The much awaited untethered jailbreaking tool for iOS 4.3.1 has been released by the iPhone Dev team. The team released Redsn0w 0.9.6RC9 for Windows and it is compatible with iOS 4.3.1 on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPod Touch 4G, iPod touch 3G, iPad, and Apple TV 2, but the iPad 2 is currently not supported.

Those who are on Mac, can also download PwnageTool 4.3 for jailbreaking their iDevice on iOS 4.3.1. Unlike PwnageTool, you cannot create custom firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.6RC9. Also, Ultrasn0w is currently broken on iOS 4.3.1, so stay away if you depend on Ultrasn0w for unlocking your iPhone.

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[How to] Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 using RedSn0w 0.9.6RC9

Below are the step by step instructions to jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch using RedSn0w 0.9.6RC9. Proceed only if you understand the risks involved and at your own risk.

Step 1: Download iOS 4.3.1 for your iDevice.

Step 2: Download iTunes 10.2 for Windows/Mac

Step 3: Download RedSn0w 0.9.6RC9

Step 4: Update/Restore to iOS 4.3.1 firmware using the IPSW file via iTunes 10.2.1.

Step 5: Start Redsn0w and point it to the official iOS 4.3.1 firmware file.

Step 6: Select “Install Cydia” and click Next

Step 7: Follow the on screen instructions to put your device into DFU mode.

Step 8: Now just wait for Redsn0w 0.9.6 rc9 to complete its process. Once done, your iDevice will restart automatically.

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