Jailbreak iOS 5 Semi Tethered On iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch – How To


by casey on October 23, 2011

As we have already updated you that BigBoss has released a semi tethered jailbreak iOS on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. We have made a small How To Guide to show you how can you get a semi tethered jailbreak.

If you don’t know the difference you can follow this link Difference between Semi Tethered Jailbreak Vs. Tethered Jailbreak Vs. Untethered Jailbreak.

How To Jailbreak iOS 5 Semi Tethered on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch:

STEP 1: You need to have a tethered jailbroken iOS device. Follow this link to Jailbreak iOS 5 Tethered.

STEP 2: Once your device is tethered jailbroken on iOS 5, now you have to add a repository. Open Cydia and goto Manage > Sources > Edit > Add  and then type http://thebigboss.org/semitether and click on the Add Source button.

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semi tether add repo

STEP3: In the Manage section, you will see that the repository has been added. Click on the added repository which is “thebigboss.org” and then click on SemiTether as shown in the images below.

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semi tether how to


STEP 4: Following screen will appear in front of you. Click on INSTALL and it will start installing the package.

semi tether install

STEP 5: Once its done, it will ask you to reboot your device. Click on the Reboot Device button.

semi tether reboot

STEP 6: Now you have to open Redsn0w for a tether boot. Download Redsn0w if you have not already downloaded it. Run the Redsn0w application and Click on EXTRAS.

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STEP 7: Now click on the JUST BOOT button for a tethered boot. After that it will as you to enter your device on DFU mode and thats it.

semi tether boot 2

just boot tethered

THATS IT! Your iOS 5 devices is now semi tethered jailbroken. Enjoy and share this post with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. If you have any questions you can join our Facebook Page or follow us on Twitter.

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  • Quanta

    So what does semi tethered do for you?

  • Mohd Akbar

    With Semi-Tethered you can use your gadget without need of connecting which the computer Safari, Mail, Cydia, In emergency situations for making calls, And sending messages etc, It can be pretty useful.

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