After four beta versions of the already-famous iOS 6.1, now Apple released the fifth one. Users all over the world expected the final release, or the GM version, but instead, the Cupertino company released another version designed for developer purposes only. This means that you should be a developer if you want to try out iOS 6.1 beta 5. However, if you somehow already have access to the fifth beta version, you now can start tethered jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta 5 using Redsnow 0.9.15b3.
As some users suggested, the firmware does not act as any other beta version released by Apple during time. This particular beta version does not have an expiration date as the previous ones and the build ID looks pretty much the same as that of a final build, which means that this particular beta version might be the one. All A4-based devices and lower, namely iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4, are eligible for tethered jailbreak using the famous Redsnow tool. I know that all of you who own a newer device might feel quite left behind, but in fact, there are so many users all over the world owning an older devices. So this news might be quite useful for them.
As I mentioned earlier, jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta 5 is a tethered jailbreak. This means that your device needs to be rebooted each time your turn it off. In the same time, you need to connect it to your device in order to redo some steps in the jailbreak process. Of course, you will do all these things with the support for Redsnow in order to put your device in the jailbreak mode once again. I know that this thing might feel quite disturbing at some point, especially when you do not have time, but if you really want to liberate your device, I am sure that you will make some time for it.
If you want to download iOS 6.1 beta 5 on your A4-based device and you want to start jailbreak on it, you will be glad to know that the jailbreak tutorial for iOS 6.1 is exactly the same as for the initial iOS 6.1 beta 1. Again, with the help of Redsnow 0.9.15b3, you can perform a tethered jailbreak on your device in the easy way. So, download Redsnow 0.9.15b3 and follow our tutorial posted here in order to start the jailbreak process on your device.