[How to] Jailbreak iOS 5 – iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

iOS 5 brings in a ton of new features for which everyone is very eager to update and get a feel of the new OS. iOS 5 BETA was launched for Developers in order for them to create and test their existing apps. But a lot of consumers who were eager to use iOS 5 too have gone ahead and installed it on their iDevices with the help of their Developer friends.

Just today a Jailbreak was released for iOS5. This is a tethered jailbreak which means everytime you restart you device and want to use the jailbroken apps you will need to run Redsn0w again.

This jailbreak works on the following devices:

  • iPod touch 3G
  • iPod touch 4G
  • iPad 1
  • iPhone3GS
  • iPhone4 (GSM)
  • iPhone4 (CDMA)

The following applications provided by  Jailbreaking  are currently absent :

  • MobileSubstrate
  • Springtomize
  • PhotoMail
  • ActionMenu
  • Celeste
  • BiteSMS
  • WinterBoard


Things you’ll require:

Follow the screenshots below to Jailbreak your iDevice :


Now that you’ve installed it. You need to reboot once again, perform all the above steps again, but choose “Just boot tethered right now” option this time.