How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 / iOS 5 with Ac1dSn0w

Ac1dSn0w is a new jailbreak tool for iOS 5.0.1 and iOS 5 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 4G, 3G. These are the steps to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1, iOS 5 with Ac1dSn0w jailbreak…


If your’re wondering about the benefits of Ac1dSn0w over other jailbreak tools like PwnageTool, RedSn0w, or Sn0wBreeze, the answer is: No. Ac1dSn0w offers no major benefit over RedSn0w or other popular jailbreak tools.

Ac1dSn0w Supports

  • iOS 5 / iOS 5.0.1
  • iPhone 4 & 3GS
  • iPad 1
  • iPod Touch 4G & 3G

Note: Ac1dSn0w provides tethered jailbreak.

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 / iOS 5 with Ac1dSn0w

Step 1

Download Ac1dSn0w and Launch it;

Step 2

Connect your supported iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch via USB cable to your Mac and turn it OFF;

Step 3

Now click on Show Assistant check-box and follow the on screen instructions to enter DFU Mode;

Step 4

When your iDevice is into DFU Mode, Select the Jailbreak option from Ac1dSn0w and let it do its thing. Once you’ve jailbroken, your iDevice will reboot.

Step 5

Now put your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into DFU mode again. Click on Tethered Boot from Ac1dSn0w to boot your iDevice into tethered jailbreak state on iOS 5 or iOS 5.0.1.

Have fun with your jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running iOS 5.0.1 or iOS 5!

Don’t forget to share your experience with Ac1dSn0w in the comments section below…

Also checkout:

Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 with Sn0wBreeze

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10 comments… add one
Pl December 8, 2011, 8:36 pm

I try to download it on my Mac , but it didn’t work for my Mac os x. Why?

sandy239 December 8, 2011, 11:04 pm

Yeah doesnt work for me as well ..crashes all the time …

SILVERDEE December 9, 2011, 6:54 am

Works on my iPod just fine and not on the iPhone, i don’t get it?

nemobud December 9, 2011, 5:05 am

damn still no jb for ipad 2 3g and iphone 4s??

syedEMem December 9, 2011, 12:57 pm

does it work for windows?

Joseph December 9, 2011, 5:58 pm

Why people insist in developing tethered jailbreak? What a waist of time…

klaus December 10, 2011, 2:45 pm

I will wait until the real jailbreak come. im looking forward to a cyndia jailbreak.

Emmanuel December 11, 2011, 6:25 am

I have an Iphone 4s which a friend bought for me from the US and am in Russia right now, he go the the unlocked version and its still showing verizon, what am i supposed to do about that

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