Jailbreak 6.0, iOS 6 for iPhone 4, 3Gs and iPod touch 4th Generation using Redsn0w

Today, the famed iPhone Dev Team hackers updated their wildly-popular RedSn0w utility to jailbreak iOS 6 with native Cydia support. While the new 6.0 firmware has been able to be jailbroken for some time through a simple Redsn0w and SSH workaround, this new update brings complete 6.0 support for Cydia.

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Unfortunately, even with the new version of Redsnow, iOS-device users can only jailbreak iOS 6 using what’s commonly referred to as a Tethered jailbreak. Essentially, this means the device will have to be booted with the assistance of the RedSnow jailbreak utility every time it’s turned on.

Jailbreak iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4th Gen on iOS 6

 

Also, due to the nature of this Tethered jailbreak, only the following iOS devices are supported:

  • iPod touch 4th Generation
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 3GS

If you own of of the following newer iDevices, it’s not compatible with this iOS 6.0 jailbreak:

  • iPod touch 5th Gen
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 4S
  • 3rd Generation iPad 3
  • iPad 2

With that said, if you wish to be immediately notified on news regarding the UnTethered jailbreak for iOS 6 and newer iOS-based devices, subscribe to our official JailbreakingiOS6 and iOS 6 UnTethered Jailbreak feed.

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Step 1: Download the latest version of Redsn0w from the download section towards the end of this jailbreak tutorial. After downloading RedSn0w, simply open and run the utility. Also, for windows 7 and Vista users, you’ll be required to right click the Redsnow, set the compatibility mode for Windows XP (service pack 2) and allow Administrative privileges.

Step 2: Click the “Jailbreak” option and set your iOS 6 device into DFU mode by holding down the home and power buttons together for a total of ten seconds. After the initial ten seconds are up, release the power button and continue holding the home button for an additional ten seconds.

Step 3: Once the jailbreak utility has finished processing the firmware information, ensure that the option to install Cydia was checked by default and continue.

Step 4: Wait for the jailbreaking process to complete, after it has, your iPhone or iPod touch will automatically reboot.

Step 5: Close out of the Redsn0w utility and reopen it. Click “Extras”, followed by “Just boot” and enter DFU mode again (refer to the second step).

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Congratulations, after just five simple steps, you’ve successfully jailbroken your iOS 6.0 iPhone or iPod touch. Also, as previously mentioned, because this is a tethered jailbreak, you’ll have to run through the fifth step of this tutorial every time you’re required to reboot your iOS-device.

For those of you who are interested in the latest details on the UnTethered iOS 6 jailbreak, be sure to check out the post from earlier this month when pod2g gave his jailbreaking 6.0 presentation at JailbreakCon.

Also, to be notified on updates and information regarding the future status of the UnTethered iOS 6.0 jailbreak, subscribe to our official UnTethered Jailbreak 6.0 and JailbreakingiOS6  news feed.

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42 Responses to Jailbreak 6.0, iOS 6 for iPhone 4, 3Gs and iPod touch 4th Generation using Redsn0w

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  2. Miguel angel says:

    Exelente tutarial, gracias, sabes algo para liberar iphone 4 baseband 04.12.01?

  3. Reshad says:

    I need jailbreak for ipad 3 ver. 6.0

  4. WZafra7 says:

    I need jailbreak for iPad 3… I have an iPad useless.

  5. Liam says:

    When will the untethered jailbreak be released??

  6. niko belly says:

    when is the untethered jailbreak!

  7. Billy sauce says:

    How can I tell if I have a 4gs? I never heard of it.

  8. j says:

    done with jailbreak and also used the just boot function but there is still no cydia on my iphone 4???????

  9. Regel says:

    i jailbreak my ipod touch 4g but my WIFI doesn’t work now. What to do?

  10. Eric says:

    I use it and I don’t get the Cydia icon!

  11. Mike says:

    Is this working for iPhone 3GS on iOS6?

  12. Computer Wizardz says:

    Sad :-) my iphone is iPhone4S..

  13. Colin says:

    So what about the 4s

    • admin says:

      Unfortunately, the latest Jailbreak for the iPhone 4S is the iOS 5.1.1 UnTethered Jailbreak (with either Absinthe v2 or Redsn0w). Just be sure to subscribe to our feed to be notified when a solution is available!

  14. Kevin says:

    @BECKY If you jailbreak your device now you will not have to restore your device when they make a untethered jailbreak. They make a patch for the tethered jailbreak, once they make a untethered jailbreak, that converts the thethered into a untethered one. Hope this helps.

  15. karl says:

    error “exploit failed”.. please help. thanks

  16. Quinn says:

    will this jailbreak have all working cydia tweaks?

  17. nova says:

    It?¦s actually a great and helpful piece of information. I am happy that you simply shared this helpful information with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.

  18. JailHackTeam says:

    It’s possible that you might have to restore, because tethered jailbreak are different than untethered jailbreak, but it’s possible that you don’t have to restore it and just jailbreak the latest version, but it might ruin your phone…who knows…

  19. Zane says:

    Redsn0w keeps getting stuck at “preparing jailbreak data”

  20. Ricky says:

    Followed the same steps in order, but Cydia never appeared? Using Ipod touch 4th gen.

  21. Becky says:

    If I tethered jailbreak my phone now how hard will it be to jailbreak it when the untethered jailbreak comes out…will I have to restore?

  22. SemITex Jailbreaker says:

    So has the iOS 6 jailbreak (untethered) for iPod touch 5th Gen, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S ,3rd Generation, iPad 3, and iPad 2, been figured out yet? As in, have they been able to test it out and already have it, but is “underconstruction”? Please give info about the iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, and what’s going on so far.

  23. seth says:

    I will immediately grab your rss feed as I can not to find your email subscription hyperlink or newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Please let me understand so that I may subscribe. Thanks.

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