I received an iPhone 4S as a gift, branded by Orange UK. It runs iOS 6 (6.0.1(10A523)).

I didn't unlock it yet; I'm using it without a SIM and I'm enjoying the apps, but I want to jailbreak it.

What should I do know? I want to use it locked, but is there a jailbreak?

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As of January 2013, there is no jailbreak for iOS 6. The reason is that iOS 6 introduced new security mechanisms and fixed the exploits that made the jailbreak possible on iOS 5.

You will have to wait.

Recent articles (December 2012):

Other good and curated jailbreaking news can be had at:

  • +1 for some good information and links, but you're missing a bit so long as you don't restrict your answer to 4S-only. There are no public untethered jailbreaks for any devices on iOS 6 for now. However, the A4 devices are tethered (have to jailbreak again on each boot) for life, and the iPhone 3GS old bootrom is untethered (a "normal" jailbreak) for life. Jan 10, 2013 at 16:34
  • Thanks for the info. Due to the topic, I've made my answer community wiki. Feel free to edit!
    – slhck
    Jan 10, 2013 at 18:34
  • Found some good info here as well: jailbreakqa.com/questions/119673/jailbreaking-ios-6
    – d0g
    Jan 21, 2013 at 20:36

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