From a few days ago Apple released iOS 6.1.3 to the public which comes with some bugs fixes and improving Japan maps, and in our previous posts we’ve warned users not to update their devices to iOS 6.1.3 as they will not be able to downgrade back to iOS 6.x.x unless they’ve saved their SHSH blobs using TinyUmbrella, however we’ve made a guide for the users who accidently updated to 6.1.3.
Remember, this is a Tethered jailbreak and this guide only works with pre-A5 devices such as the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 4th-generation. Unfortunately, as mentioned above, newer devices like the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad and iPod touch 5th-generation cannot be jailbroken.
But in case you are still on iOS 6.1.2, DO NOT update to iOS 6.1.3, or you will lose your untethered jailbreak. This tutorial applies to users of pre-A5 powered iOS devices only, who may have accidently updated to 6.1.3, or those developers who want to test their tweaks and apps on 6.1.3 for any future public untethered jailbreak release.
iPhone 4, iPod touch 4, iPhone 3G
Things which you will need:
- Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 [Windows / Mac]
- iPhone 4/3GS, iPod touch 4th-gen running iOS 6.1.3 final. You can download iOS 6.1.3 from here.
- iOS 6.0 IPSW. You can download iOS 6 from here.
So before we start our guide, this is a Tethered jailbreak and you will have to plug in your device into your computer every-time your device is rebooted/Respring.
STEP 1: Download iOS 6.0 for your iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch using the above link.
STEP 2: Download Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 from the above link and open it.
STEP 3: Click on the visible Extras button and choose Select IPSW. Point Redsn0w to the unmodified iOS 6.0 IPSW you downloaded in step 1.
STEP 4: Now go back to Redsn0w main page, simple click on ‘Jailbreak’ and follow the easy on-screen instructions. When prompted, choose to install Cydia.
STEP 5: Now after you are being instructed, enter DFU mode with the help of the Redsn0w wizard.
If all has gone well, Redsn0w will now start doing its magic in the background: jailbreaking your device using the Limera1n exploit and installing Cydia in order for you to install and run third-party tweaks or packages. This process should not last more than just a few minutes.
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