How to Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta Using Sn0wbreeze – Windows Only

by Jimmi on June 14, 2011

Now Sn0wbreeze v.2.8 is available for download which will jeailbreak iOS 5 beta 1… . But this is tethered jailbreak only which means you will have to connect your iOS device to your computer everything you have to reboot it into a jailbroken state.

 

Sn0wbreeze is the only jailbreak tool for iOS 5 beta for windows users and it preserves your old baseband so that you can unlock your phone in future using Ultrasn0w.

Supported iOS devices:

  • iPhone 4 [GSM]
  • iPhone 4 [CDMA]
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPad 1G
  • iPod Touch 3G
  • iPod Touch 4

Required Download:

Follow These steps to Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta

STEP 1: First of all Run Sn0wbreeze and click blue-colored arrow to proceed.

STEP 2: Now browser for .ipsw firmware file (iOS 5 firmware) we have already downloaded.

STEP 3: As soon as Sn0wbreeze recognizes the iOS 5 firmware file, you will be greeted then click the “next” to proceeded.

STEP 4: Now select “Expert Mode” from the option then new screen will appear then click “Build IPSW”.

Now wait for a while as Sn0wbreeze is building your custom firmware. Once the process is done, you should see the following screen:

STEP 5: Now in order to enter into DFU mode do the process process:

  • Hold on “Power” + “Home” buttons for a 10 seconds.
  • If you have successfully entered into DFU mode you will see following screenshot type windows.

Loading iOS 5 Beta 1 on your iOS device.

STEp 6: Select your iOS device icon from the on the iTunes 10.5 beta sidebar.Now hold Left “Shift” button on the keyboard and click on “Restore” button , and point the program to the custom firmware you’ve just created. Remember: Don’t click “Update”, “Restore” or “Check for Update” options.

STEP 7: Now Wait a while as iTunes is installing iOS 5 onto your iOS device. Once the process is done you will see clear message.

Booting Into Tethered Mode

As you know this iOS 5 jailbreak is tethered only which means every time your device should be plugged in, in order to boot into a jailbroken state. You will have to carry out these steps whenever you reboot your device.

Here you will need iBooty.

STEP 8: launch iBooty from your desktop, and select your iOS device you’ve just jailbroken.

STEP 9: Click “Start” button and and follow following instructions which includes entering into DFU mode (again). Once that’s done, then the rest will be done by iBooty.

Thats All …… :)

 

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