How To Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G Running iOS 5.1 Using Redsn0w

Jailbreak iPod Touch On iOS 4.2.1 Redsn0w

Apple released iOS 5.1 yesterday, which includes some minor improves and bug fixes.

iPhone Dev team has just released a new version of Redsn0w – Redsn0w 0.9.10b6 that supports iPhone 4iPhone 3GSiPad 1 and 3rd-generation and 4th generation iPod touch.

If you’ve upgraded to iOS 5.1 accidentally (don’t upgrade to it if you’re on iOS 5.0.1 or lower) and want to jailbreak your 4th generation iPod touch or fourth generation iPod touch then you’ve come to the right place. We will take you through the step by step procedure to jailbreak iPod touch on iOS 5.1 using Redsn0w.

Here are some important points to note before you proceed.

  • This guide is meant for iPod touch 4G and iPod touch 3G users. iPad users can checkout this step-by-step guide and iPhone 4 / iPhone 3GS users can refer to this step-by-step guide.
  • Redsn0w 0.9.10b6 only supports a tethered jailbreak, which means that you need to connect your iOS device to the computer on every reboot.
  • Please note that jailbreaking your iPod touch may void your warranty and hence proceed with caution and at your own risk.
  • Please do not forget to backup your iPod touch before you proceed. You can refer to this post for instructions on how to backup your iPod touch.
  • If you’ve jailbroken your iPod touch then you can use jailbreak apps such as PkgBackup from Cydia to take a backup of all the jailbreak apps and tweaks so you can reinstall them easily after successfully jailbreaking your iPod touch rather then installing them individually.
  • After the jailbreaking process is complete, do not forget to checkout our article on tips to keep your iPod touch secure.
  • Please ensure you are running latest version of iTunes i.e. iTunes 10.5 or later.
  • Known issue: iBooks won’t work if you jailbreak your iPod touch using Redsn0w 0.9.10.b6. Dev team is working hard to fix the issue.

You can follow these step-by-step instructions to jailbreak your iPod touch 4G or iPod touch 3G with the assumption that you’ve already updated your iPod touch to iOS 5.1 (please note Settings –> General –> About –> Version should be 5.1):

Step 1: Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b6 for Windows from this link and Redsn0w 0.9.10b6b for Mac from this link and save the application in a folder named “Redsn0w” on your desktop.

Step 2: Double click the Redsn0w zip file and extract the application to the Redsn0w folder. Navigate back to the Redsn0w folder and launch the Redsn0w application.

Step 3: After launching Redsn0w, click on the Jailbreak button.

Windows 7 users should run the exe in Windows XP compatibility mode (right-click on the Redsn0w exe and select Properties, then select the Compatibility tab and select Run this program in compatibility mode for Windows XP). Windows XP and Windows 7 users should run Redsn0w as ‘Administrator’ (right-click on the Redsn0w exe and select ‘Run as an Administrator’).

Step 4: You will now be prompted plug your iPod touch to the computer and switch it OFF. Follow the instructions and click on ‘Next‘ to move to the next screen:

Step 5: You will now need to put your iPod touch into the DFU mode. Redsn0w will take you through the necessary steps:

(a) Hold the Power button on iPod touch down for 3 seconds:

(b) Now simultaneously hold the Home button and keep the two buttons pressed for 10 seconds:

(c) Now release the Power button while keeping the Home button pressed until Redsn0w detects the device:

Step 6: Your iPod touch should reboot now. Please remember to release the Home button.

Step 7: Redsn0w will now start preparing the jailbreak data.

Step 8: You will now be prompted to select the jailbreak options you would like. Make sure Cydia is selected and select ‘Next‘ to continue.

Step 9: You iPod touch will be rebooted again and Redsn0w will now begin uploading the new RAM disk and kernel.

Step 10: You will now be notified once the jailbreaking process is complete. Click on the ‘Finish‘ button to exit the application.

Step 11: Your iPod touch will reboot once again (which could take approximately 5 minutes). After it has rebooted, your iPod touch should be successfully jailbroken. You should find Cydia jailbreak app on your iPod touch’s home screen.

If you’re new to the jailbreaking world and wondering what to do after jailbreaking your iPod touch, checkout our jailbreak apps category page to find out the apps you can install on your iPod touch using the Cydia app. Please note that some of the jailbreak apps and tweaks may not be compatible with iOS 5.1 so please be cautious while installing them.

Tethered Jailbreak:

Once Redsn0w has finished jailbreaking your iPod touch, you will need to boot it tethered, which means that if you need to reboot your iPod touch it will be stuck on the Apple logo. All you need to do is rerun Redsn0w and this time click on Extras and then click on Just boot from the list of options and follow the on screen instructions to reboot your iPod touch.


How to fix the White/Blank Cydia icon issue:

If you notice the white Cydia icon (which fails to launch) after successfully jailbreaking your iPod touch. Then follow these steps to fix the issue.

  • Launch Redsn0w again.
  • Click on Extras and then click on Just Boot from the list of options.
  • You will now be prompted to plug your iPod touch to the computer and switch it off. Follow the instructions in the correct sequence and click on ‘Next‘ to move to the next screen:
  • You will now need to put your iPod touch into the DFU mode. Redsn0w will take you through the necessary steps:
    • Hold the Power button on iPod touch down for 3 seconds.
    • Now simultaneously hold the iPod touch and keep the two buttons pressed for 10 seconds.
    • Now release the Power button while keeping the Home button pressed until Redsn0w detects the device.
  • Your device will reboot and you will see the Pwnage icon on your iPod touch’s screen for few minutes.
  • After your iPod touch is successfully rebooted, you will see the regular Cydia icon (brown). You should now be able to launch Cydia without any issue.

Hope this helped. Please don’t forget to let us know how it goes and feel free to drop us a line in the comments if you hit any issues.

Update (April 15th, 2012):

Dev team has updated Redsn0w to 0.9.10b6b to fix an issue affecting those users running OS X 10.5.x or earlier. So we have updated the download link.

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  • fas

    Any idea when untethered will come?

    • Dillan

      No word yet but if it’s anything like any jailbreak ever, it could be anywhere from a few days or weeks to a couple months. not like it matters, tethered really isn’t that bad, but somehow it’s been marked with a black spot as if nobody should go near it. i used a tethered for months, hardly ever inconvenienced, maybe once.

      • Steven

        IDK What i am supposed to do if it is stuck it says waiting for Ipod 4g and doing nothing????

        • jnrjer

          you didnt put it in dfu mode correctly

          • Dan

            My home button doesn’t work on my iPod so I can’t put it into DFU mode. What should I do?

          • Spence

            my ipod is like stuck and i cant do anything. no button fixes it. and when i plug it into the computer, it doesnt do anything. its stuck on a black screen

  • Cameron

    where is the extras category? my cydia icon is white and wont launch, and i am looking for the extras button now. Thanks!

  • Cameron

    i found it haha, thank you guys !!

  • aisyah

    what is the different between tethered and untethered? help me please. asap.

    • marc

      Tethered means you must connect and use redsn0w (using the “just boot tethered” option) everytime you want to reboot the device. Its a cumbersome process but necessary if you want to keep your jailbreak. Untethered means that you can shut down and reboot your device normally without having to even connect it to your computer.

  • Caleb

    I followed the steps and my computer froze when it was “Exploiting with limera1n”, how do I fix this????

    • its a hardware promble

    • Angel

      when redsnow stop on exploiting with limera1n,download and open limera1n (, but just open dont clic on any button, open and close limera1n if redsnow stop for a long time.

  • Brooke

    I really don’t get this and ugh

    • you could always pay someone to do it for you…

  • michael

    when i try 2 jailbreak my ipod3g ios5.1 it stops when it is patching kernel and it says (redsn0w.exe has stoped working) when i do everything as listed. how do i get it to work?

    • AHMED

      run redsn0w as windows 98 something lke that in the capability list hope it works ..
      and if it does just say this person helped me thnks bye!!!

    • JOhn

      If error try back again..this time let Redsnow has first load done.hold the home button .When second load it lease home button you are fine..

  • sarkie

    i tried this it worked but then the cydia icon is still white.. i’ve tried the extra and just boot but still same thing.. i’ve tried the just boot for 5 times already the icon is still white.. though the cydia is working i just don’t know how to change the icon. please help thankz.. and by the way while running the red snow i was not able to reach the part where it says click the finish button and the exe just tells me it’s done and the rest will be up to the device.

    • JOhn

      Do you downgrade firmware to your iphone??..If you downgrade baseband from your phone sometime baseband has been stuck..when you do jailbreak must some missing file load when jail break .That is cause problem on cydia..
      Now you must to jail break back..this time mark on Cydia, base band, Deactived
      Good luck

  • Seth Bartlett

    I have only had my ipOd 4g for about a month, but really want to jailbreak it. Good idea?

  • shania

    im trying to fix the reboot for the brown cydia icon but it stops in the middle of the process saying waiting for Ipod Touch 4G.. re-tried several times and still stops at the same spot. dont know how to fix it?

    • Ezra

      Same here!

  • N00Bst3r

    After successfull jailbreak, it stuck on “Exploiting with limera1n” when on “JUST BOOT” mode. White icon cydia cannot fix… Help please.

    • mitchell

      are u sure u hit just boot under extras? i didnt the first time either

    • I really want to jailbreak my ipod touch 4th generation(updated version) but by reading everyones comments im really afraid to do what the directions says since everyone is commenting about errors

  • Kyle

    When I boot up redsn0w, i get this error that say complete iTunes libraries and it failed to load required functions even though I have the latest version of iTunes. My redsn0w also wont detect my 4G iPod touch in DFU mode. I’ve searched around and i cant seem to find a solution, any help?

    “Certain operations (like A5 jailbreak) are disabled due to incomplete iTunes libraries. please be sure the latest iTunes is installed.

    Failed to load required function(s): CFPropertyListCreateData CFPropertyListCreateWithData”

    • Jeff

      when you find a solution you mind posting it, im having the same issue and due to this jailbreak being new, im waiting for the problem to be solved.

      • Kyle

        What OS do you use for your computer?

    • Dylan

      Same prob here, can’t figure anything out!

      • josh

        Mine is doing the same thing. Someone please post a solution once you get it. Ive tried everything I know!

    • ipodjail

      NO PROBLEM. delete ALL OLD VERSIONS of redsnow from your mac and reinstall last one. again. done

  • josh

    I did that. It still didn’t work….anything else?

  • jake

    i also already deleted all old versions and re-downloaded the latest version of redsn0w but still got the same issue. I’m wondering if the problem is in my computer or my Ipod does anyone know or has anyone gotten past this problem?

  • ipodjail

    problem is not ipod or mac. all is about itunes and redsnow. please try in “searchs” on your mac and type “redsn0w” (no “redsnow” with “o”). delete all.all. trash itunes (from applications too) and reinstall last version itunes & redsn0w

  • Eric

    I’m having the exact same problem. Nothing seems to be working. cfpropertylistcreatedata and cfpropertylistcreatewithdata. arghhhhhh

  • gijs

    thank you for that piece of help dor the white cydia button.
    my cydia is working now.
    but first doesn’t working thanks

  • victor

    I failed when I tried to do the button things and my Ipod touch 4g (version 5.1) is now in DFU mode and i cant get it ou of it, pls someone help me!!!!

    • sakib

      press the power button for 3 second then press the home for as long as it takes for your computer to beep and then on your ipod randomly press buttons make sure your ipod is connected to your computer while doing this

      • hi itr wht u said, i here the beep , but it say DFU failed : NO DEVICE DETECTED WHY IS LIKE THISSS

  • victor

    I jailbreaked my ipod touch 4G (version 5.1) and it worked but much apps like safari are just gone pls help me!

  • E13green

    When ever I try to start my iPod Touch it shows the Apple logo and the turns off then it shows it again and again. I tried just booting it, that didnt work. I tried restoring it in iTunes, i get error 3194. iTunes is up to date, i tried TinyUmbrella. it still wont work. Please help asap

  • kachi

    I have jailbroken my itouch 4g, but I just cant install any 3rd party apps, can you help out.

    • Harun

      just start redsn0w as a administrators;extras and just tether my device,remember go with DFU mode and is done.let me know

  • HELP

    Please help me, redsn0w is STILL stuck on “Waiting for reboot”.
    I’ve tried EVERYTHING.

  • they have it

  • Brady Meeks

    I have tried jailbreaking my ipod4g a few times now, and everything seems to go smoothly but it doesn’t show Cydia at all on my screen. Neither brown nor white, my home screen hasn’t changed whatsoever. The only indication that I jailbreaked it is that I could toggle battery percentage on. Can anyone help?

    • Harun

      jail break agean and remember tick sydia and everything else untick,and ill be fine

  • Brady Meeks

    Nevermind, guys. I found a brown Cydia app but when I try to launch it it just flickers then sticks to the home screen.. Now, what?

    • Anonymous

      You need more space on your iPod/iPhone, just delete some stuff and you should be fine

  • nick

    i have a ipod toch 4g, ios 5.1 and he said: no device detected. but i have my ipod off follow the staps, and he can’t find him how is that possible?

  • Andrea

    Is my iPod supposed to go red with black stripes? I’m becoming to become worried. I can’t restart it by pressing the power button or the home button.

    • help

      im not sure
      mines like that too
      im getting kinda freaked out..

  • kaleb

    mine is stuck at exploiting with limerain after i put it in dfu mode and it reboots: how to fix please?

  • Thank you guys!!! After I had white cydia icon after you instructions, I reboot it. So everything is OK now!!! THANKS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jenn

    i tried it, but it cant detect my ipod, then my ipod just turned off and got restored

  • mADHAN

    Thanks dude… i did had some probs at the time of installation but once i repeated the procedures again everything is fine….

  • federico

    Hi there!
    I´ve tried to jailbreak my ipod touch 4g, but I can´t put it into DFU mode!
    I´ve followed the redsnow steps, but the ipod just turns off!!!
    What am I doing wrong???

  • simon

    hey man when i try to just boot it gets stuck at the waiting for ipod screen do u know how to fix that? any advice pls

  • don

    Redsnow people. Please Please Please Please Please. HELP!!!!!!!!! Everyone is having problems here, not just one or two peeps. The least you could do is answer us. I don’t see any fixes that you’ve released to solve our headaches with this jailbreak. Like almost everyone, after the PWnage icon appears, the Cydia icon doesn’t show up at all. In fact, the pod reboots to its original state (without safari, app store, and a few other apps). Tried the ‘Just boot tethered right now’ too and yet boots to its original state. What to do? If it does not work, tell us. We can accept that. But if there’s a way around it, tell us that too.

  • mitchell


  • ricardo

    i can’t install al the apps like winterboard or SB settings pls help

  • paing

    i got a problem that “Exploit failed”
    how to fix this problem
    help me!

  • kwreck

    help me!! i foloow all the steps, and i stuck at the part where it has to wait for a reboot then my ipod retars and nothing ahppens, any help is welcome thank you,

  • Relentlesoul

    Whenever I attempt to download something from Cydia, I get a message that says “Cannot Comply Note: the requested modifications be applied due to required dependencies or conflicts that cannot be automatically found or fixed”. please help!!!

  • Lisa

    I have been wondering if I should jailbreak my iPod, and seeing the difficulties it’s having… I’m indecisive…. but, then again, my friend jail broke his iPod successfully. So confused >_<

  • jerry

    work very good thanks man

  • bulls_girly2

    OK , im having trouble. i put my ipod in DFU mode then when it reboots it say go to extras . and select IPSW. And when i do go to what do i do help??????????????

  • aden

    When i try to jailbreak it on my ipod touch 4g when its was in the rebooting time the apple logo popped out and it wasnt even jalbroken please help me i try to jailbreak my ipod several times. Tell me asap

  • Shreyansh

    when i completed the jailbreak, the cydia icon appeared to be white and by this process my ipod touch 4g’s safari is not working now !
    Tell me how should I get this problem fixed ?

  • rhein

    It’s really work, for iPod 8gb version 5.1 (9B176)
    model MC540C

    • annoyed

      what is your ipod? mine is ipod touch 4g ios 5.1 (9B176)
      model MC540ZP

  • Jason

    My iPod Touch 3rd Generation will not jailbreak. in the middle of the “first stage,” windows always encounters an error. it has installed the cydia app on my ipod, but it will not work and now my safari has quit working also!! please help! D:<

    • JOhn

      Try is back again..This time let run first stage hold home button keep waiting load second stage release home button you’re fine…if get error to it back again maybe few time you be ok
      good luck

  • teeb

    eberything goes fine, then i get stuck at waiting for reboot? :S my ipod does reboot but back to nomrla. but the program doesnt do anything? help? ive tried on 2 windows 7 computers and an iMac with LION OS ???

    • JOhn

      Just do boot tethered you will be ok..

  • JOhn

    Commanded if you guy after jail break Cydia..for iphone 3g,3gs. 4g.4s
    Cydia must be update to new version on manage> source > edit>add install to Cydia..back to source click on installing fix 5.1
    This is new file release for 5.1…if you guys wanna unlock back to source click on installing 1.2.5 unlock using any sim card..
    This only working when your’s iphone is on..If accident off your phone .You guys must to boot tethered back again will work it back..
    good luck

  • JOhn

    This can be unlock for 3g and 3gs only..

  • JOhn

    Recommended New firmware ispw 5.1 is new…you guys be carefully to do jail break..
    If you guys has experience to do is fine..If you guy not has Experience don’t mess up with Ipod , Iphone has stuck baseband even mess up with firmware..careful

  • Darrell

    I did it over and over butt safari don’t open anymore.. And cydia won’t open i think its not jailbroken but i did everything fine.

    • JOhn

      That is from jail break for ipsw 5.1. just boot tethered back your safari will work it back..very time shup off phone when turn on back must do boot tethered

  • Heather

    Is it normal to have all those little letters on the screen before the reboot? o.o

  • Holsten edel

    Hey… tk’s
    I follow the steps AND worked perfectly!!! 🙂

  • Diomedes

    I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    at first I was freaking out when it got stuck on the pwnage ,BUT!!!! Patience was key and I thank you

    You guys are so better than green poison

  • Diomedes

    what do i do when it say “Cannot Locate Package” everytime I tap on an app

    • JOhn

      That problem because is older cydia version..1.1.5..
      Now you must to click on manage click on edit click add.type when load complete..cydia will tellling you to date to new version 1.1.6 click on complete upgrade you are good to go

      • JOhn

        Also back to source click on installing fix 5.1
        if your iphone baseband is 6.15.00 also you can click on from source installing 1.2.5 unlock you can using any sim card..

        • Diomedes

          I went to the Cydia app and tapped on it and it wont show….I turned of my ipod and it still will not show up

          • Diomedes

            Ok I fixed it thank you
            What is ultrasn0w?

  • BorisXp

    if u have “Exploit Failed” error, just change the port of USB and it will work

  • L0u13

    Yes hi, um when i use redsn0w, i do everything right but when i get to the “waiting to reboot” part.. my ipod just starts up normally like nothing happend.. why does it do that

  • Kody

    i installed Cydia on my Ipod and everything went fine until i tried rebooting it. It goes up until it needs that last loading block on the “Uploading First Stage” and then Redsnow crashes. I have tried another redsnow download with the same results. Can anyone help?

    • john

      Hi Kody
      Try this.. let uploading first Stage then holding home button..until is load 2nd stage release home button..try few time you be ok
      Forgot open Redsn0w by administrator

  • Rey

    i tried to jailbreak my ipod i upgraded the 5.1 version
    i always get to the exploit failed…. i changed the usb port but regardless it stays the same

    • john

      Be patient try again . when do dfu mode shut power off holding power button 3 second then hold home button until flash off screen..holding more 3second release power button..keep holding home button ..important this part..when you seem first load release home button right way..let load first stage holding home button again.when is jump second stage release home button then you are be ok

      • john

        Note : Mostly people try follow do dfu mode holding home button for 30 second that is wrong..correctly step only holding home button for 16 second is dfu mode already

  • Dimitri

    WTF, when im jailbreaking it says “exploit failed” why?

    • john

      Measure you have the right software Redsn0w 0.9.10b6 and measure select extra
      click on select IPSW ( manually specify an IPSW then browser select IPSW 5.1_9b176 before do jail break or maybe usp has problem try different usp.change ups sport and restart computer then do it again

      • Zach

        How do you browser select IPSW becuase when I try to I can’t find the file that it would be on?

  • alex

    i have an ipod 4g and i jailbroke my ipod using red sn0w 9.10b6 and i did everything it said and then i tether rebooted it and it is stuck on the loading spiral right after the pineapple. I have tries re jailbreaking and rebooting it again but it keeps on getting stuck after the pineapple screen during the reboot.

    • john

      That mean when you jail break load apart has some file error when load jail break..
      Please do it back seen during jail break any file get error when load it..
      if has it.Please stop don’t do it again..Because you base band cpu chip has stuck.

  • rab

    done as it said worked a treat i got the white cydia logo folowed the steps and done it and all went well switched the ipod off lastnite and couldnt get it to go on cydia thismorning but had a wee read here and as it says boot tethered under extras and now im installing more apps many thanks people wouldnt know what id do without yous

  • Rica

    hey sooo i followed all the steps got my ipod in DFU … have this version of redsn0w(and my ipod is 5.1) …. but everytime …. it keeps saying EXPLOIT FAIL …. what do i do …. please help?

    • john

      Must to right version for resn0w.
      You can 0.9.10b6 or 0.9.10b8a (late Version) for 5.1

  • Zach

    when will the unteather jailbreak come out?

  • Zach

    mine also says EXPLOIT FAIL when I do this

    • john

      When open Redsn0w 0.9.10b6 do you lick on extra then click on select IPSW browser firmware 5.1 before do jail break ?

  • soccerfreestyle9

    well i did as told and when its in the status of jailbreaking, when the ipod is suppose to reboot it turns on instead , what should i do???

    • john

      that reason because when you do dfu mode holding home button is so long.That cause problem ..try is back holding home button only 15 second then release it

  • James M.

    I downloaded the tethered 0.9.10b8b and I was wondering if I can just boot that over my redsnow tethered 0.9.10b6 or if I have to jailbreak it again?

    • john

      Yes you can tethered with 9.10b6 .every time turn off the must to tethered boot again..

  • dawson

    i dont like it how do i get rid of it?

  • hadissa

    i am downloading the links for redsn0w takes a long time 1hr but what is DFU???

    • hadissa

      oh and is it true if ur ipod touch 4g turns off u have to reboot it?
      and can i have ur email to send u messages if i have any problems?

  • hadissa

    i have done the jailbreak but the thing is i have an app names cydia but when i open it it turns off
    and nothing appears

  • hadissa

    how do i reboot my ipod?

    • john

      That meant you doen’t do boot tethered ??.
      Open Redsn0w 9.10b6 or 9.10b8a click on select IPSW. then browser firmware 5.1 like before you do jail break..But this time on after browser firmware 5.1 on the top click on JUST BOOT then run DFU MODE CYdia will open back
      Good luck

      • john

        Note. you need boot tethered every time turn off ur ipod..

  • Thatguy4000

    Does the download harm your computer?

    • john

      NO you can download for it

  • Jessie

    Ok so I’m so stupid! Idk where to even start at I have iPod touch 4th gen 5.1 8GB plse help me someone plse! Give me steps and where to start….. Thank you 🙂

    • john

      1. first down firmware 5.1 to your computer save on your desk top first.
      2. download redsN0w 0.9.10b6 or 0.9.10b8a
      3. Click on Extra ( Selected IPSW ) Browser firmware 5.1 to you desktop lick ok and yes pop small window then click back button
      4. click on jailbreak let Redsn0w load firmware
      5. mark on CYDIA and do DFU MODE
      6 If you don’t what is DFU MODE you can go to google search for it watch tube video will show you how to do DFU MODE.
      NOTE: Sometime Redsn0w has error please get patience to try it back again
      good luck

      • john

        question 6. if you know 🙂

  • Rico

    I tried it twice and the second time it deleted my “safari” app and my “app store” app and my “itunes” app. can someone please help me. ;/

    • john

      Do You do jail break or not ??
      If you already installing jail break must boot tethered back you safari will turn on back.

  • CrEiGhToN

    redsn0w quit unexpectedly and now my IPod won’t turn on

    • john

      Holding power button and home button 30 second your Ipod will turn on back
      If you guys doesn’t know how to do it.Please don’t do it will mess up your ipod ,iphone..Just let ur friend or somebody has experience to do it for you

  • jack ass

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  • Gieric Bryan

    Redsn0w 0.9.10b6… i already jailbreak my ipt4g FW 5.1
    cydia apps already installed.. question.. i bought ipeel520 2ndGen (ipodtouch converter) last Dec2011… i used it for a couple of months…but then, i cant use it anymore after i updated to 5.1… i already installed cydia apps (Messages & phone) but still not working… need help pls..
    thanks.. in advance

  • Duck

    Okay, so my iPod has been stuck on the “Moving Applications” page. Is that okay?

  • tarik

    I try jailbreak on my ipod.
    but then after my ipod can’t switch on.
    Now what i have to do please help me.

  • keI-shon

    its hasnt recognized my ipod yet nd its been 8minutes :0

  • Pat3k


    im stack-up in “please wait while your build is being identified”

    “waiting for reboot”

    what should i do?

    -ipod 3g 32g

  • Swaps

    i jailbreaked my ipod touch 4g..but the cydia icon appeared white..n wen i tried fixing the problem as told by you, i mistakenly left the power button for 1 second while entering the dfu the icons have disappeared..what should i do..?
    plz rply asap..

  • dominik

    yeah thank you for the jailbreak, but after I solve the crashing cydia thing my music icon and the setup icon (dont know how its called in english) turn white, they still work, but its just ugly to see

    ps: sorry for my english im a french guy…

    • dominik

      never mind its all right just need to run cydia one time then it return

  • chris

    I cant get past the “uploading first stage” on redsn0w. im trying to jailbreak my iphone 4. i keep getting an error message from windows. any ideas?

  • Kaili

    Im stuck at the”Please wait while your build is being identified.” screen. Help?

  • Eros

    I just jailbreaked my iPod Touch 4G using the last version of Redsn0w and following the steps described in this article.
    My problem is that several Apple apps disappeared from my iPod: it’s no more possible to find Mail, AppStore, Camera, Calendar… where are they?
    I already respring the iPod, but nothing solved.
    Actually I can’t find these apps neither by means of Spotlight, so I think it’s not just a problem of icons visualization, isn’t it?
    Can you help me, please?

  • somone

    when i open my down loaded file it just says your win zep trial has expired win zep is not free
    help me

  • ben

    I jailbroke my ipod 2 days ago and it was working OK (little laggy) but now it constantly turns on and off and wont let me do anything. I tried restoring it in itunes, but it says that it is encountering an error. To whoever is reading this: DO NOT JAILBREAK. IT KILLS YOUR DEVICE

  • robertejeh

    help me,my ipod touch4g is just showing the apple logo it doesnt boot,doesnt just stays on until its battery juice runs out.what can i do?

  • Break_Out_Of_Bonds

    I jailbroke my IPod touch 4g ios 5.1.1 no problem; my friend now wants to jailbreak her IPhone 4 ios 5.1.1 so i told her how to using this sites info. She did it and everything went fine until the very end. The Cydia icon won’t show up AT ALL on her phone, i even had her “Just boot tethered now” and it didn’t work. Anything we’re doing wrong? I gave her step by step instrctions exactly how i jailbroke my ipod, the only thing thats different between us is that she has an iphone and i have an ipod… Please reply and tell me why its not working.

    oh and by the way, don’t say she’s my girl friend cause she’s not, she is just a friend of mine…

    Break Out Of Bonds

  • Haunter

    My ipod touch 4g is doing the same thing as a lot of other peoples. I jailbroke it, and cydia is installed on my itouch. But it wont work. So I turned off the ipod, went into redsn0w, and tried to just boot tethered. I’ve done this a few times now, and everything goes fine until the second time it says waiting for ipod touch 4g. And then its just stuck. I can cancel the whole thing and get back to my main screen on my ipod, but neither safari or cydia would work. I followed your instructions right, multiple times, and it seems that all its done is prevented me from getting on the internet.
    Can you please either tell me how to get past this or tell me how to just undo the whole process all together? This seems to be way more trouble than its worth, and I havent seen anyone actually provide a solution to this.

    I just downloaded redsn0w for the first time, even re-downloaded it AND itunes. Still having the exact same problems.

  • kristalynn

    it just broke my ipod and it wont restore.