How to Jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1 Using Redsnow – Windows Only

by Jimmi on June 14, 2011

iPhone dev-team has released redsn0w 0.9.8b1 to jail break iOS5 beta (windows only)….. Through this windows user will be able to jailbreak previous version like iPhone 4,iPhone 3GS, iPad, iPod touch 4G, and 3G on iOS 5 b1 using redsn0w 0.9.8b1. A little reminder that same iPhone dev team released redsn0w 0.9.8b1 to jail break iOS 5 beta 1 for Mac user. But the Good thing is that jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1 for windows user has also been released..


Recently, we have posted Jailbreak IOS 5  beta 1 using Sn0wbreeze v 2.8 ( Windows Only). The Sn0wbreeze is the only jailbreak tool for iOS 5 beta for windows users and that preserves your old baseband so that you can unlock your phone in future using Ultrasn0w.

Supported Devices:

  • iPhone 4(CDMA)
  • iPhone 4(GSM)
  • iPad
  • iPod Touch 4G
  • iPod Touch 3G


You need Redsnow 0.9.8bi for Windows and iOS 5.0 beta 1…

  • Download Redsn0w 0.9.8b1 for Windows
  • Download iOS 5.0 beta 1

Download iTunes 10.5

Follow these 6 easy steps to  jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1 Using Redsnow – Windows Users :

Step 1: Download and Extract Redsn0w 0.9.8b1 zip file for windows.

Step 2: Connect your iOS device with computer and launch iTunes and then select your iOS device from the list on the left side.

Step 3: Now launch Redsnow and point it to  iOS 5.0 beta1 firmware ipsw file.

Step 4: select “Install Cydia” and then click “Next” button.( But make sure you turn your iOS device off and PLUGGED IN to the computer before clicking “Next”….

Step 5: Now you will be guided how to Enter into DFU mode. Do the following process to enter into DFU mode:

  • Hold on “Power” + “Home” buttons for a 10 seconds.
  • Now release “Power” button but keep holding “Home” button until installation process begins.

Step 6: Now wait for while, after some time you will get iOS 5.0 beta 1 jailbroken in few minutes.

Congrats! your iOS device is jailbroken to iOS 5……..







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