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How to: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 4 iPad, iPod Touch Running on iOS 5 with Redsn0w 0.9.8b1

Posted by: 10 June 2011 No Comment

iPhone-Dev Team has just released a new version of Redsn0w (Redsn0w 0.9.8b1) to jailbreak iOS 5. This version is only available for Mac so far.  Please note that, this is a tethered jailbreak, and for people who rely on carrier unlock, stay away from Redsn0w.

The following devices are supported according to iPhone Dev Team:

  • iPod touch 3G
  • iPod touch 4G
  • iPad 1
  • iPhone3GS
  • iPhone4 (GSM)
  • iPhone4 (CDMA)

First you need to have the following things with you:

  1. iTunes 10.5 Beta [Download from Here]
  2. Redsn0w  for Windows [Download from Here]
  3. iOS 5 for iPhone, iPod & iPad, Download from Here (Apple Developer Account Required)

Now follow the steps mentioned below:

1. Connect and Restore/Update your iPhone to iOS 5.

2. Once iTunes has completed the restoring/updating process, open Redsn0w.

3. Click the ‘Browse‘ button and select the iOS 5 you downloaded.

4. You will see the screen below when the firmware has been verified.

Redsn0w 1 How to: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 4 iPad, iPod Touch Running on iOS 5 with Redsn0w 0.9.8b1

5. Now check ‘Install Cydia‘ and click Next.

Redsn0w 3 How to: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 4 iPad, iPod Touch Running on iOS 5 with Redsn0w 0.9.8b1

6. Switch off  your device and plug it into the computer, Click Next.

Redsn0w 4 How to: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 4 iPad, iPod Touch Running on iOS 5 with Redsn0w 0.9.8b1

7. Now Redsn0w will guide you through series of process to get into DFU mode. All you have to do is to follow the on-screen instructions as shown below.

Redsn0w 5 How to: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 4 iPad, iPod Touch Running on iOS 5 with Redsn0w 0.9.8b1

8. Once you have followed the on-screen instructions, your device will reboot. Redsn0w will start uploading the new RAM Disk and Kernel. Just wait till you see the below screen.

Redsn0w 6 How to: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 4 iPad, iPod Touch Running on iOS 5 with Redsn0w 0.9.8b1

Now your iOS 5 device has been successfully jailbroken (tethered). If you face any problem while performing the jailbreak process just write us in the comment section below, we will help you out.

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