Tag Archives: custom

MyAssistant (formerly MySiri) is now available in the Cydia store

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A few days ago we told you about a new app, MySiri, which will bring the most customizations to Siri that we have seen so far. Today, the app has been released under a new name. The app is now called MyAssistant. This app adds a bunch of functionality and custom commands to Siri either on a 4S device or another iOS5 device that has Spire and a siri proxy installed.

MyAssistant brings great new features such as controlling system toggles with Siri and making custom commands, but takes the customization to a whole other level with custom …

Important announcement for iPhone3Gs users on 06.15.00 baseband updating to iOS5

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Along with the release of iOS5 compatible Ultrasn0w 1.2.4 yesterday, the iPhone-Dev team added a special note for iPhone3Gs users who have updated to the 06.15.00 iPad baseband or plan on doing so. Just like any other unlockers, 06.15.00 baseband users should NEVER update to a new firmware using a stock firmware. Even though the iPad baseband cannot be upgraded, trying to install a factory firmware may screw up the baseband.

If you have already tried updating to iOS5 stock firmware on your phone with 06.15.00 you will probably have to reinstall the iPad baseband. For those who updated with …

How to downgrade Verizon iPhone4 from 4.2.9/4.2.10 to 4.2.8 [Tutorial]

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Let me begin this tutorial by saying that you MUST have your 4.2.8 SHSH key saved in order to downgrade from 4.2.9 or 4.2.10. This tutorial will not work if you do not have your SHSH key. If you do not know what an SHSH key is then you most likely do not have it saved. You can check out our What is an SHSH file post.

Step 1: Create a custom 4.2.8 firmware file using either our Pwnage Tool 4.2.8(OSX) tutorial or our Sn0wbreeze 2.7.3(Win) tutorial. This is the firmware you will restore in order to …

vWallpaper2 to Add Customized Effects to your Animated Wallpaper

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For those of you who don't know, vWallpaper is a cydia application that allows you to set an animated wallpaper on your springboard. A new version, vWallpaper2 is currently in the beta stages and promises to bring more customization and animated awesomeness to your springboard. Not many details have been released about vWallpaper2 thus far, but so far we know that it will add the option to have different animations on each page of your springboard.

There is also a new feature called "particle editor" which will allow you to customize the animated wallpaper effects for your device. So far, …

Untethered iOS5 Jailbreak on old bootrom iPhone 3Gs using Sn0wbreeze 2.8b2

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@ih8sn0w has released a new beta version of sn0wbreeze which will allow old bootrom 3Gs users to have an untethered jailbreak on iOS5 Beta 1. Sn0wbreeze is a Windows program that will allow you to create a custom prejailbroken firmware and restore it to your device, preserving your baseband. Of course, ultrasn0w has not yet been updated to support iOS5 so if you need to unlock you shouldn't update.

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Sn0wbreeze 2.8b2 - Win

Sn0wbreeze walks you through the process of creating your custom firmware. However, if you are having issues you can check out our Sn0wbreeze 2.8b2

Untethered 4.3.3 jailbreak with Pwnage Tool 4.3.3.1 [Tutorial]

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This a tutorial on how to do an untethered jailbreak for 4.3.3 using the new version of Pwnage Tool 4.3.3.1 This method is for OSX users only. Use this method if you wish to create a custom 4.3.3 firmware with Cydia pre-installed to restore with. If you have an unlockable baseband, this will preserve your baseband and allow you to unlock your phone using our Ultrasn0w 1.2.3 tutorial.

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Pwnage Tool 4.3.3.1 - Mac
iOS 4.3.3 firmware file

Step 1: Open Pwnage Tool 4.3.3.1 and select the device you are trying to jailbreak and click the next …

How to do an untethered 4.2.8 or 4.3.3 jailbreak with Sn0wbreeze 2.7.3 [Tutorial]

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@ih8sn0w has released a new version of his custom firmware tool Sn0wbreeze 2.7.3 for performing an untethered jailbreak on the latest iOS firmware 4.3.3 and 4.2.8 for Verizon CDMA iPhone4 users. The tutorial below will create a custom firmware for you to restore in Windows.

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Sn0wbreeze 2.7.3 - Win
iOS 4.3.3/4.2.8 Firmware

Step 1: Open sn0wbreeze and click the blue arrow. At this screen you will select the 4.3.3 or 4.2.8 firmware file you downloaded. You can either drag and drop the IPSW onto the box in sn0wbreeze or you can browse for the file.

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Sn0wbreeze 2.5.1 enables custom boot animation on 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak

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So a few months back when Greenpois0n untetherd jailbreak for 4.2.1 was released we finally got the ability to add custom animated bootlogos to our devices again. However, with the 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak we have not been able to use animated bootlogos. @ih8sn0w has released a new version of Sn0wbreeze version 2.5.1 to re-enable the custom bootlogos via Animate.

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Sn0wbreeze 2.5.1 - Windows

The process is exactly the same as Sn0wbreeze 2.5 so check out our Sn0wbreeze 2.5 tutorial if you don't know your way around it. The only difference is that once you select expert mode …

Sn0wbreeze 2.5.1 Untethered 4.3.1 Jailbreak [Tutorial] For all iDevices except iPad2

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Yesterday was one of the biggest news days in recent iDevice jailbreaking history. Untethered 4.3.1 jailbreaks were released for all iDevices except for the iPad2. If you are a Windows user you can either follow the sn0wbreeze tutorial below, or if you don't rely on unlock you can use our Redsn0w 0.9.6rc12 jailbreak tutorial. If you are a Mac user you can follow our Pwnage Tool 4.3 tutorial.

Again at this time we must stress that if you require unlock you should refrain from updating to 4.3.1 until Ultrasn0w is updated to address the issues 4.3.1 has caused with …