How To Jailbreak And Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button – By the newly release redsn0w 0.9.14b2 the hackers have added a new feature to redsn0w which is the ability to jailbreak and enter DFU mode with a broken home or power button, they have create a firmware file that will push your device into DFU mode once a normal restore through iTunes is completed check the tutorial below.
- Download the latest version on iTunes.
- Download iOS 5.1.1 firmware from here
- Download RedSn0w 0.9.14b2 for Win.
- Download RedSn0w 0.9.14b2 for Mac
Supported devices: iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
How To Jailbreak And Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button
Step 1: After downloading redsn0w extract it, by right clicking on it and choose “Extract All“.
Step 2: Open RedSn0w main window click Extras –> Even more –> DFU IPSW, and click OK
Step 3: Then you will be informed by the message shown on the screen below then Click OK.
Step 4: Now you have to select the iPSW firmware file you downloaded in first step then click Open.
Step 5: RedSn0w will now proceed to create a DFU Mode IPSW.
Step 6: You will be informed by the message below that your IPSW has been created successfully, then Click OK
Step 7: Open now iTunes then Connect your device to your PC and hold down the Shift key and click Restore, then choose your newly created “ENTER_DFU IPSW file” as the icon below and click OK, This will restore your device and place the device into DFU mode upon restore. You should just see a black screen once the restore is finished.
Step 8: After step 7 You can now jailbreak your device on iOS 5.1.1 using our tutorials posted here.