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Download iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmware for iPhone 3GS

Apple released iOS 5.0.1 firmware few weeks ago and the new updated iOS firmware brings a lot of bugs fixes, performance improvements, new feartures and apps and everyone wants to update his iDevice’s iOS firmware to the latest iOS 5.0.1 firmware. But the problem is the new iOS firmware will also update your iDevice baseband and eventually you will loose you unlock and jailbreak as well. For example by updating iPhone 4 firmware to the iOS 5.0 many users lost unlock and jailbrak due to 4.11.08 baseband update and up-till now there is no unlock solution available for this iPhone 4 4.11.08 baseband. So, the solution for this problem is you have to update your iDevice firmware by downloading iOS 5.0.1 custom firmware which will not update your iDevice baseband.

If you want to preserve you iDevice baseband to easy unlock and jailbreak then you have to restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to custom iOS 5.0.1 Firmware without baseband update. This iOS 5.0.1 custom firmware made with Sn0wbreeze v2.9.1,  so its an untethered jailbreak. There is same ready custom firmwares with 6.15.00 basebond . While updating iOS firmware if you get iTunes 16XX error use iREB. The iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmwares are Pre-jailbroken and you don’t need to jailbreak again.

How to Use iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmware on Mac

Step 1: Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b5. You can get it from the links posted below.
Step 2: Open Redsn0w and click ‘Extras’
Step 3: Click ‘Pwned DFU’ and follow the instructions to enter DFU-Mode
Step 4: Now open iTunes, go to your device, hold the alt key and click restore
Step 5: Select the Custom iOS 5.0.1 IPSW for respective device and Restore (deletes all data)

How to Use iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmware on Windows

Step 1: Download iReb. You can get it from the links after the instructions
Step 2: Open iReb and select your device
Step 3: Follow the instructions to enter DFU-Mode
Step 4: Now open iTunes, go to your device, hold the shift key and click restore
Step 5: Select the Custom iOS 5.0.1 firmware file and Restore (deletes all data)

  1. Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b5 for Windows
  2. Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b5 for Mac



For those users who are using ultrasn0w or Gevey SIM with the iPhone 4 Basebands 01.59.00, 02.10.04, 03.10.01 or 04.10.01 or iPhone 3GS BB 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01 or 05.13.04, 06.15.00 to unlock your phone, download the hacktivated iOS firmware to be able to unlock your phone. If you purchased your phone factory unlocked, or you have the official SIM card, use the standard custum iOS firmware.