Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with PwnageTool 5.1.1

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with PwnageTool 5.1.1 [iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod Touch 4G, 3G]

PwnageTool 5.1.1 is out to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 firmware untethered on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, 3G and iPad 1. These are steps to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 untethered with PwnageTool 5.1.1 for Mac.

PwnageTool creates a custom iOS 5.1.1 firmware to jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Just like Sn0wbreeze, PwnageTool also preserves your iPhone baseband allowing UltraSn0w or Gevey SIM depend users to unlock their iPhones after the jailbreak.

PwnageTool 5.1.1 Supports

  • iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G
  • iPad 1

Let’s create custom iOS 5.1.1 firmware with PwnageTool 5.1.1 to jailbreak iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad and iPod Touch 4G/3G untethered.


  • PwnageTool does NOT supports A5 devices (iPhone 4S, New iPad 3, iPad). Absinthe and RedSn0w are the only solutions available for A5 devices. Absinthe jailbreak guides are linked at the bottom.
  • PwnageTool jailbreak is recommended for iPhone unlockers only.. iPad, iPod Touch and those iPhone users who doesn’t depend on unlock and don’t want to preserve baseband, follow the easier RedSn0w or Absinthe guide linked at the bottom…

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with PwnageTool 5.1.1

Step 1

Download PwnageTool 5.1.1
Download iOS 5.1.1 (Download using Firefox / Chrome / IE.. Safari often auto extracts it!)

Step 2

Double click to mount the downloaded PwnageTool.dmg;
copy the PwnageTool.app to your desktop and execute it from there;
Hit the OK button if presented with a warning;
Now select Expert Mode from the top left side of the window;

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and then click to select your iDevice (a check mark will appear on the selected device). Hit the Next button.

jailbreak 5.1.1 pwnagetool select device

Step 3

Hit the Browse for IPSW button and select iOS 5.1.1 firmware IPSW file that you downloaded in Step 1;
Now Select General and hit the Next arrow button;
iPhone users:
Select Activate the phone option if you’re on UNOFFICIAL carrier.
Do NOT select Activate the phone option if you’re on official carrier e.g. AT&T.

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Keep hitting Next button until you’re back to the same screen where you selected General.
You’re now ready to begin the Pwnage process. Select the Build Option and Hit Next.

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PwnageTool will prompt you to select a destination folder to save custom iOS 5.1.1;
PwnageTool will start building your Custom IPSW;
During the build process it’ll prompt you for your admin password.

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Step 4

Once the custom IPSW has been built, PwnageTool 5.1.1 will ask you to connect your iDevice to your computer. Once connected, you’ll be instructed to put your iDevice into DFU mode;
Press and hold the power + home buttons for 10 seconds;
Release the power button but continue holding the home button for 10 seconds.

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Once the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad is in DFU mode, the follow popup message will appear. iTunes will also pop-up.

jailbreak 5.1.1 pwnagetool dfu mode

Step 5

In iTunes, hold the Alt/Option key and hit Restore. From the popup window, browse to the folder where you saved custom iOS 5.1.1 and select your custom .ipsw file that you just created and click Open Button. (Make sure you’re selecting custom firmware, Not stock one)

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iTunes will now restore the firmware on your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. This can take up to 10 minutes.
When done, you have successfully Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 firmware untethered on iPhone 4/3GS/iPod Touch 4g/3G/iPad 1 with PwnageTool 5.1.1.

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7 comments… add one
ebrahuim June 10, 2012, 6:53 am

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ebrahuim June 10, 2012, 6:55 am

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Alex June 15, 2012, 11:50 am

Are Location Services working on PwnageTool-modified 5.1.1 firmware? It failed in 5.1.

Leroy Adams June 27, 2012, 3:19 pm

Thanks! worked great 🙂

avinimje August 7, 2012, 6:48 pm

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avinimje August 7, 2012, 6:51 pm

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