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I'm using iOS 6.0.1, and if I remember correctly, the newest version of Redsn0w can jailbreak that. When I go to jailbreak, it works fine until it tries to upload the kernel files. Then, it says "missing keys for ispw: iPod4,1_6.0.1_10A523. What should i do to fix this error?

asked 10 Jan '13, 21:26

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You have to select the ipsw first, and it has to be the 6.0 ipsw, not 6.0.1. Re-read the instructions, it's in there.

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answered 10 Jan '13, 21:30

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I don't have that ISPW. Where can I download it safely? Also, thanks for the help!

(10 Jan '13, 21:34) BURGXC14 BURGXC14's gravatar image

The link is in the answer, "6.0 ipsw."

(10 Jan '13, 22:01) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image


(10 Jan '13, 22:03) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

when I do this, no ISPW file type comes up. Should I just use the entire folder when jailbreaking, or Did i do something wrong?

(10 Jan '13, 22:05) BURGXC14 BURGXC14's gravatar image

I take it you used Internet Explorer to download it. IE, for some reason, still renames ipsw files to zip. You need to name it back to ipsw, don't extract it. See this faq entry for detailed instructions.

(10 Jan '13, 22:18) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Thank you. I use IE because It seems to work faster for downloads than Chrome. So, just making sure, I change the file ending from ".zip" to ".ISPW" , and that's it? I don't want to mess this up.

EDIT: It worked, Thanks Very Much!!!

(10 Jan '13, 22:23) BURGXC14 BURGXC14's gravatar image

:-) It's ipsw, not ispw, it stands for "i phone soft ware"

(10 Jan '13, 22:42) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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