“Half untethered” tweak SemiTether Jailbreak welcome update again, the current new version is 0.9.1. According to the developer of SemiTether Jailbreak – Saurik’s team revealed that they improve the stability of the new Mobile Substrate integration in v0.9.1.
The Jailbreak users should not feel strange with Mobile Substrate, because this software is essential process after the jailbreak. In other words, if the Mobile Substrate and can not run properly on jailbroken iOS devices, then some tweaks or add-ons in the Cydia platform will also be unavailable.
The development team had said in the SemiTether Jailbreak released, as a contingency app, it can only let those tethered devices can still make calls, text messaging and other basic phone functions when which occur such as a sudden crash situation. While the Safari, Mail and other functions can not be used until your device re-connected to the computer to boot tethered.
According to reports, the new version of SemiTether Jailbreak (rebooted without computer) will at least keep the iOS 5 Notification Center, and developer are also efforts for the Mail issues fixes.
The following is the latest update of what you can and can not do in semi tethered mode.
1) Can use phone, sms (text messages)
2) Can use every other stock app on iphone.
3) Can use other appstore web browsers such as atomic web browser
4) Cannot use mail app. You could install a gmail app from appstore or such instead.
5) You cannot use any jailbreak tweak, app, cydia until you boot tethered.
6) While in the semitether booted state, you should not add a jailbreak ios5 notification such as sbsettings to notifications during this state or your device will be stuck in a respring loop until you get home to “boot tethered”.
What is new added in SemiTether 0.9.1
- Compatibility with the Mobile Substrate is more stable
- In non-Jailbreak reboot mode, Safari can be used normally
- App to monitor the status of your semitether and reapply. Check after cydia installs.
If you have not installed SemiTether Jailbreak, you can add SemiTether 0.9.1 in Cydia source http://thebigboss.org/semitether to download.