Semi tethered jailbreak for ios5.0.1 is now possible with the redsnow0.9.9b8. It has been possible througth the dev team that brings semitether tool in jailbreaking ios5.0.1.Semi tethered jailbreak is similar to the untethered jailbreak that you know for the older firrmware which incluses thefirmware upto iOS 4.3.5 but the bad part is only 1 % of the Cydia apps will work which means only 99% of your jailbreak related apps and tweaks cant be used in this jailbreak which is a bad part of this jailbreak but you can have a try if you want so this is why it is called as the semi-tethered jailbreak else the jailbreaked iOS 5 on iPhone 4S,iphone 4 will reboot like in untethered jailbreak .
- iPhone 4 (semi untethered)
- iPhone 3GS new bootrom (semi untethered)
- iPhone 3GS old bootrom (untethered)
- iPod touch 4G (semi untethered)
- iPod touch 3G (semi untethered)
- iPad 1 (semi untethered)
How to Semi tethered jailbreak for ios 5.0.1 using redsnow0.9.9b8?
- All you need to do first is download iTunes 10.5 and iOS 5.0.1 final version.
- Now backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
- Now restore it using the iOS 5.0.1 IPSW file downloaded from itunes10.5 and ios5.0.1 final version.
- then, download Redsn0w 0.9.9b8 for Windows or Mac OS X .
- Now tap on Redsn0w to select “Extras”
- then tap on “Select IPSW” to browse for the iOS 5.0 IPSW file.
- Again tap on “Jailbreak” then “Install Cydia”.
- Here just follow the instruction and enter to dfu mode.
- Then your idevice is jailbroken so, it will reboot. Once jailbroken, your device will be rebooted.
- then click Redsn0w, then “Extras” then “Just Boot”.
- Now get a semi tethered jailbreak,click here to do this.
- After the semi tethered jailbreak simply install the tool to get the semi untethered jailbreak.
This is it you have Semi tethered jailbreak for ios 5.0.1
Now you are done, you have successfully Semi tethered jailbroken your ios5.0.1. Congratulations. Note that The devices it supports are iphone4, iphone3gs, ipad1, ipod touch4g,ipod touch 3g. It runs on all these devices but except ipad2 and iphone4s. Do not upgrade to ios5.0.1 if you want fast and future jailbreak.