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How to Jailbreak iOS 5 On iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod touch Using RedSn0w 0.9.9b5, Brings Custom Firmware Options

Apple has just released iOS 5 and now iPhone Dev-Team has now launched the updated version of RedSnow 0.9.9b5  which will be allow you to jailbreak tethered boot for iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod Touch 3 and iPod Touch 4.  Moreover, as reported in previous post new version of Redsnow has brought Custom firmware option having “PwnageTool” functionality integrated in it. Tethered boot means you will have to connect your iDevice with PC/Mac every time you boot up. Moreover, MuscleNerd has announced that updated redsnOw 0.9.9b5

You can download iOS 5 from here and whereas latest iTunes 10.5 for both windows and Mac system can be downloaded  from here.

Redsn0w 0.9.9b5 Changlogs are as follows:

With today’s official iOS5 release, redsn0w has been updated to 0.9.9b5 to include the public URLs for the IPSW files.  This way, first-time iOS5 jailbreakers don’t need to supply the IPSW file manually.  It’s still a tethered jailbreak on all except the old-bootrom iPhone3GS, and it doesn’t apply to iPad2 or the upcoming iPhone4S.

Because the jailbreak is currently only tethered for most devices, we’re not going to release a new PwnageTool yet.  Instead, we’ve decided to build some of PwnageTool’s functionality into redsn0w (since you need redsn0w to “Just boot tethered” on every power cycle anyway).  The new “Custom IPSW” button on the Extras screen will create a custom IPSW without the baseband update for 4.3.3 or 5.0gm (iPhone3GS and iPhone4 only, for now).  Remember not to accidentally restore to the stock IPSW after you create the custom one!  The custom one begins with NO_BB_ (for “no baseband”).

You can download this newly updated version of Rednow 0.9.9b5 to jailbreak iOS 5 for Mac can be downloaded from below mentioned links. Whereas soon Windows version will also be made available

  • Download Redsn0w 0.9.9b5 for Mac from here.
It is pertinent to mention here that iPad 2 and iPhone 4S will not support this jailbreak as they are equipped with higher hardware (A5-porcessor) as compared to other devices.
If you are new to RedsnOw 0.9.9b5 then you can follow the procedure here for using RedsnOw.
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