Apple has seeded the 4th beta version of iOS 6.1 just a few hours before. Soon after the release, you can now jailbreak iOS 6.1 Beta 4 tethered using redsn0w 0.9.15b3. No change from the former beta releases of iOS 6.1, it’s just for developers. So you should have an Apple developer account to get in downloaded on your device. iPhone Dev Team has not updated their redsn0w, the former version numbered 0.9.15b3 is compatible to jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta 4 tethered. Same as before, this tethered jailbreak is possible only on A4 devices such as iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4G etc. Since it is a tethered jailbreak you must do a tethered boot every time your iOS device restarts. Redsn0w itself can be used to boot your iPhone or iPad or iPod Touch tethered.
Before doing the tethered jailbreak on your iPhone or other A4 devices, you should have some things with you for the jailbreak, get it from the links below.
Download iOS 6.0 For Your A4 device
Once you have downloaded all the above required files, you can start jailbreaking iOS 6.1 Beta 4 by following the steps below.
How to jailbreak iOS 6.1 Beta 4 tethered on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch ?
- Connect your iOS device(Pre-A5) to the computer, then launch redsn0w.
- Put your iOS device in DFU mode by holding the power button and home button for 10 seconds and then do the same with the home button only for additional 10 seconds.
- From redsn0w screen, open Extras -> Select IPSW ->iOS 6.0 (You recently downloaded).
- Then back to the redsn0w page and click on the ‘Jailbreak’ button.
- Once it finishes, make sure that ‘Install Cydia’ is checked and then click on the Next button to finish the jailbreak process, it’ll take a while to finish.
- After that your device will be back to the lock screen. Put it into DFU mode again.
- Then, click on Back button of the redsn0w screen. Do the same as on the 3rd step, open Extras -> Select IPSW ->iOS 6.0.
- Click on ‘Boot Tethered’. Redsn0w will perform a tethered boot on your device. After the tethered boot, Cydia will be opened up on your device. That means your iOS device has been jailbroken on iOS 6.1 Beta 4. Remember that you must repeat the last two steps each time your device restarts.
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