Simply this week, Hyperixa launched a neat little app referred to as IPSW, which could possibly be used to see if a specific iPhone or iPad firmware model was being signed by Apple on the time of checking. The IPSW app was first made out there for jailbroken iPhones and iPads through package deal managers corresponding to Cydia, Sileo, and Zebra.
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Apparently, Hyperixa additionally developed a model of the IPSW app for non-jailbroken (jailed) iPhones and iPads, which is arguably extra important as those that aren’t already jailbroken and are ready to pounce on a jailbreakable firmware are possible monitoring the signing statuses of iPhone and iPad firmware extra stringently than these already feeling exceptionally comfy on jailbroken firmware.
IPSW permits you to effortlessly see if a firmware remains to be being signed by Apple’s signing servers, which signifies whether or not it may be readily downgraded to, restored to, or upgraded to, relying in your machine’s present firmware model and the signing scenario tied to your setup. The app’s person expertise is similar to the devoted IPSW.me web site that we regularly advocate for in our firmware unsigned notification posts.
Hyperixa’s IPSW app clearly isn’t out there to obtain through the App Retailer, however the .ipa file may be sideloaded onto each jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhones or iPads with both AltStore & AltServer or Sideloady, whichever you favor extra.
The sideloaded version of the app works precisely just like the model that may be put in on a jailbroken machine through a package deal supervisor app. It gives all the identical options, corresponding to:
- View what firmware(s) are signed for any iPhone or iPad machine
- View what firmware(s) are signed for the machine you’re at the moment utilizing
- Filter between iPhone and iPad machine sorts within the machine menu
- Save particular platforms as your favorites for nearer monitoring
- View OTA and beta firmware signing statuses
- And extra…
Whereas the jailbroken version of IPSW is accessible within the Hyperixa repository through a package deal supervisor app, those that aren’t jailbroken can head over to Hyperixa’s devoted net web page to obtain the .ipa file for sideloading. Whether or not you’re utilizing AltStore & AltServer or Sideloady to put in the IPSW .ipa file, we’ve devoted tutorials displaying you methods to sideload apps beneath:
- Learn how to sideload apps through Sideloady
- Learn how to sideload apps through AltStore
Do you propose to make use of IPSW in your jailbroken or non-jailbroken iPhone or iPad? We’d like to know within the feedback part down beneath.