You can jailbreak iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G/4G, iPad 1 and iPad 2 by using the latest version of RedSn0w 0.9.10b8. The latest version is the improved one and provides extra feature of backing up your activation tickets. Also it provides Corona jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 if these are running 5.0.1. The new version of RedSn0w can be used to re-install the jailbreak for those who accidentally uninstalled the untether. When stitching an IPSW, it can now grab your blobs directly from Cydia. It now shows a lot more info about your device (for instance, whether your iPhone 3G has the vulnerable baseband boot loader, or whether your iPhone3GS has the old exploitable bootrom.
RedSn0w 0.9.10b8 jailbreak is:
tethered for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1, if these devices are running 5.1 then it can not be jailbroken.
tethered for all other devices if they are running ios 5.1 except iPhone 3gs with old bootrom
untethered for all devices (except iphone 4S and iPad 2) if they are running ios 5.0.1 or older versions
Step 1: Download latest version of RedSn0w 0.9.10b8 WindowsMac . Now extract the zip file on your desktop or other folder as you wish.
Step 2: Double click the RedSn0w.exe file to run or right click and Run as Administrator.
Step 3: There are two options Jailbreak and Extras. Click Jailbreak (Jailbreak and Install Cydia).
Step 4: You will see the below screen. There are two sections first about iPhone 4S and iPad 2, so if you have iPhone 4S and iPad 2 you can just go to next step without turning your device off. For all other devices you have to plug your device to your computer and turn it off. You can see the status of your iPhone at the bottom of this screen. Read this whole screen carefully before pressing Next. If you are not following the instructions the Next button will remain disabled.
Note: Before clicking next make sure your computer is connected to the internet.
Step 5: Refer to below image now you have to put your device in DFU (direct firmware update) mode, by following the screen instructions. If you are unsuccessful and there is an error message (your iphone turns on), just relax and keep the computer screen as it is. Press and Hold both power and Home buttons until your iphone turns off and turns ON, Now release power button and keep holding Home button untill you will see some progress activity on computer (RedSn0w) screen.
You will see progress on your computer program and will reach to a selection screen as mentioned in next step.
Step 6: By default install Cydia is selected just press Next. You will see different messages on RedSn0w screen with progress bars. Finally a screen saying “The rest of this process takes place on your device”. Now you will see the RedSn0w icon on your device with progress bar and then black screen with white text lines moving up. It may take some time but your device will reboot and become normal. Now it is jailbroken, but wait ! Read the last step carefully.
Step 7: Now your device is jailbroken untethered or tethered, so it is time to boot tethered if it is tethered jailbroken. How you know it is tethered or untethered. Very simple just run Cydia or Safari if it runs normally you are lucky you got the untethered jailbreak and if these two programs just run and stop it means you need next step.
Step 8: Boot Tethered
Run the RedSn0w program and from the main screen select the second option “Extras” Then Select “Just Boot“. Now you have complete the steps 4 and 5 to put your device in DFU mode. Once the device goes in DFU mode remaining process will complete itself and your device will reboot. Now you have tethered jailbreak installed. Open Cydia and start using jailbreak apps.
“After 5.1 jailbreak of my iPhone when I run Cydia or Safari it is not loading ” this is the error many people are facing after jailbreak 5.1 on iphone 4, iPad or iPod touch. This is normal behaviour and understood since the latest 5.1 jailbreak is tethered that means one needs to boot tethered his device after jailbreak and for rebooting every time.
But what about my iPhone 4 baseband 04-11-08 on iOS 5.0.1 (9A405) with untethered Corona/RedSn0w jailbreak showing the same problem. Yesterday I observed abnormal heating of my iPhone so I immediately turned it off for few minutes and I was shocked when I turned it on again and tried to run the Safari and it was not working then I checked Cydia and it was also not working (I am 100% sure that my jailbreak is untetherd 5.0.1 jailbreak).
So this can happen with any body therefore no need to worry just follow below steps and your device will work smoothly. You have to just boot tethered and your device will become normal.
Download the RedSn0w 0.9.10b5 or 0.9.10b6 by clicking Here
Extract the file in some folder and open the folder and buoble click the RedSn0w.exe file to run the jailbreak program.
Select Extras and then Boot tethered.
Connect your device to your computer and turn it off.
Click Next and follow screeninstructions to put your device in DFU mode (Press and hold power button for 2 seconds and while keeping it pressed also press and hold Home button for 10 seconds and now release Power button but keep holding the Home button for 13 seconds until you see some activity on computer screen (RedSn0w window)).
After some activity on computer screen your device will restart and you will see the RedSn0w icon on your device screen wait until it turn on normally.
Below is the step wise guide on how to jailbreak ios 5.1 semitethered. Please note that this jailbreak for ios 5.1. is not compatible with iPhone 4S, ipad 2 and the new ipad that was released yesterday. If you want to jailbreak ios 5 on iphone 4S and iPad2/3 it is recommended that you keep on existing iOS 5.0.1 and refrain from updating to ios 5.1. You can jailbreak 5.0.1 using Absinthe for iPhone 4S and iPad 2. The jailbreak which you will get by following procedure is semi-tethered which means you have to apply the last steps every time you need to restart your device. Similarly if you need to unlock or you already have unlocked your device it is better to not update to ios 5.1.
For Absinthe Jailbreak Click Here to go to Absinthe section.
Step 2: Extract the zip file and run the RedSn0w.exe file to start the redsn0w jailbreak process.
Step 3: There are two buttons “Extras” and “Jailbreak”, click Jailbreak to jailbreak and install Cydia
Step 4: Follow the instructions given on Next screen and put your iPhone/iPod Touch in DFU mode. Press Next.
Step 5: Follow the screen instructions to put your device in DFU mode. RedSn0w will detect iPhone and start installation of jailbreak and select “Install Cydia” when asked. (If this process does not start you can follow steps to put your device in DFU mode as instructed by clicking Next in previous step again). Close RedSn0w.
Step 6: Boot Tethered your iphone or iPod touch 4g: Restart RedSn0w by double clicking the RedSn0w.exe file.
Go to Extra option and click “Just Boot”
Your iDevice will restart and now it is jailbroken tethered.
Note: This is a tethered jailbreak and if you need to reboot your iphone you need to do step 6 each time therefore you need computer to reboot your iPod touch 4g.
The latest and new jailbreak for ios iPhone4s and iPad2, released by greenp0ison dream team is the Absinthe Version 0.3. The new version includes some bug fixes and has added Linux support. So you can now download Absinthe jailbreak and install using Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Absinthe. If your jailbroken device is working good you don’t need to try again but if your iphone4s or ipad2 is not working properly or you were unable to jailbreak due to any unexpected error you can try new version. Below are the Absinthe download links for you.
Step 2: Open Absinthe by double clicking the file and connect your ipad2 or iPhone4s to your computer (remember to disable any pass code if you have one)
Step 3: Click the “Jailbreak” button on Absinthe screen as shown below.
Step 4: You will see the progress bar moving and different messages on the Absinthe screen, wait until the progress bar go to end. Now Absinthe is installed on your ipad2 or iphone4s.
Step 5: You will see Absinthe app installed on your iPad2 or iphone4s just tap it to open and make sure your WiFi is connected/enabled. You may have a database error due to load on Absinthe server, keep trying by closing and reopening again and again).
Step 6: Once connected some installation will be there and device will restart.
Cydia will be installed on your device and Now your ipad2 or iPhone4s is jailbroken.
If you are facing problems in jailbreaking your iPhone 3gs, iPhone4, iPod Touch or iPad by typical method of using RedSn0w you can try to jail break your ios 5.0.1 Sn0wbreeze 2.9 as mentioned in the step wise guide below:
You can download latest Sn0wbreeze by visiting this page.
Download the zip file and unzip in a folder. Now double click sn0wbreeze-v2.9.exe you will see below screen then click OK.
2. Now you have the option of selecting you IPSW file if you have already downloaded this by clicking Browse or you can download directly from Sn0wbreeze window by clicking “iOS firmware are downloadable here” (I recommend to use this option) Connect your device to your computer.
3. Now you have the option of selecting your device and the firmware, after selecting the both options click Start Download.
4. Wait until the software identifies your IPSW, click next and select “Expert Mode”
5. Select the option of “Build IPSW”
6. Wait for Sn0wBreeze to complete the creation of custom IPSW (will take much time 15-20 minutes) the file will be saved on your computer.
7. Now you will put your device in DFU mode by just following screen instructions.
8. Turn off power of your device
9. Hold home and power for 10 seconds, now release power button but keep pressed Home button for 10 seconds and iTunes will popup in your Computer (if it doesn’t then run it.
10. Click your device in left pane and in middle of iTunes screen you have to press Restore but while holding the Shift Key.
11. iTunes will ask the custom firmware and click done. iTunes will restore your device automatically.
Few hours before pod2g has uploaded a video on YouTube that is showing that he has jailbroken his iPhone4S running at ios 5.0.1, he showed that it is now running Cydia , first he reboots his iPhone 4S without connecting with computer means this is untethered jailbreak and then he shows Cydia running and then he asks Siri “How is weather today” and it shows the latest weather update. So congratulations to all waaiting for iPhone4S untethered jailbreak. Hope with in few hours it will be officially released for all of us.
If you have iPhone 3G, iPhone4, iPod Touch or iPad1 you can jailbreak your device by visiting my tutorial to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1
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Jailbreak iOS 5 /5.0.1 Untethered for iPhone 4 GSM/CDMA, iPhone 3GS, iPad1, iPod Touch 4G/3G as mentioned below. If you are already having tethered jailbreak 5 just go to Cydia and search and install Corona 5.0.1. If you want a new jailbreak for ios 5 follow below 3 easy steps.
Jailbreak ios 5 is done using newly released RedSn0w 0.9.10b3, and it supports following devices running iOS 5.0.1:
iPhone 4 (CDMA)
iPod Touch 4G
iPod Touch 3G
Before proceeding to the jailbreak process please note the following important points: This jailbreak is not for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.
Steps to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 over iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
1. Check the version of your device go to settings —> General —-> About and version it should be 5.0.1 if it is not update your device with iOS 5.0.1.
3. Unzip/extract the RedSn0w downloaded file and open the folder (see below screen). Double click RedSn0w.exe executable file:
4. RedSn0w will run and you will see following screen on your computer.
5. Now Click “Jailbreak and Install Cydia”
6. Now connect your iDevice with the computer and turn it off by pushing power button and sliding to power off. you need to put your device in DFU mode, before pressing the Next button on next screen make sure your device is turned off and plugged into your computer.
7. Now you have to do the following steps as shown on screen shot. Do whenever these are highlighted while processing.
Hold Down the Power button for 1 second.
Without releasing the power button press and hold the Home button (bottom center) for 10 seconds.
Without releasing the Home button release the power button but keep holding the Home button for 15 seconds.
Important: At this step most of the people are confused and unable to put the device in DFU mode. You may see the following screen. Also your device may be showing Apple icon flashing or device is restarted. Don’t panic just click Back button and again Next. Don’t follow onscreen sequence do as under:
Press and hold both Power and Home buttons and count 1-10 normally (even if device is On).
Release Power button and keep Home button pressed until you see any activty on computer screen. Repeat same if no activity observed.
Redsn0w will process itself to complete the jailbreak process if there is no error.
8. Now you will see next screen to install Cydia select the first option “Install Cydia” and click Next. You can select other options also if you need.
9. After the RedSn0w installation is completed you will get a done message. Congratulations Your device is now jailbroken.
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What is jailbreaking?
Jailbreaking is a process of removing the restrictions Apple has forced on iDevices (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) gain root access. Mostly jailbreaking is done by installing an application RedSn0w that installs Cydia which acts same as app store in Apple. Users can customize their apps, tweeks, themes, and things not possible in the Apple App Store.