How to Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Beta Tethered

Jailbreak iOS 6.1

Today Apple released two new version of iOS 6. iOS 6.0.1 was released for general users whereas iOS 6.1 beta was released for developers. We have already shared with you the procedural steps for iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak; but if you are a developer and want test any jailbreak app or tweak on your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch 4G running on iOS 6.1 beta, you can go through these simple steps to jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta.

In this how-to-guide to jailbreak iOS 6.1, we will use the popular redsn0w software. The general working principle of reds0w for all iOS versions is same. However, in beta releases we point Redsn0w to the latest stable version.

Jailbreak iOS 6.1

It is to be noted that this jailbreak guide is tethered at the moment. There is no untethered iOS 6.1 jailbreak available yet.

Step 1: First of download iOS 6.0 stable release.

Step 2: Update your device to beta version.

Step 3: Download, unzip and launch Redsn0w.

Step 4: Click on Extras and then click on “Select IPSW”. Browse to the downloaded iOS 6.0 version.


Step 5: Now click on Jailbreak. Follow the steps to get DFU mode.

Step 6: After Redsnow completes the processing of data required for jailbreak, check “Install Cydia” and press Next.

Step 7: Your device will reboot but it won’t bypass the Apple logo. Or if it bypasses the Apple logo, you won’t see any Cydia icon.

Step 8: Now again repeat the Step 4:

Step 9: Go to Extras -> Just Boot and follow the steps to boot the device tetheredly. Now Your iPhone is jailbroken.

Launch cydia and start installing your favorite apps and tweaks from Cydia store.

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Updated 12 years agoCategorized as Jailbreak

By A. Usman

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