How to Jailbreak iOS 5 - iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G, iPad 1 - Redsn0w [Tutorial]

By  at Friday, June 10, 2011  

Few minutes ago Dev-team has released Redsn0w 0.9.8b1 to jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1, here's the full step by step guide that shows you how to jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1 on iOS devices.

iOS jailbreak - Supported Devices :

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

Important Note : You should read dev-team restrictions and warnings Posted Here, before you intend to jailbreak your iOS device.

Required Downloads:
  • Download Redsn0w 0.9.8b1 for Mac
  • Download iOS 5.0 beta 1 for developers - For Non-developers Click Here.
  • Download iTunes 10.5 for developers - For non-developers (Google it)

How to jailbreak iOS 5 - iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, 3G and iPad 1

Step 1: Restore to iOS 5.0 beta 1

Step 2: Start Redsn0w and point it to iOS 5.0 beta1 firmware ipsw file.
Step 3: Now select “Install Cydia” and click “Next”. Optionally (if available), you can also select any other option you like.
Step 4: 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 5: Wait until you get iOS 5.0 beta 1 jailbroken in few minutes. Congratulations.

Tethered Jailbreak : Once current Redsn0w jailbreak is still tethered jailbreak, you will be required to connect your iOS device with your computer and run Redsn0w again then choose "Just boot tethered right now".

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