iOS 6 -- Do it now, or wait for JB?

When will you update to iOS?

  • As soon as I can get through the clogged servers

    Votes: 6 75.0%
  • I'm waiting for the next jailbreak to be available before updating.

    Votes: 2 25.0%

  • Total voters
    8

bballrob

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So, I'm curious as to whether people are going to go ahead and upgrade to iOS 6 now, or wait for the jailbreak to be available before updating? I have an iPhone 4s, which I'm sticking with for now, and think I may hold off for the jailbreak for that, but will go ahead and update my iPad 2.

What's everyone else doing?
 

MoneyMaker79

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I am updating as we speak, since I am getting the iPhone 5. I want something to distract me, and I would like to understand iOS 5 before iPhone 5. :)
 

raqball

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Jan 30, 2011
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How important is JB to you?

If you need it then wait because it could be months before iOS 6 is jailbroken..

Some people need JB because of available features / apps..

My .02
 

iphone1027

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I have an iPhone 4 and waiting for the JB for iOS 6. With the i5, for obvious reasons, it will already come with ios 6 so I have no choice.
 

snowtrooper1966

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In all Siriousness, if I was keeping the 4S, I think I would be updating. This one's pretty huge. It would be a tough choice tho, I have my device fairly well tweaked out and am so used to all the customization.
Luckily, it's out of my hands since I'll be getting the 5 tomorrow.
 

Josh Yates

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The dev version of iOS6 was already jailbroken, even though it was tethered. So...there's a good chance that a tethered jailbreak will be released pretty soon.
 

iphonewarrior

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The GM seed has been jailbroken already - the public release is usually the same as the GM so you can probably jailbreak it already...
 

Kadelic

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I'm also sticking with my 4S, for the foreseeable future anyway. Right now I'm saying I'm going to stay jailbroken on iOS5. The thought of using a stock iPhone pains me so.
 

iphonewarrior

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But I suspect there will be new issues surrounding the iP5.
My post was aimed at existing users of the iPhone 4 and 4S. I think it'll be a long while before we a see an iPhone 5 jailbreak... look how long it took the devs to crack the 4S? Whole new chip in the iPhone 5.
 

EverythingApple

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So, I'm curious as to whether people are going to go ahead and upgrade to iOS 6 now, or wait for the jailbreak to be available before updating? I have an iPhone 4s, which I'm sticking with for now, and think I may hold off for the jailbreak for that, but will go ahead and update my iPad 2.

What's everyone else doing?
I was going to hold out but since my iPhone 4, jailbroken on 5.1.1, has become very unstable lately, and I can't stand it anymore, I am going to update and maybe JB later or get an iPhone 5 whichever comes first. lol
 

Lon

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My post was aimed at existing users of the iPhone 4 and 4S. I think it'll be a long while before we a see an iPhone 5 jailbreak... look how long it took the devs to crack the 4S? Whole new chip in the iPhone 5.
I agree. It is the one thing I do not like about upgrading devices every year. :(