Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 Untethered With Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 Without DFU Mode

Long awaited Redsn0w 0.9.12.b1 at last released by iPhone Dev Team so now you have the ability to Untethered Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 using RedSn0w 0.9.12.b1. RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 provides you the ability to perform Untethered Jailbreak with A5 devices like iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad 3. Now iOS 5.1.1 can be Untethered Jailbroken with two different firmwares. First one is with use of Absinthe Tool 2.0.4. Absinthe was developed by Pod 2g and launched in May 2012 along with the cooperation of Chronic Dev Team after a hard work of few months which can be downloaded from here.


We have seen that people consider Redsn0w more trustworthy as old reliable method to Jailbreak their devices. It is for sure that iPhone Dev Team always comes up with something special for iOS users. Although most of the uses must have already Jail-broken their devices with Absinthe but as Redsn0w was launched most of the users, who were waiting for this launch can now go for this option. Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 has made use of the same exploit which was used by Absinthe to launch their own version. The version by Redsn0w comes up with certain fixes to minor bugs.

Remember if you have already Jailbroken your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with Absinthe, there is no need to do it again with Redsn0w. But if are a user of A4 device and waiting for some useful tools like Sn0wbreeze, PwnageTool or Redsn0w for restoring to a custom firmware Redsn0w is updated with support for iOS 5.1.1 Untether.

If you have to Jailbreak your device with Redsn0w, there are again two more options, with Non DFU mode and with DFU mode. First of all we are going to take a look at the devices which are compatible with Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 Untethered Jailbreak:

Devices Compatible Jailbreak

  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPad 3
  • iPad 2
  • iPad 1
  • iPod touch 3G
  • iPod touch 4G
  • Apple TV 2G

Almost all the devices are compatible except Apple TV 3. The comparatively simpler method to Untethered Jailbreak your iDevice with Redsn0w is with making use of Non DFU method and you’re unlikely to encounter any issues if you follow the instructions given below properly. It is recommended for use as per iPhone Dev Team except in case you have more media contained inside the device.

How to Untethered Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with Redsn0w 0.9.12b1

Step 1: Connect your iOS 5.1.1 device with your computer using dock.

Step 2: Download RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 [For Mac | Windows] and then run it.

Step 3: Now, click on the “Jailbreak” button wait for sometime until device restores, followed by a Respring, and wait for Cydia logo to appear on Home screen.

Step 4: Finally run Cydia and allow it to initialize for the first time. That’s it, now your device is now Untethered Jailbroken on iOS 5.1.1.

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