Jailbreak iPhone 4 on OSX Mountain Lion

Apple has released OSX Mountain Lion for all Mac users . OSX Mountain Lion supports popular jailbreak tools like Redsn0w that can be used to jailbreak and install Cydia on your iOS device running iOS version 5.1.1 . Follow the tutorial below to jailbreak iPhone 4 .

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Steps to Jailbreak iPhone 5.1.1 on OSX Mountain Lion :

  1. First download Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 from the official iPhone Dev Team website (Link) . Unzip the file and run the application on Mountain OSX Lion.
  2. In order to run Redsn0w for the first time on OS X Mountain Lion jailbreak users have to bypass the new security feature by Ctrl + Click on the icon and then selecting Open from the new menu.
  3. Now connect your iPhone 4 and other iOS device that is supported by iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak with your Mac . Redsn0w will show the connected device (image below). Redsn0w jailbreak iphone 4 moutain lion
  4. Proceed with the jailbreak by pressing the Jailbreak button on Redsn0w .
  5. Follow onscreen instructions to put your iOS device in DFU mode . Redsnow will now run some codes on your phone as shown here . Allow Redsn0w to complete the process and install Cydiaredsnow running code redsn0w
  6. Your phone will now reboot . You can now see Cydia icon on your Home screen . Tap on it to launch Cydia for the first time. Choose User and allow Cydia to create its filesystem on iPhone memory (image below). preparing file system cydia iphone 4
  7. You can now download all Cydia apps and add new repositories for free jailbreak apps . A list of jailbreak apps can be found here .

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