@MuscleNerd has posted that an iPhone hacker confirmed earlier on his Twitter that the present version of Redsnow 0.9.9b3a can jailbreak iOS 5 GM on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G and finally iPad 1. Until now iOS 5 GM jailbreak is tethered jailbreak, which basically means that every time you want to reboot you have to attach you device with a PC.
Redsn0w 0.9.9b3 adds auto-detection of iOS5GM but no need to re-JB if you already have and now download Redsn0w 0.9.9b3a Fixed a caching bug in redsn0w for Win (also added a special shortcut for Win users!).
The Jailbreak iOS 5 GM supported devices as mentioned above are: iPod touch 3G and 4G, the iPhone 4 GSM and CDMA, the iPhone 3GS and the iPad 1.
Downloads that you will need:
The Redsnow 0.9.9b3a, to download it for Mac click here, and so download it for Windows click here
For iOS 5.0 GM for iPhone, iPod and iPad download here.
For iTunes 10.5 beta 9 download here.
Now to learn how to complete the Jailbrak iOS 5 GM for your iPod touch 3G and 4G, the iPhone 4 GSM and CDMA, the iPhone 3GS and iPad 1.
Step 1: You will need to restore to iOS 5.0 GM .
Step 2: When you have finished Step 1, you now need to start Redsn0w, press on “Extras” then Select IPSW and point redsn0w to the iOS 5 GM downloaded above.
Step 3 : Now press OK and get back to the main screen (Frist screen) then click on Jailbreak and redsn0w 0.9.9b3 will begin its work. You’ll get your device in DFU mode by following the on-screen instruction then you’re there .
Few minutes later you’ll get your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch jailbroken on iOS 5 GM. And you are done. Well Done!
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- enter DFU mode
- boot in tethered mode (which is a must by all tethered jailbreaks: iOS 4.3.5, 4.3.4, iOS 5)
- verifying and using SHSH blobs
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