Yesterday I wrote you how to jailbreak A4 devices running iOS 5.1.1 and today I’ll show you how to jailbreak iPhone 4S with Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 untethered. You can use this how to guide for iPad 2 and iPad 3 as well. Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 was developed by iPhone Dev Team specially to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 untethered. It uses exploits like in Absinthe jailbreaking tool and has new features and updates. Updated guide to jailbreak iOS 6 is ready for use.
This week brought to us many updates from iPhone Dev team and one of them was RedSn0w 0.9.12b1. This tool was developed for iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak and brings extra features. I mean you can restore SAM activation ticket using RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 quickly. Here I will show you how to restore SAM activation ticket for iPhone unlock after jailbreaking. So as you may guess this tutorial guide is for those who are using SAM unlock and have saved its activation tickets.
A day before iPhone Dev-Team was released a few updates for iOS 5.1.1 gadgets, and here I will show you how to jailbreak A4 devices using untethered jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 RedSn0w 0.9.12b1. Updated tool RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 was developed specially to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 untethered. After Absinthe big release I think that almost all 5.1.1 users jailbroke their devices but RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 untethered was released for those who expected for such tool to use it in iPhone restoring to a custom firmware. It’s needed for future iPhone unlock but only for A4 devices. However RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 uses Absinthe exploits and bring minor bug fixes and updates.
Just a day ago Dev-Team updated a bunch of extremely important jailbreaking and unlocking tools: PwnageTool 5.1.1, RedSn0w 0.9.12b1, UltraSn0w 1.2.7 and you can download these tools here. Those programs are called to support iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak and unlock iOS devices. New versions of the tools bring major bug fixes, functionality improvements and features. They also got full iOS 5.1.1 compatibility.
This is the instruction for iPhone 3GS iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak with redsn0w on Mac. The process will cause the baseband upgrade so you won’t be able to unlock your device with software tools. If you want to upgrade to iOS 5.1.1 without baseband upgrade – then use this tutorial. The jailbreak is also semi-tethered for all jailbreakable devices except for old-bootrom iPhone 3GS. That means that you’ll need to connect your iPhone to the computer every time you reboot or the battery goes down. If you are on lower firmware and want to jailbreak without updating then go here for the instructions. In case if your device is running iOS 5.1 you can also use the guide below.
This is the instruction on how to update iPhone 4 GSM and iPhone 3GS baseband to iOS 5.1.1 (you can try this method on other Apple’s gadgets as well) without baseband update on Windows using redsn0w. That will allow you to unlock your iPhone using previous solution for your baseband version but get the latest firmware. You need to get the latest version of redsn0w (available here) and correnponding firmware for your device (direct download links) to perform this special upgrading magic.
This post will explain how to fix iTunes errors 20 & 1600 during downgrading iOS. This problem is pretty common these days as many iDevice users were trying to downgrade from iOS 5.1.1 to lower versions to be able to jailbreak their devices. By the way today Apple closed signing for iOS 5.1 which means that downgrade to this version became much more complicated. If you are performing the device downgrade the we assume that you know what you are doing. Perform all the actions at your own risk.
You may know that new version of RedSn0w 0.9.11b4 was released yesterday by iPhone Dev-Team. This version was developed specially to support tethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 on A4 devices (iPhone 4, iPad, iPod touch 4G). So today I decided to show you how to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on iPhone 4 using RedSn0w 0.9.11b4 on Mac OS or Windows. This tutorial guide helps you to perform tethered jailbreak because there is no untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1. Latest news about that you can read here. Tethered method means that you have to connect your gadget to the computer every time you want to reboot your device.
Good news for iOS 5.1.1 users on iPhone 4, 3GS or iPad because new version of redSn0w 0.9.11b4 hase recently come to fix some errors. Here you can download RedSn0w 0.9.11b4 to complete tethered jailbreak on iOS 5.1.1. You may know that last Friday iPhone Dev-Team released RedSn0w 0.9.11b2 which you could use to jailbreak A5 devices. Go here for more info.
This tutorial will explain how to jailbreak your device running iOS 5.1.1 with latest version of sn0wbreeze 2.9.3. The latest version of jailbreaking tool doesn’t support the latest firmware officially but seems to work like a charm. This method can be used as alternative to redsn0w 0.9.11b2 jailbreak that also works well but has less features to offer (like creating custom firmware with pre-installed apps) Moreover, sn0wbreeze method doesn’t require device activation as it uses custom created firmware. Note that this method doesn’t work on devices running A5 processor (aka iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad 3).