How To Use PwnageTool 5.0.1 To Create Custom IPSW To Preserve iPhone Baseband For Unlock

Today the jailbreakers have got their ever lasting gift in the form of untethered jailbreak for non-A5 iOS 5.0.1 devices. Here’s how you can use Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 and a Cydia’s Corona 5.0.1 Untether tweak. After getting into it, iPhone Dev Team has released PwnageTool 5.0.1 to give another option for jailbreaking iOS 5.0.1 untethered with some more options.

The new PwnageTool updated with support for iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak.Depending on your device you can also configure the ipsw with boot logos and Cydia packages.PwnageTool allows users to create a custom IPSW which gives them the ability to upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 and keep their unlock.

PwnageTool 5.0.1 allows you to create a custom firmware for iOS 5.0.1 to preserve iPhone’s baseband and able to unlock your iPhone using the latest ultrasn0w version of 1.2.5. This is useful if you happen to unlock your iPhone through a Gevy SIM or UltraSn0w.

How To Create Custom iOS 5.0.1 IPSW With PwnageTool

Step 1 : Download iOS 5.0.1 IPSW firmware for your iOS device from here.

Step 2 : Download PwnageTool 5.0.1 for Mac OS X from this link (Windows users, wait for Sn0wbreeze).

Step 3 : Launch PwnageTool 5.0.1 in Expert Mode then select your device as shown below:

Step 4 : Now, Hit the “Browse” button and select the iOS 5.0.1 firmware you downloaded from above “step 1”.

Step 5 : Select the “Build” so that PwnageTool can start building your custom firmware.

Step 6 : Now wait for few minutes till PwnageTool cooks the custom IPSW firmware which will be jailbroken.

Step 7 : Final step, you need to put your idevice into DFU mode by following the on-screen instructions.

Restoring iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmware With iTunes

Here is the guide on how to restore; first you have to download the latest iTunes version from here then click on your iPhone icon from the sidebar in iTunes and press and hold left “alt” option button on Mac, or Left “shift” button on Windows then click on “Restore”, now select the custom firmware that PwnageTool previously created.

How To Unlock iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS with Ultrasn0w 1.2.5

After preserving your iPhone baseband, assume that your iPhone is on an unlockable baseband. Follow our guide posted here to unlock iPhone 4, 3GS running iOS 5.0.1 with Ultrasn0w 1.2.5. Supported baseband can be found in the post.

You can download the new version 5.0.1 of PwnageTool from here

You can also check this:

How To Jailbreak Your iPhone Without Updating the Baseband (Mac) [5.0.1]