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How to Use the Evasi0n iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Tool



The evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak is out and Gotta Be Mobile is here to show you how to use the evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool.

The jailbreaking process is straightforward, but many new jailbreak users will appreciate our evasi0n walkthrough with screenshots of the process and soon a video guide.

The evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak is available for the iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini as well as all Apple mobile devices running iOS 6 or higher. The tool works on iOS 6 and smaller versions up to iOS 6.1.

Read: How to Unjailbreak iOS 6.1

How to Use the Evasi0n iOS 6.1 Jailbreak

The following ten steps will help you use evasi0n to jailbreak the iPhone, iPad, iPad mini and iPod touch. check out the step-by-step instructions below, or watch our two-minute How to Jailbreak the iPhone 5 video below.

Step 1. Plug your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into your computer and perform a backup in iTunes. Click on “Back Up Now” in iTunes under the iPhone tab.

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Make a backup before using the evasi0n jailbreak tool.

Step 2. Download the evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool for Mac, Windows or Linux and install. this will unzip the evasi0n tool and open a folder with three files. If the links up top don’t work, scroll down to find mirrors.

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Unzip the evasi0n tool to get started.

Step 3. The recommended step is to restore the iPhone in iTunes and set up as a new phone to avoid any bugs, but users are not required to do this.

Step 4. Remove a Passcode if you have one on your iPhone. This is required for the jailbreak to work, and you can re-enable after the iOS 6.1 jailbreak is complete.

Tap on Settings -> General -> Passcode Lock – Enter code -> turn Passcode Off -> Enter Passcode.

Step 5. With the iPhone plugged in launch the evasi0n app.

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Launch the evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool and click Jailbreak.

Step 6. Click Jailbreak. After this, do not touch the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch until instructed to do so.

Step 7. Wait while the iPhone reboots as part of the evasi0n jailbreak. This may happen several times, so users should wait until the jailbreak completes to disconnect the iPhone.

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When prompted, unlock the iPhone.

Step 8. When prompted unlock the iPhone or iPad and tap on the Jailbreak icon. Tap once, do not unplug the device or try tapping it a second time.

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Tap Jailbreak to complete the evasi0n jailbreak.

Step 9. The evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool will inject the final jailbreak data.

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The evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak is complete.

Step 10. When the evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool says, “Jailbreak complete!” the jailbreak process is over, but the phone may restart several times to finish the process.

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Wait for the evasi0n jailbreak to finish on the iPhone.

Setting up Cydia on iOS 6.1

With the iOS 6.1 jailbreak complete, find the Cydia icon and tap on it once. The app will launch and initialize Cydia. The App will then restart. The iPhone or iPad may also restart  during this process.

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Cydia will prepare the filesystem before you can use it.

When complete, tap on Cydia and select your user type. Now you can go looking for the best iOS 6.1 jailbreak apps.

Stay tuned for the latest iOS 6.1 jailbreak news.



  1. blawoef

    02/04/2013 at 11:09 am

    …anyone tried it yet? Any issues? (/me is at work so cannot try yet…)

    • ImpulseDOM

      02/04/2013 at 11:16 am

      I have tried it and i do not get the jailbreak icon on my iPhone 5. Tried it twice now with no icon.

      • Chris M.

        02/04/2013 at 11:22 am

        look on ur screen for the evasi0n app

        • ImpulseDOM

          02/04/2013 at 11:25 am

          There isn’t one. Have checked all apps. 3rd time trying now with no jailbreak icon installed.

          • Josh Smith

            02/04/2013 at 11:29 am

            Did you do a full restore before the jailbreak? If not might be worth a try.

          • magz1010

            02/04/2013 at 7:07 pm

            how about try another mirror then download it again…. check if it still the same issues

      • G

        02/04/2013 at 11:22 am

        Swipe right?

    • peter

      02/04/2013 at 1:18 pm

      i have got it no issues
      but with cydia no patches yet

  2. G

    02/04/2013 at 11:25 am

    Cydia is angry. It doesn’t want to download anything. Lots of HTTP/1.1 502 Bad Gateway

    • Stephen Inness

      02/04/2013 at 4:41 pm

      Did anyone get more information on this issue? I am also am getting a size mismatch error. As well as bad gateway prompts. Running ios 6.1 on an ipad 2.

  3. Joeda

    02/04/2013 at 11:35 am

    Yup, Cydia needs some kind of update or something!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Matt

    02/04/2013 at 11:47 am

    Works just fine buy Cydia is not working

  5. Deepak

    02/04/2013 at 11:58 am

    I enter evasion on my computer but i don’t get that jailbreak thing…. It is there but I can’t click that icon

  6. mvalen

    02/04/2013 at 12:02 pm

    Cydia is not working for me either, bad gateway mismatch errors :(

    • Deepak

      02/04/2013 at 12:06 pm

      I can’t jailbreak man i have all the things but i updated ios 6.1 through ota feature

      • Deepak

        02/04/2013 at 12:13 pm

        Help me …

  7. Daniela

    02/04/2013 at 12:05 pm

    im having trouble downloading apps from cydia.. some type of error… Help!

  8. blawoef

    02/04/2013 at 12:10 pm

    Cydia servers must be overloaded currently, seems only natural with millions of us trying to access at the same time.

    As to JBing OTA updated systems, evasi0n team explicitly recommended against it, so I am certainly going to go the backup->clean restore->jailbreak->restore backup route.

    • KiKi

      02/04/2013 at 1:14 pm

      Help! When I download it, it just keep going to iTunes and I dont see the icon on my computer.

  9. KiKi

    02/04/2013 at 1:09 pm

    It will not let me download it. Every time I try to, it just keep going to iTunes. HELP ME PLEASE!!!!

    • magz1010

      02/04/2013 at 7:03 pm

      download what?? when you plug your phone to computer?? if everytime you okug your computer on itunes it means you check the box that whenever it was plug itunes will automatically open… uncheck that one …. then open the app icon of evasion… extract it first then run…

  10. lexa

    02/04/2013 at 3:46 pm

    it worked for me iphone 4s windows 7

  11. Jose Natera

    02/04/2013 at 4:04 pm

    cydia seems to be over whelmed with so many users dl…it keeps saying error, give it some time

  12. Homer

    02/04/2013 at 5:05 pm

    Is there an unlock for 6.1 out yet?

  13. norman

    02/04/2013 at 5:27 pm

    Did it trice on my iphone4, there is no evasi0n icon :( what to do?

    • magz1010

      02/04/2013 at 7:00 pm

      have you open the file you downloaded?? you have to look on the folder where your diwnloaded files goes or saved….in windows it was zip… so you have to extract it first before you can run it…. when you double click it … theres a choices if you extract it first or run….

    • magz1010

      02/04/2013 at 7:10 pm

      or you mean the evasion jailbreak icon on the iphone when it still in process of jailbreaking??? you have to swipe right to check… if its still no there… try another mirrow then download it again….

  14. pelypel

    02/04/2013 at 7:38 pm

    Works well cydia is struggling to keep up though, so everyone be cool for a little while on Cydia.

  15. Mamat

    02/04/2013 at 7:50 pm

    I have problem downloading my cydia sources and tweak. Always error and host not responding. Pls help

  16. ravi khapandi

    02/04/2013 at 7:59 pm

    i want to reset all content and setting i cant do that..m stuck in some circle screen iphone 4s

  17. brye

    02/05/2013 at 3:00 am

    it works on my iphone 4s but discovered a bug> my WEATHER keeps on crashing.. any idea how to fix this? thanks

  18. lector

    02/05/2013 at 7:18 am

    I’ve got the same problem as some other users above. Jailbreak works fine up to the step when I have to unlock my screen and tap the jailbreak icon. But there is no icon at all. I’ve tried it several times, different download mirrors, always the same result – no icon to tap on. Did anybody find a solution to fix the problem?

  19. JohnJ

    02/05/2013 at 10:52 am

    What is the background that you use for your phone? Where can I get it? It looks so awesome…

  20. Adam Daieh

    02/06/2013 at 12:00 pm

    I jailbreak my phone yesterday to Untethered ios 6.1 and it was so great! Very easy and fast. I did not get any problem jailbreaking my phone. I did it using the steps here:

  21. Lucas

    02/08/2013 at 11:26 pm

    Why after I jailbroken my phone, all apps or games i download needs money even the apps is free.

  22. Carli

    03/20/2013 at 1:41 pm

    It won’t let me unzip the downloaded evasi0n file? Help!

  23. Taline

    05/30/2013 at 2:29 am

    I have an ipad 2 ios 6.1.3 how do i download cydia on my ipad? Plz helppp

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