Ac1dSn0w Beta 2 tethered iOS 5, 5.01 Jailbreak fixes the legal issue
・Fixed legal issue
・Fixed problems with ramdisk (black screen)
・Removed boot logo
Supported Devices (iOS5/iOS5.0.1):
・iPod Touch 4 G
You may have to perform the following steps in order to jailbreak your device successfully.
Pwn Dev Team
1. Download Ac1dSn0w from (Down due to legal complication)
2. After downloading, open it and you’ll see the following screen:
You can click ‘Show Console’ to see some device related information. It also shows you the current state of your jailbreaking process. The Assistant Panel helps you to put your device into DFU Mode.
3. Connect your device with your Mac.
4. Turn your device off.
5. Click ‘Show Assistant’ and follow the onscreen instructions to enter DFU Mode.
6 . Once you’re in DFU Mode just hit the ‘Jailbreak’ Button and wait until it’s done (the device will reboot).
7. Put your device again into DFU Mode (Step 5) and hit the ‘Tethered Boot’ Button.
Done: Your device should now be jailbroken with Cydia installed.
The current version of Ac1dSn0w is in an early development stage. In the future it will also be able to jailbreak remote devices. This means that you just need to install a server program on any OS (Linux, BSD, Windows) and Ac1dSn0w will jailbreak it on a client machine anywhere in the world. Other upcoming features are:
・Custom Firmware Creation
・iRecovery Remote (you can talk to remote devices and send your own payloads etc)
Optional: SemiTethered Jailbreak – Though you have now Jailbroken your iPhone tethered on iOS 5 or iOS 5.0.1, you can actually SemiTether your iPhone. SemiTethering your iPhone basically means that you will be able to still use it if it ever loses power (with limited functionality). In order to SemiTether your iPhone you will need to add the following repository through Cydia: