device or restore from the backup.
Create a folder on your desktop (or any other folder on your computer) called Pwnage
Download the latest version of Evasi0n 7 from here. Save it in the Pwnage folder.
Extract the zip archive into the same folder.
Right click the executable evasion7 and set it to run as administrator.
Connect your iPhone, iPod or iPad if you have not done that yet. Remove any lock screen passcodes on your device.
Application will detect your device and firmware version. Click Jailbreak button.
The jailbreak process will start.
You will then be asked to unlock your device and tap the new ‘evasi0n 7’ app icon. It is imperative that you only tap the icon once. The app will open and immediately close.
The jailbreak process will continue:
Finally application will report jailbreak complete.
You will see Cydia icon on your device.
Now your device is jailbroken and working.
Run Cydia. Let it do all the necessary updates.
To have access to the root file system of your deice (via file managers like iFunBox or iPhone Explorer) install application called afc2add in Cydia.
If you want to restore your settings and data from backup. Run iTunes, right-click on iDevice name in Devices (iTunes left pane) and choose Restore from Back Up.