Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3 on iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod Touch 4G (Tethered)

Few hours ago we had posted about iOS 6.1.3 final released for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. We also noted that it fixes the Evasi0n untethered jailbreak and at any cost you do not update to iOS 6.1.3 if you care about your jailbreak.

Unfortunately despite many warnings, often many iOS devices owners ends up updating to iOS 6.1.3 unknowingly or accidentally. Thanks to limera1n bootrom exploit iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod Touch 4G users can still get the tethered jailbreak.

Please Keep in mind iOS 6.1.3 jailbreak is tethered jailbreak, meaning you will need to tethered boot every time you reboot/turn on your device.

Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3

Video Guide to Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3

Required Tools

Redsn0w 0.9.15b3

iOS 6.0 IPSW

iOS 6.1.3 IPSW

How to Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3

1. If you haven’t updated your iPhone 4/3GS, iPod Touch 4G to iOS 6.1.3 then update using iTunes.

2. Take backup of your iPhone and iPod Touch using iTunes.

3. Now run Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 jailbreak tool (Must run as administrator mode on Windows)

Tethered Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3

4. Now click on Extras and Select IPSW button

Select IPSW

5. Now browse and select iOS 6.0 IPSW respective for your device and click on open button. Press Ok button on firmware build information

Browse and Select iOS 6.0 IPSW

iOS 6.0 build Information

6. Now click back button and press jailbreak button

Tethered Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3

7. At this stage Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 will prepare jailbreak data.

Preparing Jailbreak Data

8. On options screen must check Install Cydia option.

Jailbreak Options

9. Now connect your iPhone/iPod Touch to Mac/PC using USB cable and turn off

Power Off iOS device

10. Click on next button on Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 and follow on screen instructions to put it in DFU mode

a. Press and hold power and home button for 10 seconds

b. Now release power button while continue to hold home button for 20 seconds

DFU Mode Instructions

11. Once your iPhone/iPod touch is in DFU mode, Redsn0w will start uploading jailbreak data, ramdisk etc. and continue will jailbreak process.

12. A message will be displayed that this is tethered jailbreak and you will need to tethered boot every time you reboot your device

Tethered Jailbreak for iOS 6.1

13. Now the rest of jailbreak process will take place on your device

14. Once your device reboots you won’t see Cydia until you tethered boot using following process.

How to Tethered boot after iOS 6.1.3 jailbreak

1. Start Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 and click on extras button

Tethered Jailbreak iOS 6.1.3

2. Now click on Select IPSW button and browse and select iOS 6.0 IPSW file. Click on open button and press ok button on firmware build information.

Browse and Select iOS 6.0 IPSW

3. Now click on Just Boot option

Just Boot

4. Now connect your iOS device to PC/Mac and turn off

Power Off iOS device

5. Follow on screen instructions to put in DFU mode

Tethered Reboot

6. That’s it, once your iPhone 4/iPod Touch 4G reboots you will notice that Cydia is installed.

Enjoy your newly jailbroken iPhone 4 iOS 6.1.3, iPhone 3GS iOS 6.1.3 and iPod Touch 4G iOS 6.1.3.

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Reader Comments

What does reboot mean.

Written By Mike
on March 24th, 2013

i try already that steps good that i have cydia at the end but the problems is cydia is not working.it works for a while but when your get reboot or once you install one of the feature of cydia.it end to crash..

Written By ryan salvador
on March 26th, 2013