iPhone Jailbreak for iOS7.1

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by Scott M, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. Scott M macrumors regular

    Scott M

    Nov 25, 2009
    Milton Keynes
    I decided to sacrifice my jailbreak on 7.0.4, and updated to 7.1 on my iPhone 5S. I do and don't regret my decision. :rolleyes:

    I don't regret it because the performance and stability is ridiculously better. I've been very impressed, actually. :)

    I do regret it, because I have lost my beloved "Colour Profiles" tweak, and thus, I am stuck with a yellow tinted display. :(

    Anyway, to the point of this thread:

    1. Is there even a chance of a jailbreak being made available for iOS7.1?

    2. In terms of news about a potential upcoming jailbreak, where should I be looking/who should I be following? Even if it's just to hear confirmation that a jailbreak won't be possible this time round.

    Thanks. :cool:
  2. Slumpey macrumors regular

    Jan 29, 2011
    SOL. I doubt there will be one. Evasion will probably not waste another exploit until IOS 8 comes.
  3. iF34R macrumors 65816


    Jul 13, 2011
    South Carolina
    While I'd love to have the stability and performance increase with 7.1, I won't lose my j/b.

    OP, you're in the right spot to learn about whether there is, will be, or won't be, a j/b for 7.1. ;)
  4. 007p macrumors 6502a

    Mar 7, 2012
    It's unlikely there will be one. But;

    Pod2g said 'if he was bored' he might look into tweaking evasion to work with 7.1 depending on how much was fixed.
    I expect even if that does happen, he might wait until ios 8 betas and look at what has been fixed in ios 8 first. Just to be sure that more exploits aren't burnt.
  5. Eitel macrumors regular

    Sep 20, 2012
    And then if they find one, they won't release it until 8.1 comes, then 9, then 9.1...

    Cuz' you know, why waste the exploits.

  6. ross1998 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 10, 2013
    Pod2g states that evasi0n as a team is not planning on releasing a jailbreak till ios 8 but he also said if he has time on his hands and gets bored he might look into making 7.1 jailbreak depending on how much of the jailbreak is patched in 7.1.
  7. Dwalls90 macrumors 601


    Feb 5, 2009
    I think we'll see one last jailbreak for 7.1.X when an incremental upgrade is released. iOS 8 is still 6+ months away, and pod2g isn't the only JB dev on the scene.
  8. Totally macrumors 6502a


    Feb 22, 2012
    West Coast = Best Coast
    I doubt we will see a 7.1 jb until after iOS 8. Remember after evasion 6 was patched, the jb for 6.1.3-6.1.6 didn't come til after iOS 7 was jail broken...
  9. darricksailo macrumors 601


    Dec 18, 2012
    This is all speculation by users, nothing confirmed by the jailbreak team that they're saving exploits
  10. pooleman Suspended


    Jan 11, 2012
    Eastern CT
    I'm debating whether or not to sacrifice my jb or not. Does the stability outweigh the ability to tether? Tethering is really the only reason I jb. Although I don't tether all the often it's nice to have it when needed.
  11. tonyy macrumors 6502a


    Oct 8, 2011
    I updated my mini retina. I'll admit, I'm quite pleased with 7.1. Not ready to give up my JB on my 5s though.
  12. TriJetHero macrumors 601


    Oct 13, 2010
    Apple fixed 4 exploits from evasi0n so i doubt they will go for a 7.1 fix.

    There are some performance fixes in 7.1 but 7.04 and 7.06 are stable enough to not warrant developing a whole new jailbreak for 7.1

    My guess they'll wait for 8.x

    And no Pod2G is not the only one but certainly an important figure as he is part of evad3rs and has helpt other devs as well.

    Besides that they have to go through the donation storm again which i imagine wasn't any fun. Hopefuly EFF got some donations, the evad3rs didn't this time around.
  13. chambone macrumors 6502a


    Dec 24, 2011
    I wonder what these performance enhancements I keep reading about constitute. Apps starting up faster? Faster browsing? Better battery life? For now I'll assume Apple has just sped up system wide animations.
  14. Menneisyys2 macrumors 603

    Jun 7, 2011
    The Safari stability enhancements are real - I've very thoroughly benchmarked them.

    The iPhone 4 is also sped up. (I couldn't compare the figures with NoAnimations hacks as, obviously, I couldn't have installed it on 7.1).

    Otherwise, the two are pretty much the same.
  15. chambone macrumors 6502a


    Dec 24, 2011
    Yep, I figured the Safari fixes are for the most part what this update is about, besides a speedier UI. I never have Safari crash but I must admit that I browse pretty much the same sites every day.

    So yea, if there isn't significantly better battery life on offer, I think I'll pass for now.
  16. white4s macrumors 65816

    Nov 15, 2011
    New Jersey
    same here, no intentions on going to 7.1. 7.0.6 JB running great for me, except for this recent bitesms issue
  17. thadoggfather macrumors G3


    Oct 1, 2007
    I really hope they save exploits for iOS 8, 7.1 beta jailbroken is working out great!

    Those who really wanted it made it happen. See that expiry thread.
  18. bigjnyc macrumors 603


    Apr 10, 2008
    I updated my iPad air because the refreshing of safari tabs was driving me nuts already. I'm glad they fixed that, I was starting to worry it was a RAM issue that couldnt be addressed via software update.... As for my iPhone I would never give up my JB so I guess I'll staying on 7.0.6 until iOS 8 if I have to.
  19. Carlanga macrumors 604


    Nov 5, 2009
    There will be more releases after 7.1 they will releae it then I hope. I don't want no betassss lol
  20. thadoggfather macrumors G3


    Oct 1, 2007
    I think I 7.1.x will be end of the road before ios 8
  21. fark macrumors regular

    Aug 13, 2013
    All of the 'They won't waste an exploit on 7.1' posts are hilarious.

    Don't you learn from history? Recent history?

    If someone waves enough money, the evasi0n team will waste any exploit at any time.
  22. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    My jb iPhone 5 is stable and with no crashes or issues.
    There's nothing that would make me update to stock iOS 7.1 and lose all my cool and useful hacks.
  23. koban4max macrumors 68000

    Aug 23, 2011
    people should stop talking about "there is no jb for next update...blah blah."
    Either you update it and deal with it...or keep jb and don't update.
  24. Gmerdude macrumors 6502


    Dec 28, 2012

    Someone gets it ^(^_^)^
  25. TL24 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 20, 2011
    I was in the same boat as the OP, I sacrificed my JB for stability and performance and that's exactly what I got with iOS 7.1!

    The only tweak I miss is this tweak that would integrated contact pictures to iMessage and it's bubbles, besides that I don't miss the app crashes and resprings at all!

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