How to Jailbreak iOS 5.1 on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G with RedSn0w

Through guide below you will learn how can you perform tethered jailbreak non-A5 devices iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS over iOS 5.1 with recently released RedSn0w 0.9.10b6.

Jailbreak iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G iOS 5.1 with RedSn0w

Requirements

Step-1

Connect your iPhone or iPod Touch to computer, launch iTunes, hold down “Shift” (Windows) / “Alt”/”Option (Mac) key and click “Restore” button in iTunes

Step-2

Click on “Browse” to select the downloaded iOS 5.1 file, Restore process will start, so let it complete first

Note: Users with unlocked iPhone have to use Custom Firmware instead of stock firmware, which could be created with RedSn0w.

Step-3

Open RedSn0w, click on “Jailbreak” button

Step-4

Make sure your device is both OFF and Plugged into computer and then click on Next button

Step-5

Now follow on-screen instructions to enter your iDevice into DFU mode

Hold Down the Power (Corner) button for 2 Seconds

Without releasing the Power button, also hold down the Home (Bottom Center) button for 5 seconds

Without releasing the Home button, release the Power button BUT KEEP holding the Home button for 14 seconds

Step-6

When your iDevice gets entered into DFU mode, check mark the box followed by “Install Cydia”, and then click Next

Step-7

RedSn0w starts jailbreak process and on completion your iDevice will be tethered jailbroken on iOS 5.1

How to Boot Tethered

Step-1

Open Redsn0w and click “Extras” button

Step-2

Click “Just boot” button and go Next

Step-3

Follow on-screen instructions to enter into DFU mode

Step-4

Your iDevice will reboot into tethered mode and done

5 comments… add one
Sleams March 10, 2012, 3:21 pm

Do we jailbreak iPad 1 on iOS 5.1?

Kouedy March 12, 2012, 4:26 pm

Yes we can jailbreak iPad 1 with RedSn0w 0.9.10b6 on iOS 5.1.

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