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Guide: Jailbreak iOS 5.1 in iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod Touch 4G, 3G with Redsn0w

By on March 7, 2012 in iOS Guide with 0 Comments

redsn0w is quick in coming in, for the jailbreak of the iOS 5.1 version, which is just launched. The jailbreak is available for the iOS devices such as the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad, iPod Touch 4G and the iPod Touch 3G. The guide is shared by the official redsn0w guys at

Before trying out this tutorial, its suggested to save the SHSH blobs so that it would help in downgrading from the iOS 5.1 version later on.
Warning: Try this tutorial on your own risk, no one is responsible if the jailbreak doesn”t happen and if your device is damaged.

DEV TEAM warns users on not to upgrade to iOS 5.1 at all, doing which the jailbreak could be lost.

To jailbreak, you first need to have the iTunes upgraded to the latest version, i.e. the iTunes 10.6 version. Apart from that, you need to download the following before your online casino proceed:

Connect your device to the computer through the USB connection, and then open iTunes and update your device to the latest iOS 5.1 version if you have not done it already. Now start redsnow, depending on your operating system. Now “Extras > Select IPSW” and point it to iOS 5.0.1 (not iOS 5.1) firmware ipsw file.

redsn0w jailbreak 5.1

In the next screen, you need to select on “Install Cydia”, and there are several other options available, and you can select any depending on your wish and need.

jailbreak ios 5.1 step

Now make sure your device is both OFF and PLUGGED IN to the computer before you click “Next”. At this stage you will be presented with a screen where you will be guided on how to enter DFU mode. Quickly hold “Power” button and then while holding the “Power” button, you will now have to hold “Home” button too. Now after few seconds release “Power” button but keep holding “Home” button until installation begins.

jailbreak ios 5.1 dfu mode

Once you are done with the above steps properly, you need to just wait till the jailbreak process completes and as soon as its done, the jailbreak process completes. Source: limera1n

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