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Redsnow 0.9.13dev4 iOS6 Tether Jailbreak
As you know that every major release by Apple brings Tom & Jerry show for us. The Fruit Company always try to handle the Loops in iOS Firmware but Jailbreak community tries to win the race with exploits finding. So it is not the new matter as this time again race has been started after latest iOS 6 release. Jailbreakers always try to Jailbreak the iDevices so that users enjoy the complete use of their iDevices. And that is right because everyone pay for full use not for imitations. We have already informed you about the precautions of iOS 6 update and it is up to you that either you will upgrade to iOS 6 or not. As we said that you are not at any risk if you have A4 iDevices and you upgraded to iOS 6 because of Limera1n exploit. So now here is the Tethered Jailbreak of iOS 6 using RedSnow 0.9.13dev4. RedSnow 0.9.13dev4 has also re-restored functionality in latest RedSn0w version which will save your Downgrade mode. Please save your previous packages with complete Backup/Restore with Tweaks because in any case of emergency inn process you have to be save.
Compatible iDevices for iOS 6 Tethered Jailbreak
- A4 based iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4th-gen only.
- This a tethered jailbreak, and is limited to the above mentioned devices only. There is currently no untethered jailbreak available for iOS 6 yet.
- iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPod touch 5th-gen are not supported by this jailbreak.
- If you rely on unlock, do not update to iOS 6 yet.
How-to jailbreak iOS 6 Steps:
Step 1 :
Download & Install iOS 6 on your device. You’ll also need to know the location of the iOS 6 IPSW firmware file. If you’re on a Mac, you can find that in /Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates/ if you didn’t download iOS 6 manually, and updated using iTunes.
Step 2 :
Download the latest version of Redsn0w (0.9.13dev4) for the relevant operating system from the iPhone Dev Team (Windows/Mac).
Step 3 :Extract the contents of the downloaded compressed file and save it to a familiar location on your PC or Mac.
Step 4 :
Run the executable Redsn0w file, making sure to run in administrator mode if using a Windows based machine. If you are on OS X Mountain Lion, start Redsn0w by Ctrl-Click on the icon and then selecting Open from the new menu.
Step 5 :
Select the Extras option from the main menu of the Redsn0w interface and point it to the desired IPSW file.
Step 6 :
Redsn0w has advanced dramatically with the last few major revisions and now has the power to whip through the jailbreak without much interaction. Follow the onscreen instructions (Redsn0w might ask you to enter DFU mode) to complete the jailbreak process.
How-to boot tethered on iOS 6:
As it is Tethered Jailbreak so you have to boot your devices every time you reboot your Device. It is so simple as just starting Redsn0w: click on the “Extras” button on screen and then simply click on “Just Boot” option and follow the on-screen instructions. Once done, you will be rebooted back into tethered-jailbreak mode.
You have to install Cydia manualy because this Jailbreak will not auto install the Cydia. Here is the procedure below.
How To Install Cydia
The following steps to install Cydia is done using Terminal on Mac. You can use the same commands on Windows using a SSH program like WinSCP.
Step 1 :
On your iOS device, go to Settings > Wi-Fi > and click the arrow next to your connected Wi-Fi router. Find your IP address for your Wi-Fi connection. In my example, my IP is 10.0.1.27.
Step 2 :
On a computer connected to the same Wi-Fi network, open the Terminal app.
Step 3 :
In terminal type: ssh email@example.com (be sure to change the IP address to match your iOS device’s IP)
Step 4: After a few seconds, it should connect, and prompt you for your iOS device’s password. The password is alpine
Step 5: Once connected, paste the following into the terminal:
wget -q -O /tmp/cyinstall.sh http://downloads.kr1sis.net/cyinstall.sh && chmod 755 /tmp/cyinstall.sh && /tmp/cyinstall.sh
Step 6: After a minute or so of scrolling prompts, your iOS device should reboot, and Cydia will be installed. If you get any permission errors on the terminal, just ignore them.