Use Redsn0w To Jailbreak iOS 6 GM on iPhone [How To]
Last night, after the presentation of iPhone 5, iOS 6, updated iPod touch and iPod nano, Apple issued the last, “gold build” beta version of iOS 6. Now I offer you to jailbreak iOS 6 GM using Redsn0w 0.9.13dev4, released by iPhone Dev Team.
iOS 6 Golden Master build was presented with two goals: ultimate refinement of applications for the new firmware and looking for unresolved bugs. Typically, the software in the status of GM is identical to the final release.
To install iOS 6 GM version for iPhone and iPad you need to use the link because Apple pointe out that the update over-the-air (OTA) is not working (as well as for iOS jailbroken devices). Therefore, the transition to this action can be made only through iTunes.
In contrast to the beta test, to install iOS 6 GM you do not need to have developer account, in other words every one can use it. And remember that release of the final version of iOS 6 will be held on September 19.
5 hours ago MuscleNerd tweeted about the possibility to jailbreak iOS 6 GM. The fourth beta version of the updated Redsn0w is a minor update utility. Its release was immediately after the release of the new OS. This tool allows jailbreak iOS 6 GM for gadgets on the processor A4 – iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G and iPhone 3GS.
There are some specification of Redsn0w 0.9.13dev4:
- iOS 6 GM jailbreak is tethered;
- Jailbreak iOS 6 GM is only compatible with A4 chip iDevices ;
- hacktivation is not supported.
- No Cydia after jailbreak
How To Jailbreak iOS 6 GM on iPhone 4, 3GS Using Redsn0w
Note: Redsn0w 0.9.13dev4 doesn’t jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2, 3 with the A5 and A5X chip, only for A4. Also you will lose your unlock so first better find out how to unlock iOS 6 and only then you can start.
Step 1: First you need to download files which help us to complete jailbreaking process successfully.
Download iOS 6 GM IPSW firmware.
Download Redsn0w 13dev4 for Mac and Windows.
Step 2: After you download this files unpack Redsn0w and start it on your computer.
Note: If you are Windows user then start iTunes as Administrator.
Step 3: On the main window, click Extras and Select IPSW. Selecting IPSW choose iOS 6 GM firmware file which you have just downloaded in step 1.
Step 4: Now go back to Redsn0w main window and click Jailbreak
Step 5: Prepare to put your device into DFU mode. You can follow on screen instruction or use this guide and enter DFU.
Step 6: Redsn0w will jailbreak iOS 6 GM tethered. The procedure is very fast. DO NOT interrupt the process. After the automatic reboot, you will have jailbroken iPhone, iPod touch or iPad on iOS 6 GM.
Attention: Boot into tethered mode
From that point, every time you restart your iPhone, you have to connect it to your computer and boot or reboot it using a special function Redsn0w. To do this, open the section Extras in Redsn0w and click Just boot.