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How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Posted October 14, 2012 at 10:50am by iClarified
These are instructions on how to perform a tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6 using RedSn0w for Windows.

A tethered jailbreak means you will need to connect your device to the computer each time you reboot.

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 6.0 firmware from here and place it in the Pwnage folder. (Note: you do not need to download the 6.0 firmware if you are already on iOS 6.0)

Extract the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Two:
If you haven't already updated to iOS 6 then open iTunes from your dock.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

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 Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the 6.0 firmware ipsw. Click the Choose button to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

iTunes will now update your iPhone to the new firmware.

**Important: If you want to keep your UltraSn0w unlock then follow these instructions to update.

Step Three
Right click or control-click the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier and choose Run as administrator from the popup menu that appears.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens ensure your device is connected and click the Jailbreak button
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Five
Turn OFF your device then click the Next button
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

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 Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Release the Power button and continue holding the Home button until RedSn0w detects the device.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Seven
Your iPhone will now be exploited with limera1n.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Eight
RedSn0w will now prepare the jailbreak data.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Nine
Select Cydia from the list of options and click Next.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Ten
Your iPhone will now be rebooted again and RedSn0w will begin uploading the new RAM Disk and Kernel.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Eleven
Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done and that this is a tethered jailbreak.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]


BOOT TETHERED
Once you have jailbroken you will need to rerun redsn0w to boot tethered.

Step One
From the main RedSn0w menu click the Extras button.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]

Step Two
Select Just boot from the Extras menu to boot tethered and follow the instructions to put your device into DFU mode again for boot.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w (Windows) [6.0]


*A big thanks is owed to the iPhone Dev-Team and Geohot for their hard work and contribution to the iPhone community.

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OUCHENE05
OUCHENE05 - July 25, 2013 at 3:08am
BONJOUR j ai un probleme avec le redsnow...je voudrais activer un iphone sans carte sim et j ai essayer de suivre tes instruction . MAIS JE BLOQUE UNE FOIS QUE JE VEUX OUVRIR REDSNOW MAIS ILS M OUVRE ENCORE UNE FENETRE ET Y A PAS DE FICHIER COMME CHEZ TOI QUI S AFFICHE........JE FAIT L EXTRACTION AVEC WINRAR MAIS RIEN QUI CE PASSE!!!juste une fenetre qui s appel BROWSE FOR IPSW ET DEDANS Y A 4 DOSSIERS L UN EN DESSOUS DE L AUTRE 1/ DOWLAND....2/MA MUSIQUE.....3/ MES IMAGES....4/TELECHARCHEMENT....
bru
bru - March 21, 2013 at 11:11am
ummh!! is this applied to every io s
Doc Brown
Doc Brown - March 9, 2013 at 6:36am
wow, thx a lot for this great instruction. :-)
Korey Frandle
Korey Frandle - January 31, 2013 at 4:16am
Alright, so I am jailbreaking my Iphone using the 6.0.1 firmware. When I restore it, however, it gives me an error code "3194". What am I doing wrong?!
xstationbr
xstationbr - January 7, 2013 at 8:55pm
No comprendo a que dinero se refiras? Esto tutorial es conpletamente gratuito entoces que dinero que estas se referindo amigo??? Eso tutorial es solo para iPhone 4G e no hay ninguno metodo de hacerlo en iPhone 4S en momento solo con downgrade no 4S. Yo hice en meu iPhone 4G e hay funcionado com perfeicion.
Andres
Andres - January 6, 2013 at 6:52pm
No van a devolver el dinero. Este servicio es para robar a los incautos como nosotros.
Lizet Cornelio
Lizet Cornelio - January 2, 2013 at 6:29pm
NO SIRVE!!!! Así que ya dejen de enviarme éste link por favor, molesta!!
Franz
Franz - January 2, 2013 at 12:53pm
Señores, no hay Jailbreak para 4S 6.0.1 aún no sale es un poco difícil según tengo conocimiento porque estoy haciendo seguimiento a una página que se actualiza todos los días, así que tienen que devolvérme mi pago que hice, odo esto es una mentira una estafa y encima nunca te responden quiero que devuelvan mi dinero.
laura
laura - January 6, 2013 at 2:10am
hola franz espero estes bien.... creo qu meha pasado lo mismo tuyo, has obtenido alguna respuesta? pudiste desbloquear el iphone, agradezco tu respuesta
Michelle
Michelle - January 2, 2013 at 6:23am
When trying to jailbreak my iPhone 4 I get the error code Missing keys.plist data for this build: I do not know what the means.... Can you help?
raj singh
raj singh - January 2, 2013 at 7:00pm
it means you are downgrading from 6.0.1 which atm is not supported by redsnow. or it could also mean that when in dfu mode when you release power button, keep holding the home button for another 9 seconds even when redsnow detects phone in dfu, 1st reason is very likely
kamie b
kamie b - January 4, 2013 at 6:15pm
i'm getting the same errod. so, if we running IOS 6.0.1 we can't jailbreak?
XStationbr
XStationbr - January 5, 2013 at 2:47am
This is an error from softwares on Cydia outdated because not suported on ios 6.01, just ignore this error, and use use IPSW 6.0 instead 6.01 it's not problem if you iPhone 4 is on IOS 6.01 because is note used all IOS OS to JAILBREAK since is THETHERED is used just bootsector to JAILBREAK with this THETHERED JAILBREAK, and this error you seens is because you is Browsing: IPSW 6.01, change to IPSW 6.0 and this error not showes anymore. If error persist Just check if you follow correctly the DFU mode and before BOOT look if CYDIA is instaled, is was, just ignore and use you iPhone 4.
Chandra Prakash Mittal
Chandra Prakash Mittal - January 6, 2013 at 3:57pm
Every time you boot , you musty first select IPSW path with select IPSW and then use "Just Boot" option. It is certainly going to help you out with missing .plist error. Also always remember to run redsnow as administrator only.
xstationbr
xstationbr - January 6, 2013 at 7:09pm
Exactly !!
Adolfo
Adolfo - January 2, 2013 at 3:06am
Buenas noches, hice 2 preguntas antes de hacer la compra de su producto si se podia desbloquear y liberar un Iphone 4s banda negativa ios 6.0.1 , 3.0.04 y recibi respuesta de ustedes que SI se podia, por favor necesito saber donde y como encuentro el software para bajarlo, es la segunda vez que hago y pago este producto y no tengo solucion, la primera me dieron de baja la entrada a la pagina, por favor, necesito se me informe que debo hacer o me reintegren el dinero de ambas compras con la misma credicard. Saludos
laura
laura - January 6, 2013 at 2:11am
hola Adolfo me ha pasado lo mismo tuyo, obtuviste alguna respuesta? pudiste desbloquear tu iphone? agradezco tu respuesta
ko0rosh
ko0rosh - January 1, 2013 at 6:47am
is it work in ios 6.0.1 ?
Jerm65
Jerm65 - December 29, 2012 at 10:30am
When I enter DFU and programming begins I get this message Missing Keys.plist data for this build Device: iPhone 4 ECID: 1071595224204 Build: iPhone3,1_6.0.1_10A523 Am I doing some thing wrong?
Cdavila
Cdavila - December 28, 2012 at 10:49pm
En mi Iphone 4s No me permite seleccionar la opcion de Jailbrak, de no poderse por que dicen que es garantizado? hay devolucion de dinero?!!!! Necesito una respuesta
Franz
Franz - December 27, 2012 at 11:43pm
Por favor señores tengan más seriedad al ofrecer sus servicios, estoy haciendo mi reclamo ya como dos meses sin tener una respuesta positiva por parte de ustedes también me ofrecieron liberar por IMEI por lo que no existe el Jailbreak para el iPhone 4S y hasta ahora me siguen llegando sus Correos engañándome que ya se liberará .... sigo esperando sentado ???? sarta de estafadores se aprovechan de la gente !!!! Exigo una solución !!!!!!!!
Lizet Cornelio
Lizet Cornelio - December 27, 2012 at 10:20pm
Es posible hacerlo con las versiones 6.0.1, en iphone 4 y 4s en la página dice que si, pero al parecer aqui no esta disponible, o es que realmente no existe. Si es un engaño hay forma de que devuelvan el dinero o ampliar el tiempo en el que se puede acceder a estos tutoriales??
laura
laura - January 6, 2013 at 2:13am
hola lizeth obtuviste alguna respuesta, me paso lo mismo, no se como pedir que me devuelvan el dinero. gracias
mohamed hassan
mohamed hassan - December 27, 2012 at 7:30am
After all this steps there is no cydia.. why ??? please answer :)
mohamed hassan
mohamed hassan - December 27, 2012 at 7:34am
sorry i have iphone 4 v 6.0.1(10A523) and IMEL 016126001853660 can u tell me whats wrong ??!!
Neo42ny
Neo42ny - December 23, 2012 at 3:05am
Just wondering if a untethered J.B. is being worked on? Or was it released yet?
Big B
Big B - December 20, 2012 at 5:55am
So in going from 5.1.1 to 6.0, you essentially have to wipe your phone out and do a factory restore using iOS 6 as your restore firmware? Then jailbreaking is easy as it's like JB for the first time. But if you don't want to lose your contents, when you upgrade it will wipe out the JB, in so much as it pretty much overwrites the JB code with the original boot code again… assuming taking with it all references to the JB system/data partitions and file system tables? And this ultimately leaves your phone in a state of what, exactly? Is it like a hanging pointer or something or a wiped out FAT? The data is still there, just unreferenced? Could someone that understands this better than I do tell me more precisely what happens in the condition that you upgrade via iTunes to 6.0 without doing a restore of the firmware? (A literal upgrade, as if the phone were not JB). Will the upgrade crash with error, etc? There is quick inference of "wasted space" or "slack space" that would result from not doing an actual RESTORE- explanation? Thanks!
bulletkid
bulletkid - December 25, 2012 at 11:21am
That's exactly right! Your cydia/installous downloads are just sitting there and taking up space when you upgrade. Once you install the corresponding app, the come back magically.
Gingerkid4life
Gingerkid4life - December 14, 2012 at 3:04am
iPhone 4 cdma running on 6.0. Did everything correctly. Now, my phone will load up and show the apple logo but will just shut back off. Can't get my phone to turn back on.
ESTER
ESTER - December 13, 2012 at 2:57pm
Lo he intentado varias veces y nada. Mi Iphone 4 sigue igual y el cycla no aparece en el teléfono. ¿Le han devuelto el dinero a alguién?... Por favor ruego una respuesta urgente. Gracias,
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