Jailbreakers rejoice! RedsnOw 0.9.6rc9 has been released for RedsnOw 0.9.6rc9 is an untethered jailbreak for the 4.3.1 FW. The iDevices supported are the iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 1 (sadly no support for iPad 2 yet) Apple TV 2G and iPod touch 4G.

Before you start: If your iPhone relies on a carrier unlock DO NOT PROCEED because ultrasnOw has not been updated for FW 4.3.1 yet. Please standby until it is released.

Now on to the fun stuff…

Step 1: Download RedSnOw and extract to your desktop. Then, download the firmware that corresponds to your device.

RedsnOw 0.9.6rc9

iPhone 4(GSM only)

iPhone 3GS

iPad(1st gen)

iPod iTouch (4th gen)

Extract contents to your desktop

Step 2: Connect your iDevice to iTunes. Choose your iDevice on the left and hold down the “shift” button on your keyboard and click the “Restore” button on iTunes.

iTunes will ask you for the location of the firmware, choose the IPSW file you extracted on to your desktop.

Step 3: When iTunes has completed updating your iDevice to the firmware, go back to your desktop and fire up the redSnOw.exe application.

Step 4: After RedSnOw opens, click on the “Browse” button.

Step 5: Choose the 4.3.1 firmware IPSW on your desktop and hit “Open” button.

Step 6: Once the IPSW file has been verified by RedSnOw then hit “Next” button.

Step 7: RedSnOw will now prepare the jailbreak data.

Step 8: At the time RedSnOw finishes preparing the file then you can choose which option you would like. NOTE: Cydia needs to be installed so make sure that box is checked.

Step 9: Make sure your iDevice is turned off and connected to your computer then click “Next” button.

Step 10: Follow the steps that are provided by RedSnOw to put your iDevice into DFU mode.

1.Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.

2.Without releaseing the Power button, also hold down the Home button for 5 seconds

3.Without releaseing the Home button, release the Power button BUT KEEP holding the Home button for 13 seconds.

Step 11: After your iDevice reboots, RedSnOw will start uploading the new RAM disk to the Kernel.

Step 12: Once the status bar is full, RedSnOw will notify that its “Done!” Click the finish button and allow your iDevice to reboot.

When your iDevice is finished rebooting, it will be fully jailbroken with Cydia to start you off.


All thanks to the Dev-Team for development of another fine jailbreak. Also, hand clap to  Stefen “IOn1c” for providing the exploit.