1. ihateyou352's Avatar
    I am trying to Jailbreak my iPhone running iOS5. I downloaded the iOS5 ipsw firmware, but I am not sure what file to select when I go to manually select the ipsw file on redsn0w. Do I leave it as a zip and select it like that or is there an individual file I select? Thanks for the help!!!
    12-06-2011 02:34 PM
  2. sicario666's Avatar
    Just get the IPSW file and slap it onto your desktop. Select the file from there. There's no need to make any changes to the IPSW file at all. You can JB 5.0.1 as well. Not sure if you're aware of that.
    12-06-2011 03:03 PM
  3. ihateyou352's Avatar
    I downloaded the ipsw from the redmondpie site. It is a zip folder. When I unzip it I dont see any ipsw file. Do I have to unzip it or do I leave it zipped?
    12-06-2011 03:13 PM
  4. sicario666's Avatar
    Yeah. I would say it needs to be unzipped. If that doesn't work. Find a IPSW file that isn't zipped.
    12-06-2011 03:15 PM
  5. ihateyou352's Avatar
    Once it is unzipped what file to do I select?? There is a whole bunch of different files and folders. Thanks for the help!!
    12-06-2011 03:17 PM
  6. krs7272#AC's Avatar
    IIRC when downloading using IE I think that happens. I use Firefox and it will download correctly.
    12-06-2011 03:17 PM
  7. ihateyou352's Avatar
    I am going to download Firefox now and see if that helps. Thanks!!
    12-06-2011 03:19 PM
  8. ihateyou352's Avatar
    Yes the IE thing was the problem!! It is now downloaded correctly. Thanks for the help guys! It is greatly appreciated
    12-06-2011 03:23 PM
  9. jayblazer's Avatar
    You don't unzip you just change the file extension to ipsw..
    12-06-2011 03:34 PM
  10. sicario666's Avatar
    There you go...
    12-06-2011 03:36 PM
  11. dbone15#AC's Avatar
    Just change the file extension to .ipsw
    12-06-2011 03:39 PM
  12. krs7272#AC's Avatar
    You don't unzip you just change the file extension to ipsw..
    Ah good tip for those using IE
    12-06-2011 07:51 PM
  13. damienstarr's Avatar
    ok im hoping u guys can help new to the iphone want to jailbreak it running ios 5.0.1 iv gone through redsnow im using ipsw 5.0 because the 5.0.1 wont work on the new version of resnow after putting my phone in dfu mode redsnow tell me your phone model does not support the untethered option and quites on me im not going for an untethered im going foe tethered but its just not working for me any advice
    12-06-2011 08:07 PM
  14. damienstarr's Avatar
    by they way i got 3gs model
    12-06-2011 08:08 PM
  15. iDonev's Avatar
    ok im hoping u guys can help new to the iphone want to jailbreak it running ios 5.0.1 iv gone through redsnow im using ipsw 5.0 because the 5.0.1 wont work on the new version of resnow after putting my phone in dfu mode redsnow tell me your phone model does not support the untethered option and quites on me im not going for an untethered im going foe tethered but its just not working for me any advice
    Why don't you try using sn0wbreeze (beta 11)? It takes just as long to do and iBooty (the tool used to boot up the phone) doesn't require files from any IPSW.
    12-07-2011 04:06 AM
  16. redbeard's Avatar
    I had trouble with Redsnow too, so I tried Snowbreeze and it worked the first time.
    12-07-2011 05:29 AM
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