Step-by-Step iOS 6 Jailbreak Tutorial for iPhone 4

iPhone Dev Team has released jailbreak for iOS 6 . Using Redsnow you can now jailbreak iPhone 4 and install Cydia on your device running the latest iOS 6 firmware . Follow the tutorial below to jailbreak and install Cydia on your A4 powered device. Ultrasn0w Unlock users skip to the bottom of this article for information about creating custom iOS 6 ipsw and using UltraSn0w Fixer 6.0 .

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Supported Devices :

  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS (untethered)
  • iPod Touch 4

Non-Supported Devices :

  • iPhone 4S
  • iPad 2
  • iPad 3
  • iPhone 5
  • iPod Touch 5

Steps to Use Redsn0w to Jailbreak iPhone 4 (all A4 devices) :

  1. First download and install iOS 6 on your device . iOS 6 iPSW file download available here .
  2. Download Redsnow 0.9.15b1 for your Mac or PC
  3. Launch Redsn0w . Windows users must click on the Redsnow.exe icon and start it in Administrator Mode as shown here . OS X Mountain Lion users need to launch Redsn0w by using Ctrl-Click on the Redsn0w icon and then selecting Open from the new as administrator windowsRedsn0w 0.9.15b1 Redsnow Download
  4. Make sure you have installed iOS 6 and backed up all important data before attempting jailbreak using Redsnow . Connect your device using the USB cable and turn it OFF .
  5. Click on the Jailbreak button as shown belowDownload Redsn0w 0.9.15b1 Redsnow
  6. On the next screen select Cydia and follow onscreen instructions to put your device in DFU mode
  7. Once Redsnow detected the device in DFU mode , it will begin the jailbreaking process using Limera1n exploit . You will see a black screen with codes running on it redsnow running code redsn0w
  8. Soon after the codes stop , your device will reboot with Cydia on your home-screen . Now you can download the awesome jailbreak apps on your iPhone . Make sure to check the compatibility with iOS 6 .

Tethered Boot : How-to

Since this is a tethered boot version of Redsn0w Jailbreak , you have to use it every-time after you turn off the device . For tethered boot , launch Redsn0w and click on Extras > Just Boot option. Follow the on-screen instructions and allow Redsnow to do the rest . Once done, your phone will be successfully booted.  Without using this method your phone will remain stuck at the Apple Logo .

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UltraSn0w Unlock for iPhone 4 :

If you are running Ultrasn0w Unlock on your iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS , you will first need to preserve your older baseband to successfully unlock on the new iOS 6 firmware . Follow the tutorial here for more details on this process .