Sn0wbreeze v2.9.11 can jailbreak iOS 6.1.2. This guide is on how to jailbreak iPhone 4, 3Gs, iPod Touch 4G running iOS 6.1.2 firmware. We’re going to create a custom firmware with Sn0wbreeze that’ll be pre-jailbroken abd by restoring that custom firmware on iPhone/iPod Touch, it’ll become jailbroken. Jailbreking iOS 6.1.2 with Sn0wbreeze is a recommended solution for UltraSn0w or Gevey SIM unlockers as it also preserves the iPhone baseband.
Sn0wbreeze, just like PwnageTool and RedSn0w, creates custom firmware to jailbreak iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. It also incorporates the iREB tool. Custom firmware not only jailbreaks the device, it may also preserve your iPhone baseband to its current version which lets iPhone unlockers to keep using UltraSn0w or Gevey SIM.
- Sn0wbreeze 2.9.11brings support for iOS 6.1.2, iOS 6.1, iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6
- Only A4 or older devices are supported on 6.1.2 that includes iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4G and iPhone 3GS only.
- It’s an untethered jailbreak for aboved mentioned devices. Learn more about untethered jailbreak.
- Sn0wbreeze does NOT support iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad 4/3/2, iPad mini or iPod Touch 5G. For these devices we recommend you to use evasi0n jailbreak:
- Sn0wbreeze is available for Windows only.
We recommend using Sn0wbreeze for iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS only if you depend on UltraSn0w unlock or Gevey SIM and want to preserve baseband. Otherwise we strongly suggest your to use evasi0n jailbreak instead.
How to Jailbreak iOS 6.1.2 with Sn0wbreeze
Step 2 – Run the Sn0wbreeze.exe on your computer. Click Ok button and then hit the next Arrow button to proceed.
Note: Windows 8 users will need to download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 from here.
Step 3 – Click “Browse for an IPSW” button and select iOS 6.1.2 IPSW file, hit next.
Step 4 – Select “Simple Mode” and click Next. Sn0wbreeze will start building the custom iOS 6.1.2 for your device which may take several minutes. Once done, sn0wbreeze will prompt you if you want to donate to evad3rs, the team behind evasi0n. Then you’ll see the “Done!” message. You can find Sn0wbreeze 6.1.2 custom firmware on your desktop named: “sn0wbreeze_*.ipsw”.
Step 5 – *This step is important*
Click the OK button and follow the on screen instructions to put your iPhone/iPod Touch into DFU mode. Connect your device to your computer and turn it OFF and click the Start button:
- Prepare to press Home and Power buttons;
- Press and hold the Home and Power;
- Keep holding the Home button.
Once your iPhone/iPod Touch has successfully entered DFU mode, iREB feature of Sn0wbreeze will enter your device in PWNED DFU Mode and a confirmation message will popup.
Step 6 – Now close Sn0wbreeze, open iTunes, hold down the Shift/Option key and hit the Restore button;
Browse and select the custom firmware 6.1.2 from the desktop (that you just created);
iTunes will start restoring custom iOS 6.1.2 on your iPhone/iPod Touch;
That’s it! Your’ve successfully jailbroken iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6.1.2 with Sn0wbreeze. In case of iPhone 4/3GS, you’ve also preserved the baseband so you can use UltraSn0w/Gevey SIM.