How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPad 1 Running iOS 5.0.1 Using Redsn0w

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 using pod2G’s untethered jailbreak, which finally allows iPad 1 users to perform an untethered jailbreak.
In this guide, we will take you through the step by step procedure to perform an untethered jailbreak on iPad running 
 using Redsn0w.
Here are some important points to note before you proceed.
. iPhone 4 users can checkout
If you’ve performed a tethered jailbreak on your iPad 1 running iOS 5.0.1 then checkout
 to convert it to an untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak.
Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 does not support iPad 2 currently, but pod2G is working hard on it. We’ll keep you posted.
 and at your own risk.
Please do not forget to backup your iPad before you proceed. You can 
 for instructions on how to backup your iPad.
After the jailbreaking process is complete, do not forget to checkout our article on 
Please ensure you are running latest version of iTunes i.e. iTunes 10.5 or later.
Known issue: iBooks keeps crashing after jailbreaking iPad using this method. Dev team is working hard to fix the issue.
You can follow these step-by-step instructions to jailbreak your iPad 1 with the assumption that you’ve already updated your iPad to iOS 5.0.1 (please note Settings –> General –> About –> Version should be 5.0.1):
Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 for Windows from 
 and Redsn0w 0.9.10b1 for Mac from 
” on your desktop.
Double click the Redsn0w zip file and extract the application to the Redsn0w folder and then launch the Redsn0w application.
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 
(right-click on the Redsn0w exe and select ‘Run as an Administrator’).
 You will now be prompted to switch OFF your iPad and plug it to the computer. Follow the instructions and click on ‘
 You will now need to put your iPad into the DFU mode. Redsn0w will take you through the necessary steps:
Your iPad should reboot now.
 Redsn0w will now start preparing the jailbreak data.
 You will now be prompted to select the jailbreak options you would like. Make sure Cydia is selected and select ‘
‘ to continue.
 You iPad will be rebooted again and Redsn0w will now begin uploading the new RAM disk and kernel.
You will now be notified once the jailbreaking process is complete. Click on the ‘
‘ button to exit the application.
Your iPad will reboot once again (which could take approximately 5 minutes). After it has rebooted, your iPad should be successfully jailbroken. You should find
jailbreak app on your iPad’s home screen.
If you’re new to the jailbreaking world and wondering what to do after jailbreaking your iPad, checkout our
category page to find out the apps you can install on your iPad using the Cydia app. Please note that some of the jailbreak apps and tweaks are still not compatible with iOS 5.0.1 so please be cautious while installing them.
Hope this helped. Please don’t forget to let us know how it goes in the comments and drop us a line if you hit any issues.

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