What is Jailbreaking ?
Many of you may now know what is jailbreaking and what makes it so popular among ipod touch 4 and iPhone users . Jailbreaking ipod touch 4 allows read – write access to the iOS – system files on the ipod touch 4 which are otherwise locked by the device . So jailbreaking basically breaks into the ipod and allows you to install and run 3rd part apps not available on the Apple App store . There are many reasons to doing this. Apps from many app developers don’t pass through the stringent screening test of Apple’s App Approval Team . So these developers have to move to another App Stores like Cydia .
Cydia is just like Apple App Store icon that sits on your device and can be used to search apps in the Cydia marketplace . Another reason for jailbreaking is that in many countries Apple wont allow to Create Free iTunes Account . These users have no choice but to install cydia to get their favorite apps on their device .
Benefits of Jailbreaking iPod Touch 4 :
- Install Jailbreak Apps
- Install WinterBoard Themes on your jailbroken iPod Touch 4 .
- Install cracked apps using Installous . [ We don't recommend the use of cracked apps , but only be used for evaluating an app before making legitimate purchase ]
Few WinterBoard Themes below :
Tip : Installing WinterBoard Themes - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Risk of Jailbreaking iPod Touch 4 :
Your iPod may crash when installing some apps from Cydia [due to compatibility issues ] , but this can always be reversed by restoring your iTouch 4 back to factory settings . Always remember to sync apps before trying to jailbreak ipod touch 4. Jailbreaking ipod touch 4 doesnot void your warranty with Apple since you can always restore it back to its original state , so ” Jailbreaking is Safe ” and Legal .
There are two possible ways to jailbreak ipod touch 4 .
- GreenPoison Jailbreak
- Limera1n Jailbreak
If you want to see how the GreenPoison jailbreak works on an ipod touch 4 , watch the GreenPoison Jailbreak Video Tutorial , that will help you follow .
[ via iphone4jailbreak.org]