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RedSn0w Updated to Quick Jailbreak iOS 5 Using Windows, Fix Location Services

RedSn0w Updated to Quick Jailbreak iOS 5 Using Windows, Fix Location Services

Posted October 18, 2011 at 8:37am by iClarified
The iPhone Dev-Team has just released RedSn0w 0.9.9b6 which offers quick iOS 5 jailbreaking for Windows and fixes Location Services issue for iPhone 3GS devices running on the 06.15 baseband. This is still a tethered jailbreak.

With RedSn0w 0.9.9b6 Windows users no longer need to pre-select the 5.0 IPSW when first jailbreaking, also:

We've released version 0.9.9b6 of redsn0w, with both a functional fix and cosmetic fix for iOS5 jailbreakers. For iPhone3GS owners with the 06.15 baseband, this redsn0w eliminates the network crash you saw when using Location Services in iOS5 (in fact, you don't even need to disable Location Services anymore during the initial setup). The cosmetic fix is to the visual countdown you see when going into DFU mode.

It's okay to re-run this redsn0w over an existing device jailbroken at iOS5. Just choose "Jailbreak" again and de-select Cydia (in other words, all the checkboxes will be unchecked). If you are lucky enough to have an old-bootrom iPhone3GS, please pre-select the IPSW first (redsn0w can't yet auto-detect the FW version of your old-bootrom 3GS if it's already been jailbroken).

You can download the latest RedSn0w version from here.

We will be posting our tutorials how to jailbreak shortly! Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to be notified immediately.

You can find our tutorials on how to jailbreak iOS 5 below:
● iPhone 4 (Mac, Windows)
● iPhone 3GS (Mac, Windows)
● iPhone - No Baseband Update (Mac)
● iPod Touch 4G (Mac, Windows)
● iPod Touch 3G (Mac, Windows)
● iPad 1 (Mac, Windows)

RedSn0w Updated to Quick Jailbreak iOS 5 Using Windows, Fix Location Services
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Yash Reddy
Yash Reddy - October 19, 2011 at 12:40pm
Can this work on my iPod 4G ???
Joe Cole
Joe Cole - October 19, 2011 at 12:07pm
Springboard crash attributed to Winterboard seems to have been fixed. Winterboard is now up and running without any glitches. Thanks Jay for the fix :)
Joe Cole
Joe Cole - October 19, 2011 at 5:34am
I still don't see the point in releasing this jailbreak especially since one can't use Winterboard.
chris - October 18, 2011 at 3:04pm
my springboard keeps crashing when i add winterboard
DazexONE - October 18, 2011 at 5:36pm
Keep in mind that some of the app developer needs to update their apps to work with ios5. When u click in an app, it will note whether the app has been verified to work with the iOS you're currently on. Also keep in mind that and dependent apps required by the app you are installing would all need to be verified to work with IOS5. Or else you will experience crashes.
ufgators1996 - October 18, 2011 at 2:05pm
what if I used sn0wbreeze to preserve my bandwidth. Can I use this version of redsn0w to jailbreak?
DazexONE - October 18, 2011 at 6:18pm
Not sure what you mean by "preserving bandwidth" but if you are looking to preserve your baseband, you can use RedSn0w 0.9.9b5 or later to do so. Simply click on the Extras button first and create a custom IPSW file. Point it to the iOS5 IPSW file for your phone and it will create a No_BB_version of that file that RedSn0w will use to upgrade your iPhone without upgrading your baseband. To be certain, those are the steps I would do.
dancin_smurf - October 18, 2011 at 1:30pm
For me this update did not work.. I Have 3 iphone 4 and 1 3gs The new updated redsnow is unable to re-jailbreak any of these. I have the signal dropping problem on my 3gs but simply disabling location services seem to help. But so far I have been unsuccessful with this update..
Castro - October 18, 2011 at 1:12pm
I have not bought an iPhone 4S yet I've waiting for untethered jailbreak.. Still using Iphone4 on 4.3.3 .. I'm not buying one until the untethered Jailbreak is released . Even my 14 yr daughter doesn't want one until there will be an untethered jailbreak.. I think Apple will sell even more iPhone if there is a jailbreak? So just wondering when is going to be an Untethered available? Thanks DEV TEAM for your help and efforts Really I appreciated
Muhammad - October 18, 2011 at 10:08am
jailbreaks my ipod touch but cydia icon is plain white and dosent work
boot tethered
boot tethered - October 18, 2011 at 11:53am
you need to boot tethered, then Cidya will show up
DazexONE - October 18, 2011 at 1:22pm
You forgot the final step. You need to boot tethered. Watch this video for step by step of the process, including the final boot tethered step to allow Cydia to work properly: http://youtu.be/US3zDfG7VmE
iOS user
iOS user - October 18, 2011 at 8:12am
Also, please write if it is tethered or untethered, most of the people want to know that. This is TETHERED jailbreak. Thanks a lot !
reed - October 18, 2011 at 1:02pm
It says tethered on the top...did you read it ? It says this is also tethered ..
reed - October 18, 2011 at 1:06pm
It says tethered on the top...did you read it ? It says this is still tethered ..
Eran - October 18, 2011 at 8:04am
Does this mean I can use my GPS again on my 3GS?
Chilli - October 18, 2011 at 10:45am
I guess no - some users had gsm problems network searching all the time only a fix for that -_-
kangooro - October 18, 2011 at 7:53am
Does this work with gevey SIM ?
N3RVE - October 18, 2011 at 12:39pm
Provided you have one of the gevey compatible basebands, you can preserve the baseband and upgrade to iOS5 then use Gevey to unlock.
SS - October 18, 2011 at 7:38am
Works on iPhone 4 ? 4.3.3 , update to iOS 5 , and jailbreak ?
DazexONE - October 18, 2011 at 1:24pm
Yes, it works just fine. I upgraded from iPhone 4 running 4.3.3 to iOS 5. It's a tethered jailbreak, but that's no big deal
dancin_Smurf - October 18, 2011 at 1:25pm
Yes it will work but you must first use redsnow to create a custom ipsw, 1 that preserves your baseband...
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