How to jailbreak iOS 6 with RedSn0w 0.9.15b1

As we reported a couple of days ago, RedSn0w 0.9.15b1 is now available to jailbreak A4 devices and below running iOS 6. This latest version is a pretty massive update with a lengthy change log, but the most important aspect about the update is the ability to jailbreak iOS 6 and install Cydia.

Previous iOS 6 jailbreaks required users to install Cydia manually, but the latest public version of RedSn0w works just as you might expect it would. Take a look inside for our full tutorial.

Note: This is a tethered jailbreak for iOS 6; A4 devices and below.

Step 1: Download RedSn0w 0.9.15b1 and open it.

Step 2: Place your iOS device into DFU mode. (Hold Home+Power for 10 seconds, release Power while still holding Home for an additional 10 seconds. The screen should remain black.)

Step 3: Click Jailbreak. A few items will load, and you’ll be presented with a “Please select your options”. Ensure Install Cydia is checked, and click next. The jailbreak process will finish in about 5 minutes.

Step 4: Once the process is complete and you’re back on the Home screen, place your device back into DFU mode.

Step 5: Go back to the main page of RedSn0w, and select Extras > Just boot. A tethered boot will be performed, and you should see Cydia on your Home screen once your device boots back up.

Step 6: Launch Cydia, and enjoy.

For more in depth information on RedSn0w, be sure to check out our continuously updating dedicated RedSn0w page.

Are you happy to finally have access to Cydia without manually installing it?