Today, the newer version of Redsn0w 0.9.9b9 for Windows and Mac was released to download the most wanted jailbreaking tool for iOS 5.0.1 iDevices.
Here’s the guide that helps you on how you can jailbreak iOS 5.0.x using this new Redsn0w 0.9.9b9. iPhone Dev Team has updated its new jailbreak tool in the form of Redsn0w 0.9.9b9 with some major updates and amazing features. If you want to know about what’s new in this new Redsn0w 0.9.9b9, please follow the link here. After downloading the Redsn0w 0.9.9b9, you are now able to jailbreak your iOS device on 5.0.1 without pointing to Redsn0w to iOS 5.
f you already jailbroken iOS 5.0.1 device and want to make it an unterthered booting device, then you have to follow the guide that is given below. The new software, iOS 5.0.1 Firmware can be kailbroken using redsn0w 0.9.9b9 and semi-tethered by using semiTether tool on 5.0.1 to bring an Semi-untethered JB.
For all the benefits attainable through jailbreak, we certainly feel that a tethered or semi-tethered jailbreak is better than no jailbreak at all. The latest release of Redsn0w works to jailbreak 5.0.1. The follwing is a tutorila detailing how to perform a successful tethered jailbreak using redsn0w.
Important things to consider:
* This doesn’t work with the dual-core iPad 2 or iPhone 4S devices. Those running an iPad 2 on 4.3.3 can jailbreak using JailbreakMe 3.0.
* iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and iOS 5 users on other devices are advised to stay away from iOS 5.0.1 if they want untethered jailbreak.
* If you use GEVEY to unlock, skip to the bottom of the tutorial
* As mentioned above, this is tethered or semi-tethered, so prepare for a considerable amount of booting
* iPhone 4 (Semi Untethered)
* iPhone 3GS new bootrom (Semi Untethered)
* iPhone 3GS old bootrom (Untethered)
* iPod Touch 4G (Semi Untethered)
* iPod Touch 3G (Semi Untethered)
* iPad 1 (Semi Untethered)
How to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 semi–untethered on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod touch using Redsn0w and SemiTether
Step 1 – Download the latest version of iTunes 10.5.1 for Windows & Mac from this link.
Step 2 – Make a Backup your iDevices up through iTunes.
Step 3 – Update your device to iOS 5.0.1.
Step 4 – Download the latest version of Redsnow for Windows, Mac from here.
Step 5 – Start Redsn0w 0.9.9 b9b, and press on “Jailbreak” button
Step 6: Now select “Install Cydia” and click “Next”.
Step 7: Folow the steps through DFU mode, and redsn0w will apply the jailbreak.
Well you know How to Boot Tethered, if not follow:
Step 8: Once completed successfully, you will now need to boot tethered. Launch Redsn0w, select “Extras”, followed by “Jut Boot”. You will need to perform this action everytime your device is switched off or rebooted anytime.
Booting SemiTethered (Optional)
After testing, we can confirm that the “SemiTether” patch is alive and kicking on iOS 5.0.1. As stated, it allows you to boot your device, but with limited use of features, so you will have to boot from computer in order to get your device working perfectly again. It’s free, and you can grab it over at the BigBoss repo: http://thebigboss.org/semitether. You can follow the complete instructions posted here on how to download and install SemiTether on your iOS device.