Apple seeded iOS 5 GM to the developers right after their special event at London. And followed by the release, MuscleNerd, a popular member of the iPhone Dev Team, confirmed that you can jailbreak iOS 5 GM using Redsn0w 0.9.9. Everything is same as the procedure of jailbreaking the earlier betas of iOS 5 except one step.
You will have to point to iOS 5 beta 7 IPSW instead of GM IPSW. Steps are pretty simple to do. But just for a verification, I’ll describe them below.
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NOTE: This won’t work for iPad 2 and is a tethered jailbreak for now.
Things you’ll need :
1. Redsn0w 0.9.9b2
2. iOS 5 Beta 7 IPSW
Steps To Jailbreak iOS 5 GM Using Redsn0w 0.9.9b2
1. Update to iOS 5 GM.
2. Run Redsn0w, select Extras and then choose the iOS 5 beta 7 IPSW.
3. Now return back and choose the ” Jailbreak ” option.
4. Make sure you selected the ” Install Cydia ” option.
5. Now move forward and follow the on screen instructions to enter into DFU mode.
Now wait till Redsn0w jailbreak iOS 5 GM on your device.
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