Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 To The Public, Jailbreakers Stay Away!

by Ahmed Omar on November 10, 2011

Apple today released the final version of iOS 5.0.1 for public for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The iOS 5.0.1 software update fixes battery issues on iPhone 4S and bring back multitasking gesture to the original iPad.

Download iOS 5.0.1

You can get the update either by downloading the firmware IPSW file official from Apple or it’s also offered by over-the-air (OTA) feature for those of you who already running iOS 5.0. You can get it by tapping on Settings, General, Software Update.

The update also contains a fix for the security flaw discovered by Charlie Miller. That’s why hackers are warning jailbreakers from upgrading to iOS 5.0.1. If you’re looking forward to getting future untethered jailbreak, iPhone 4S jailbreak and iPad 2 jailbreak, then it’s better to wait.

MuscleNerd also from upgrading to iOS 5.0.1 since you won’t be able to downgrade from iOS 5.0.1 to iOS 5:

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  • Aqibi2000

    just completed my fresh restore to iOS 5 5mins before this!! PHEWW





  • Mark Stephenson

    At least now they can finally release 5.0 untethered that they have sat on until apple released 5.0.1

  • Randhawa Aman

    same aye.. I never knew it was released I was lucky that singing window was still open,,

  • Tedy

    how can i downgrade 5.0.1 to 5.0 ? lost my JB

  • Guest

    how do you confirm this?

  • noelstrom

    I have successfully upgraded to 5.0.1 and re-jailbroken my phone. If you still have the original IPSW file for iOS 5, then all you need to do is open redsn0w 0.9.9b8, manually select that IPSW, and jailbreak. At least this is a stop-gap measure until redsn0w is updated to support the jailbreaking of 5.0.1 without having to manually select the IPSW.

  • carlos

    i have redsn0w 0.9.9b8 what ipsw do i need to download ??

  • noelstrom

    Search Google for iOS 5 IPSW. Lots of sources to be found.

  • Satvector

    forward to getting future – nice

  • Gordon Friel

    manually select the IPSW. Do you know what folder on puter i will find it?

  • Silus_lxk

    I need help !!! i am using a iphone 4S and have 5.0.1 . When i used redsnow 0..9.9b8 , i selected my ipsw and it said “unsupported IPSW” . Please help !!

  • Mina

    I m using iphone 4 and when trying to manually select the IPSW 5.0.1 (downloaded from here), it says unsupported IPSW,
    I m using Resn0w 0.9.9b8
    Can anyone please help with this

  • Hugo007

    Hey. Is it possible to upgrade from 4.3.3 to 5.0 now – or am i to late :-( ?

  • Help

    Yes, it you have an iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, iPad 1, 2, or iPod 3, 4, download the newest version of iTunes from the Apple website, then plug up your device, click update.

  • Anthony

    i would like to kno the same thing i lost my jailbrake as well =/

  • Hugo007

    If i do that now, I Will get 5.0.1? – and i only want 5.0 ;-)
    I have the 5.0 SHSH file in TinyUmbrella – but i keep getting error 1604 when i restore :-(

  • sang

    I have this problem as well

  • Jauhari

    Thanks…. it’s worked

  • Guest

    Jailbraked my 3Gs before a week and when i downloaded the 5.0.1 i lost my JB, when i try to jailbreak again i get a messege:
    Unrecognized build.
    Fingerprint: 38b5cbccf371f102ba2cb2215aaf4b3
    Please check wheather you have the latest version of redsn0w and whether this iOS version is supported yet.
    NOTE: You can manually specify which build to use by going to “Extras->Select IPSW” (sometimes you can use this trick and just use the latest supported build to for your device).

    What should i do??

  • Guest

    i manually downloaded 5.01 but now my ibooks is messed up and doesn’t open.

    Any ideas?


  • Shoaibster

    I just managed to JB my iPhone 4 on 5.0.1 by manually selecting the 5.0 ipsw instead of 5.0.1 in redsnow (0.9.9b8). I kept getting the same error message but after trying a couple of times it just worked on its own. Try an get ur timing with the DFU mode as accurate as possible.

    Hope that helps.

  • Dasdasddas


  • Nick

    I also have the same problem, did u get a fix yet?

  • Christinaturman

    Same here

  • guest

    its cool how its unsupported with this version of redsn0w… thanks shit face

  • Vinc3_sk8r

    Damn is there a way that I can downgrade my 3gs (new bootrom) from 5.0.1 to 5.0? pls help!!!!!

  • Diego

    Thank you very much from Brazil!

  • Pharaonmisr1

    hi, i tried a lot of time to downloaded ios 5.0.1 -ipsw firmware for iphone 4 …
    but it cames like zip and it does not works anymore when i want jailbreak it at redsnow 9.9b8.
    so please help me what i need to do it . thanks a lot

  • Faizal_fu

    how to know am i on iphone 4 (gsm) or (cdma)

  • Pharaonmisr1

    Hi faizal_fu,
    Please would you like to help me for found ipsw firmware for ios 5.0.1? Thanks

  • Olegocska

    gsm is when you have got a card slot in it. So that you can use it with any operator you wish all
    over the world (Europe for example, we have only gsm types of iphone). Still you may be stricted to only one operator, but you can go ask for an unblock of that. While if you use the cdma iphone it is opposite, have no sim card slot for and you are totally stricted or connected to one operator and cannot change it. Like in US on AT&T or T-Mobile. CDMA I believe can be also in office phones or home phones, so that you can take it around the city with you. Something like that, I guess.

  • H2o_slayer


    EVERYONE has missed an important part here. I stumbled upon it. Do this

    Redsnow 9.9b8
    Make sure you are on 5.0.1
    Download 5.0 (previous verison)
    Run redsnow but specify the 5.0 version not a 5.0.1 (yes even though you are on 5.0.1)
    Jailbreak as per instruction
    When finished
    again specify 5.0
    Just boot option
    BUT SOFT RESET WHEN IT SAYs WAITING FOR RE BOOT!!! (hold power button) I have not seen this anywhere and mine kept crashing or just didnt work!!! When you do that you see the pine apple instead of the apple and all works fine!!!

  • Azeemk

    i follow your instructions i did see the pineapple instead for apple logo but cydia is not added to my phone. 3gs 05.16.05 firmware

  • Glendys Morales

    rookie question prob. how can i download the 5.0 version again. I AM UPDATING MY ITUNES AND I AM RUNNING 5.0.1

  • Sop Mo

    Thanks H2o_slayer. I now still have some hair left.

  • Guest

    same here :(

  • bibichu

    Fantastic! Works like a charm! Thanks for this method! the trick is just to soft reset while saying “waiting for reboot”!
    I did it straight away and it works fine!
    Cheers for the tips

  • Kamranakmal288

    i could not understand the last three lines plzzzzzz help me h20slayer

  • UnknownGlory

    I did as u said, the moment I saw ‘Waiting for reboot’ I immediately pressed n held onto the home button. It does show me the pineapple logo but after awhile it switches bak to the apple logo n is stuck there :/
    I am using an iPhone4 white version 5.0.1 n am using redsnow 9.9b8.

  • Clarogvillar

    It would work with ios 5 on my 4s ?

  • B0rhui 96

    can i upgrade to ios 5 and not ios5.0.1 now ? i’ve manually select my 5.0 ipsw file downloaded from other sit and it says failed.

  • G Racey

    Don’t do a soft reset,it will work anyway if you wait..

  • Acorbiere

    So is there a way to get upgrade to 5.0 instead of 5.0.1?

  • Sgree007

    When i download iOS 5.0, it shows up as a .zip instead of a .ispw file and redsnow wont recognize it as firmware…??

  • Chad Klein

    use firefox instead of safari

  • KidKottonmouth

    You gotta decompress the .zip file. the .ipsw frimware file is inside it.

  • zack

    just rename it from .zip to .ipsw

  • Ianaphillips

    if you look at thhe ipsw software for the iphone 4 and 3gs it says iphone3, but ah ha if you look at the iphone 4s it says iphone4., now not being stupid but if you download the 4s file and force the software to load via itunes by restoring but holding shift restore so you can choose the ipsw file to run the phone on as if you were downgrading then possibly you may get siri as the siri files are only on the 4.1 file and not on the 3.1. any one tried this?

  • Ianaphillips

    sorry the 3gs software says iphone2,1_5.0.1_9A405
    but my point is siri is only software so I am going to try a forced software update to the 4s on my 4, worst case is I have to reload the 4 software. or rip the siri files from 4s located in the zip file and drop them into them into the same location in the 4 and then convert to ipsw from zip by changing the file extension.

  • Boyz_scoot

    Nice Ianaphillips…Tell Us About It

  • Hikcell

    I have same problem

  • Keakers

    Where do I even download 5.0?! only 5.0.1 appears..

  • J@!LbR3@k BEAST

    Apple only lets you update to the current firmware, or you can just not update. ANY firmware under 5.0 is easier, AND more stable jailbreaks, check out redsn0w, or limera1n!


  • ishu

    Google “5.0 IPSW”, and download it from a reliable source. Then, after it’s downloaded, go back to redsnow, click on extras (below the jailbreak and cydia button), and click on specify IPSW. Find the 5.0 IPSW file you just downloaded and press enter. Then it should work!

  • wandran

    Same thing happened to me.

  • wandran

    Correction, it didnt just not install Cydia but it didn’t even jailbreak it, I could boot without redsn0w

  • Steven Polanco

    where did you download ipsw 5.0???

  • GGGG

    i have the same problem

  • Reza Ghavamizadeh

    try searching “ios 5 direct link” in google. you’ll find it

  • Reza Ghavamizadeh

    if you can change the sim-card inside your iphone its gsm.but if it has an installed simcard that you can’t change its cdma (verison) .

  • Reza Ghavamizadeh

    try searching “ios 5 direct link” in google and download it from there and restore it with an updated itunes. if you click update you’ll get ios 5.0.1

  • Roberthagen06

    thanks alot would never thought of that

  • Jinny

    Does it mean, if i have updated to 5.0.1, the jailbreak does not work?

  • Michaelhenryrose

    it says /download-ios-5.0.1-to-the-public-jailbreakers-stay-away/

  • Avers

    It’s working well. :)

  • jona

    I have 3gs new boot rom I was syncing with itune, some how I greenp)sin running in the back ground
    which also some how rebooted my device in recovery mode
    with greenp0isn dos like mode telling me mismatch boot initialized boot with format enabled

    please help

  • Iggyrs73

    I HAVE BEEN ON WITH MINE FOR 2 NIGHTS NOW, WHEN I GO TO “JUST BOOT” IT TELLS ME THE THE BUILD IS BEING CREATED, THEN DROPS OUT AND TELLS ME THAT “unrecognised build” fingerprint:231aa2ae683efbf270c71ebe7fe944ce the cydia blank app is on there and its done the jailbreak but when i try to just boot thats the message i get , i hope someone can help, many thanks

  • Fabrizhio

    i have the same problem heeelp

  • KenT@main

    Great…all done. Thx a lot a lot …

  • Carlosgosalbez91

    And where is the redsn0w to download?

  • Uttam Paudel

    and i am stuck in the DFU connect to the itunes mode how come, phone would not boot, selected iPhone3,1_5.0_9A5220p_Restore.ipsw into the redsnow

  • Nadhir Batna

    I downloaded the official firmware 5.0.1 for GSM for iphone 4 , when i open it with redsn0w 0.9.9b8 , this message pop out : This ipsw is not supported by this version of reds0w . and a long fingerprint with a long serial . are you sure this works on 5.0.1 ?

  • Xjumper24

    repeat with selecting ipsw 5.0 before reboot.

  • Xjumper24

    Redsnow 9.9b8
    Make sure you are on 5.0.1
    Download 5.0 (previous verison)
    Run redsnow but specify the 5.0 version not a 5.0.1 (yes even though you are on 5.0.1)
    Jailbreak as per instruction
    When finished
    again specify 5.0
    Just boot option

    quoted from h20_slayer

  • Audaciousflip

    hi, any luck on getting siri to work on the iphone 4? thanks

  • uttam paudel

    well 0.9.9b9 is here and it does everything like a cheese !!! get it and save the trouble

  • Sengchanier

    I have iphone 4 version 5.0.1, but I can’t use any sim in my country. How can I solve it?

  • Magz_star

    Well i think my iPhone 4 is fucked right now. Only get error and stuff… now my phone only come to the apple logo.. also with this restore file, and redsn0w version, it say’s it’s not compatible?? screw this? :(
    Error, no successful firmware download after 6000ms!! giving up…

  • Frenixhd

    you just need to jailbreak it and download Ultrasn0w… reboot your device and your sim will work ! :D

  • Sidney

    haai i have a problem. i have a ipod touch 3G with 5.0.1 software but it wont work!!! he restart evry time or he says failed!!! help!!!!

  • Sidney

    i cant go furder than 1e round!!!

  • Ruben

    Hey i have a problem, i cannot udate to 5.0.1,
    “i tunes cannot conect to the iphone software update center, becouse u are not connected to the internet” However ofcourse i do am connected to the internet…
    I have a iphone 4 running on 4.1, witch is jailbroken
    i downloaded the uptdate to my pc and direcktly instaled it, but this dis dident work.


  • Vikrant Gupta

    where can i find the custom firmware for untethered jailbreak and then unlock??

  • WHat up

    dude i went through the same thing man. I have a mac and had to just restore my computer. Something was messed up with iTunes.

  • I_likechicken_124

    works on iphone 4 using iPhone3,1_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipswand the latest redsnow

  • Man0077

    I did the untether jailbreak today at 12.46 everything is perfect thanks to untether jailbreak ios 5.0.1

  • Yomaama

    if you get an error on no packages found just reinstall ssh and youll be good to go! thanks pod2g

  • Myzzelzyzzel

    how must i reinstall ssh?

  • chillpill54

    hiya i had that problem to resolve you have open up itunes then in the top right hand side it says edit go there and choose peferences then go to devices delete all the backups apart from one back up whice you have done recently then try upgrading and your good to go.

  • Chronicdeath

    can I force an ipod 2g 8gb to get ios 5.0.1?

  • Josehrz14

    My iphone 4 is running on iOS 5.0.1 and do i need to download the IPSW file from above or i can just jailbreak it without this?

  • C.Guzman

    What do I do if I’m running on 5.0 (iPhone 4 CDMA)? Do I just update to 5.0.1 normally and then jailbreak w/out using the IPSW file?

  • shitbrain


  • John Rickson Gurango

    Hi, I would like to ask for assistance on how am i able to jailbreak my itouch 4th gen 5.0.1. I am newbie using Ipod touch.

  • John Rickson Gurango

    Hi again, i’ve tried to jailbreak my itouch using redsn0w_win_0.9.10b1. I watch and follow the video tutorials but seems to be not working… first stage and second stage is done but when waiting for reboot it stop on that process and my itouch boot as normal.

  • Encaitar

    Successful! Thanks!

  • Sam ‘Chung Yong’ Pickering

    Anyone got it working on 3gs?

  • Sam ‘Chung Yong’ Pickering

    you should upgrade to 5.0.1 and download the 5.0.1 IPSW file..

  • C.Guzman

    I got it and it works great! Thank you.

  • Mrm14

    same thing for me

  • Surfnskater333

    Iphone 4 for verizon – successfully downloaded cydia, failed to keep the phone, messages, mail, etc. apps that all come with the phone. what do i do???

  • Robertsoutar

    anyone not sure how to change custom sliders in ios 5, type the folloing at the end of each png colour (~iphone)

  • Ehsan.:

    what is GSM and CDMA?

  • Xushi

    Is this advice still in effect now? Or is pod2g working on 5.0.1 for A5 now?

    I need to know if I should stay on 5.0 or upgrade to 5.0.1 while I still can, on A5 4S Factory Unlocked.

  • Alvinaryankala

    where will i get a ipsw 5.0.1 file for free?guys please help me,please

  • Robert soutar

    download from above using firefox or google , takes around 15min.

  • Robertsoutar

    once i managed to get eventually get apple to update to version 5.0.1 from 4.3.3 on firmware 05.16.05, it has worked fine

  • Awa1s

    yeah yeah me

  • Pauly P

    Cydia crashes whenever I type anything in Search or whenever I try to add a source aka trying to install installous 4… someone help please!

  • (. )V( .)

    GSM = Sim cards, networks like AT&T
    CDMA = usually no sim cards, networks like Verizon

  • Gaurav

    when i do jail break, i got error in my phone tht (no successful firmware found. but i have download ios 5.0.1 9a405.ipsw . wht should i do plz help

  • Klewis051

    hey i was getting that error today cuz my iphone 4 crashes, an i tried jailbreaking it wit Redsnow 0.9.10b3 witout selecting the cydia box cuz i already have cydia but still the same problem…it seem i cant fix d mobilesubstrate problem cuz it jus wont reboot from dat screen…..plz help

  • Jacky

    my iphone version is 4.3.5..when i wanted to update the phone to 5.0.1 it keep show up error 3194 , and had try many way like using tiny umbrella , changing hosts adress..bla bla bla to solve this problem… but sadly it never works..did u guys face this problem too ? is the phone’s problem or computer’s problem ? can some pro come teach me how can i solve this problem ? Your Help are really Appriciated..TQ T_T

  • o_O

    what is iPhone 4 (GSM) ?? what does that gsm thing mean?

  • Guest

    thats the type of techonology the phone uses… att + tmobile use GSM, while sprint, verizon an alltell use CDMA.

  • Gerson

    What’s baseband? I have iphone 04.10.01, version 4.3.2
    please… help!!

  • zReese

    that version of redsnow has bugs, use the newest version (redsn0w_win_0.9.10b2)

  • Anonymous

    I have jailbreaked my 3GS with ReadSn0w 0.9.10b3 and was trying to unlock it using ultraSn0w 1.2.5. It detects my carrier but shows No Signal.
    The firmware = 06.15.00
    iOS 5.0.1
    Need help.

  • Tuklan Annan

    I tried with redsn0w/ultrasn0w, it said it jailbroke, but it cant detect the network anymore, neither is the wifi turned on. the modem firmware shows 06.15.00 while my iphne 4 is some 04.11.08. strange. looks my iphone is bricked since i flashed it with ipad baseband :(

  • kcpism

    From Dev-Team Blog:

    “Baseband 4.11.xx cannot be software or hardware unlocked.
    There is no exploit to software unlock it.
    Basebands on 3GS and iPhone4 cannot be downgraded !
    If you need to unlock, do some research and buy a used iPhone that can be unlocked or a FUL iPhone.
    Any claim of a unlock for 4.11.xx on a website is a SCAM. ”

    I updated via iTunes to 5.0.1 and had baseband 4.11.08 but did the jailbreak anyways and it still worked?!

    Used redsn0w 0.9.10b3 on iPhone 4

    Dont know if I am lucky or if it was supposed to happen – hope other folks try it and are successful!

  • MASD

    Im also having this problem

  • J_ardinger

    6.15 is ipad baseband . once you change it iy cannot go back. i changed mine because the baseband i had on iphone was not unlockable. have you installed ultrasnow? not sure about on the 4 i have older model. i now i was warned over and over before changing to be sure i had a compatable phone before doing so. i know ultrasnow is the only way i get carrier signal.

  • Anonymous

    I have installed ultrasn0w 1.2.5, but still – it is detecting the carrier but no signal.

  • Kuku

    is it factory Unlocked ??

  • Rgu3t0

    i had that happen to me on ipad and iphone 4 vzw. try rebooting your device.


    your BB is 04.10.01 and you are under Version 4.3.2.

  • Duy

    awesome! finally got cydia. im tired looking to find cydia. great

  • M Waltens

    GSM is the Phone Signal in Europe

  • Dvoycnside

    GSM = Global System for Mobile, radio technology used by 80% of mobile carriers worldwide including AT&T and Tmobile in USA. It is a circuit switched radio technology capable of simultaneous voice and data communication.
    CDMA = Code Division Multiple Access, radio technology using codes to place multiple users on same channel of mobile frequency to improve bandwith. Used by Verizon & Sprint in USA. This technology can only transmit either voice or data at one time.

  • Zainali

    restrat phone and cydia work installous to work more help

  • Zainali

    restart your phone all apps work

  • KrY_0_diNe

    why am i unable to open my ios 5.0.1 firmware download after unzip? the file only comes in a bbfw and im have trouble or no thought on how to convert to ipsw

  • Rgu3t0

    Don’t unzip…just change the “.zip” portion of the file name to “.ipsw” then select it that way

  • xf4113ns0u1x

    i have the same problem. i changed to “.ipsw” and its still a zip.

  • KrY_0_diNe

    If your like me youve downloaded the “5.0.1 IPSW” a couple of time from a couple of sites already, well this worked for me try and let me know the results…Open Zip, Click on “Open Zip File” at the top, and next to “File Name” click the Down Arrow and switch from “Zip Files” to “All Files” and well search your “Download” folder and thats where my “iPhone3,1_5.0.1_9A405_Restore(4G).ipsw” showed up. ALSO dont forget to go to your “redsn0w_win_0.9.10b3,” select “Custon IPSW” and preserve a “NO_BB” 5.0.1 Restore. This is the one your going to use from now on to restore back to 5.0.1 firmware. ;)

  • KrY_0_diNe

    …Continued…then go “Pwned DFU” in Redsn0w and Restore the” 5.0.1 NO_BB”

  • Kry_0_dine69

    Just try to do what i commented myself to do on from myself. The whole “First,…”open Zip…,” spiel.

  • HammerHead Jr Crusaders

    You can used the 4.1 FW for your 3GS then install ipad BB 6.15.00 after you successfully JB, you will have a signal of any carrier, then you can restore to any FW version but you must preserved the 6.15.00 as it is support with Ultrasn0w 1.2.5

    I have 2 3GS and do the same, and it works… :D

  • HammerHead Jr Crusaders

    4.10.01 BB is not support by Ultrasn0w, you can use gevey sim instead.

    if you want, downgrade your FW to 4.1 and flash your BB to 6.15.00 then you can upgrade later after you successfully JB you iphone.

  • snazo

    when i jailbreak my 4G IPOD touch, it says Stage 1 then stage 2 then Reboot and it stays there -.-?

  • Patrickbos

    No i dont have any connection? whats wrong? please help!

  • Maher Aboul hosn

    i have the smae BB 4.10.01 and version 4.3.3 im using now gevey SIM is it possible to unlock my phone without using the gevey sim please reply for me in my mail Thanks

  • Maher Aboul hosn

    hey guys i Have Iphone version 4.3.3 BB 4.10.01 im using gevey sim to unlock it is there a ay to unlock it without using that gevey sim thanks Regards

  • Ozydon

    just download the ios 5.0.1 file on mozilla firefox. it automatically unzips the file. the file will then show as an ipsw file. you just press shift and restore and then choose the ipsw file and itll restore.

  • Anonymous


    I have iPhone 3GS with 4.0 IOS & BB 05.13.04 – Used Jailbreakme and Ultrasn0w for JB and Unlock. Can I upgrade to 5.0.1 directly from Apple or do I need a “special” version?
    Then, can I run Redsn0w-0.9.10b3 and Ultrasn0w again to go back to JB and Unlock?


  • RottenMcQueen

    Worked great, thanks!

  • HC

    if i already have 5.0.1 do i need the custom firmware or can i just run redsnow

  • Rctmaster

    I downloaded from Corona my untethered jailbreak. Finally! It’s been weeks i had the tethered jailbreak! BTW, HC, all you need once u have iOS 5.0.1 is to run the newest edition of redsn0w as described above. I think it would be cool if a program came out to change the script of your ipod touch 4g so that it could change it to an iphone and automatically have a Phone button. The only problem would be that you need a carrier, and pay for the bill… :(

  • Christina Greenway

    my iphone 4S came with 5.0.1 so is there a way for me to downgrade to the 5.0?

  • Sorenthor

    someone please post valid link to ios 5.0.1 ipsw (for a 3gs) thanks – all the rest i awesome guys…

  • RafaeL

    Crap no windows? Thats it i cant wait a few more hours… I’m off to grab a mac!

  • Sfaafss

    go into folder options and select “show file extensions”, now change the .zip to .ipsw

  • sdsda

    Fucking mac..

  • Dwitya Elvira

    My ipad 2 ios 4.3.5 were using wifi+3 g, if I want to upgrade to ios 5.0.1, what should I download Ipad 2 WIFI or Ipad 2 GSM or Ipad 2 CDMA?
    I’m from Indonesia.. Thx for the help..

  • Mico2378

    Same goes with me I don’t know what to use… im using iPad 2 Wifi+3G

  • Wahyu

    just info if you have iOS 5.0.1 now jailbreak unteaterd using redsnow b8

  • Phelipe

    o meu ipad 2 e 5.0 qual eu baixo

  • Alex_serrano10

    So is it bad to jailbreak the 4S running 5.0.1??

  • Simerpreet

    not required – if the purpose is to jailbreak

  • Clstanley

    Had a minor prob, it just hung on ipad2 gsm, turned off pass codes, re jailbroke and all fine,,,, to all who made this possible many thanks, you are digital gods.

  • Syahmi Samri

    Best likely to just download through iTunes. Then get the .ipsw on windows by, Start>Run>%appdata%>Apple Computer>iTunes>iPad Software Updates
    If you are using Windows 7/Vista you can type %appdata% on the search bar found at Start

  • Syahmi Samri

    Try putting into DFU Mode then restoring

  • Setharoo26

    i ran redsnow

  • Life_is_marvellous

    how do i download

  • Mikail08

    and after installation ios 5.0.1 ??

  • bob

    same here, any suggestions, im using an iphone 4 on 5.0.1

  • Drsutep

    how to DL?

  • Joke_ta

    how to DL?

  • Uamusatkin


  • Uamusatkin

    how do you make redsn0w open? HELP

  • Anonymous

    You need WinRar

  • Ianutt76

    can i no how to upgrade my iPod touch 4G ios 4.3.5 to ios 5.0.1 so can u help me plsss

  • Amitarora245

    I m using ipad2 with version 5.0(9A334) 16 gb wifi only I want to unlock it
    is it possible now…
    Updated iOS using iTunes for ios5.0
    Previously it was unlocked/ jailbreak on default version of ipad2 which is bought from Thailand.
    Reply on
    plz help
    Amit Arora

  • Amitarora245

    If it is possible to downgrade or upgrade with redsnow etc. plz tell the version of iTunes and reds now and Ipsw file to use
    Plz reply on

  • Ppstef

    just go on itunes,plug your device on your computer and click on ur device via itunes.then click ‘check for updates’ and it will update

  • Dou6745

    I have a Iphone 4.3.3 and I want to upgrade it to the latest iOS (5.0.1). however, i still want my phone can be jailbroken…should I upgrade my iOS through itunes or not?

  • Anonymous

    Ipad 2 GSM,

    unless your ipad can run on cdma network,

  • Roraigh Price

    did u find out how, i was going to run a ipod touch gen 4 stock though redn0w and see if it worked on my ipod 2nd gen 16 Gb

  • Akhilesh Patil007

    I have a Iphone 4…Is it possiable to install Iphone 4s IPSW on iphone 4…? If by installing IPSW of iphone 4s can i get legal SIRI…?

  • Sinatrarocks

    hi, i have an ipad 2 4.3.3 software jailbroken. i want to upgrade to ios 5.0.1 and then jailbreak. i downloaded the ios 5.0.1 9A405 .ipsw file but when i hit “shift+restore” on itunes and select the ipsw, i get an error which says “the ipad could not be restored as the firmware file is not compatible”. now what do i do??

  • Sinatrarocks

    hi, i have an ipad 2 4.3.3 software jailbroken. i want to upgrade to ios 5.0.1 and then jailbreak. i downloaded the ios 5.0.1 9A405 .ipsw file but when i hit “shift+restore” on itunes and select the ipsw, i get an error which says “the ipad could not be restored as the firmware file is not compatible”. now what do i do??

  • Anonymous

    hi guys! all of you are awesome! some of you are facing problems and others who are experienced already are helping others in need!

    i have one question! i successfully upgraded my iphone 4 to 5.0.1 and jailbroken already! :)
    i noticed that my battery life decreases quite quickly compared to when i was in ios 4.3.3. is it ios 5.0.1 bugs which in fact that 5.0.1 was told to be the solution for battery problems?

    any reply would be much appreciated.. just wondering.. :)

  • Brookejhausler

    no it doenst work that way..if jailbroken there is a siri prg avail from cydia its looks the same it is the same but the a4 processor in the iphone 4 just can not handle the requests.all i ever got was unable to help u at the moment or i am having trouble connecting to the internet etc..

  • Wongyuyee

    then ur downloading the wrong firmware type… the wrong part is (wifi,cdma or gsm) u might have downloaded the wrong type… check again…


    Hay I have iphone with 5.0.1 and I don’t know to do jailbroke it so please guide me and send me the link to download the software to jailbroken. and Please send me the procedure…

    My E-mail Id is

    Thank you Very Much…..


  • Plap16

    im using redsn0w_win_0.9.10b4 and i still have the same problems as John Gurango

  • Moon_berry_

    Hi.. the ipsw file isnt in the bundle. tried searching for it in the search box and showing all hidden files … downloaded this twice still it never downloads the ipsw file

  • Cksears14

    OK, hey guys, I have a minor problem. I have an IPod 4G 5.0.1…. I downloaded and unzipped the file for redsn0w, but where is the IPSW file? Also, if anyone is ind enough to comment on this, how do I go about installation if I have a Windows Vista to download from?

  • R3nant3_11

    pls help me. i want to upgrade my ipad 2 ver 4.3.4 to ios 5.0.1.. i already downloaded IPSW 5.0.1… what sould i do now?

  • guest007

    r3nant you just have to update your ipad trough itunes

  • Abie

    if what you downloaded is a .zip file, then change that by renaming it as .ipsw. you may have to change your Folder Options by unchecking Hide known file extensions to be able to replace ‘zip’ with ‘ipsw’. hope it works.

  • Abie

    you have to rename that zip file instead of unzipping it. see my reply to MoonBerry below. after you rename the zip file, open iTunes then select your iDevice in the right pane. from there, hold down Shift key and click on update or restore. before doing this, i would suggest that you back up your iDevice first by right-clicking it in the right pane.

  • sami

    i got redsn0w and it didnt work i no y but because it not even 5.0.1 i think

  • Mrcorralez

    I tried to download newest redsn0w but I keep Getting a safari error stating safari can’t download file.

  • Crea Gianluca10

    why the download of fw 5.0.1 dont work in any site?

  • Oncle_bia

    After jailbreak m’y 4s 5.0.1 battery Life get so bad,why?? Hlpe plz

  • Oncle_bia

    Continue thé tuto like hé said

  • Guest

    broken link for ipad wifi

  • regular irony

    Can I jailbreak my iPhone3GS? I updated it yesterday to version 5.1. Will RedSn0w still work, or do I have to wait until the next update or something?

  • JTylerBlake

    When I jailbroke my iPhone 3GS I used sn0wbreeze. It works awesome! it works with iPhone 3GS iOS 5.1

  • Guestyay

    it only downloads the zip file although i want the .ipsw file Please help me!

  • Andrew

    It IS the IPSW. Change the file name

  • Guest1223455654

    fucking love you no homo

  • Guest1223455654

    just what i needed!!! :)

  • Hiren Devani

    hey dude , i have iphone 3gs , how can i jail break it ?
    can u send me reply on please ???

    please spare lill time to reply
    Cheers :)

  • Song_bai1988

    why is the iOS in zip?? HELP

  • Nevalynn87

    My Iphone 4 from Verizon wont reboot what should I do?

  • Migvillatoro

    Wait , i have a mac ?

  • Bententen

    Who know how to activate iPhone 4s without sim card? Please Tell me.
    Thank for your help

  • GeNeRaLs JeDDaH

    i have iPhone 3g .. can this jailbreak it ??

  • Nolasco Leonel

    i have iphone 4g can jailbreak

  • Adrianek Adriankowy

    Can someone tell me why the fuck Apple doesn’t support iOS 5.0.1 … When I try to restore 5.0.1 fw it says This device isn’t eligible for this build … What the crap bullshit is this ???? I tried tinyubrella —> error 1600 , 3194, 21, 1604 and many many fucks … I have spent ca$h (a lot) for this crap phone :/ and i get this device isn’t eligible ???? GO FUCK YOURSELF APPLE !!! And why the hell can i restore but to iOS 4.1 … ONLY 4.1 !!!! not 3.x.x – 4.0 ; 4.1.1-5.0.1 :/ :/ :/ :/ :/ what the helll !!!!!! WHY CAN SOMEONE TELL ME ???

  • Adrianek Adriankowy

    Can someone tell me why the fuck Apple doesn’t support iOS 5.0.1 … When I try to restore 5.0.1 fw it says This device isn’t eligible for this build … What the crap bullshit is this ???? I tried tinyubrella —> error 1600 , 3194, 21, 1604 and many many fucks … I have spent ca$h (a lot) for this crap phone :/ and i get this device isn’t eligible ???? GO FUCK YOURSELF APPLE !!! And why the hell can i restore but to iOS 4.1 … ONLY 4.1 !!!! I WANT 5.0.1 !!!!!!!!!!!! I can’t even restore to 3.x.x – 4.0 ; 4.1.1-5.0.1 :/ :/ :/ :/ :/ what the helll !!!!!! WHY CAN SOMEONE TELL ME ???

  • Pragnanthv In

    Apple stopped signing 5.0.1 that’s why it’s not working… even I tried a lot to install 5.0.1 in my iphone 4. But there is no luck … am trying to find signed ios 5.0.1…. don’t know that I’ll find or not.

  • beerguy89

    I’ll give you $1.00 since you don’t know how to run a phone. Go back to your 10 key simple phone.

  • Ishrath_47

    im error the ipad 2 restore 5.0.1 error 3914

  • Anonymous

    hi, i have an ipad 2 GSM 4.3.5 software and i’m using mac os. I want to upgrade to ios 5.0.1 and then jailbreak. i downloaded the ios ipad2,2_5.0.1 9A405 restore.ipsw file but when i hit “shift+restore” on itunes and select the ipsw, i get an error which says “the ipad could not be restored as the firmware file is not compatible”… I try tinnyUmbrella and modify the file HOSTS in the “/private/etc” directory but keep doing the same error. Any ideias? how can i ugrade?

  • Karizma50

    make zip to IPSW

  • Moscvich

    use redsn0w (latest)
    once u jailbreak iphone with redsn0w
    come back to it
    and choose an option in redsn0w : “just boot”
    and your iphone will be activated without simcard

  • Sanders Jason678

    my ipod4G 5.1
    is stuck in recovery mode!! help i used tinyumbrella,redsnow didnt do nothing so what now

  • Eduardo Garcia1990

    same here brada same here

  • dinh vi

    It running fast, stable.

  • Daniël Allas

    Hold Power and the Home button for 10 seconds and then press the Power button.

  • Sai

    i had tried the jailbreak on one of my 3Gs and it looks like its bricked now just shows up that itunes logo and no boot. how do i make it work again? either jailbreak or restore but i’m stuck in the middle right now. can you please help

  • Jim12

    restore the only way

  • Abi

    which phone u r using?? 3gs/4/4s..?

  • Oncle_bia

    And for 4s 5.0.1 any idéa to unlock it

  • yeahhhhhh

    Can i downgrade my 4S from 5.1 to a earlier iOS? i think that`s why my gevey sim isn`t recognizible

  • Jim

    I was trying to restore to ios 5.0.1 from a downloaded ipsw when i got an error from itunes… This error usually appears as error ’11′
    Anyone that can help please ?


  • Sjsbakshi

    does this jailbreak work on 5.1 (9B179) ?

  • Dvdrip

    @Sai, Put your iPhone into DFU mode. Hold Power and Home button for 10 seconds, release the power button, while still holding the Home button for 15 seconds. When you open iTunes, you should be able to Restore and update your iPhone.

  • Dvdrip

    @ Sanders Jason678. Don’t run tinyumbrella, unless you backed up your SHSH blobs before. Just try to restore through iTunes.

  • Redramplayer

    Yes I did that too but the jailbreak fr it on iOS 5.1 is only tethered even if u try and download corona 5.0.1 untethered it won’t allow u to do it

  • Hossamaboali

    i didnt work on my ipad2

  • fgexposito

    Same here…

  • Kaze Niruchi

    i NEED HELP… ITS STUCK IN PINEAPPLE, AFTER I JAILBREAK AND EVERYTHING… i reboot, pineapple comes out… but nothing after that… what should i do???

  • Noori_waseem

    Hi i have a problem with my iphone 4 . it does not have a sim because it is a cdma i downloaded iOS in it but now it is not opening asking for sim and i insert any other sim it is showling invalid sim please help me how to remove iOS without opening the phone using sys
    please please please helpp!!!

  • Oncle_bia

    Restor it via iTunes

  • Ffhej13

    i bought ipad 2 wi fi and its version is 5.1, is it possible to downgrade it on 5.0.1 and then jailbreak it. HHELP.. thanks

  • Oncle_bia

    Search redsnow in Google or jailbreak ipad2 5.1 and u Will find thé solution

  • Cedejane

    try iREB helps with errors from itunes. helped me restore back to 5.0.1 you can try it isn’t going to hurt

  • Cerealpokerface

    Hi,i have a little problem with my ipod4 its IOS 5.0.1(9a405) and well..i tried with redsnow 0.9.10b8b and when i try DFU mode it says there is a IPSW problem and i dont know what to do the only thing that i could try would be downgrading my IOS but if you have any other solution PLEASE TELL ME!! :)

  • D’Andre McGarity

    hold power and home button untill the logo comes up then go to redsn0w and do whatever u need to do

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  • Tonton 123456

    hi there is fatoryunlock for ios4 501 04.11.06

  • Trayz4u

    I only got a iPad 2 3G and wifi with version 5.0.1(9A405),how do I jailbreak this device without having a MacBook or windows pc.

  • Lucas Andrade Fattori

    I can’t download the ipsw he download .zip. Somebody help me!!!!

  • Esrom-

    u have tou change the .zip to ipsw , go control panel/folder option/view/uncheck the hide extension, then you have to go on .zip and rename for .ipsw

  • FUck Apple

    Fuck Steve Jobs

  • ITs Dat Nigga yall hate

    Pussy ass Ipad ipod ITV im so broke i barely can afford to live why cant apple be cheap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Im wearing god damn towels as clothes KILL ME

  • Alencaralessi

    carne de steve jobs

  • Malcolmpsullivan

    i have the same problem i have found that if you put the device into recovery mode and let the battery go flat leaving over night then recharge and press shift while pressing restore pick the ipswyou need then restore it may just work but not always ive lost my iccid iemi serial no the fuckin works and recovered the lot back from the ios 501 – 511 so dont despaire too much

  • robby fidoretti

    So you have Internet yet your wearing “god damn towels as clothes”? hmmmm seems legit.


    sorry,but you can’t do this



  • ramzy_ts

    i have my iphon 3g i update it to 5.0.1 now
    it is bee killed !!!
    i want to downgraid it to 3.1.3
    need help

  • Emmanuel Chichi Orieh

    i upgraded my ipad 2 to ios 7.1.1 and after fctory resetting. it says i should provide the information that was used to set up the ipad.. but i dnt know the information.. so what can i do to unlock the ipad. please help me