How To Use Redsn0w’s Identify Feature To See Nerdy Info About Your iOS Device
Few days back, iPhone Dev team had released a major update for Redsn0w that made it a lot easier to jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G and also came with the new re-restore functionality.
Redsn0w 0.9.15 beta also came with an improved version of the Identify feature, which as iPhone Dev team had revealed in the release notes, returns “significantly more (very nerdy) info” without jailbreaking your iOS device.
The cool thing is that now you don’t need to put your iOS device in DFU mode to get the information of your device, so users who don’t care about jailbreaking can also run Redsn0w to access this information. You
All you need to do is follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Download the latest version of RedSn0w from this link.
Step 2: Double click the Redsn0w zip file and extract the application to the Redsn0w folder. Navigate to the Redsn0w folder.
OS X users should right click or control-click the Redsn0w application and choose Open from the popup menu that appears.
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 3: Click on the Extras button.
Step 4: Then click on the Even More button.
Step 5: And then click by the Identify button.
Redsn0w will query the device and display the verbose output about the device in an Info window. It should provide values for the following fields:
Step 6: You can save the verbose output to a text file by clicking on Save button.
As you can see, it’s pretty cool, it provides tons of information such as baseband version, activation state, CPU Architecture, IMEI, Model Number, Chip ID etc.
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