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iOS 4.1 Software Update and Jailbreak

iOS 4.1 Software Update and Jailbreak

jailbreak  Apple iOS 4.1 is live for Iphone 4, 3GS, IPod Touch 2G and 3G, time to jailbreak 🙂


  1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes 10
  2. Use CYDIA AptBackUp  to also save your “non approved apps”, When you next back up your iPhone up with iTunes this application create a list that is backed up as well. So next time you have to restore or upgrade you restore from ITunes install AptBackUp and CYDIA will install all the apps/mods on the list.
  3. Start iTunes and sync your iPhone to save all your data
  4. Download Sn0wbreeze and the original iOS 4.1 firmware files for your version of iPhone/iPod
  5. Only the 1.8beta support iOS 4.1 download here
  6. Start Sn0wbreeze and select “Simple Mode”, browse for your .ipsw file, “Do you want to activate your iPhone?” NO,it create the custom .ipsw
  7. Restore your iPhone wit that custom firmware (latest iOS with old baseband :-)), click SHIFT then on restore, locate file and wait…wait
  8. When you have latest firmware, just restore your data using the backup done previously at point 2
  9. Run CYDIA to install AptBackUp again
  10. Run AptBackUp and click restore to get all your non approved applications back!

iOS 4.1 Software Update

This update contains improvements, including the following:

  • Game Center
    • Send and receive friend request
    • Invite friends to multi-player games over the Internet
    • Play multi-player games by auto-matching with other players
    • View Leader boards and Achievements
    • Discover new games from friends
  • High dynamic range (HDR) photos on iPhone 4
  • Support for TV show rentals on iTunes
  • Ability to upload HD videos to YouTube and Mobile Me over Wi-Fi on iPhone 4
  • Additional support for AVRCP-supported accessories,  including next & previous track control
  • Face Time calling directly from Favorites
  • Bug fixes, including:
    • iPhone 4 proximity sensor performance
    • iPhone 3G performance
    • Nike+iPod fixes
    • Bluetooth improvements
  • Products compatible with this software update:
    • iPhone 4
    • iPhone 3GS
    • iPhone 3G
    • iPod touch 2nd generation, or later

Game Center requires iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 2nd generation or later.

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Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.