Untether an Existing Tethered iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak with Corona

Dec 27, 2011 - 28 Comments

Corona Untether for iOS 5.0.1 A new tool has been released that untethers existing tethered jailbreaks for iOS 5.0.1. This means that if you are using a tethered jailbreak right now, you can download a free package from Cydia to untether your jailbreak and never have to boot with redsn0w assistance again. The package is called Corona and it’s very easy to install.

The current version of Corona untether is compatible with iOS 5.01 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 3rd or 4th gen, iPad 1.

How to Convert a Tethered iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak into Untethered with Corona

Do this from the currently tethered jailbroken device running iOS 5.0.1:

  • Launch the Cydia app and search for “Corona”
  • Tap on “Corona 5.0.1 Untether” and then tap the “Install” button in the upper right corner
  • Reboot the device

The iOS device will now be untethered, able to reboot at will without connecting to a computer.

If for whatever reason you don’t want to use Corona, you can also download the untethered redsn0w and jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 untethered by running the new version over an existing tethered base, but that is more work than necessary. Corona is by far the easiest choice, and unless you plan on performing a clean installation, it’s the way to go.

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Posted by: Matt Chan in iPad, iPhone

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  1. pweasel says:

    any specific source for this cydia package? cos the defaults came up empty on “corona” search

  2. walid says:

    Any chance or anyone has go the answer to an already jaibroken ios 4.2.1 wanting to jailbreak to ios 5.0.1 how to do it

  3. Dizzy says:

    i get a subprocess post-installation error at the very end
    half installed package?

  4. Tyler says:

    when i go to install it it says

    cannot comply
    note:the requested modifications cannot be applied due to required dependencies or conflicts that cannot be automatically found or fixed.

  5. mfc says:

    Help! untethered and tethered attempts do not work, tried it on both mac and windows. On Mac after it uploads 2nd step it says waiting for reboot and the phone boots normally, on Windows it boots normally during the exploit and checking build. IOS 5 Jailbroke fine when I did a tethered one on it when it was first released. I have tried dozens of times with the same outcome

    • Justin says:

      Im having the same problem on an iphone 4 i go to do the jailbreak get to the first stage and then it says waiting fro reboot and it boots normally. Is there something I’m doing wrong and is there a way to get this to work.

  6. Agung says:

    Is it work for ios 5.0 tethered jailbreak (not 5.0.1)?

  7. Steve says:

    Very easy upgrade using Corona.

    thanks

  8. Jayanth says:

    Thanks team for Caron’s its great , good work, this works and it’s bug free works good on i4 iOS 5.0.1

  9. Jandean says:

    I’m currently using ipod touch 3rd gen and it is ios 5.0 tethered jailbroken, also im currently updating to ios 5.0.1 on itunes, after the update. is it safe to jailbreak using corona? thanks!

  10. alexander says:

    This is amazing. I am now going to jailbreak my iphone.

  11. luis says:

    i have semi-tethered ios 5.0. Do I upgrade to 5.0.0 from the iphone first or what should i do?

  12. Harry says:

    I was dreading the long task of backing up, restoring and jail breaking again when I came across this page.

    Worked like a charm! Gone are the days when I had to switch to airplane mode to save the last few % of battery :)

    Thanks a ton!

  13. bob says:

    will i lose all my data from the previous jailbreak?

  14. bee says:

    I downloaded and installed Corona. I rebooted and now I’m stuck with the apple logo. I tried to boot with redsn0w and i get nothing. HELP!

  15. nick says:

    cydia wont even load, wtf?

  16. nick says:

    wut do i do?

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  19. sandeep says:

    is there a certain source that you need 2 add to get corona???

  20. Rachel says:

    If your iPod is jailbroken, already. 4.2.1, how can you jailbreak it to 5.01? Plus, does this really work?! Or, is this just a scam….?

  21. jeezy says:

    can i use this on a iphone 4 with ios 5.0 software?

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