iPhone-Dev Team has just published some key points you must know before you may jailbreak your iDevice using Spirit tool. Spirit Jailbreak by Comex will be the first userland jailbreak ever released which will jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPad OS 3.2 on all iDevices with newer bootrom. MuscleNerd who happens to be a member of iPhone-Dev Team, released the first video demo of Spirit jailbreak in which he rooted iPad OS 3.2 in less than 24 hours of its release.
Other things about Spirit that are useful to know:
- Spirit is an untethered jailbreak.
- Spirit works on all devices. (However, the redsn0w and PwnageTool flows will continue to work on those devices they’ve always worked on)
- Spirit does not include a carrier unlock. (Please don’t bug @comex about that)
- Spirit requires your device to be activated or hacktivated.
Spirit tool will jailbreak iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G, and the iPads. Apple won't allow you to downgrade your firmware on the said devices until you have saved your SHSH blobs. If you will upgrade to the future firmware releases by Apple, you will definitely loose your Spirit jailbreak unless you have saved your SHSH blobs.
So the first thing you should do before using Spirit tool is to backup your SHSH blobs either by using Firmware Umbrella or by using AutoSHSH Grabber. You can find detailed guide to backup your SHSH blobs using AutoSHSH Grabber here. Those who want to jailbreak their iPhones or iPad using Spirit should avoid the iTunes 9.1.1 update.
[via Dev-Team Blog]