iOS 4.3.1 Untethered Jailbreak Using Redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

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Few minutes ago Dev-Team has released iOS 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak for both Redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 and PwnageTool 4.3, the jailbreak support all iOS devices except iPad 2.

Update:

Redsn0w 0.9.6 RC12 for untethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak update is now available

NOTE: Users who rely on ultrasn0w unlock MUST stay away from Redsn0w.

Important: Before you start please learn how to prepare for the jailbreak and how to backup apps here

Step 1: Download iOS 4.3.1 for your device (download links in the bottom of the post)
Step 2: Update/Restore to iOS 4.3.1 firmware using the IPSW file via iTunes 10.2.1.
Step 3: Start Redsn0w and point it to the official iOS 4.3.1 firmware file.

Step 4: Now simply select “Install Cydia” and click “Next”.
Step 5: Now make sure your device is both OFF and PLUGGED IN to the computer before you click “Next”.

At this stage you will be presented with a screen where you will be guided on how to enter DFU mode. Quickly hold “Power” button and then while holding the “Power” button, you will now have to hold “Home” button too. Now after few seconds release “Power” button but keep holding “Home” button until installation begins.

Step 6: Wait shortly. Once done, your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch will restart automatically and you will find it fully jailbroken (untethered) on the latest iOS 4.3.1 firmware.

Download Links:

  • Download Redsn0w 0.9.6rc12 for Windows [New Update]
  • Download Redsn0w 0.9.6rc12 for Mac [New Update]

iOS 4.3.1 firmware DIRECT links below:

Prepare Your iDevice For Untethered 4.3.1 Jailbreak [UPDATED]

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Download, How To, iPad, iPhone, Jailbreak, News, Rants & Raves

As we are waiting for iPhone Dev Team to release Redsn0w 0.9.8 and PwnageTool 4.3 for untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak. Here is how to prepare for it to avoid a lot of problems:

Untethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak Details:

  • iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak was already possible but that was TETHERED using Sn0wbreeze 2.4 and PwngeTool.
  • Stefan Esser (@i0n1c) has come up with an UNTETHERED 4.3.1 JB solution. He is the real developer of this exploit. Esser has given his solution to the iPhone Dev Team.
  • iPhone Dev Team has used Esser’s exploit in their tools which are PwnageTool 4.3 and Redsn0w 0.9.8.

Stock Downloads of iOS 4.3.1 Firmware:

You must have stock iOS 4.3.1 firmware files downloaded to your system. You can get them from the DIRECT links below:

Device Compatibility:

The upcoming untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak by iPhone Dev Team will be compatible with all those device which can run iOS 4.3.1 firmware except for iPad 2. Following are the compatible devices.

  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 3G
  • iPod Touch 4G
  • iPad 1
  • Apple TV 2G

Ultrsn0w Unlock iOS 4.3.1:

Untethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak by iPhone Dev Team will be followed by Ultrasn0w Unlock 4.3.1. Its a new version of Ultrasn0w. It WILL NOT unlock higher basebands but will continue to unlock the older ones.

Backup all your Jailbreak Apps before you jailbreak

Make sure you backup all your apps before you jailbreak your device. Its Highly recommended. You can do it manually or you can use utilities like AptBackup:

  • AptBackup is a free app under the repository of BigBoss. You can download it from the Cydia Store.
  • It provides a very easy process to backup and restore all the jailbreak apps. All you need is to launch the application and it will start doing the backup process for you.
  • For the restore process, you have to download the AptBackup again from Cydia. Press the restore button and an automated system will do the who thing for you.
  • The AptBackup application makes a text file with the jailbreak apps you have installed when you try it for the backup. This text file is saved by the iTunes. When you restore you iDevice, AptBackup will use this file to know what to download.
A HOW TO GUIDE To do an untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak will be available as soon as they release it.

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