How To Jailbreak iOS 5 With Redsn0w

Well, there is no official tool from Redsn0w meant to jailbreak iOS 5, but its previous version is good enough to jailbreak iOS 5 without any sort of issues.

But please do make a note that this jailbreak won’t work on iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. So, if you have updated any of iOS device to iOS 5 and wish to jailbreak it, then follow these steps.

Steps To Jailbreak iOS 5 With Redsn0w

Before we actually start with this there are few things that you need to download. Below are they:

  • Latest version of iTunes, i.e. iTunes 10.5
  • Redsn0w for Windows / Mac
  • iOS device with iOS 5 installed on it
  • Download iOS 5

First thing that you need to do is plugin your iOS device to your computer and then launch Redsn0w. Now click on the Extras button.

Now go with the Select IPSW option and choose the suitable iOS 5 firmware.

Go back and click on Jailbreak button, and then on Install Cydia.

All you need to do is now switch to DFU mode and once it is successful, it would automatically start with the jailbreak process. And once it is done, it would automatically boot your device.

This is how you can jailbreak iOS 5 using Redsn0w on all the iOS devices except for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.

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November 8, 2011 by: Prasanth Chandra


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