Like the title says, here's a FW 5.0.x
The payload is based on yifanlu's jailbreak
, with a few tweaks to make it more Touch/PaperWhite centric,
and a fantastic new delivery method discovered by yossarian17
. So, as always, thanks to everyone involved in Touch & PaperWhite hacking, particularly yifanlu, ixtab, geekmaster, eureka & yossarian17
In addition, this is also the home of the K5 (Touch/PaperWhite) port of the USBNetwork
Latest Updates (12/06/2013):
JailBreak v1.8.N (New delivery method, PW2 support!), USBNetwork v0.15.N (proper PW2 support).
Download the attached kindle-jailbreak-1.8.N.zip file, and unpack it. In here, you'll find a few files.
Unzip the contents
of the kindle-5.4-jailbreak.zip
archive to the root directory of your Kindle.
Now, eject your Kindle, and go to [HOME] -> [MENU] > Settings -> [MENU] > Update Your Kindle
. The updater won't actually ever run, this is normal
. After a few seconds, the words **** JAILBREAK ****
will appear at the bottom of your screen to confirm that the device is jailbroken
And that's it, your Kindle is now ready to install custom hacks!
NOTE TO PW2 OWNERS:
If the Update Your Kindle
link stays grayed out, and you can't find your specific model in the current list of Kindle models
, please reply to this thread with: the exact model of your device (WiFi/3G), the country it was bought in/shipped to, and finally, and most importantly, the first four characters of its serial number (Settings -> Device Info