Apple today released iOS 6.1 beta 3 which brings bug fixes and other security enhancements. But the thing that most of you might be interested in is whether iOS 6.1 beta 3 can be jailbroken. Well folks I can now tell that iOS 6.1 beta 3 can be successfully jailbroken. Below is a step by step guide on jailbreaking iOS 6.1 beta 3.
Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Beta 3
Those of you who have downloaded iOS 6.1 beta 3 can now jailbreak it using redsnow. But remember this folks, this is only for pre-A5 devices meaning that if you are running an iDevice above iPhone 4S/iPad 2 you won’t be able to jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta 3.
Well before attempting this guide you should have installed iOS 6.1 beta 3. If you have not installed it simply install iOS 6.1 beta 3 from the link below.
Before attempting the guide here are somethings that you should download.
- Download Redsn0w 0.9.15b3
- Download iOS 6.0
- Download iOS 6.1 BETA 3
Procedure to jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta 3
STEP 1: Ensure that your device is connected to your computer.
STEP 2: Download redsn0w 0.9.15b3 (from the above link).
STEP 3: Run redsnow. If you are running vista or window 7, then right click redsn0w and click properties, and run it in administrator mode.
STEP 4: Go to Extras and select IPSW. Now find and select your ios 6.0 firmware and press open, then press ok on the popup that appears.
STEP 5: Now enter DFU mood by following the on-screen instructions.
STEP 6: Now press back then press Jailbreak. Also make sure that install SSH and Cydia are selected with a tick and then click next.
As you know jailbreaking iOS 6.1 beta 3 is a tethered jailbreak, you will need to “Just Boot” your device. To do that follow the instructions below.
Booting Tethered iOS 6.1 beta 3
STEP 7: Repeat steps 3 and 4.
STEP 8: Now click “Just Boot”. Place your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in DFU mood, to do that simply follow the on-screen instructions.
If you now see a pineapple logo then it means you have followed the steps correctly.
You should now have your iPhone, iPad ori iPod touch jailbroken on iOS 6.1 beta 3.
As always hit the comment section below for any questions.