State of the iOS 5 Jailbreak

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

 

How to Preserve Your Baseband For iOS 5 Unlock on Windows Using Sn0wBreeze

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 WindowsRead More

 

iOS 5 Can Be Jailbroken with RedSn0w and Sn0wBreeze

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

 

Jailbreak iOS 5 GM on Windows with Sn0wBreeze

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

 

Sn0wBreeze Updated for iOS 5 Beta 7 Support

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

 

Sn0wBreeze Jailbreak Updated for iOS 5 Beta 6, Allows Installation Without Registered UDID

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

 

Update: iOS 5 Beta 6 is Not Jailbreak Safe

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…

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Sn0wBreeze Jailbreak Updated With the Ability to Install iOS 5 Beta 5 Without a Developer Account

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

 

Sn0wBreeze Updated for iOS 5 Beta 3 to Fix Problem with Apps Crashing

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

 

Sn0wbreeze Gets iOS 5.0 Beta 2 Treatment, 3GS Still Untethered

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