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Apple stopped signing iOS 10.1.1 and 10.1: what it means for jailbreak

Regular readers MacDigger know that after the release of iOS 10.2 users who want to have access jailbreak warned that they should stay on iOS 10.1.1. Now to roll back to this version of IOS is no longer possible Apple has stopped issuing digital certificates for iOS 10.1.1 and 10.1.

iOS 10.1.1 debuted on October 31 of this year – nearly a month after the start of testing among developers. This is a maintenance update aimed at fixing bugs in the application Health, which was observed mainly in iOS release 10.1.

Traditionally, Apple continues to sign the old firmware for some time. This time the window slammed shut six weeks – the company stopped signing iOS 10.1.1 on Tuesday 20 December. Now Apple does not issue digital certificates iOS 10.1.1 and 10.1 for any of the compatible devices. In other words, return iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with iOS 10.2 to the previous version of the OS is impossible, as well as upgrading to iOS 10.1.1 with earlier versions.

The potential to downgrade iOS 10.1.1 there are users who will use the new Prometheus decision. Unfortunately, this utility is still in development.

The iPhone and iPad users with jailbreak need to be careful. Do not install untested tweaks from Cydia that can lead to failure, as a result of the recovery OS will have to upgrade the iOS 10.2. Although none of the revision 10 iOS tool to jailbreak, the developers have promised to release the exploit for iOS 10.1.1. Given that the majority no longer can upgrade to this version, this solution is unlikely to be a lot of users.

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iOS 10.2 is the current version of Apple’s mobile platform. The update brought some major changes, including the recruitment of 100 new emoticons, widget to standard Video apps, saving settings for the camera. IPhone 7 adds three new background images.

Currently Apple is testing iOS 10.2.1. Maintenance update with bug fixes is available only to participants of the beta program.

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