Download RedSnow 0.9.9b8, 0.9.9b7, 0.9.9b6

Dev-Team has released RedSn0w 0.9.9b6, 09.9b7 0.9.9b8 for Windows and Mac to jailbreak iOS 5 firmware. Previous RedSn0w release was Mac only. You can download RedSnow 0.9.9b8 to jailbreak iOS 5, 5.0.1 from the links below…


RedSn0w 0.9.9b6 not only jailbreaks iOS 5, it also lets you preserve iPhone4/3GS baseband for UltraSn0w or Gevey SIM unlocking. You can also flash iPhone 3GS with Baseband 06.15.00, the iPad baseband.

Here’s what’s new in this RedSn0w release:

“We’ve released version 0.9.9b6 of redsn0w, with both a functional fix and cosmetic fix for iOS5 jailbreakers. For iPhone3GS owners with the 06.15 baseband, this redsn0w eliminates the network crash you saw when using Location Services in iOS5 (in fact, you don’t even need to disable Location Services anymore during the initial setup). The cosmetic fix is to the visual countdown you see when going into DFU mode. It’s okay to re-run this redsn0w over an existing device jailbroken at iOS5. Just choose “Jailbreak” again and de-select Cydia (in other words, all the checkboxes will be unchecked). If you are lucky enough to have an old-bootrom iPhone3GS, please pre-select the IPSW first (redsn0w can’t yet auto-detect the FW version of your old-bootrom 3GS if it’s already been jailbroken).”

Update 2 (RedSn0w 0.9.9b8): redsn0w version 0.9.9b8 will natively recognize the 5.0.1 beta that Apple let developers start testing this week (so you don’t have to play the “point at 5.0 IPSW” trick). Because the IPSW isn’t public, you’ll still need to provide it once to redsn0w (at which point it will cache all the important pieces so you don’t need to select it again). For those 3GS and i4 users who preserve their baseband, the Mac version can also produce the NO_BB_* custom IPSWs for 5.0.1. (But please note that ultrasn0w doesn’t get updated for betas like this.)

Update 1 (RedSn0w 0.9.9b7): After some feedback on reddit, we’ve decided to make the initial jailbreak as quick as possible by no longer “stashing” the applications by default during the redsn0w run.  This reduces the time to actually perform the jailbreak from 210 seconds to 80 seconds (60 percent!).  However, you make up for much of that the first time you launch Cydia, which will then want to stash the applications.  You can choose whether you want redsn0w or Cydia to stash in the Preferences pane.

Download RedSnow 0.9.9b8

RedSn0w 0.9.9b8 download is available for both Windows and Mac. Download Links and jailbreak/unlock guides:

Update 1: RedSn0w 0.9.9b9 is now available for download. Supports iOS 5.0.1 and Custom IPSW feature comes to Windows.
Download RedSn0w 0.9.9b9

Download RedSnow 0.9.9b8 for Windows
Download RedSnow 0.9.9b8 for Mac
Download RedSnow 0.9.9b7 for Windows
Download RedSnow 0.9.9b7 for Mac
Download RedSnow 0.9.9b6 for Windows
Download RedSnow 0.9.9b6 for Mac
Download iOS 5
Download iTunes 10.5

iOS 5 Guides

How to: Jailbreak iOS 5 with RedSn0w
How to: Preserve iPhone 4, 3GS Baseband While Updating to iOS 5
How to: Unlock iOS 5 iPhone 4 with Gevey SIM [How to]
How to: Unlock iPhone 4, 3GS iOS 5 with UltraSn0w
How to: Update to iOS 5
How to: Enable WiFi-Sync in iOS 5 to Wirelessly Sync iPhone with iTunes

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50 comments… add one

rajhere October 18, 2011, 4:13 pm

This is tethered jailbreak or untethered?? There is no mentioned about that………..

wazap October 18, 2011, 7:11 pm

still tethered jailbreak

Multiplix October 18, 2011, 7:43 pm

Nope, still tethered.

seiketsu101 November 8, 2011, 5:52 pm

im using ios 4.2.1 before and jailbreak/ unlocked it with redsnow 9.6b5… then i upgraded it to ios 5.0 and i tried to jailbreak it with redsnow 9.9b7 which is tethered.. but when im done jailbreaking/unlocking,, i noticed it is untethered.. i dont know how it was happened..

tash October 18, 2011, 4:21 pm

any links for ipsw for ios5? some sites removed it due to copyright issues.

thanks a lot :)

dintid October 18, 2011, 4:26 pm

tethered, sad to say. grr

macoy October 18, 2011, 4:31 pm

—>custom ipsw is not working in windows..also known as not availables redsnow windows

Suresh October 18, 2011, 4:55 pm

Note: This version of RedSnow 0.9.9b6 does not support Custom IPSW creation to preserve baseband.

Jamal Alayoubi October 18, 2011, 5:41 pm

Untethered ??
please say yes ! :)

ecnelis2000 October 18, 2011, 6:27 pm

Is this untethered ??

NetStat404 October 18, 2011, 6:35 pm

Is this a Tethered or Untethered Jailbreak?

(TASH) The links are below labeled “Download IOS 5″

Sanya October 18, 2011, 7:08 pm

there is no untethered jb yet for ios5

Joao Pedro October 18, 2011, 7:22 pm

To unlock my iphone 4 with Gevey, I had to create a custom ipsw… How do I jailbreak my iphone, since I have to install a new ipsw to jailbreak it?

wazap October 18, 2011, 7:33 pm

Redsn0w 0.9.9b6 Custom IPSW still not working on windows;

najaf October 18, 2011, 7:49 pm

this jailbreak is for 3gs having old bootroom or new bootroom as well? and 2nd is it is untethered or tethered jailbreak plz help

najaf October 18, 2011, 8:11 pm

when i click custom ispw it says this function is not for windows plz help

larry October 18, 2011, 8:53 pm

same here i think its not fully ready for windows yet.. :(

Aceraf October 18, 2011, 8:54 pm

Tried both this and the previous redsnow, but still getting no service when Ultrasn0w is installed on a 3GS with baseband 06.15.

Already tried restoring ios5 again with location service off and that didn’t make any difference.

When i restored the phone it actually gets stuck at the activation stage and won’t let me proceed. I had to jailbreak it to get to the next step, however despite doing the whole thing over again it’s made no difference.

Any idea’s how i can get it to recognise the sim again?

lsx October 18, 2011, 11:57 pm

you have to reflash your baseband again to get the service work and unlock.
Do it again, use the redsnow and choose install the ipad baseband.

XxShinokuxX October 19, 2011, 2:34 am

Then install ultrasn0w through the “http://repo666.ultrasn0w.com/” source and REBOOT…that should do it

dintid October 18, 2011, 9:29 pm

Why is my first comment “Your comment is awaiting moderation.”? I really just stated it was tethered, and indicated I didn’t like it :P
Worked tethered on my iphone 4 nonS though after a few tries for Cydia.

Blixm October 18, 2011, 9:41 pm

Is there a jailbreak available for IPAD2?

hello October 18, 2011, 10:52 pm

Worked fine on my 3Gs old bootrom its untethered.

XxShinokuxX October 19, 2011, 2:36 am

same to me but i guess if u rejailbreak it again it will come off so if anythin just wait till the real unthethered lol

dintid October 18, 2011, 10:53 pm

Please post why my previous posts are removed?
I really just said that it is a “Tethered” jailbreak. Why does that warrent a removal?

Typhone October 18, 2011, 11:07 pm

Redsnow says that custom ipsw is not available on windows in this version :-( whats the point

blindeiz17 October 18, 2011, 11:24 pm

Can’t install my previous apps. please help

Sam October 19, 2011, 12:00 am

why it still doesnt have custom ipsw support for windows ?

Sam October 19, 2011, 4:45 am

ultrasnow fails to work after this restore

Sam October 19, 2011, 4:56 am

sorry it fails after the jailbreak

QrafZebo October 19, 2011, 3:48 pm

Hi. I havn’t Sync With wi-fi my IPHONE 3GS. pleas help me. I have MAC OSX 10.5.8 and i’m jailbreak IOS 5.0 with Redsn0w 09.9.6. My Itunes 10.5 not the Sync this IPHONE with wi-fi.. what can i do ????

Vince Chase October 20, 2011, 2:18 am

Is anyone else having an issue with Cydia not opening? The icon shows up as a white icon, with the reflection curve, but does not open. Fix?

Vince Chase October 20, 2011, 2:40 am

Now the Cydia icon appears normal, but still won’t open. When I click it it zooms in (as if its going to open) for less than a second, then doesn’t, and remains at the home screen. Has anyone had this problem, or know a fix?

Thanks.

scottycole October 20, 2011, 3:55 am

sorry guys but how do i reflash my baseband in 3gs 06.15 to ipad baseband

hooman October 20, 2011, 3:59 pm

is this jailbreak tethered ?

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Sai Ganesh October 23, 2011, 6:26 am

Its a TETHERED jailbreak ….!

mehdi October 21, 2011, 12:15 am

custom ipsw is not working in windows.when i click custom ispw it says this function is not for windows.

Masa 99 October 21, 2011, 2:26 am

I THINK ITS UNTETHERED FOR 3GS OLDBOOTROOM ONLY , IF NOT COULD ANYONE TELL ME PLEASE THANX.

Sam October 21, 2011, 6:53 pm

Guys some good news… on windows u can create custom fw from snowbreeze 2.8b8 GM.. its works with full version of ios5 aswell …

mehdi October 22, 2011, 8:34 pm

Snowbreeze 2.8b8 Jailbreak iOS 5,but No support for iPhone 3GS (old bootrom)?

lipzol October 23, 2011, 2:49 am

If i create a custom ipsw with snowbreeze is it work as wall if i create it with the latest redsnow on Mac ? Cause in win with redsnow i cant do that still. Any help ? Please !

mike October 23, 2011, 7:16 am

everytime i try to install cydia on redsnow it stops working, can someone help me?

Iphone October 24, 2011, 6:53 pm

You need to turn off the phone and choose booth tethered on redsnow..

Doba October 24, 2011, 11:37 am

I’ve got an old bootrom 3GS on BB 6.15.00. I am updated to iOS5, untethered, unlocked and my GPS location services work. All thanks to the Dev team and jailbreak community. Here’s how I had to do it.

Redsn0w 0.9.9b6 for Mac
Created custom firmware
Updated through newest iTunes with NO_BB firmware created
Re-run redsn0w with only deactivate checked
Re-run redsn0w with nothing checked
Install ultrasn0w as usual

Fully functional 3GS on iOS5. No noticeable lag in performance like when the 3G went to iOS4.

quetimporta October 27, 2011, 11:39 pm

im having a problem.. i have a old bootrom iphone 3gs. i did the update to ios 5 from 4.2.1 …. i did the jailbrek, al went right until i started to use the phone… Now the phone restarts itself every 3 minutes… when i plug it into the computer to charge it doesn’t charge, wneh i plug it with the original charger doesn’t charge either… it doesn’t says that “this accesory is not blablabla” it just doesn’t charge….

P.D.: I’ve changed the battery and the usb jack of my phone because the battery was dead and the ringer didn’t work anymore. has someone else had this problem?

Kerviel October 28, 2011, 6:42 pm

I seem to be having an issue despite following the instructions to the letter. I think part of the problem is that I am unsure when I should be restoring from my backup on itunes. Do I restore from back-up after restoring to iOS 5 or do I do it after the redsnow jailbreak?

I tried doing it after the restore iOS 5 but it told me that the backup session had failed, so I tried it after jailbreaking during the iphone set up process and I went to bed while it was restoring from backup and when I got up this morning, itunes was done, and there were no error messages on the screen yet the phone still had the Connect to iTunes screen up.

vhtd_vincent November 1, 2011, 2:27 pm

When i jailbreak with redsn0w 0.9.9b7
a message pop up in redsn0w saying

“Couldn’t download required ipsw.
Please check your internet connection.
If your internet is working you may need an updated version of redsn0w.
Error with SHSH blobs!”

iRace November 3, 2011, 9:46 am

my Iphone 4 cannot use iBooks after jailbreak
is it bug?

Jessicap09 November 23, 2011, 8:55 pm

I attempted to jailbreak my iPhone 4 that does have ios 5 with redsnow 0.9.9b8. I also have the latest version of iTunes. I did get the ipsw and put it in the correct box and it recognized the software. I first did the jailbreak with installing cydia. The process went without any problems however Cydia is not on my phone. I went back and did the just boot for the thethered version and it went fine. I had no problems, however th Cydia icon still isn’t on my phone.. I’m not sure what I am doing wrong?

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