How to Do Untethered Jailbreak of iOS 5.0.1 with PwnageTool 5.0.1

The guide below works for Mac users who want to perform unTethered jailbreak of iOS 5.0.1 using PwnageTool 5.0.1, which is compatible with iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G, iPod touch 4G, 3G, iPad and Apple TV 2G.

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Untethered Jailbreak of iOS 5.0.1 with PwnageTool 5.0.1

Requirements:

  • Create a folder on your desktop with the name untether to put downloaded stuff below
  • Download PwnageTool 5.0.1
  • Download iOS 5.0.1

Step-1

Double click on downloaded PwnageTool, drag and drop PwnageTool icon into the Pwnage folder

Step-2

Open Pwnage folder and double click on PwnageTool application and click on “OK” button

Step-3

Click “Expert mode” option from top menu bar

Step-4

Select your iDevice from available images, in result a check mark will appear with selected image, then click blue arrow button to go next

Step-5

Click “Browse for IPSW…”

Step-6

Navigate to your untether folder to select iOS 5.0.1 firmware file and click “Open” button

Step-7

Click on “General” and then click next button

Step-8

Do some “General settings”, according to your requirement and click next button

Step-9

Click “Download packages” tab > “Refresh” and then double click on packages whatever you want to download to make them available under “Select packages” tab

Step-10

Click “Select packages” and check mark the boxes followed by your required packages and click next button

Step-11

On “Custom Packages Settings” windows just click blue arrow to go next

Step-12

Click “Build” button

Step-13

Save “custom .ipsw file” to untether folder created on desktop

Step-14

“Building IPSW” process will start, which takes about 10 minutes

Step-15

Provide “administrator password” and click “OK”

Step-16

When IPSW will get built, you have to connect your iDevice to computer with USB

Step-17

When it detects your iDevice, you have to follow on screen instructions to put your iDevice into DFU mode

Step-18

When your iDevice will enter successfully into DFU mode, PwnageTool asks to open iTunes

Step-19

In iTunes, press and hold “Alt”/”Option” key and click on “Restore” button

Step-20

Go to untether folder on desktop, select “custom IPSW” file which was just created and open

Step-21

iTunes starts restore process on your iDevice, which may take about 10 minutes

On restore process completion, your iDevice will reboot and then you will have untethered jailbroken 5.0.1 iDevice in your hands.

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