How To Jailbreak BlackBerry PlayBook With Dingleberry (Instructions)

Few days ago we reported on a new jailbreaking tool available for the BlackBerry Playbook: Dingleberry beta. Tutorial is here, so we’ll guide you through the process of jailbreaking your PlayBook in four easy, simple steps. The jailbreak only works for those using Windows; a version for Mac will be coming soon.

Keep in mind before we get started, this new jailbreak is limited on things it can/can’t do. You’ll have the access rooting your device must have. Why, you may run a custom OS and install unsigned apps. It’s still beta utility, there’s lots to be done. Hulu and Netflix, are not still unable to stream from the BB’s browser.

Carefully read the entire tutorial. Skipping a step or not following the detailed instructions may harm your device. As usual, proceed at your own risk.

Tutorial completion will result in an untethered jailbroken device. Which means your PlayBook will still work’s if it’s restarted or shut down. When your device runs out battery, if, then you have to once again go through the jailbreak process.

Before jailbreaking your BlackBerry PlayBook with the newly released Dingleberry, make sure to clear your work area and sure the cumputer is plugged into a power source and keep your BB PlayBook nearby. You’ll need the compatible USB syncing cable too.

Now get started – BlackBerry PlayBook is nearby. Navigate to the Storage and Settings panel nd enable File Sharing and WifI Sharing without password. Navigate to Security panel and enable Developers Mode; keep the password entered nearby, you need it later.

Next, download and uncompress the jailbreaking application (use WinRAR or 7zip)

Dingleberry jailbreak [Download Link]

Step 1: After uncompressing, find and double click on the Dingleberry.exe file.

Step 2: Once the windows opens, select Continue.

Step 3: Connect your PlayBook to your Windows computer using the USB cable and enter the required fields (IP Address and Password) when the Dingleberry application prompts you to.

Step 4: Select the jailbreak button. After a few minutes, the application will finsih the process involved in jailbreaking your device.

Your PlayBook is now jailbroken and rooted as well. Now you can install Android Market and also the thitd-party applications on your jailbroken BlackBerry Playbook.

According to Redmondpie, There is one important rule to follow after jailbreaking anything: Use caution when updating the firmware in future. Companies such as Apple are quick to cover exploits at lightning fast speed, releasing a new update to prevent future jailbreaks. RIM is no exception; they plan to close the vulnerability used for the jailbreak with an update tomorrow.