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We are about to get the most anticipated jailbreak of all time only a couple of days from now but before that if you want to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod touch you can do so. No, this is not the jailbreak you are waiting for, this is in fact a tethered one only available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4G. So if you can’t wait, follow the guide below on jailbreaking iOS 6.1 using redsnow 0.9.15b3.
Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Using Redsnow 0.9.15b3
Before you attempt this guide there are a few things you should know about jailbreaking iOS 6.1 using redsnow 0.9.15b3. Read them below.
This is a tethered jailbreak, which means you will need to “Just Boot” every time you restart your iPhone and iPod touch.
An untethered version is going to be released within a couple of days, therefore it is suggested that you wait for the untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1.
This guide is only compatible for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 4
Download iOS 6.1
Download iOS 6.0 firmware file
Download Redsnow 0.9.15b3
Procedure To Jailbreak iOS 6.1
STEP 1: If you are not on iOS 6.1. Then go ahead and download iOS 6.1 form the above link.
STEP 2: Download Redsnow 0.9.15b3 and iOS 6.0 firmware file from the above links respectively.
STEP 3: Connect your iDevice with computer and then put it into the DFU mode. In order to put your device in DFU you have to hold the Power button for 3 seconds, then hold the Home button without releasing the Power button for 10 seconds. Release the Power Button but keep holding the Home button.
STEP 4: Run RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 and make sure that it detects your iDevice in DFU mode.
STEP 5: Click Extras > Select IPSW > and select the iOS 6.0 IPSW that we have already mentioned in step 2. Also make this sure that that RedSn0w has successfully identified the iOS 6.0 firmware. If this doesn’t happen then this means you have the wrong version of RedSn0w, or the wrong firmware. Click OK.
STEP 6: Now click back and then click the option of jailbreak. And after finishing all loading, verify that Install Cydia is checked, and click Next. The jailbreaking process will start, while your device will still be in DFU mode.
STEP 7: Now your device will come back to Lock screen, place it back into DFU mode again. You will receive a Tethered Jailbreak notification, click OK to proceed and again click Select IPSW.
STEP 8: Once again select the iOS 6.0 firmware for your device. As it successfully identifies the firmware, click Just boot.
STEP 9: While booting your iPhone, iPod touch should show the Pwned Apple logo. If it does, it means you have followed the steps correctly.
That’s it folks. If you have successfully followed the guide your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod touch 4G will be jailbroken tethered on iOS 6.1.
It is advised that you wait until Sunday when Evaders will launch iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak.