| (♥) Higher support iOS version for iPad 1 is iOS 5.1.1.
(♥) There is no way to upgrade iOS up to iOS 6.0 + or iOS 7.0+.
(♥) You should be the jailbreak iPad 1 iOS 5.1.1 to download Cydia.
(♥) Windows users can use Redsn0w, Absinthe, Sn0wbreeze to jailbreak iPad 1 iOS 5.1.1. Mac users can use Redsn0w, Absinthe, PwnageTool to jailbreak iPad 1 iOS 5.1.1. Linux users can use Absinthe tool.
(♥) After the jailbreak, Cydia comes automatically on iPad 1.
For the first ever the Apple company release iPad model April 3rd, 2010 as iPad 1 with WiFi system. It was designed and marketed by Apple as a tablet computer. Initial operating system was iOS 3.2. After that Apple released many more iOSs for iPad. Now iOS 5.1.1 is very popular among iPad 1 users. Fortunately, all the iOS versions can be jailbroken. It is supported many jailbreaking tools to download and install Cydia for iPad 1’s iOS versions. In this content, we provide you to the step guide for jailbreak the popular version of the iPad 1. There are few tools available to download and install Cydia for iPad 1 running iOS 5.1.1 for all Windows, Mac and Linux users. See the below list. There are available all the guide to download and install Cydia for your iPad 1.
For Windows users.
For Mac users.
For Linux users.
As I think Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool is the easiest way to download and install Cydia for iPad 1. How ever, we provide you not only Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool guide, but also another guides for your convenient. So read all the guides carefully. Then you can choose the best way to jailbreak iPad 1.
Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool for iPad 1
You have to run Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool as tethered. Course, iPad 1 is included A4 chip. It is not secret that want to put in to DFU mode when you jailbreak iDevice which is included A4 chip.
Step guide to download and install Cydia with Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool.
Step 01. First of all, you must download the Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 tool. Click here to go to Redsn0w download page for both Windows and Mac users. Then extract folders (Windows users want to extract win folder. Mac’s folder for Mac users.)
Step 02. Run iTunes. (make sure to run latest version of iTunes.) Then select iPad 1 from the list. You can update your iPad’s firmware up to iOS 5.1.1, if you want . We recommend doing it.
Step 03. Run Redsn0w exe file.
For Windows users must run the exe file as an Administrator.
For Mac users just run the exe file as normal.
Step 04. Click on the “Jailbreak” button. Then it will start the jailbreaking. It will be asked to choose the DFU ramdisk method. Click on the “Yes” button.
Step 05. Plug iPad to the PC. Then switch off the iPad. You will see the message as below. Please follow it.
“Prepare to enter DFU mode
Please make sure your device is both OFF and PLUGGED IN to the computer.
If it is not off, plug the device into the computer FIRST.
Then hold down the Power button (on the edge of the device) until ‘Slide to Power OFF’ appears, and then slide to power off.
Click next when your device is BOTH off and plugged in.”
Step 06. Please follow below three steps to put into DFU mode, which is available in the Redsnow step guide.
01. Hold down the Power (corner) button for 3 seconds.
02. Without releasing the Power button, also hold down the Home (bottom center) button for 10 seconds.
03. Without releasing the Home button, release the Power button BUT KEEP holding the Home button for 15 seconds.
Step 07. It will be reboot your iPad now.
Step 08. Now it will prepare the jailbreaking data.
Step 09. Choose “Install Cydia”. Then go to the next.
Step 10. iPad will reboot again. After finish the rebooting, it will start to upload the new RAM disk and Kernel.
Step 11. There will be a message as “Done”. It means jailbreak was successfully finished. Go and see the SpringBoard. There will be a Cydia icon. You must select as the “User” at the very first time launch the Cydia.
Step 12. Now you have completely finished download and install Cydia for your iPad 1 running iOS 5.1.1.
Absinthe 2.0.4 for iPad 1
If you are familiar to jailbreak your iPad 1 with Absinthe tool, there is a tool which you can jailbreak your iPad. Click here to follow jailbreak iPad 1 with Absinthe 2.0.4.
Sn0wbreeze 2.9.14 for iPad 1
There is possibility to jailbreak your iPad with Sn0wbreeze 2.9.14 tool. Click here to get the step guide that How to download and install Cydia for iPad 1 iOS 5.1.1 with Sn0wbreeze 2.9.14.
You can choose any guide, which are giving by us to download and install Cydia for your iPad 1 running iOS 5.1.1. as your wish.