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I've tried at least 20 times to reboot it, but I still can't open it up when I click on it. PLEASE HELP

asked 27 Mar '12, 21:51

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If you have a device jailbroken on iOS 5.1, you have a tethered jailbreak, and you need to use redsn0w to boot tethered every time the device reboots, or else you'll get a seemingly unjailbroken device where Cydia doesn't work. Just plug in your device, open up redsn0w, click "Extras", and then click "Just boot".


answered 27 Mar '12, 21:52

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When ever i do open up RedSn0w, and then Just Boot, my device still wont go into DFU Mode (powering off then pressing next doent either).

(05 Apr '12, 17:13) CurlyFry CurlyFry's gravatar image

Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer, make sure you're plugging your device directly into your computer (not using a USB hub), and follow these steps to set up redsn0w for best results. Let's keep further comments and details in your main question for this.

(05 Apr '12, 20:03) britta ♦♦ britta's gravatar image

Sounds like youre on 5.1 and have a tethered jailbreak.

Use redsn0w and go to extras-just boot


answered 27 Mar '12, 21:52

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