Redsn0w still offers jailbreak solution for iOS 5.01 beta [Updated]
According to Dev Team member MuscleNerd, the current version of Redsn0w can still jailbreak the beta of iOS 5.01. In case you missed the news, Apple released a beta of iOS 5.01 to developers yesterday to address various bug fixes; notably battery life. The good news is that you can still jailbreak it using Redsn0w. If you have decided that you can’t suffer the iOS 5 bugs any longer but don’t want to forfeit your jailbreak either, you are safe to proceed.
The jailbreak remains a tethered solution for now and does not work with the iPhone 4S or the iPad 2.
Update: Redsn0w has now been updated to version 0.9.9b8 and it now supports iOS beta 5.0.1. There is no need to use the iOS 5.0 IPSW anymore!
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