iOS 5 Semi: Tethered Jailbreak Released – Full How to Guide

While Both the iPhone Dev Team and Chronic Dev Team are working on How to Untethered iOS 5 Jailbreak is possible , and Finding an Untethered Solution for iOS 5 Jailbreak . SemiTethered for iOS 5 Jailbreak released by BigBoss. iOS 5 Semi-tethered Jailbreak word might be Strange to you and even Me.

Update: How To Jailbreak iOS 5 SemiTethered on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

iOS 5 SemiTethered Jailbreak Download Released

What is SemiTethered Jailbreak – Tethered or Untethered Jailbreak ?

BigBoss has realized that with so many iDevice users are running the iOS 5 Firmware with a Tethered Jailbroken. This SemiTethered Jailbreak option (Handy) available for those who can’t Possibly be without their Apple’s iOS 5 Device while they are from the Computer.

So, BigBoss has developed a beta Semitethered Jailbreak Package that can be Installed from Cydia to JAILBREAK iPhone 4/3GS, iPod Touch 4G/3G, iPad running iOS 5 Firmware Semitethered.

Important to Note – This BigBoss Cydia App : SemiTethered iOS 5 Jailbreak is still in Beta.Expect Errors.

Why SemiTethered your iOS 5 Jailbreak ?

iOS 5 Semi-tethered Jailbreak is that kind of Jailbreak which allows you to Reboot your Device without Needing to a compute for “Just Tethered Boot” Option in Redsn0w. Semi-Tethered for iOS 5 Jailbreak is similar to Untethered Jailbreak, but actually 99% of your Jailbreak related applications and Tweaks won’t work at all. This Semi-tethered Jailbreak is made as a protection for your iOS 5 Device, if your Device Reboots while you are on the Road. It Allows you to make the most Important Functions but, you won’t get it back to Fully Funtional Stae until uisng Redsn0w Tethered Boot again, when you Home.

Many face Problems like, Apple Logo Stucks sometimes, because of the Tethered Jailbreak. SemiTethered iOS 5 Jailbreak can Help you in this cases, when you are facing these similar problems.


A Semitethered Jailbreak means that if your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad looses power (and it is Jailbroken tethered) it will re-boot into a semi-functioning state where you can use essential apps such as the and BigBoss has put together an official list of which functions will work on your iDevice if it re-boots into a Semitethered state:

Functions can be done and can’t be using Semi-Tethered jailbreak

* You can use Phone, SMS (text Messages)

* Use every other Stock app on iPhone

* But cannot use Mobile Safari

* Can use other appstore web browsers such as atomic web browser

* Cannot use mail app. You could install a gmail app from appstore or such instead.

* You cannot use any Jailbreak Tweak, apps, Cydia until you Boot Tethered via Redsn0w.’

* You cannot Add Jailbreak Widgets to iOS 5 Notification Center , and your device will be stuck in a respring loop until you reboot Tethered.

What is Tethered Jailbreak:

Thethered Jailbreak Means, you will have to Plug your iOS Device into your Computer everytime it’s Rebooted and Choose the Just Tethered Boot Option from Tethered Jailbreak Tool “ Redsn0w “. If you do not have a Computer near to you with Redsn0w Installed, your Device will be stuck on Apple Logo.

What is Untethered Jailbreak ?

Without any Just Tethered Boot Option, you can Jailbreak where you can Reboot your Device (Without Booting Up). Hackers are working to Get an Untethered Jailbreak on iOS 5 Soon.

iOS 5 SemiTethered Supported Devices & Firmware

All Know, the Same, No iPad 2 or iPhone 4S Support. It Supports iOS 4.3.4, iOS 4.3.5 and iOS 5 for these Following Devices:

* iPhone 4
* iPhone 3GS
* iPhone 3GS New Bootrom
* iPad 1
* iPod Touch 4G
* iPod Touch 3G

Download iOS 5 Semi-Tethered – How to Jailbreak

To install the iOS 5 Semitethered Jailbreak on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad you will simply need to add the following source through Cydia:


Step 1 – First of all iOS 5 Installed , and Tethered Jailbreak ( How to Guide )

Step 2 – Once Tethered Jailbroken on iOS 5, Open Cydia and Tap on Manage-> Sources.

Sydia Sources

Step 3 – Now tap on Edit from the upper right of the screen then add and write down the following repository: Given above.

Step 4 – Search for SemiTethered, Install it then Reboot your iOS Device. so make sure you are prepared at a computer to reboot tethered with redsn0w or just “home button out” of Cydia and manually respring until you get home.

Step 5 – Once Don, you will be able to Reboot your Device without Being Stuck on Apple Logo.

This iOS 5 SemiTethered Jailbreak (Not Untethered Jailbreak) but similar to iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak Options.We will provide a How To guide for Jailbreaking your iDevice Semitethered running the iOS 5 firmware in few minutes.