Jailbreak iOS 5 GM with Latest Redsn0w
Jailbreaking on the iOS 5 beta (GM) is done at your own risk.
As we all know, today was Apple's long-awaited day to shows us what the company has in store. Details for the iPhone 4S
are out as well as the iOS 5 GM
, which is now available for developers via the Apple iOS Dev Center. This brings up the question; so how is the jailbreak community handling it? According to MuscleNerd (@MuscleNerd)
, redsn0w seems to be on par with jailbreaking the newly released iOS 5 GM.
One thing MuscleNerd noted is that you must point redsn0w to the iOS 5 beta 7 IPSW, not the new GM IPSW
. This is a matter of redsn0w not having updated the detection mechanism - but no matter, it works nonetheless!
Here are the download links for the latest version of redsn0w:
MMi Member Mirror for Mac
redsn0w 0.9.9b2 for Mac
MMi Member Mirror for Win
redsn0w 0.9.9b2 for Windows
This version of redsn0w does not allow
you to jailbreak the iPad 2 on the iOS 5 GM. Also, this is a tethered jailbreak
. When a untethered jailbreak is released, it will be heavily exemplified on
redsn0w 0.9.9b3 was released. It now auto-detects the IPSW - no longer do you need to point at the beta 7 IPSW
. The download links are below:
redsn0w 0.9.9b3 for Mac
redsn0w 0.9.9b3 for Windows
, iPhone Dev-Team Blog