How to Jailbreak iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1 Un-tethered

iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak is now available for download . The exploit is available through Redsn0w and PwnageTool and uses @Pod2g’s untethered jailbreak exploit .Follow the three untethered jailbreak methods explained below for supported iOS 5.0.1 devices listed below .

iPhone 4 ios 5.0.1 jailbreak

Supported Devices :

  • iPhone 4 ( GSM , CDMA)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 4
  • iPod Touch 3G
  • iPad 1st generation

Read : How to Jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2

Method 1 : Redsn0w

Download Redsnow 0.9.10b1 and jailbreak your iPhone using the method explained here . You can also use any updated version or Redsn0w post version 0.9.10b1 . the Redsn0w Download page will be updated with the latest release .

  1. Backup your old jailbreak apps using AptBackup , xBackup or PkgBackup if already jailbroken .
  2. Upgrade your device to iOS 5.0.1 via iTunes (Ultrasn0w and Gevey Sim users should use custom iOS 5.0.1 ipsw for preserving baseband)
  3. Download Redsnow 0.9.10b1 redsn0w ios 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak
  4. Launch the Redsnow.exe program in “Administrator Mode” and click on Jailbreak button
  5. New users simply leave it checked for first time jailbreaking . Uncheck “Install Cydia” if you are re-jailbreaking it from previous iOS 5.0.1untethered .
  6. Follow on-screen instructions and turn off your phone . Connect it to your PC/Mac and hit the next button
  7. Follow onscreen instructions to put your device in DFU mode . dfu mode iphone 4
  8. Redsnow will now start doing its work . Your device will show some codes running on-screen and then it will reboot for full untethered jailbreak with Cydia installed .

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Method 2 : Pwnage Tool

Download PwnageTool for Mac and jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 untethered . Also preserves baseband for unlock using Ultrasnow 1.2.5 and gevey Sim on supported basebands .

  1. Download PwnageTool for iOS 5.0.1pwnage tool jailbreak iphone 4 4.3.1
  2. Launch the application on your Mac and select your iOS device ( iPhone 4 in this case)
  3. Now PwnageTool will search and find your iOS firmware (iOS 5.0.1) . If it is unable to find the firmware , choose “Expert” mode and browse the the ipsw file downloaded from Apple servers (link) .
  4. Now click on “Build” to create the custom IPSW for your device. pwnageTool ios 4.2.1 iphone 4 jailbreak
  5. Follow on-screen instructions to put your device in DFU mode (Pwned DFU) for restore with iTunes .
  6. Launch iTunes and select the custom ipsw file created by PwnageTool .
  7. To do this you have to press and hold Option + Restore button and select the custom firmware
  8. Itunes will now restore and jailbreak your device while also preserving its baseband for unlock with Ultrasn0w and Gevey Sim

Method 3 : Corona Jailbreak ( Cydia Tweak )

For already jailbroken iOS 5.0.1 devices , turn tethered jailbreak into untethered using simple cydia tweak  . Corona Untether 5.0.1 supports: iPhone 4 (both GSM & CDMA), iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G and iPad 1st generation . Your device must be pre-jailbroken on iOS 5.0.1 .corona-jailbreak cor0na c0rona-

  1. Upgrade Cydia ( by allowing any new update notification icon if showing) .
  2. Now go to “Search” tab and type in Corona
  3. Tap on the result to bring the install page . Tap on “Install” button to begin download and installation
  4. After the app is downloaded and installed , your device will reboot and untether your phone .

Read more about Corona Jailbreak .

Method 4 : Sn0wbreeze jailbreak

snowbreeze sn0wbreeze 5.0.1 jailbreak

Snowbreeze version 2.9 has been released recently to jailbreak iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1 untethered . You can read the complete jailbreak tutorial here . Please note that Sn0wbreeze is available for Windows Only and creates custom ipsw firmware file to jailbreak by restoring your iPhone on iTunes . Read more here .

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