» How to Jailbreak iOS 6 on iPhone4S and Install Cydia
How to Jailbreak iOS 6 on iPhone4S and Install Cydia
iOS 6 was just released a while ago, and now we’re going to show you how to jailbreak it.
First of all, please note that this is a tethered jailbreak, and it only works with A4 devices like the iPhone 4.
Secondly, since there currently isn’t any jailbreak tool that will install Cydia just yet, we’re going to have to go about installing Cydia using a manual process.
Still game after all of those asterisks? Then come inside, as we show you how to jailbreak iOS6 final… Step 1: Install iOS 6 on your device. You’ll also
need to know the location of the iOS 6 IPSW firmware file. If you’re on a
Mac, you can find that in /Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates/ if
you didn’t download iOS 6 manually, and updated using iTunes. You can
also download iOS 6 from our downloads page. After iOS 6 is installed, hook your device up to your computer, and place it into DFU mode.
Step 2: Download RedSn0w 0.9.13dev4 from our downloads page. Step 3: Run RedSn0w, and click Extras > Select
IPSW, then select your iOS 6 firmware file. It should successfully
identify your firmware.
Step 4: Click Back, and then click Jailbreak. You
should see a dialogue box saying “preparing jailbreak data” followed by a
page with several options. Ensure that Install SSH is selected, and click Next.
Step 5: Your iPhone will now proceed through the
jailbreak process. You will receive a message acknowledging that this is
a tethered jailbreak.
Step 6: Once the jailbreak is completed, and you are back on your Lock screen, place the device back info DFU mode. Step 7: Click Back, and then click Just boot. A
pineapple logo should appear on your device, indicating a tethered boot.
Once this complete’s and you are back on your Lock screen, you may
Step 1: On your iOS device, go to Settings >
Wi-Fi > and click the arrow next to your connected Wi-Fi router. Find
your IP address for your Wi-Fi connection. In my example, my IP is
Step 2: On a computer connected to the same Wi-Fi network, open the Terminal app. Step 3: In terminal type: ssh firstname.lastname@example.org (be sure to change the IP address to match your iOS device’s IP)
Step 4: After a few seconds, it should connect, and prompt you for your iOS device’s password. The password is alpine Step 5: Once connected, paste the following into the terminal: