Sn0wbreeze v2.9.8 can jailbreak iOS 6.1 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. In this guide you’ll learn how to jailbreak iOS 6.1 on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. Sn0wbreeze is a recommended solution for UltraSn0w unlockers as it also preserves the iPhone baseband.
Hit the jump for step-by-step instructions on how to jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 with Sn0wbreeze 2.9.8 on iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod Touch 4G…
Sn0wbreeze, just like PwnageTool and RedSn0w, creates custom firmware to jailbreak iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. 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 2.9.8 Support iOS 6.1, iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6 on A4 devices (iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4G) and iPhone 3GS only.
- It provides untethered jailbreak. Which means your iPhone/iPod Touch will boot normally after jailbreak. Learn more about untethered jailbreak.
- Sn0wbreeze 2.9.8 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:
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 with Sn0wbreeze
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.
Click “Browse for an IPSW” button and select iOS 6.1 IPSW file;
Sn0wbreeze will recognize your device;
Now click the blue arrow button to proceed.
Select “Expert Mode” and click Next;
Choose ”General” and hit Next;
For iPhone only: Now select “Activate the iPhone [Hacktivate]” if you have a unofficial SIM card;
Now keep hitting next until you’re back to the screen where you selected General option.
Select “Build IPSW” and hit blue arrow;
Sn0wbreeze will start building the custom iOS 6.1 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 following “Done!” message:
You can find Sn0wbreeze 6.1 custom firmware on your desktop named: “sn0wbreeze_*.ipsw”.
Step 6 – Pwned DFU Mode
*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 7 – Restore Custom 6.1
Now close Sn0wbreeze 2.9.8 and open iTunes, Hold down the Shift/Option key and hit the Restore button;
Browse and select the custom firmware 6.1 from the desktop;
iTunes will start restoring custom iOS 6.1 on your iPhone/iPod Touch;
That’s it! Your’ve successfully jailbroken iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6.1 with Sn0wbreeze. In case of iPhone 4/3GS, you’ve also preserved the baseband so you can use UltraSn0w/Gevey SIM.
If you’re having issues with your device not showing up in iTunes after running sn0wbreeze, install the evasi0n 6.0-6.1 untether from Cydia. Then reboot your device and computer as well.