Sn0wbreeze 1.6 is available now to jailbreak iOS 4.0 firmware on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G. Sn0wBreeze is exactly similar to the PwnageTool but unlike PwnageTool, Sn0wBreeze supports Windows OS. In this guide you’ll learn how to create a custom firmware with sn0wBreeze v1.6 to jailbreak iOS 4 firmware.
If you don’t want to go through all the steps below, we have also posted Custom iOS 4 ready made with PwnageTool here:
Sn0wBreeze can jailbreak:
- iPhone 3GS [Old BootRom + Already Jailbroken but not with Spirit Spirit jailbroken devices are now supported with Sn0wBreeze 1.6.2, Download link has been updated] [How to: check iPhone 3GS BootRom]
- iPhone 3G
- iPod Touch 2G (non-MC)
- If you’re already on iOS 4, 3GS users are still out of luck. However iPhone 3G and iPod Touch users can use RedSn0w to jailbreak iOS 4.
Sn0wBreeze is available for Windows users only. Let’s jailbreak iOS 4.0 on iPhone 3GS, 3G and iPod Touch 2G with Sn0wBreeze while preserving iPhone baseband.
Disclaimer: This guide is for testing and educational purposes only. Use it at your own risk. We cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong.
How to Jailbreak iOS 4 with Sn0wBreeze 1.6
NOTE: All the required stuff is linked below under Downloads.
Install the iTunes and .NET Framework 3.5 (required for Sn0wbreeze). Make sure you’ve installed the latest version of iTunes. Open the iTunes and backup your iPhone data. Now you can proceed. (Download Links below)
Put the iOS 4.0 Firmware and Sn0wBreeze v1.6 into a folder on your desktop. (Download links below)
Run the Sn0wBreeze v1.6 for iOS 4 and hit next button.
choose Simple Mode. Click the Next Arrow button.
Sn0wBreeze will ask for the iOS 4 IPSW file for your iPhone or iPod Touch. Click on the Browse button and navigate to the folder where you put your iOS 4.0 IPSW file and select it.
Sn0wBreeze will verify your selected firmware 3.1.3 file. Hit Next.
On the next screen, Sn0wBreeze will ask you: Do you want to activate your iPhone?
Hit Yes button for hacktivation (for unofficial carriers)
Hit No if you want to use official carrier (AT&T etc).
Hit the Start button. SnowBreeze will start building custom firmware for your iPhone that we will use later to jailbreak iOS 4.0.
Once the custom IPSW file building process is complete, Sn0wbreeze will prompt you if your iPhone is already jailbroken or not. Select the right option.
Then Sn0wBreeze will tell if if you need to put your iPhone into recover mode or DFU Mode depending on whether you iPhone ws jailbroken or not. now it’s time to restore your iPhone with that custom firmware that you just built using Sn0wBreeze.
Connect your iPhone to iTunes and select your iPhone from the left navigation pane in iTunes. Hold Down the SHIFT key on your keyboard and hit the Restore button (SHIFT + Restore)
Now the iTunes will ask for the IPSW firmware file. Browse to the custom firmware iOS 4 that you built using Sn0wBreeze and select it.
iTunes will Restore your iPhone with custom iOS 4.0 created with Sn0wBreeze. Once the iTunes is done with the restore process, your iPhone will restart automatically.
Voila! you’ve a fully jailbroken iPhone with iOS 4.
Fix error 1604, 16xx, 29 During Custom Firmware Restore
You may encounter error error 1604, 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603, or 29 during custom firmware restore. We have compiled possible solutions to this error here:
Unlock iOS 4.0
Now that you’ve jailbroken your iPhone running iOS 4.0. Now if you also want to unlock your iPhone with any baseband then follow the link below:
- AppSync 4 for iOS 4: MobileInstallation patch
- Download PwnageTool 4.0
- Jailbreak iOS 4 with PwnageTool
- Jailbreak iPhone 3GS iOS 4 with PwnageTool
- Jailbreak iPhone 3G iOS 4 with PwnageTool
- Download Sn0wBreeze 1.7 and Jailbreak iPhone 3GS NEW BootRom iOS 4, Jailbreak iPod Touch 3G iOS 4, Jailbreak iPod Touch 2G (MC) iOS 4
- Download Sn0wBreeze 1.8 and Jailbreak iOS 4.1 Beta
- Download Sn0wBreeze (All versions New & Old)