We presently came to be acquainted with the fact that iPhone Dev Team has unrestricted PwnageTool 5.0.1. If your prime worry is preserving your baseband for an UltraSn0w unlock, then it is certainly great news for you to hear that PwnageTool is back. This is an eternal gift by the Dev Team in the form of untethered jailbreak for non-A5 iOS 5.0.1 devices.
PwnageTool permits users to make a custom IPSW which enables them to upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 and maintain the unlock.
Formerly, Mac possessors had to make use of PwnageTool to protect iPhone baseband when advancing to the latest iOS firmware version. You might be one among the many who wish to have an untethered jailbreak for 5.0.1 iOS on Mac and preserve the baseband of your iPhone. So PwnageTool 5.0.1 has been released to end their gloom.
Just follow these easy steps and you can have an untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak mean while preserving the baseband of your iPhone.
Step 1: Download PwnageTool 5.0.1
Step 2: Select your device (e.g. iPhone 4) and select next.
STEP 3: Start PwnageTool 5.0.1. PwnageTool will look for for your iOS 5.0.1 firmware. If it doesn’t find the iOS 5.0.1 firmware you can use Expert mode to browse for the specific location of your firmware.
STEP 4: Now click on “Build” to create the custom IPSW for your device.
STEP 5: Just sit back and watch the Pwnage Tool while building the custom IPSW for you.
Step 6: Place your device into DFU mode, and PwnageTool will put your device into PwnedDFU mode for custom iTunes restore. You will this message on successfully putting the device in DFU mode.
Restore the Custom IPSW:
Close PwnageTool, open iTunes and click on the iPhone icon in the side bar. Now press and hold the the “Alt” button on Mac and “Shift” button on Windows and click “restore”. You will be asked to select the IPSW. Select the custom IPSW you just cooked and select “Open”.
Step 6: Let iTunes restore your device, and it should be jailbroken with preserved baseband on iOS 5.0.1. Again, this is an untethered jailbreak.
STEP 7: After preserving your iPhone baseband, be positive that your iPhone is on an unlockable baseband.
Unlock your idevice on iOS 5.0 Using Ultrasn0w 1.2.5:
Step 8: You can now download UltraSn0w from Cydia, and if your iPhone convenes the baseband necessities, you can unlock your iPhone to use with other carriers. This will also work with the Gevey SIM if your baseband meets the requirements. Lastly, you’ll need to put your device in DFU mode by following the on-screen instructions.
Congratulations. You are done!!
Readers do abide in mind that the baseband conservation scenario merely applies to software unlocked iPhones. If you include an formally unlocked or factory unlocked iPhone, you can jailbreak 5.0.1 iOS untethered on Mac with no worries of trailing your unlock. If you’ve a software unlocked iPhone, you must save the baseband so that you don’t lose your unlock. PwnageTool 5.0.1 is the ideal tool to do that.