How to Jailbreak the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS & iPod Touch

1. Backup the iPhone or iPod and upgrade to iOS 6.0.1 and that the computer is running thelatest version of iTunes.

2. Download a recent version of Redsn0w. For the iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak, users need Redsn0w 0.9.15b1, Redsn0w 0.9.15b2 or Redsn0w 0.9.15b3.

  • Users that need to download a new version should download Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 for Mac or Windows

3. Extract Redsn0w to the desktop.
4. Open the redsn0w application.

  • Ctrl Click on Mac (if on Mountain Lion)
  • Right click and Run as Administrator on Windows.

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5. Connect the iPhone and click on Extras.

  1. Click on Custom IPSW and find the iOS 6 file downloaded in step 1.
  2. Click on the iPSW.
  3. After Redsn0w recognizes the file, click back.

6. On the main screen, click on Jailbreak.
How to jailbreak iOS 6 iPhone 4How to jailbreak iOS 6 on the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4th Gen.
7. Place the device into DFU mode, as shown in the video below and the on-screen instructions.
8. Follow the on-screen instructions to jailbreak the iPhone 4 and install Cydia.
iPhone 4 jailbreak guideClick Just boot to complete the iOS 6 jailbreak.
9. Click on Just boot.

  • In the future, to restart, connect the iPhone to the computer, open Redsn0w, click Extras and Just Boot.

Now the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch 4th generation is jailbroken and Cydia should be on the home screen, offering access to iOS 6 jailbreak tweaks and apps. Two good places to start looking ar GottaBeMobile’s 5 hidden Cydia Gems and Top 5 Cydia Apps.
For now there is no untethered iOS 6 jailbreak for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch. There is also no iPhone 5 jailbreak or iPhone 4s jailbreak, though the hacking teams are working on both.
Stay tuned for the latest jailbreak news.