Users who want to immediately update to iOS 5 , but not without jailbreaking may have luck. With redsn0w 0.9.9b4 can iOS 5.0 jailbreak at this moment, although you jailbreak tool for this is yet to iOS 5 Gold Master (GM) to point out. The jailbreak of iOS 5 in the short term, untethered to the iPhone 3G with the old bootrom and tethered to the iPhone 3G with new bootrom , the iPhone 4, the third and fourth generation iPod touch and iPad .
The jailbreak iOS 5 you are able to do is not for everyone: a tethered jailbreak means that you whenever you want your iDevice again (or should) start using it with the computer will need to connect. Only when you select Just boot tethered redsn0w've used in your iDevice will normally start. For Windows users may be something simpler, if you redsn0w.exe renamed to a filename that contains the word boat (as justboot.exe), then the jailbreak tool automatically Just boot tethered mode to boot.
A universal untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 will probably first be made available by the Chronic Dev Team, who jailbreak during MyGreatFest officially announced . It is not known exactly when this jailbreak will follow, but that will in any case not before the team has had time to make it suitable for the iPhone 4S . Since the jailbreak for the iPhone 4S iOS 5 will be based on userland exploits that simply with a firmware update to patch, it is for users who want to jailbreak an iPhone 4S recommend the device to secure the short term.