Earlier we had reported about the Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 devices based on A4 processors. Using the Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 and the Cydia Package Corona anyone can apply Untethered Jailbreak on their A4 device. For those users who are relying on carrier unlock and want to preserve their baseband while enjoying the Untethered Jailbreak, the Chronic Dev Team have released the latest PwangeTool.
While the Untethered Jailbreak was available since a few while many users who had unlocked their device were reluctant to upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 as it would nullify their carrier unlock as the baseband changes. Now with the PwangeTool users do not have to worry about that as now you can preserve your baseband for the Unlock and also apply Untethered Jailbreak.
How To Jailbreak iOS 5 Untethered and Preserve Baseband With PwnageTool [Tutorial] :
Step 1 : Download the PwangeTool 5.0.1 from the torrent link which you can download from here. PwangeTool is compatible only with the Mac and not with Windows PC. For Windows users, you will have to wait for Sn0wbreeze.
Step 2 : Select your device.
Step 3 : The PwangeTool will now search and download the firmware. If you are having any trouble in this step you can go to the Expert Mode and download the IPSW firmware for your device manually from here.
Step 4 : PwangeTool will now create your Custom firmware.
Step 5 : Follow the on screen instructions to enter into DFU mode.
How To Restore iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmware With iTunes
Step 6 : Now launch iTunes and select your device and hold alt and click on Restore. Select the newly made IPSW and click on OK.
That’s it, now you have the completely Untethered Jailbroken iPhone with preserved baseband so you can unlock with the latest Ultrasn0w 1.2.5.
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