Step 1: Make a new folder on your desktop and name it as Pwnage
Download RedSn0w (Download links are given at the end of this post) and place it in the Pwnage folder. Likewise, download the latest 4.3.1 firmware from below links and place it in the samePwnage folder.
Extract the RedSn0w zip file by double clicking it.
Step 2: Connect your iPad to your computer via USB cable and launch iTunes.
Select your iPad from the list of devices on the left. Now if you are on MAC, hold down “ALT” on your keyboard and click the “Restore” button. and if you are on Windows, hold down “Shift” on your keyboard and click “Restore”. Restore is preferred as it won’t create any wasted space on your iPad.
Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the 4.3.1 firmware ipsw. Click the “Choose” button to continue.
Step 3: Once iTunes has finished updating your iPad to the desired firmware open the Pwnage folder on your desktop and launch the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier.
Step 4: Once RedSn0w opens click the Browse button
Step 5: Select the 4.3.1 firmware ipsw we placed in the Pwnage folder on our desktop then click Open.
Step 6: Once the firmware has been verified click the Next button to continue.
Step 7: RedSn0w will now prepare the jailbreak data
Step 8: From this window you can select the jailbreak options you would like. Make sure Cydia is selected and click the Next button to continue
Step 9: Please plug your iPad into the computer and make sure its OFF then click the Next button
Step 10: RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode.
Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.
Release the Power button and continue holding the Home button until RedSn0w detects the device.
Step 11: Your iPad will now reboot
Step 12: RedSn0w will then begin uploading the new RAM Disk and Kernel.
Step 13: Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. Click the Finish button. When your iPad finishes rebooting (5 minutes or so) it will be jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.
Download Redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 (Windows)
Download Redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 (Mac)
Download iOS 4.3.1 for iPad
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