How to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 running on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using RedSn0w

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If you are looking for a guide to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 then you have come to the right place. In this post we will show you how you can jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 in a detailed step by step guide. We will be using the RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 tool and the whole process would take more or less 5 minutes to complete. The jailbreaking process is quite simple and you won’t have a problem if you follow the steps below rightly even if this is the first time you are jailbreaking your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Any device that is running iOS 5.1.1 can be jailbreaked using the guide below.

Download first

In order to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch you need to download the latest version of redsn0w. You can download it using the links below.

Note: RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 works the same way on both Windows and Mac machines. So Mac users can follow the same steps too.

1 ) Connect your iOS device to your computer using an Apple authorized cable and close iTunes.

2 ) After you have downloaded RedSn0w 0.9.15b3 unzip it and launch. Make sure you launch RedSnow in Administrator mode (Windows only).

3 ) Now you should see your device’s name and iOS version on RedSn0w. This means your device is detected by the software and its ready to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1. Click on the Jailbreak button.

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4 ) Once you have clicked on the ‘Jailbreak’ button RedSn0w will begin to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 on your device. Wait patiently as it performs its functions on your device.

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5 ) After a few minutes RedSn0w will show you a dialogue box telling the Jailbreak process went successfully. Click on ‘OK’ button and unplug your device. Click on ‘Quit’ button to close RedSn0w.

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6 ) Now your device will reboot. Let it do its job and do not do anything unless you see the home screen. Once you see the home screen look for the Cydia icon. If its there then the mission jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 was successful.

7 ) Launch Cydia and let it load its stuff. You will then be asked who you are, tap on the ‘User’ button.

Done! That’s how you jailbreak iOS 5.1.1. Enjoy.

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