iPad 4.3 firmware brings a lot of exciting features. Multi gestures and choice to change functionality of hardware button are some introduced in iPad 4.3 update. Earlier today, @jcf_dev demonstrated a working iOS 4.3 beta jailbreak for iPad in video. He has just released a PwnageTool bundle to jailbreak iPad on iOS 4.3 beta 1.
Caution: This jailbreak is tethered and may also contain bugs. The iPad 4.3 update is itself beta and contains bugs. Normal users shouldn’t try this at all and stay away. This guide has not been tested as well.
Before proceeding with guide,
Here is how to jailbreak iPad 4.3 iOS using this custom and unofficial PwnageTool.
Phase 1:Right click on PwnageTool and select “Show Package Contents”
Phase 2: Navigate to Contents/Resources/FirmwareBundles/ and paste iPad1_1_4.3_8F5148b.bundle file in this location.
Phase 3: Start PwnageTool and select iPad/Apple TV.
Phase 4: Browse to the location where iOS 4.3 beta for iPad was downloaded.
Phase 5: Select “Build” so that PwnageTool prepares custom iPad 4.3 beta firmware.
Phase 6: Now, you have to create ramdisk using the script available here by following the instructions in readme.
Phase 7: Grab the Cydia bundle from this iPhone 4 bundle [Created by @msft_guy @djayb6] and paste in /Applications/PwnageTool.app/Contents/Resources/CustomPackages.
Phase 8: Select DFU from the top menu to connect iPad into Pwned DFU mode.
Phase 9: Once iPad is in DFU mode, start iTunes and hold “ALT” to select “Restore”. Browse to the directory where custom iPad 4.3 beta firmware was created.
You should sit back and wait until iTunes restores your iPad with this custom firmware.
Disclaimer: This jailbreak process involves a lot of tweaking. Therefore, we recommend not to try it and are not responsible for any damage occurring to iPad using this method.