Thanks to Pod2g’s Corona untethered exploit for iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreaking Untethered on iOS 5.0.1 iPad, iPhone 4, iPod Touch is made possible.
Note: This Jailbreak is valid for A4 chip and older: original iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch. Jailbreak for A5 iOS 5.0 is coming very soon.
This Untethered Jailbreak is achieved using Sn0wbreeze, a Windows-only jailbreak tool. With Sn0wbreeze you can create custom iOS firmware with preserved basebands. For Mac users, use the PwnageTool.
Warning: You must preserve your older baseband to retain Unlock. Only Sn0wbreeze & PwnageTool Custom firmwares can do this today.
Official download links to iOS 5.0.1:
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4 (GSM)
- iPhone 4 (CDMA)
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad 2 WiFi
- iPad 2 GSM
- iPad 2 CDMA
- iPod touch 3G
- iPod touch 4G
How To Jailbreak Untethered iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch iOS 5.0.1
Step 1: Launch Sn0wbreeze or PwnageTool, and click next. Browse the downloaded IPSW fie for your iOS device and click next. Click the next arrow again to proceed.
Step 2: Now, if you need to preserve Unlock, make sure you preserve your iPhone’s baseband for Gevey SIM or Ultrasn0w unlock. Choose Expert Mode and click next to select target for built IPSW. Sn0wbreeze will now hack the iOS 5.0.1 IPSW file. It may take a while, please stand by.
Step 3: Connect your device and hit OK, then enter DFU mode. Don;t worry onscreen instructions would help you. When DFU mode is entered, Open iTunes, hold down left Shift key on your keyboard, hit the Restore button, and select custom firmware file you just created.
Let iTunes restore iOS 5.0.1 on your iDevice and on next boot you will have Jailbroken Untethered iOS 5.0.1. Enjoy!