How To Jailbreak iOS 5 On Your iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad or iPod Touch Using Redsn0w

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iOS 5 gets tethered jailbroken using Redsn0w

iPhone Dev Team has released an updated version of Redsn0w jailbreak tool. The new Redsn0w 0.9.9b5 that can jailbreak iOS 5 Important Notes:
  • Its a tethered jailbreak
  • Supported devices: iPhone4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.
  • iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are NOT supported yet.
  • iBooks will crash and not be working after the jailbreak.

NOTE: Before you follow the below guide to jailbreak your device, you need to know that the following process is NOT for those who want to preserve their baseband for the Unlock. I’ll be putting another guide for that and the ability to preserve the baseband using custom ipsw.

How To Jailbreak iOS 5 on iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

Please backup all your information using iTunes before following this tutorial. 1. Double-click to open redsn0w application. for Windows users right-click and choose open as administrator.

2. Click the ‘Jaibreak’ button below the text. Now it will ask you to connect the device to your Mac/PC and then turn it off, do so and click ‘Next’. Now follow the on-screen instructions to proceed.

3. The device will reboot while redns0w prepares the jailbreak data.

4. Then choose Cydia and click the ‘Next’ button.

6. The device will reboot showing ‘Downloading Jailbreak Data’ logo and then some code on the device’s screen, while redsn0w sends modified files to the device. You will be notified once redsn0w is done. Let the rest of process continue on the device, please be patient.

7. After it reboots, your device should now be jailbroken with Cydia on the homescreen. If Cydia appears like a white icon reboot the device as below 8. For booting up tethered, open redsn0w and click the “Extras” button below the jailbreak button. 9. Select “Just Boot” from the “Extras” menu.

10. You have to again enter the DFU mode then it automatically it will boot your device.

That’s it!

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