Apple released latest iOS version 5.5.1 few days ago and they offered few new features with it, they even claimed to make this version of iOS more secure and with better security features. As always it gives some tough time for few developers who keep working on jail breaking iOS as it release.
As always we are here to provide to full tutorial on How to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with Redsn0w for iPhone, iPod and other A 4 Devices. We worked on the current Redsn0w version and its successfully working for jailbraking latest iOS. Let’s see all necessary steps to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1
How to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 using Redsn0w
First Step : First of all you need to download the latest version of the iPhone Dev Team’s Redsn0w tool for your Operating System ( Mac /Windows )
Second Step : We always recommend you to take backup by connecting your device to iTunes or you can also use some other backup devices like iCloud etc. However this step is not necessary.
Third Step : Once you are done with backup, upgrade the device’s firmware to iOS 5.1.1. This can be either done via OTA update on the device or by plugging the device on your machine and firing up iTunes and install update. Another alternate way is download the iOS 5.1.1 and do manual installation via iTunes.
Fourth Step : Important Update, now download iOS 5.1 ( not iOS 5.1.1) IPSW file according to your device.
Fifth Step : Now locate the Redsn0w folder ( mentioned in step 1 ), unzip all the content and run .exe file to start Redsn0w/.
Sixth Step: Tick “Select IPSW” option & also select “Extras”
Seventh Step: When you get the option, point to IPSW file from fourth step & select that.
Eighth Step: You will see “Jailbreak” option on home page screen of Redsn0w, make sure you also select “Install Cydia” option before proceeding.
Ninth Step : You will go through all process to put your device into DFU mode. This is very much required for the successful jailbreak process. Kindly follow all these steps carefully.
Final Step: Once DFU mode is detected, Redsn0w will automatically complete entire process and you will see it on device. You will see some white lines of text coding scrolling down on your device in this entire process. After the installation is complete, you need to reboot the device. After rebooting device you will see the Cydia icon on home screen.
As it is tethered jailbreak, your device should be bother in tethered mode on every reboot. It can be easily done with by starting Redsn0w and select “Extras” and then simply press “just boot” to boot your device.
Disclaimer: You need to be careful during this entire process, and we don’t take any responsibility for any damage. Take your full backup before starting the process.