How To Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15b3

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Apple has just released iOS 6.1, which includes a number of bug fixes and improvements. RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 can jailbreak iOS 6.1 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. This is a tethered jailbreak for pre-A5 devices (iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 4th generation) only.

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Requirement:

Download RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 for Mac

Download RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 for Windows (Run in administrator mode)

Download iOS 6.0 and iOS 6.1

How to Jailbreak iOS 6.1 with RedSn0w 0.9.15b3

Step 1: Download Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 (Redsn0w 0.9.15 beta 3) from this link and save the application.

Step 2:Download iOS 6.0 firmware file  (the trick is to point Redsn0w to the iOS 6.0 firmware file)

Step 3:Double click the Redsn0w zip file and extract the application. Navigate to the Redsn0w folder and launch the Redsn0w application.

Windows 7 users should run the exe in Windows XP compatibility mode (right-click on the Redsn0w exe and select Properties, then select the Compatibility tab and select Run this program in compatibility mode for Windows XP). Windows XP and Windows 7 users should run Redsn0w as ‘Administrator’ (right-click on the Redsn0w exe and select ‘Run as an Administrator’).

Step 4:Click on Extras button.

Step 5:Then click on the Select IPSW button. Navigate and select the firmware file download in Step 2.

Step 6:Go back to Redsn0w’s main page and click on the Jailbreak button.

Step 7: You will now be prompted plug your iOS to the computer and switch it OFF. Follow the instructions and click on the Next button to move to the next screen:

Step 8: You will now need to put your iOS device into the DFU mode. Redsn0w will take you through the necessary steps:

(a) Hold the Power button on your iOS device down for 3 seconds:

(b) Now simultaneously hold the Home button and keep the two buttons pressed for 10 seconds:

(c) Now release the Power button while keeping the Home button pressed until Redsn0w detects the device:

Step 9: Your iOS device should reboot now. Please remember to release the Home button.

Step 10: Redsn0w will now start preparing the jailbreak data.

Step 11: You will now be prompted to select the jailbreak options. Make sure Cydia is selected and click on the Next button to continue.

Step 12: Your iOS device will reboot again and Redsn0w will now begin uploading the new RAM disk and kernel.

Step 13: You will now be notified once the jailbreaking process is complete. Click on the Okand thenQuit button to exit the application.

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 Step 13: The rest of the process will take place on your iOS device, wait for it to complete. Your iOS device will reboot once again (which could take approximately 5 minutes).

How to Tether Boot

  1. Re-Run the RedSn0w 0.9.15b3
  2. Click Extras, then Just Boot.
  3. Next, follow the on-screen instructions to enter into DFU mode.
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