The Chronic Dev Team’s well known member, pod2g’s Corona untethered exploit for iOS 5.0.1 has given life to a jailbreaking community which had made some unbelievable things since the release of iOS 5 just over two months ago.
Those users who running iOS 5.0.1 can now taste the freedom of an untethered jailbreak 5.0.1 using exploit, since iOS 4.3.3, there isn’t any done this. In the form of tethered break was been available pretty much from day one through Sn0wbreeze and the Redsn0w, of course the SemiTether patch given to jailbreak fans to taste of full break from Cydia.
Remind you once again, pod2g’s progress only applies to devices running on the older A4 chip devices; original iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touches. Many users like me have jumped from the 4.3.3 iOS to enjoy the full untethered jailbreak to experience the fruit companies latest mobile OS complete Notification Center amongst over 200 new features and additions.
Today, in its two years anniversary, Sn0wbreeze, a popular Windows-only jailbreak utility for creating custom iOS firmware with preserved basebands, has now been updated to untethered jailbreak support, so the tiresome rigmarole of connecting and kicking your device into a tethered state at every reboot is just a distant memory. Until the next iOS release! you might follow the steps posted here on how to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 untethered using Sn0wbreeze, which are similar to the actual iOS 5.0.1 IPSW where necarry and the latest version of Sn0wbreeze (download link at the end).
You will need:
1. A supported device running iOS 5.0.1 [download link for iOS 5.0.1]
2. The latest version of Sn0wbreeze (version 2.9) [download].
Step 1 : Once you have downloaded your relevant iOS 5.0.1 IPSW, launch Sn0wbreeze. Click the blue arrow as depicted below.
Step 2 : Locate the downloaded IPSW fie for your iOS device and click that blue arrow once again.
Step 3 : Sn0wbreeze will now display your device’s details on a verification screen. Click the blue arrow, again.
Step 4 : Now, if you’re planning to preserve your iPhone’s baseband for Gevey SIM or Ultrasn0w unlock, opt for Expert Mode. Hit the arrow once again.
Step 5 : On the next screen, select Build IPSW and click on the blue arrow once again.
Sn0wbreeze will then pwn the iOS 5.0.1 IPSW file. It may take a while, but you’ll notified when the process is done.
Step 6 : Connect your device and hit OK, then follow the steps to slip your device into DFU mode. If all goes to plan, you’ll receive a confirmation prompt.
Step 7 : Open iTunes, select your device in the list view, and while holding down the left Shift key on your keyboard, hit the Restore button, which will allow you to navigate to your custom firmware file which you created via Sn0wbreeze. Steps via
Those who running an A5 device (iPhone 4S and iPad 2) will have to wait for few more days to see the jailbreak soon. a lot of progress has been made on the A5 front and it seems like now it wont be too long before we can all have full untethered jailbreak for both iPhone 4S and iPad 2, running iOS 5.0.1.