How to jailbreak iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1 with Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7

By Jeff Benjamin on Nov 12, 2012

If you’re a Windows user, and you’ve been dying for an update to Sn0wBreeze, then your wait is over. As we posted earlier, Sn0wBreeze was updated to 2.9.7, and with it comes tethered support for pre-A5 devices running iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1

For those of you who’ve been holding off until a Sn0wBreeze update, we’ve created a handy tutorial for you to follow, which shows you how to jailbreak iOS 6 and iOS 6.1 using Sn0wBreeze on Windows. Take a look inside for the full details… Read More

 

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 updated with iOS 6.0 and iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak support

By Jeff Benjamin on Nov 11, 2012

iH8sn0w just updated his popular Windows jailbreak tool, Sn0wBreeze, to support the latest public firmware for pre-A5 iOS devices. The update brings support to iOS 6.0 and iOS 6.0.1 tethered jailbreaks for those devices.

Eligible hardware includes the iPhone 4, and the iPhone 3GS. Sn0wBreeze does not work with A5 devices like the iPad 2, or A6 devices like the iPhone 5. This update lends support for the newest public firmware on older devices only. Take a look inside for a taste of what’s new with Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7… Read More

 

Watch iH8sn0w speak at JailbreakCon

By Sébastien Page on Oct 1, 2012

Young iOS hacker iH8sn0w made the trip from Canada to speak at JailbreakCon about downgrading iOS. Although he was nervous before getting on stage, we can all agree he did a great job… Read More

 

iOS 6 beta 3 will expire on September 30th

By Sébastien Page on Jul 17, 2012

Here is a gentle warning for those of you who have downloaded iOS beta 3, which was released yesterday. According to iOS hacker iH8sn0w, this latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system is set to expire on September 30th, 2012.

But what will happen after this date? Read More

 

iOS 6 Beta 3 could arrive today, iH8sn0w notes

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 9, 2012

The third beta of iOS 6 could arrive today at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern Time, iOS hacker iH8sn0w tweeted last night. Apple pushed the second beta to its registered developers on June 25, following the June 11 WWDC release of the first iOS 6 beta.

The company tends to release a few betas to squash bugs and test the software with its registered base of developers before going Gold Master… Read More

 

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.6 released, now supports ATV 5.0.2 firmware

By Cody Lee on Jun 6, 2012

Apple’s little ATV update, which started rolling out yesterday afternoon, is quickly making the rounds in the jailbreak community today. Earlier we saw FireCore’s Seas0nPass tool updated to support the new software. And now it’s Sn0wBreeze‘s turn.

A few moments ago, iH8sn0w announced that he has released a new version of Sn0wBreeze: v2.9.6. The utility now includes support for the 5.0.2 Apple TV software, as well as a new feature that will allow users to resize their ATV’s root partition… Read More

 

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 brings support for iPhone 4 on 5.1.1 build 9B208

By Jeff Benjamin on May 27, 2012

iOS hacker iH8sn0w has released an update to his popular Sn0wBreeze jailbreak tool for Windows. Hot off the heels of version 2.9.4 comes version 2.9.5. This latest update brings supports for the iPhone 4 5.1.1 build 9B208 that Apple stealthily released on Friday.

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 also includes a fix for the iPhone 3GS (iPad Baseband users) location services. Check inside for the download links to this staple jailbreak tool for Windows… Read More

 

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.4 released with iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak support [updated]

By Jeff Benjamin on May 25, 2012

Just a few minutes ago, iH8sn0w released Sn0wBreeze 2.9.4 with iOS 5.1.1 untether support in tow. Along with the new jailbreak support, there are a few other notable changes worth pointing out as well.

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.4 supports all devices (below A5) that are capable of running iOS 5.1.1. This excludes the A5(X) powered iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, along with the Apple TV 3 — which is currently not jailbreakable with any tool.

Check inside for a full rundown on what you can expect from this Windows-based jailbreak staple, along with the download link… Read More

 

Loophole discovered that could allow A5 devices to downgrade from iOS 5.1

By Cody Lee on Mar 25, 2012

Folks with newer devices on iOS 5.1 will be happy to hear that iH8sn0w has uncovered a new loophole that could potentially allow users to downgrade their A5 gadgets to the more jailbreak-friendly iOS 5.0.1 in the near future.

As noted by Gadgetsteria, the Sn0wBreeze creator announced yesterday via his Twitter account that he has uncovered a “loophole” in Apple’s APticket system that allowed him to downgrade his iPad 2 from 5.1 to 5.0.1… Read More

 

Sn0wBreeze updated with bug fixes and Apple TV support

By Cody Lee on Mar 13, 2012

A few days ago, iH8sn0w released v2.9.2 of his popular jailbreak tool, Sn0wBreeze. The update added the ability for users to jailbreak their iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 running iOS 5.1 (yes, it’s still tethered).

Then last night, the hacker seeded another version of the software, bringing it to v2.9.3. This update includes a minor bug fix, but also features new jailbreak support for Apple TV’s on iOS 4.4.3 and 4.4.4… Read More

 

How to jailbreak iOS 5.1 with Sn0wBreeze v2.9.2

By Jeff Benjamin on Mar 10, 2012

Earlier today we brought you details on ih8sn0w’s 2.9.2 release of Sn0wBreeze for Windows.

Now we’ve put together a written tutorial along with a video tutorial that guides you through the entire tethered jailbreak process for iOS 5.1 on Windows.

This is a tethered jailbreak for non-A5 devices only, so it won’t work with the iPhone 4S, and iPad 2. If you have an eligible device like the iPhone 4, or iPad 1, then step right inside… Read More

 

iH8sn0w Seeds Sn0wBreeze Update to Fix Numerous Bugs

By Cody Lee on Jan 19, 2012

Earlier this week, iH8sn0w released a major update to his popular jailbreak utility, Sn0wBreeze. Among the app’s new features were support for older firmware (as old as 3.1.3) and pod2g’s iOS 5.0.1 untether.

For the most part, the update has received positive feedback. But for some folks, particularly those with an iPhone 3G trying to flash over a custom iPad baseband, there’s been a few notable issues. Enter Sn0wBreeze 2.9.1… Read More

 

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 Untethered With Sn0wbreeze

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 17, 2012

The two year anniversary of Sn0wbreeze was met with a massive upgrade to the Windows jailbreak tool.

With the upgrade comes support for pod2g’s iOS 5.0.1 untethered exploit. For Windows users, Sn0wbreeze is an excellent alternative to RedSn0w.

Take a look at our full Sn0wbreeze 2.9 tutorial for iOS 5.0.1 inside… Read More