Again, if you happen to be on iOS 6.1.2, DO NOT update to iOS 6.1.3, or you will lose your untethered jailbreak. This tutorial applies to users of pre-A5 powered iOS devices only, who may have accidently updated to 6.1.3, or those developers who want to test their tweaks and apps on 6.1.3 for any future public untethered jailbreak release.
- iPhone 4, iPod touch 4, iPhone 3GS
Things which you will need:
- Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 [Windows / Mac]
- iPhone 4/3GS, iPod touch 4th-gen running iOS 6.1.3 final. You can download iOS 6.1.3 from here.
- iOS 6.0 IPSW. You can download iOS 6 from here.
Before you go ahead, keep in mind that this is a tethered jailbreak and will require you to plug your device into your computer in case you wish to reboot your device. With that aside, lets begin.
Step 1: Download the original iOS 6.0 from the link provided above.
Step 2: Download and fire up Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 and run it. Download links above.
Step 3: Click on the visible Extras button and choose Select IPSW. Point Redsn0w to the unmodified iOS 6.0 IPSW you downloaded in step 1.
Step 4: From Redsn0w’s main screen, simply click on Jailbreak and follow the easy on-screen instructions. When prompted, choose to install Cydia.
Step 5: When instructed, enter DFU mode with the help of the Redsn0w wizard.
If all has gone well, Redsn0w will now start doing its magic in the background: jailbreaking your device using the Limera1n exploit and installing Cydia in order for you to install and run third-party tweaks or packages. This process should not last more than just a few minutes.