|01-26-2013, 12:08 AM||#1|
Mobile Reader Geek
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad
Backing off 5.3.2 then jailbreaking, how?
Will 5.3.2 jailbroken cause new firmware updates (if there are any) to fail?
|01-26-2013, 06:54 AM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2012
Device: Intel 4004
The Kindle Touch (a.k.a: K5) can be downgraded by treating it as 'bricked' and following the debricking guides for that model.
Also see: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=203971
The Kindle Paperwhite (a.k.a: K5 in some places here) can not, at this time, be 'debricked' with the same methods.
Here, "Jailbreak" means something a bit different than in other places that you read the word.
Here, it means adding the MobileRead developer certificate for checking the signature of installation packages.
That's it, nothing else, just a signature certificate (in most cases anyway).
Fixing margins on anything requires custom packages.
Which require the above described developer certificate to install.
If the custom package involves a "Kindlet" (a Java application), then you also need to install the "Kindlet Jailbreak".
Since the Java Kindlet permissions are also signed.
2) Not likely.
But some of the custom packages it allows you to add might.
No way to know until that upgrade comes out.
"Hack is just a four letter word." - - With apologies to B. Dylan
Last edited by knc1; 01-26-2013 at 05:04 PM.
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