Many Windows users have been asking for help on using sn0wbreeze, an instrument developed by iH8sn0w useful for creating a custom firmware is needed to Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone iOS 5.1.1 is to preserve the baseband, vital function to unlock the phone part of iPhone Foreigners! Here is the complete guide for use!
Sn0wbreeze 2.9.6 is compatible with (click on the name of the device to download the file. Ipsw for iPhone OS 5.1.1 as appropriate):
Guide to using sn0wbreeze 2.9.6
NOTE: The images you see below refer to an older version of the Application. The steps are the same, but the GUI is basically the same!
1. Sn0wbreeze 2.9.6 downloaded from this link.
2. Run it in administrator mode and press OK on the first window that appears. Then close the screen by pressing the thanks of Close Credits.
3. Now you can choose between the three functions available in sn0wbreeze:
- Baseband Preservation Mode: allows ONLY to preserve the baseband of the iPhone by the update. This function does NOT Jailbreak, let alone unlock the phone;
- Simple Mode: preserve the baseband and will perform the jailbreak through simplified wizard;
- Expert mode: preserve the baseband and will perform the jailbreak procedure by experienced users.
4. For best results and get in a practical way all the functionality of the tool, start the Expert Mode. Then click on Browse and select by double clicking the iPhone OS 5.1.1 firmware on your device downloaded. Sn0wbreeze will verify the firmware automatically.
5. After recognition of the IOS firmware selected will see a window like the image below (with a model of your device). Press on the blue arrow to move to the next step.
6. Now you're in the "heart" of sn0wbreeze:
If your iPhone is a stranger and you must activate it without the original SIM, enable the option Activate The iPhone (hacktivate), if the iPhone is factory unlocked or leave it off.
The other functions are optional features, serve to enable the backgrounds, the percentage of battery and multitasking devices that do not support them. From this screen you can also change the volume of the partition allocated to the operating system and install the SSH connectivity.
7. Proceeding subsequent screens by the blue arrow can be added manually to the custom firmware Cydia repositories and packages, so you do not need to do next on the device. After these operations, press the arrow again riviera.
8. Now you will be redirected to the main window. Click on Build IPSW and then click Next.
Sn0wbreeze will begin to create the custom firmware based on the characteristics previously chosen. You will be asked if you want to play Pac Man while waiting. I recommend you DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING and wait patiently for the creation of custom firmware!
At the end of creation, you will be notified by sn0wbreeze:
9. Now you should put the device in DFU mode. Do not worry, sn0wbreeze will guide complete with countdown and illustration of what to do.
10. At this point, open iTunes. It will detect your iPhone in recovery mode. To install the custom firmware you will need to hold down the Shift key while clicking on Restore.
11. Select the custom firmware you created earlier and wait for the end of the recovery process!
That's it! This way you have updated your iPhone without updating the baseband complete with Jailbreak!
If you have questions or concerns about the procedure, do not hesitate to use the comments area!