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How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Posted December 27, 2011 at 11:47am by iClarified
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These are instructions on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on 5.0.1 using RedSn0w for Windows. The Mac version of this tutorial is here.

This procedure will cause you to upgrade your baseband potentially ruining your chances for an unlock. Please follow a Windows tutorial on how to update to iOS 5.0.1 using a custom ipsw if you need an unlock.

If you want to jailbreak a lower firmware version you can find the appropriate tutorial here.




Step One
Create a folder on your desktop called Pwnage

Download the latest version of RedSn0w from here and place it in the Pwnage folder. Likewise, download the 5.0.1 firmware from here and place it in the Pwnage folder. (Note: you do not need to download the 5.0.1 firmware if you are already on iOS 5.0.1)

Extract the RedSn0w zip file by double clicking it.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Two: (You can skip this step if iOS 5 is already installed on your device)
Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down Shift and click the Restore button. Restore is preferred as it won't create any wasted space on your iPhone.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the 5.0 firmware ipsw. Click the Choose button to continue.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

iTunes will now update your iPhone to the new firmware.

Step Three
Launch the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

**Windows 7 users may want to try running the redsn0w executable mode as an administrator in Windows Vista compatibility. You can do this by right clicking the executable and selecting Properties from the contextual menu.

Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens click the Jailbreak button
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Five
Plug your iPhone into the computer and make sure its OFF then click the Next button
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Six
RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode. You can find more help with DFU mode here
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Release the Power button and continue holding the Home button until RedSn0w detects the device.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Seven
Your iPhone will now reboot
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Eight
RedSn0w will now prepare the jailbreak data.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Nine
Select Cydia from the list of options and click Next.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Ten
Your iPhone will now be rebooted again and RedSn0w will begin uploading the new RAM Disk and Kernel.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]

Step Eleven
Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. When your iPhone finishes rebooting (5 minutes or so) it will be jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]


*As usual a big thanks to the iPhone Dev-Team, Pod2g, and Geohot for their hard work and contribution to the iPhone community.
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raja.asad
raja.asad - March 30, 2013 at 2:16pm
I have installed tinnyumbrella but an error is displaying "tinyumbrella's TSS server is not running"... pls tel me how to fix it ???
raja.asad
raja.asad - March 30, 2013 at 1:41pm
how can I unlock my iphone 4s as factory unlock???
raja.asad
raja.asad - February 17, 2013 at 2:20pm
I have iphone 4 , t-mobile, how can i unlock ???
orlando torres
orlando torres - April 4, 2012 at 12:50am
jailbreake
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ahmed
ahmed - March 13, 2012 at 7:07pm
plz help me with this i jail-broke my ( iphone 4 - factory unlocked ) successfully some cydia tweaks doesn't working ... that's ok i already knew it before but i realized a drain in my battery life so i tried to get back yo the stock ios 5.0.1 by making a clean restor with iTunes but a had a complete failure with such a stupid errors such as: 3194 ... 21....1601....1603 till now i tried to edit my host file ... tinyumbrella .... iREB.... redsnow........any many suggestions i found it on the internet with no result still stuck on 5.0.1 any ideas !!!!!!!!
Tubagznyven
Tubagznyven - March 14, 2012 at 9:07am
Just googling man
Ahmed Siam
Ahmed Siam - March 14, 2012 at 11:13am
i did man more than 12 hours without any result yet i even tried this from a different pc has no apple software before
Ahmed Siam
Ahmed Siam - March 19, 2012 at 10:59am
still can't restore back to the stock firmware any idea ????
WALID78
WALID78 - February 26, 2012 at 8:49am
How to Perform an Untethered Jailbreak of Your iPhone 4 (Windows) [5.0.1]
david
david - February 19, 2012 at 9:33pm
Hey, Anytime i try to run this is crashes at the end of stage one, I did get it completely done once before so i know it's the right one. But i had to restore and lost the jailbreak,.. But anytime i try it now it crashes at the end of stage one.. then i've to run a back up to get my phone working again as it's a blank screen and will not turn off./ or on.
music3000
music3000 - February 14, 2012 at 1:41pm
I am going to upgrade iPhone 4 (GSM) currently running iOS 4.3.3 (jailbroke) with modem firmware 4.10.01. I don't need to unlock. Can I simply Restore in iTunes or do I need to Shift+Restore using the firmware found on this site?
Tubagznyven
Tubagznyven - March 14, 2012 at 9:06am
Shift restore
yayako
yayako - February 1, 2012 at 3:10pm
Hi all, i had an iphone 4 baseband: 2.10.04, Itune v 10.5.2. I'd like to upgrade 5.0.1 and follow this tutorial by; downloaded redsn0w_win_0.9.10b3 and iPhone3_3_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipsw. Then i had problem with the first step when i try to "restore iPhone3_3_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipsw" with Itune, it's said "this firmware is not compatible". Could anyone help me to solve this out? Appreciate for the next reply.
Amine
Amine - February 2, 2012 at 12:16pm
Hi, Check if your i phone is CDMA or GSM. You have to download the correct version of the the fimware according to this.
yayako
yayako - February 2, 2012 at 5:09pm
the firmware that i download is for GSM, which is suitable for mind. Please recommend for the right one. I will appreciate for your next reply.
Amine
Amine - February 3, 2012 at 7:18pm
Hi, I think that you had download the cdma firmware (according to your first post). You can download the GSM firmware in the link below: http://appldnld.apple.com/iPhone4/041-3309.20111109.64rtg/iPhone3,1_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipsw
ahmed
ahmed - March 13, 2012 at 6:51pm
see on back of your i device model A1332 so that should be a gsm if not it'll be CDMA
Yayako
Yayako - March 14, 2012 at 5:57am
Thanks for all reply now i had update min successfully.
debbie
debbie - November 13, 2012 at 9:47pm
how do you find out it your iphone is cdms or gms ?? help pls think thats why am no getting to jailbreak my fone :( been tryn for days now lol
Amine
Amine - January 24, 2012 at 7:11pm
I have I Phone 4 ios 4.3.5 witch I have update to ios 5.0.1. After jail break with redsn0w 0.9.10b4 it can't reboot, I just have the logo blinking. please help (I successfully restore with itune but can't jailbreak)!!!!
racer1698
racer1698 - January 21, 2012 at 8:16am
after i jb my iphone 4, open cydia and try to search apps, it will get out of cydia and back to the main screen, when i try the " aout " button, it go back to main screeen also. what is the problem. anyone can help? it also happen when i try to add a new source
Bruce
Bruce - January 20, 2012 at 9:56pm
everytime i download redsnow and try to open it keeps telling me application not found, what am i doing wrong
john
john - January 11, 2012 at 12:27am
i have an iphone 4 cdma verizon and i upgraded it to the ios 5.0.1 and now im trying to use redsn0w and every time i do it, it gives me a pop-up saying that i have to close redsn0w.exe. also when i try changing the capability but my windows xp doesnt have the option for "service pack 3 or 2" ive ran it as administrator and still when i try to jailbreak it, it doesnt work.
pavan
pavan - January 10, 2012 at 6:03pm
jail breaking with 5.0.1 everything gone very smooth, but Bluetooth is not working for me. my iPhone 4 is keep searching for devices all the time. my car is able to identify the phone, but phone is not identifying it
Zeb
Zeb - February 3, 2012 at 4:51pm
Which Firmware did you use to JB your iPhone 4 5.0.1? Thanks!
pavan
pavan - February 3, 2012 at 7:09pm
yes, it is 5.0.1
T4tanvir
T4tanvir - January 10, 2012 at 10:18am
Hi guys, how can i enable push notifications? I m on ios 5.0.1 untethered
Abhishek
Abhishek - March 14, 2012 at 10:47am
Hi, Follow these steps as it is... You will enjoy push notifications on your phone. http://www.addictivetips.com/mobile/fix-imessage-facetime-push-notifications-on-hacktivated-iphone-4-3gs/
Zeeshan
Zeeshan - January 10, 2012 at 9:13am
I am using currently IOS 4.3.5 tethered on iPhone 4. I want to upgrade with 5.0.1 untethered version. I am following the steps given in this tutorial. When I am trying to restore my iPhone to the ipsw firmware provided here, i received an error 3194. I tried many times but the same error appears. I am using the latest version of iTunes 10.5.2 . Please help me in this issue.
Tubagznyven
Tubagznyven - January 10, 2012 at 10:08am
Just search on google error 3194 n choose 1st link,i think from that link is clear enough Hope thats help
t4tanvir
t4tanvir - January 6, 2012 at 12:24pm
can anyone pls tell me how to make push notifications active on jailbroken ios 5.0.1, it does not work on mine though everything is on
itaco90
itaco90 - January 5, 2012 at 4:16pm
my computer dosent seemto read when the phone is on dfu mode im sure im doing it right but then nothing happens it tells me to look on google or youtube to find out how to put my phone on dfu mode any suggestions???
tubagznyven
tubagznyven - January 10, 2012 at 10:11am
If u think it's right,just try again then maybe your timing for entering dfu mode just incorrect
Coose
Coose - January 28, 2012 at 6:02pm
Same for me. It does go to DFU, but the PC needs to re-identify the USB device. wait for windows to finish and then do a back, next. Redsn0w will see the DFU mode and do its thing
Tubagznyven
Tubagznyven - January 5, 2012 at 7:39am
Of course u can't,coz this jb for iphone 4
lucky005
lucky005 - January 4, 2012 at 11:23am
I have successfully jailbreaked my iphone 4 with baseband 4.11.08 but when i cut my sim and place it in the phone it shows no service please help me.
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