By Cody Lee on Oct 22, 2011
After 4 months of seeding developer betas, Apple finally released iOS 5 to the masses last week. The update introduced over 200 new features, including several that closely mirrored jailbreak utilities.
But instead of being discouraged by Apple’s efforts, the jailbreak community has stepped up its game. Not only are there several iOS 5-compatible packages available, but a jailbreak for the software has been around since day one… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Oct 13, 2011
If you’re looking to preserve your iPhone’s baseband when upgrading to iOS 5 on a Windows machine, then Sn0wBreeze is your ticket to baseband freedom.
Preserving your unlockable baseband is integral to being able to unlock your phone when an updated version of UltraSn0w is released tomorrow.
Windows users, this one’s for you. Check inside for the full video tutorial that shows how to preserve your baseband, while upgrading to iOS 5 using Windows… Read More
By Alex Heath on Oct 12, 2011
Apple released iOS 5 to the public only moments ago, and it’s already been confirmed that you can jailbreak the final version of iOS 5 with RedSn0w and Sn0wBreeze.
MuscleNerd and iH8sn0w both confirmed that, since the public version of iOS 5 is exactly the same as the developer GM, a tethered jailbreak can be performed with the lastest versions of both jailbreak tools. Read More
By Alex Heath on Oct 4, 2011
Hacker iH8sn0w has updated his popular jailbreak tool for Windows called Sn0wbreeze. Sn0wbreeze 2.8b8 has been updated to jailbreak the iOS 5 Gold Master that was released after today’s keynote.
This Sn0wbreeze release follows an update to RedSn0w earlier today that also jailbreaks the iOS 5 GM. (See our video tutorial for more information). Check inside for details on Sn0wbreeze 2.8b8… Read More
By Guest Author on Sep 2, 2011
Today, jailbreak hacker iH8sn0w released Sn0wbreeze v2.8b7. This update now includes support for iOS 5 Beta 7. Sn0wbreeze is a jailbreak tool for Windows. Also, if you are new to jailbreaking, you can check our general guide here, and our Sn0wbreeze guide here.
The last couple releases of Sn0wbreeze let you use iOS 5 betas without having a developer account and an activated UDID. Along with that, it removes the expiration of betas, making sure the beta will not expire on your device as it is supposed to do at a preset date and time… Read More
By Guest Author on Aug 21, 2011
The Sn0wBreeze jailbreak tool has been updated to version 2.8b6 with support for iOS 5 Beta 6. This jailbreak is Windows only.
If you don’t know how to use Sn0wbreeze, check out our tutorial. This jailbreak is mostly tethered, except for the old-bootrom iPhone 3GS. This version of Sn0wBreeze will also let you install the jailbreak on a copy of iOS 5 Beta 6 without a registered UDID. Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 19, 2011
Apple seeded beta number 6 of iOS 5 to developers today. And while some folks are rushing out to download the new software, others are waiting for word on if and when it will be jailbroken.
With previous iOS 5 releases, we’ve had to wait for the jailbreak community to update tools like RedSn0w and Sn0wBreeze to be compatible with the new firmware…
By Guest Author on Aug 18, 2011
Sn0wBreeze 2.8 Beta 5 has been released by iH8snow for Windows users. This version jailbreaks iOS 5 Beta 5, and also includes a few handy features along the way.
This is a tethered jailbreak. A notable feature in this release is the abiltiity to install iOS 5 and skip the UDID developer check, meaning you don’t have to be a developer to install the iOS 5 beta (providing you have the firmware downloaded)… Read More
By Alex Heath on Jul 12, 2011
Apple released iOS 5 Beta 3 yesterday, and it was quickly confirmed that you could jailbreak Apple’s newest beta build with last month’s version of the popular jailbreaking tool, RedSn0w. A “sandboxing” error was discovered after jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3 that caused all apps from the App Store to crash instantly upon being opened.
This problem has now been fixed in the updated version of the Windows jailbreak tool, Sn0wBreeze, and the Dev Team has also updated RedSn0w with the same fix. Happy jailbreaking! Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 26, 2011
Apple seeded the 2nd beta of their iOS 5 software to developers last Friday. As typical of any new iOS firmware release, we have been asked if the new update can be jailbroken and unlocked.
Though we’ve heard the disappointing news that the new firmware has patched the Gevey SIM unlock, the software is certainly still jailbreakable. RedSn0w was the first to announce compatibility with the new beta, but Sn0wBreeze wasn’t far behind… Read More
By Alex Heath on Jun 18, 2011
iH8sn0w’s popular jailbreak tool for Windows, Sn0wBreeze, has been updated with support for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak on the iPhone 3GS. iOS 5 is still in the Beta 1 stage, and Sn0wBreeze Beta 2 is the first method available for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak on the iPhone 3GS.
Thanks to the old bootrom on the 3GS, users can enjoy a fully untethered iOS 5 Beta 1 jailbreak with the newly released Sn0wBreeze update. Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 13, 2011
Apple announced a major software update for iDevices last week, iOS 5. The new firmware will introduce over 200 new features in iOS, and is expected to seriously impact the jailbreak community.
But jailbreakers haven’t skipped a beat since the beta version of iOS 5 rolled out last Monday. Within 24 hours of the release, jailbreak software was updated to support the new firmware. Now you can add Sn0wbreeze to that list of iOS 5 compatible tools… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 30, 2011
It appears that jailbreak developer iH8sn0w has been causing some commotion in the Twitter world over the weekend. The 16 year-old iPhone hacker has made quite a name for himself in the community over the past few years, and it doesn’t look like he’s slowing down anytime soon.
The Toronto-native has been advertising on the popular social site that he is going to unveil an all new, never-before-seen — well, we’re not sure. Whatever it is though, the young hacker seems to be pretty excited about it… Read More
By Guest Author on May 8, 2011
The iPhone Dev Team has just pushed out an update to its Redsn0w and PwnageTool jailbreak utilities for iOS 4.3.3. Redsn0w rc16 and PwnageTool 22.214.171.124 address the side vibration/ringer switch issue for iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS owners. The bug is only present on iOS 4.3.3 jailbroken devices.
The bug fix was found by famous iPhone hacker @i0n1c and he doesn’t even have an iPhone. For those of you that have already updated to iOS 4.3.3 and jailbroken your iDevice using redsn0w rc15 or PwnageTool 4.3.3, you can install this fix simply by running redsn0w rc16 over your existing 4.3.3 jailbreak. Just uncheck the “Install Cydia” option and check any other options you want. Simple as that… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 7, 2011
Apple released iOS 4.3.3 (4.2.8 for Verizon iPhones) last Wednesday, less than three weeks after the previous software update. The new firmware included a fix for the location tracking file that Apple has gotten into so much water over (is that considered Cider?).
Chances are, most of you didn’t consider 4.3.3 big enough to update from 4.3.2. But with the Verizon iPad 2 problem fixed and the infamous tracking bug patched, we may not see another update until iOS 5 is released. If that’s the case, then this will likely be the last jailbreak for several months, so why not update? Read More
By Cody Lee on May 6, 2011
Most of you that have upgraded to Apple’s latest firmware, have probably already jailbroken your iDevices using RedSn0w or PwnageTool. If you haven’t yet, you may want to give Sn0wbreeze a try. As we reported earlier, the jailbreak software has joined the iOS 4.3.3 party, courtesy of i0n1c‘s untether.
Although generally mentioned last when discussing jailbreak options, Sn0wbreeze is still a good choice for jailbreakers looking to hack their iDevices with ease. It’s especially useful for folks with Verizon iPhones, as the software created by iH8sn0w is currently the only way to jailbreak 4.2.8… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 6, 2011
As you’ve probably already seen with RedSn0w and PwnageTool, i0n1c has updated his untether exploit to support Apple’s latest firmware. Like the previously mentioned titles, Sn0wbreeze has been updated to support iOS 4.3.3.
This release comes less than 72 hours after Apple dropped the new iOS software, which fixes the location bug we told you about last month. Though many of you folks didn’t have much of a reason to upgrade, for those who did, we have you covered… Read More
By Alex Heath on Apr 30, 2011
If you’ve jailbroken your Verizon iPhone 4 on iOS 4.2.7 with RedSn0w, you know that you’ve only got a tethered jailbreak. Lucky for you, there’s a new Cydia package that allows you to untether your currently tethered RedSn0w jailbreak.
Following the update to Sn0wBreeze for the Verizon iPhone, an untether solution has been pushed for RedSn0w users and is now available in Cydia. Read More
By Alex Heath on Apr 30, 2011
The Sn0wBreeze jailbreak tool for Windows has been updated with support for the Verizon iPhone 4 running iOS 4.2.7. iH8Sn0w has updated Sn0wBreeze with a new payload for an untethered jailbreak on the latest version of iOS for the Verizon iPhone.
If you are a Windows user with a Verizon iPhone 4 running iOS 4.2.7, you can now perform an untethered jailbreak with Sn0wBreeze… Read More
By Alex Heath on Apr 25, 2011
There are now several ways to jailbreak your iPhone running iOS 4.3.2. RedSn0w, PwnageTool, and Sn0wBreeze will all jailbreak the iPhone on 4.3.2.
4.3.2 hasn’t been out for that long, but i0n1c’s untethered exploit has already been implemented into three of the most popular jailbreak tools.