Jailbreak iPad 1 on iOS 5.0.1 with redsn0w

For this jailbreak I will be using redsn0w for the Mac to jailbreak a first generation iPad running iOS 5.0.1. Most steps are the same on a PC and for other devices such as iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPhone4-CDMA, iPod touch 3G, & iPod touch 4G. NOTE: iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are not supported at this time.

First you should make sure you are upgraded to firmware iOS 5.0.1. Just go to your Settings app, then General, then Software Update. [Read more…]

Dev-Team Updates About iOS 4.2.1 – Including New Version of redsn0w Jailbreak

The Dev-Team has updated their blog with information about iOS 4.2.1. The first thing to note is that ultrasn0w unlockers should not upgrade to iOS 4.2.1 (read below for more info). The second bit of info is that they have updated redsn0w to version 0.9.6b4 which jaibreaks iOS 4.2.1 however, you will want to read all the info below because some devices are still a tethered jailbreak. redsn0w is available for both the Mac and PC (links below).
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Dev-Team Releases New Version of redsn0w – Jailbreaks 4.2.1

Yesterday, the Dev-Team updated redsn0w. The update allows the ability to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 as well as install custom bundles. However, it is not compatible with the new version of Cydia and is still a tethered jailbreak for some devices. This jailbreak is created for people who are comfortable with the jailbreak process. Make sure you read all of the Dev-Teams info (below) before you give it a shot.
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Dev-Team Updates RedSn0w Jailbreak

Dev-Team The Dev-Team has updated the redsn0w jailbreak (version 0.9.6b2) to incorporate geohot’s limera1n exploit. The jailbreak is available for both Windows and Mac. Below is info on what devices the jailbreak works on and the new features of redsn0w 0.9.6b2.
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redsn0w Jailbreak For Firmware 3.1.2

dev teamYou now have another option to jailbreak your iPhone on firmware 3.1.2. redsn0w had finally been released. It has been in beta stage but is now complete. You can download it and read more at the Dev Team’s blog at blog.iphone-dev.org. This jailbreak is like blackra1n where you don’t have to restore your iPhone in order to jailbreak. PwnageTool creates a custom firmware you restore your iPhone with. redsn0w 0.9 comes with new features like changing the boot logo! You will lose any unlocks and if you have a new iPhone 3GS or iPod touch out of the box 3.1.2, it still a tethered jailbreak:

This version of redsn0w does not provide an untethered jailbreak for those of you with brand new iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 2G, or any iPod touch 3G. redsn0w will jailbreak those but it will still be a tethered jailbreak until some new exploit is found and released.


3.0.1 Jailbreak Info (via Dev-Team)

3.0.1 Jailbreak The Dev-Team has tweeted that the redsn0w jailbreak does work on the 3.0.1 firmware however, you need to point it to the 3.0 IPSW. They say it even works on the iPhone 3GS and with ultrsn0w. They do not have anything posted on their blog yet. Below is their tweet.

iphone_dev tweet
– “Early adopters have found that redsn0w JB *already* works on 3.0.1 (just point it at 3.0 IPSW!) Even for 3GS & ultrasn0w.”

Dev-Team Update

##ICON_NAME## The Dev-Team has updated their website with info about the newest versions of ultrasn0w (unlock) and redsn0w (jailbreak). Below is a snippet of the info…you can get the full article HERE. [Read more…]

redsn0w Update – Jailbreak for iPhone 3GS, Hactivated Devices and Linux Version

redsn0w With the release of ultrsn0w 0.8, a software unlock, the Dev-Team has also updated redsn0w, Dev-Team’s jailbreak, to version 0.8. The updated version of redsn0w will jailbreak the iPhone 3GS, hactivated devices and includes a Linux version of the jailbreak.

Dev-Team Quotes:
“Released: redsn0w 0.8 (incl. 3GS, hactivate, linux) http://is.gd/1pRlV

“yep, redsn0w 0.8 also jailbreaks all the other devices at 3.0 too”
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Jailbreak now Available for Windows and iPod Touch (2nd gen)

##ICON_NAME## It seems the Dev-Team has updated their website to include a Windows jailbreak and 2nd gen iPhone Touch jailbrealk. Both of these use a jailbreak called redsn0w (simular to QuickPwn). Go HERE for the downloads. However, they have also updated some of their info…their 8 points have changed slightly so make sure you read them again. [Read more…]

redsn0w – Jailbreak for iPod Touch 2G (2nd Generation) Video

The Dev Team, specifically MuscleNerd, has released a video via qik.com of a jailbroken iPod Touch 2G (2nd Generation). Unfortunatly the jailbreak only works when tethered (connected via USB) to a computer. They are working on a fix for this but have proven the jailbreak to work by running terminal, Cydia and an NES Emulator (Nintendo). Let us know if the comments if you have an iPod Touch 2G waiting to jailbreak. Here’s the video:

Watch “redsn0w demo — first iPod Touch 2G jailbreak” from your iPhone or iPod Touch