How to Jailbreak iPad Mini and iPad 4 using Redsn0w

If you are the users of a new Apple iPad mini or a new iPad 4 then there is very good news for you as iOS 6.0.1 can be jailbreak by using existing versions of Redsn0w. Till now only the iPhone 4, iPod touch 4th gen, and iPhone 3GS are supported device and you’ll have to point Redsn0w at the older 6.0 IPSW, if we leave that the process is more or less same as tethered jailbreak. In this article we are going to show you simple Step by Step process to Jailbreak iPad 4 and Mini iOS 6.0.1 with Redsn0w.

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This Steps which we are going to discuss in this article can only be applied on Apple’s iPad 4 and Mini. Applying this update on another device or model may give unwanted result. If anything happens to your device while applying this steps neither we nor the developer will be responsible, so proceed at your own risk.


  • Backup your data of your phone in your Pc or using iCloud to backup manually this lets you easily undo the jailbreak without losing you important data of your phone, or you can also go the traditional route with iTunes. It is strongly recommended to follow this step don’t skip this step.
  • Ensure that there is at least 70% charge with your device, so that there will be no Power interruption during the process.


6.0.1 IPSW

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 How to Jailbreak iPad 4 and Mini iOS 6.0.1 with Redsn0w

Step 1: First of all Launch Redsn0w, click “Extras”, then “Select IPSW”, and choose the iOS 6.0 IPSW file which you just downloaded, then move back to the main Redsn0w screen and choose “Jailbreak”.

Step 2: Then you have to follow on screen instructions to enter in DFU mode by holding the Power button for 3 seconds, then while holding Power also hold the Home button for 5 seconds, finally release Power button but hold home button for another 15 seconds, Redsn0w will notify you when DFU will be successful.

Step 3: After that you be sure to check auto boot in Redsn0w to automatically boot the device tethered upon restart, if you missed that step go to the primary redsn0w window and select “Extras” followed by “Just Boot” to boot tethered.

Step 4: At last when iOS reboots you should find Cydia on the home screen, which signify that jailbreak was successful. If you don’t see it or it doesn’t launch, you probably didn’t boot tethered, which is essential.

The whole tethering thing is the primary downside to these types of jailbreaks, as you’ll need to connect it to a computer with Redsnow each time the device reboots or runs out of battery.

Congratulations! You have successfully Jailbreak iPad 4 and Mini iOS 6.0.1 with Redsn0w. If you meet any problem while following the procedure mentioned in the article, we are always there to help you in all the possible ways.


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6 thoughts on “How to Jailbreak iPad Mini and iPad 4 using Redsn0w

  1. it’s real? who has a mini ipad, does this procedure?tethered or untethered?

  2. It this untethered jailbreak ???

  3. It’s really work for iPad mini???

  4. Will this cancel my warranty? Can it fail?anyone try this b4?

  5. Is this safe and real, because this is only article i found on internet about jailbreaking iPad mini? I got iPad mini for Christmas, so i don’t wann’t to break it:)

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