Following the release of iOS 5 beta 4, the iPhone Dev-Team updated its redsn0w jailbreak software. Now, the latest version of redsn0w has the ability to jailbreak iOS devices running the fourth beta version of iOS 5.
The latest beta version can be downloaded as an over-the-air software update (which means users don’t have to hook-up to iTunes when installing the update). However, this method of updating is not compatible with jailbroken iOS devices. Because of this, jailbroken iOS device owners will have to install iOS 5 beta 4 the usual way, via iTunes.
Now, for the good news: Once installed, Apple fans will be able to jailbreak iOS 5 beta 4 via the recently updated redsn0w 0.9.8b4. As noted by the iPhone Dev-Team, users will need to point redsn0w at iOS 5 beta 4 when jailbreaking and rebooting:
In conjunction with iOS5 beta4 being released to iOS developers, redsn0w 0.9.8b4 is now available for jailbreak app developers (point the b4 redsn0w at the b4 IPSW). Remember, it’s a tethered jailbreak right now so you’ll need to use redsn0w to boot into a jailbroken state at each power cycle.
For more information on the latest version of redsn0w (including download links), head over to the iPhone Dev-Team’s website. And if you try jailbreaking iOS 5 beta 4, let us know if you’re successful in the comments.