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Dear all,

I own a 3GS iPhone, new bootrom, factory unlocked device, jailbroken, IOS 4.2.1. I did the jailbreak two years ago and then completely forgot about it.

What is my best chance to get now (Jan-13) an untethered jailbreak with the more possible modern IOS?

Cydia shows SHSH: IOS 4.1, 4.2.1r1,4.3, 4.3.3, 4.3.5, 4.3~b1, 4.3~b2, 4.3~b3, 5.0.1, 6.0.1.

I read that it was possible to achieve an untethered jailbreak on IOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.0 but I believe that is no longer possible for me since I don't have the 5.1.1 SHSH and Apple is no longer signing that IOS. Will it be possible at least to use Absinthe with IOS 5.0.1? (Cydia tells me i do that SHSH).

Is there any other option or am I stucked on the old 4.2.1 IOS???

I would consider otherwise a tethered IOS 6.1 jailbreak, but I don´t like the idea of manual boot the device each time it turns off.

Thank you in advance guys!!!

asked 06 Jan '13, 15:57

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Use redsn0w 0.9.15b3 extras>more>restore and select the 5.0.1 IPSW. Click on remote, click no and let redsn0w to the work. Simply click on jailbreak when complete to have 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak.


answered 06 Jan '13, 15:59

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iAdam1n ♦

Thank you adaminsull for your quick answer!!! Where may I donwload the IOS 5.0.1 ipsw file from?

Is this a good option? Site: File: iPhone2,1_5.0.1_9A405_Restore.ipsw

I'm concerned about donwloading the right ipsw file for a 3GS device. Thank you!

(06 Jan '13, 16:22) fracu fracu's gravatar image

That's the right one.

(06 Jan '13, 16:41) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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