Want to SSH into 4.2.1 iOS powered device? Cydia doesn’t work on iOS 4.2.1 as yet but you can install OpenSSH without Cydia. Latest Redsn0w 0.9.6 Beta 3 lets you install jailbreak apps onto your device without Cydia. Here is the step by step guide to help you installing OpenSSH without Cydia:
Before you Begin:
- Download iOS 4.2.1 GM for your device
- Download Redsn0w 0.9.6 Beta 3
- Download SSH Bundle (SSH_bundle.tgz)
Step 1: Jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 GM with Redsn0w 0.9.6
Step 2: Launch Redsn0w 0.9.6 B3
Step 3: Click “Browse” and select the iOS 4.2.1 IPSW. Redsn0w will process the firmware.
Step 4: In the options screen, select “Install custom bundle”. A window will pop-up asking for location of the package that you want installed, select the tgz file.
Step 5: Connect your device to the computer while it’s turned off.
Step 6: Now follow the on-screen instructions to put your device in DFU mode.
That’s it. Your device will reboot and you’ll be able to SSH into iOS 4.2.1 device once it starts.