Few hours ago, Apple released iOS 5.1.1 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with some improvement and bug fixes. MuscleNerd has confirmed on his Twitter account that the current version of Redsn0w can jailbreak 5.1.1 (Tethered) which means that you have to connect your iPhone with PC every time your reboot your device. Redsn0w 0.9.10 b8b can jailbreak 5.1.1 on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 1, iPod touch 4g, 3g only.
How to jailbreak 5.1.1 Semi-Untethered – iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, 3G, iPad 1:
Step 1: Connect your iPhone / iPad / iPod touch with your PC via USB, and open iTunes then retire to iOS 5.1.1 if you did’t already installed it on your iDevice.
Step 2: Open Redsn0w > Extras > Select IPSW and point to iOS 5.1 ipsw (not iOS 5.1.1)
Step 3: Once it identifies iOS 5.1 build, make sure you have select Cydia then click Next.
Step 4: Redsn0w will install Cydia on your device.
Tethered Jailbreak : Once current Redsn0w jailbreak is still tethered jailbreak, you will be required to connect your iOS device with your computer and run Redsn0w again then choose “Extras” > “Just boot”
What’s Semi-Untethered jailbreak means :
The main issue of tethered jailbreak is that you need to connect your device to computer to use Redsn0w “Just Boot” tethered option every time your reboot your device. Semi-tethered jailbreak come specially to fix this issue, as it allows you reboot your device without connecting it with computer. So now you have untethered jailbreak on iOS 5. But the main issue is that 99% of jailbreak apps and tweaks won’t work at all. So what now ? Semi-tethered jailbreak is only a protection for you if your device reboots while you were away from your computer, but you will be able to use the most important functions of you iPhone until you get home and connect it with Redsn0w.
How to Jailbreak 5.1 Semi Untethered – iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 1, iPod touch 4G, 3G:
Step 1: Now, open Cydia > Manage > Sources.
step 2: Tap on Edit > Add and insert the following repository
Step 3: Search for SemiTether and install it then reboot your device.
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