How To Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 iOS 5.0.1 on Windows With CLI [Guide]



The iPhone Dev Team has released a RedSn0w CLI tool that allows Windows users to jailbreak their iPhone 4S or iPad 2. This tool will allow you to perform an untethered jailbreak using the Windows command prompt. Let’s get right to the tutorial.

Step 1: Download the CLI tool for Windows from our Downloads page

Step 2: Extract the cinject_0.4.3 folder into the system folder (i.e. C:\)

Step 3: Connect your iPhone 4S or iPad 2

Step 4: Go to the start menu, click on run and type in cmd.exe 

Step 5: Execute the CLI by typing the following commands:

cinject -i payloads/jailbreak.mobileconfig
cinject -j payloads
cinject -w

Step 6: Go to Settings > Network > VPN > ON. You should get an error and then it should reboot.

Step 7: You should see that Cydia on your home screen

Common Errors and how to fix them:

  • FATAL(_LINE_): Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content And Settings. Then re-do the whole procedure.
  • Error Establishing Database Connection: Follow this guide.

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