As we know that iH8sn0w has released Sn0wnbreeze 2.3b1 to jailbreak iOS 4.3. The tool has been made using the PwnageTool bundles which we have already shown you with a how to guide for Mac users. The difference is that sn0wbreeze is for windows and it provides fully automated jailbreak process. Its a tethered jailbreak utility at the moment. Of course you have to use iBooty 2.0 to boot your device in the tethered mode every time you reboot your iDevice. We are here to show you a How To Guide.
The latest Sn0wbreeze 2.3b1 can be used on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G & iPad. iPad 2 support is not added yet.
WARNING: Few of your apps might not work after using the Sn0wbreeze 2.3 beta 1 as Mobile Substrate is broken. If you are curious enough then go ahead other wise wait for a stable version. (coming next weekend by Stefan Esser)
STEP BY STEP HOW TO GUIDE TO JAILBREAK iOS 4.3 USING Sn0wBREEZE 2.3b1 (Updated version : Sn0wbreeze)
- Download Sn0wbreeze 2.3b1 (UPDATED: Sn0wbreeze 2.3b2 ) (Update: Download Sn0wbreeze 2.3b3)and launch it. It will show you the following screen. Press the blue button at the right bottom to proceed and then Press Yes to continue the process.
- It will prompt you two options; ‘Browse’ or ‘Drag the IPSW into me’. Do as you like. Drag the downloaded iOS 4.3 firmware file into the box on the left OR press the browse and find the file in your computer. (We are assuming you have already downloaded the iOS 4.3 firmware).
- Let the sn0wbreeze software to verify the iOS 4.3 IPSW file. After verification is done press the blue button at the right bottom to proceed.
- Choose Expert Mode. REMEMBER If you are relying on unlock then you should choose BaseBand Preservation Mode. Press the blue button to go to the next step.
- Press The ‘Build’ button and click the blue button again.
- Sn0wbreeze software will create a custom firmware of iOS 4.3 for you. It will take some time.
- It will prompt you the instruction to enter in DFU mode Connect your device with PC. Follow the self explanatory instructions as you can see in the images. After that it will prompt you a message telling that you have successfully entered DFU.
- Launch iTunes 10.2.1. Select the iOS device from the sidebar in iTunes software. Press the Shift on your keyboard and then press Restore (DO NOT UPDATE). It will ask you to location custom firmware that it has created. Select the custom firmware file.
- Rest of the process will be done by iTunes. Relax and wait for it to complete. It will take some time.
Congratulations! You have successfully jailbroken your iDevice using Sn0wbreeze 2.3b1. But its not over. As as we told you earlier that its a tethered jailbreak and you have to use iBooty 2.0 to boot your device in tethered mode.
TETHERED BOOT USING iBOOTY 2.0
- Find the “iBooty-for-4.3? directory folder made by Sn0wbreeze 2.3b1 software. You can re make the custom firmware by using sn0wbreeze 2.3b1 if you find no such folder. Re doing the custom firmware creation process will, you will get the files and iBooty on you desktop.
- Open this ‘iBooty-for-4.3′ folder and launch iBooty.exe application.
- A disclaimer will be prompted. Wait and it will disappear.
- Choose your iOS device from the menu.
- Press the ‘Start’ and enter the DFU mode by the instructions on the screen.
- After that, iBooty software will begin uploading payloads and exploiting using Greenpois0n.
- Let the process to get completed. It will show a Done message in the end.
Thats It!. Enjoy!
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