How to Jailbreak iPad iOS 4.3 on Mac
iPad "jailbreaking" has been a hot topic Since Apple has released the final build of iOS 4.3.1, Now DevTeam have again lived up to their reputation with the release of Redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 jailbreak for iPad. In this tutorial we will provide you step by step instructions to jailbreak your iPad on 4.3.1 on Mac. Please note that iPad Jailbreak will lost warranty, but restoring your iPad to the original factory settings should get things back to normal. And if you want to play DVD movies on jailbroken and unjailbroken iPad, here is a step by step guide regarding how to watch DVD movies on iPad.
How to Jailbreak iPad iOS 4.3.1 on Mac
Step 1: Download Redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 and save the application in a folder named "Redsn0w" on your desktop.
Step 2: Extract and run the .app file (Mac) from the Zip file you downloaded.
Step 3: Download the custom iOS 4.3.1 firmware (IPSW file) which you will use to restore your device using redsn0w. iClarified.com, which the Dev Team itself recommended, has a download available on this webpage. The direct link to the IPSW file from iClarified is available here. You can also download the IPSW file from iTunes itself, but be careful to "Download Only," not update.
Step 4: Launch redsn0w and browse to the folder where you saved the custom firmware file you downloaded in step #3.
Step 5: On the next screen, make sure "Install Cydia" is selected, then click "Next."
Step 6: You will now need to turn your device off and plug it into your computer.
Step 7: Once off, click "Next."
Step 8: Follow the onscreen instructions that explain how to put your device into DFU mode. This involves a series of button pushes. Hold down power for 2 seconds, then press the Home button for 10 seconds. While still holding down the Home button, release the power button. Keep holding down Home for 15 more seconds.
- Step 9: Redsn0w will then detect your device, reboot your device and jailbreak it. When the process completes, click "Finish."
- Step 10: When your device reboots, it will be jailbroken.
You're now the proud owner of a jailbroken iPad 2. You can get more iPad apps and iPad games to enjoy on the new gadget. But please note that this is a tethered jailbreak. You will have to plug in your iPad every time you boot it to run your jailbreak Apps and RedSn0w.
Convert videos or Rip DVD movies for iPad/iPad 2
If you have got a iPad and would like to convert your holiday videos to iPad supported video, you may try iFunia iPad Video Converter for Mac.
If you would like to watch your DVD movies on your new iPad, just get iFunia DVD to iPad Converter to rip/convert holiday movies for iPad.
Get iFunia iPad Media Converter to convert media files to iPad friendly formats on Mac OS X Lion.