What is redsn0w?

redsn0w is an iDevice jailbreaking tool for OS X and Windows. Originally called QuickPwn, but due to exploitation of the name by www.quickpwn.com, version 0.7 was renamed to redsn0w and added unlocking of supported devices .

Where can I download redsn0w?

RedSn0w is maintained and developed by a group of hackers by the name of the iPhone Dev-Team. As such you can always find the latest version of RedSn0w from their blog. iJailbreak also maintains a downloads section that always contains the latest version of RedSn0w.

Which devices are compatible with Redsn0w?

Redsn0w compatible devices according to iOS versions as follows. iPhone 4S – iOS 5.0 / iOS 5.1.1 iPhone 4 – iOS 3.1.3 to iOS 6.0.1 iPhone 3GS – iOS 3.1.3 to iOS 6.0.1 iPhone 3G – iOS 3.1.3 to iOS 4.2.1 iPad 3 – iOS 5.1.1 iPad 2 – iOS 5.0.1 / iOS 5.1.1 iPod Touch 4G – iOS 3.1.3 to iOS 6.0.1 iPod Touch 3G – iOS 3.1.3 to iOS 5.1.1

How do I Reset my Device to factory settings using redsn0w?

Hold the Power button for 3 seconds. While holding the Power button, press the Home button for another 10 seconds. Release the Power button only, but hold the Home button for another few seconds until Redsn0w detects the device. Then release the Home button. Now your device screen will turn into black.