Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 is out with improvements and bug fixes

By , Nov 1, 2012

The Dev Team has updated its popular jailbreak utility RedSn0w today, bringing the software to version 0.9.15b3. Although it closely follows Apple’s release of iOS 6.0.1, it doesn’t seem to include any 6.0.1-specific changes.

What it does include, though, are a handful of bug fixes and improvements that should make the jailbreaking process much smoother. We’ve got the full change log after the break…

From the Dev Team blog:

“Version 0.9.15b3 fixes the redsn0w “error 2601” that Windows users were seeing using the Restore button.  It also fixes a related Windows iTunes error 14 for stitched files.   Note that if you have a baseband, you should probably avoid stitching and simply use redsn0w’s native Restore (not iTunes). “

It’s worth noting once again that RedSn0w can only jailbreak a few devices running iOS 6, and even then it’s a tethered hack. So if you haven’t already, make sure you read our State of the iOS 6 Jailbreak post before trying it.

Regardless, it’s always good to have the latest version of RedSn0w. And as always, you can find it on our Downloads page. For those looking for help with the utility, I’m sure Jeff will be along with a video tutorial on it shortly.

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  • queen_ir3ne

    Waiting dearly to finally update to iOS 6, but I can’t risk a tethered jailbreak given I reboot at least twice a day, and not always near my MacBook. I could tolerate a semi-tethered jailbreak.

    • http://www.facebook.com/brian.pedersen.5496 Brian Pedersen

      Twice a day? How come?

      • queen_ir3ne

        Cuz the tweaks I have are extremely buggy. The sacrifice.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1665532713 Donavan Asmawidjaja

    Finally!!!! iOS 6, here I come. I have a 3GS (old-bootrom), so it’s untethered :p

    Edit: Looks like I still stuck at iOS 5… The restore doesn’t hacktivate… (at least they fixed the 2601 error).

    • http://twitter.com/oneBurge Burge

      No .. It’s just a update to fix bugs… This is not a untethered jailbreak..

      • Guest

        3GS “old-bootrom” is untethered on iOS6.

      • http://twitter.com/oneBurge Burge

        And at what point was the post I was replying to gave this information ? . If he had a old bootrom 3GS he wouldn’t be asking this question would he …

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002480074086 Elijah S. Swick

    I have an iPod Touch 5, will upgrading to 6.0.1 lessen the chances of my being able to use the A5 iOS 6.x.x Jailbreak whenever it eventually comes out?
    Or will it only work for iOS 6.0?

    • http://twitter.com/oneBurge Burge

      At this moment know one knows yet.. The people working on the jailbreak will be testing this .I’am sure they will let us know

    • http://twitter.com/notoriousTEG tim

      MuscleNerd suggested to stay on 6.0 *if* you’re already on it. But last time around they were saying the untethered will be for 5.0 not 5.0.1, in the end it was the other way around, so don’t be too worried if you’ve already upgraded

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000122595896 Vanditt Sama

    Is there any news about untethered jailbreak on A4 devices running iOS 6.0?
    Is there any news about untethered at all?

  • Retroman_IE

    Anyone any ideas on how to get my Jailbroken iPad 2 IOS 5.0.1 up to jailbroken 5.1.1? The problem is its an OTA update to 5.0.1 which seems to stop me from updating it using redsn0w/tinyumbrella etc.

  • http://twitter.com/lgasparjnr laszlo gaspar

    iOS 6 will have an untethered jailbreak but it won’t be working until around christmas time so i’m afraid we all have some more waiting to do.

    • http://twitter.com/oneBurge Burge

      Where did you get this info from ?

  • http://www.facebook.com/springnunn Spring Luckyninja Nunn

    Installous 5 has iOS 6 support now greatest thing ever lol

  • waleed LA

    YEAH ! updated my iphone to ios 6 with preserved baseband :) and gevey sim working normally as it should … thanks redsn0w <3

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=639201970 Ahmad Alshaghel

    hay I have 3gs with ios 3.1.3 can i upgrade it to 5.1.1 without passing on ios 6 plz help me asap :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=639201970 Ahmad Alshaghel

    hay I have 3gs with ios 3.1.3 can i upgrade it to 5.1.1 without passing on ios 6 plz help me asap :)

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Med-Mohamed/1010730927 Med Mohamed

      if u have ur 5.1.1 shsh’s yes

      i upgraded to 5.1.1 but i had battery issue

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Med-Mohamed/1010730927 Med Mohamed

    “error 2601” is killing me

    can redsnow downgrade frome 5.1.1 to 4.3.3 ?

    • Jabir

      All u need to do is download 4.3.3 firmware if there is one n then red snow can do so I think

  • Gantulga Sumiya

    i have iPad3 with ios 6, is there any way downgrde to 5.11?

  • Jabir

    Hi I got an ios 6.0.1 on 4s
    Is it possible to jail break it.
    Is so what do I need pls help

    • zeah

      pliz if you know how don’t forget to tell me

  • http://www.facebook.com/jeremy.brunelle.9 Jeremy Brunelle

    I’m fairly new to jailbreaking, and this seems like a perfect opportunity to ask; do I re apply a jailbreak when updating redsn0w? I have a working jb off the 0.9.15b2 release, and when I went from b1 to b2 I messed myself up and took a couple hours and a couple restores to get the jailbreak to retake. I wasn’t able to find anything relevant through google on updating from one version of a jailbreak with redsn0w to another. Any answers or is there an article somewhere I could read up on for future reference?

    • http://twitter.com/TrackStar_3427 Bolaji Ogbulu

      nope, the updates are more to fix problems with the stability of the softwre running on the computer, not the jailbreak on the ipod, those problems are fixed through updated cydia packages

  • http://www.facebook.com/drahcir.cruz Drahcir Cruz

    how can i reformat my iphone 4s? from its factory setting? coz am having trouble with it… it keeps on restarting…. thnx ^_^ PS: without using itunes

  • http://twitter.com/C_T_G_ Mr. Elue

    Ok so I have an iPhone 4s, i dont care if its tethered for now but i have 6.0.1, will it work?

  • rohan

    this redsnow is not wark in my iphone 4s ……………….

  • hudu

    i tried jail breaking my iphone 4 but when i select the ipsw it tell me its not supported by the version of redsnow that am using!! any help plz!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000327861270 Ryan O’Marrow

    the link for red snow is a fucking virus

  • minsas

    when redsn0w support a5 or a6 ?

  • Amir

    Hi, Can anyone help me?!!
    i have ipad 2 wifi+3G, I by mistake downloaded IOS 6.1.3, I need to downgrade to IOS 6.1.2 with my shsh blobs which is OK and stored on my pc (windows sys.)
    I tried sn0wbreez, redsn0w & itunes all gives an errors, can`t stitch IPSW or restore.
    what should I do?