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Thread: Iphone 4s 6.1.2 and redsn0w - can it be done ?

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    Default Iphone 4s 6.1.2 and redsn0w - can it be done ?

    Been handed down an iPhone 4s on 6.1.2 restored via itunes but not activated, (never been jailbroken before) but cant install firmware keeps saying ipsw not supported... have tried 5.1.1 / 6.0 / 6.0.1 ...?

    am i doing something stupid ?

    I never have any problems with a iphone 4 ...

    Any advice grateful

    Last edited by myiphoneGrr; 2013-03-04 at 11:43 PM.

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    Why are you trying to use redsn0w? Use 6.1.2 and evasi0n to jailbreak if that's what you want.

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    Retired Moderator 2k1's Avatar
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    Agree evasi0n I click button and wait and watch

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    as i cant activate it ... its on the wrong network for me

    so wanted to put and image on it and then use evasion.


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    When it comes to jailbreaking with redsn0w right now, they haven't upgraded the program to allow iphone 4s's to be jailbroken. So you will need to wait for this to come out. If you had the original sim you could easily activate the phone and use Evasi0n to jailbreak, but as you said you don't possess the sim. So what I would recommend you to do, is to wait for the jailbreak from redsn0w.
    And for the guys that recommeded using evasi0n to jailbreak, you guys have one flaw with that, if the iPhone isn't activated you cannot jailbreak.
    Just wait for the official redsn0w to be released for iPhone.

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    Sorry wrong, I don't know for i4S, but on i4, those which are locked and working with Gevey, Redsnow is not only used for JB, but also for activation.

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    was anyone able to activate iphone 4s (os 6.1.2) without original sim card?

    appreciate any help.

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    If ur trying to jailbreak, you have to use evasi0n from, not redsn0w. Redsn0w is only useful for tethered jailbreaks anymore.

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