iOS 4.2.1 Untethered Jailbreak with Greenpois0n (Windows): How-to Tutotial
The famous Chronic Dev Team has now presented its untethered Greenpois0n RC5 b2 jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1 for Windows users.
This means that all iPad and iPhone owners who use the iOS version 4.2.1 and Windows on their computers can now perform an untethered jailbreak of their gadgets.
You can either download the new version of Greenpois0n RC5 b2 from the official site or follow this link. If you decide to get the jailbreak utility from Greenpois0n website, you need to choose the Windows link at the bottom of your computer screen and save it to download it to your desktop.
This how-to tutorial will lead you through quick, successful and easy jailbreak of your iOS 4.2.1 iPad with Greenpois0n RC5 for Windows.
Step # 1
Open the gp_win_rc5_b2.zip folder to get the greenpois0n.exe file out onto your desktop. Then launch the .exe file by double clicking it.
Step # 2
Turn your iPad off. Now press the big Prepare to Jailbreak (DFU) button.
Step # 3
Put your tablet into DFU mode. Follow the instructions that will help you to perform this action.
First of all, press and hold the Sleep button for 2 seconds.
While you continued pressing and holding the Sleep button, you need to also press and hold the Home button for another 10 second.
Now it’s time to let go off the Sleep button, but still continue holding the Home button for another 15 seconds until you see the message from iTunes that says iTunes has detected an iPad in recovery mode. You must restore it before it can be used with iTunes and your screen will stay black.
Step # 4
As soon as your tablet gets in DFU mode, you can press the Jailbreak button.
Step # 5
Your iPad is now allowing Greenpois0n to jailbreak it.
Step # 6
Press the Quit button as your app has completed jailbreaking process. At this stage you will see verbose mode text appearing on your iPad.
Step # 7
Let your iPad restart. Now you should see a new Loader app on the Springboard. Launch it by clicking it.
Step # 8
Choose Cydia, and now select the big Install Cydia button that you see.
Step # 9
Cydia should install itself now. When it’s done, you can delete Loader application from your iPad. Choose the Options button and select the Remove Loader.app button.
Step # 10
The last step and we are done. You need to reboot your tablet. Now launch Cydia and allow it doing all the necessary updates.
Congratulations! Now your iOS 4.2.1 iPad is successfully jailbroken with Greenpois0n for Windows.
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