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What's the safest, cleanest way to jailbreak my ipad1?

I'm running iOS 5 I believe.

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Please choose an answer, for it's been a few months. –  Andrew Larsson Jun 12 '12 at 18:07
    
@Andrew Larsson I tried your answer and it broke Safari and the app store, so I just stopped bothering. Oh well I only ever use the ipad as an ereader/video machine anyway –  Harry Jun 12 '12 at 20:57
    
Have you tried Googling this?Redsn0w works fine for ipad one. And mark that answer as answer please. –  Rob Mar 15 '13 at 8:22
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I'd recommend redsn0w. It's what I used. It's not hard to do, plus it has a lot of other tools in it that can help if you mess up. The link to the official download and a quick tutorial can be found here. You'll need to upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 beforehand.

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I haven't used it myself, but this came to light after a quick Google search. Looking deeper it appears that this is the only untethered jailbreak available for A4 devices that doesn't first require a tethered jailbreak.

Good luck.

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