How To Install iPhoto And Latest iMovie On iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
A day ago we has published some instructions on how to install the New iPad’s 5.1 awesome features iPhoto for iOS app on the original iPad, which is not natively supported by Apple. Today we are here with another guide to help you bypass the iOS 5.1 restrction to iPhone installation and the latest iMovie update on your jailbroken iOS 5.0.1 devices. For now you can only jailbreak iOS 5.1 on A4 devices (tethered) while the A5 devices (iPhone 4S, iPad 2) can’t be jailbroken either tethered or untethered. The fact is you can enjoy the goodness of iPhone and updated iMovie on iOS 5.0.1 still.
With the help of a new jailbreak tweak which has the power to smooth-out these compatibility issues has hit the Cydia Store. The tweak is called “iPhoto501Fix,” and can be downloaded via the default repositories. No new icons are added to the SpringBoard, and new panes don’t appear in the Settings app after the tweak has been installed.
NOTE: The following instructions requires your iOS device to be jailbroken. For jailbreaking the latest iOS 5.1 (tethered), follow the instructions posted here to jailbreak using Redsn0w, or Sn0wbreeze For jailbreaking iPhone 4S and iPad 2, just follow our complete guide posted here to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 using Absinthe Windows or Mac. For A4 devices you can follow our complete step by step guide posted here to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 untethered on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 1, and iPod touch 3G/4G using Redsn0w or Sn0wbreeze untethered on iOS 5.0.x.
Step 1 : SSH into the jailbroken iOS device using a client such as FileZilla or CyberDuck. Alternatively, use the iFile file explorer from Cydia to gain quick on device access.
Step 2 : Navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices and then scroll to the bottom and open the SystemVersion.plist with a text editor.
Step 3 : The .plist file contains <string> tags at the bottom which holds the installed iOS version. Edit the string to read ‘5.1‘.
Step 4 : Save the edited .plist file and exit. Respring the device, then open the App Store, search for ‘iPhoto’ and then download.
Step 5 : Open up Cydia and search for ‘iPhoto501Fix‘. Install the fix as per any other Cydia package.
Step 6 : Respring the device and then run iPhoto app. The application should scan the photo library without issue, providing full access to the application.
Keep in mind that the iPhoto must be installed on the device before the iPhoto501Fix package is installed from Cydia.