Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone Tethered With Redsn0w

by on July 12th, 2011

Apple has released iOS 5 beta 3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Apple TV and the new iTunes 10.5 beta 3. Here is how to jailbreak iOS 5 beta 3. It was said that Apple may patch jailbreak exploit in iOS 5 beta 3. But we gonna instruct here how you can jailbreak iOS 5 beta 3 using redsn0w. The same version of redsn0w that can jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1, can also jailbreak iOS 5 beta 3. Using Redsn0w 0.9.8b1 you can jailbreak iOS 5 beta 3 but it is a tethered jailbreak. Tethered jailbroken device requires it to connect to a computer in order to boot tethered on every reboot of device. Untethered exploit usually expires in a couple of weeks. Here is how.

Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone Tethered With Redsn0w

  • Download iOS 5 beta 3 ipsw for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Download iTunes 10.5 beta 3 for Windows or Mac depending on your machine.
  • Restore it on your device
  • Download redsn0w 0.9.8b1 for Windows and Mac
  • Launch redsn0w 0.9.8b1, select the iOS 5 beta 1.
  • Click on Install Cydia. For the next step, make sure that the device is powered OFF and plugged in.
  • Put your device in DFU mode. For that press and hold Power button for three seconds. Press and hold both Power and Home button for 10 seconds. Release Power button but keep holding the Home button until redsn0w injects the Limera1n bootrom exploit.

Redsn0w will now do the jailbreak through a series of automated steps. Once the jailbreak completes, you have to boot your device tethered.

Boot iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Tethered On iOS 5 Beta 3 Using Redsn0w

  • Launch redsn0w and select iOS 5 beta 1 ipsw.
  • Uncheck Install Cydia and check boot tethered now and click next.
  • Put device in DFU mode. For that press and hold Power button for three seconds. Press and hold both Power and Home button for 10 seconds. Release Power button but keep holding the Home button.

Redsn0w will automatically boot your iOS device, tethered.

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