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iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak with new Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7

Under: Apple iPhone, Phone Software
By:Debbie Turner | November 12th, 2012

We’ve been keeping our readers informed with all of the latest developments regarding jailbreaks for iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1, and in particular an untethered jailbreak. Although we’re still waiting for news on the untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 5 that we know so many of you are waiting for, we do have details today of an iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak with new Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 on Windows. This is a tethered jailbreak for pre-A5 iOS devices.

For those of you who want to know the latest regarding an untethered jailbreak, a few days ago we posted a total recap on this so check that out at the link for more. Yesterday we also published a warning about untethered jailbreak scams that are out there as people are paying money for untethered jailbreaks that simply don’t exist, not yet at least. It is good to hear though that the popular jailbreaking utility Sn0wBreeze has now been updated by iH8sn0w. However this is tethered and only compatible with pre-A5 iOS devices such as the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS and will not work with A5 or A6-processor devices such as the iPad 2 or iPhone 5.

News of the Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 update comes to us from iDownload Blog and it’s obtainable to download from this page here. You will find Sn0wBreeze downloads towards the bottom of the list. We expect that many readers will be pleased to hear about this Sn0wBreeze update that will enable a jailbreak for iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1. At Phones Review though, we always stress that we cannot recommend that readers jailbreak their devices and that if you choose to do so then it is entirely your own responsibility. Nevertheless we know how important jailbreaking is to many of our readers and so enjoy bringing you the latest developments.

Further to this iDownload Blog has also posted a useful tutorial for those wanting to use the Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 jailbreak on Windows. You can see a very useful video showing this below this story but there are also step-by-step written instructions at the above link. We’ll repeat that this is a tethered jailbreak via iBooty (except for iPhone 3GS old bootroom users) and only works with pre-A5 iOS devices. The procedure begins with downloading Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 and 13 steps later you should be able to open Cydia, if all has gone well.

We’d like to know how you feel about the current situation with jailbreaking iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1. Will you be downloading Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 for your pre-A5 iOS device? Maybe you’ve already done so and could tell us if everything went smoothly? Send your comments to let us know.

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  • KarlRobs

    This has been available for weeks, redsn0w 0.9.13 does exactly the same! Not news at all just a different dev team!

    • Diddy

      Joke, try and find some new news for a change instead of going over the same old stuff!

  • Dan

    Stop repeating news that we already know! The title is very misleading for someone with iPhone 5.

    • terence

      oiy if you not happy try and invent your own soft to jailbreak, just be greatful for what you got and especially for free IDIOT!!!

      • Thiel

        There is nothing wrong with stating the obvious. You are an idiot. Did Dan hurt your feeling?

        • Dhave

          Terence…. You idiot

  • Leggoman

    What a feed of crap just try to boost your numbers your not helping repot any thing

  • Kattie

    I was having a jailbroken IPAD2 5.0.1 then directly upgraded to IOS 6 without saving any shsh . can i downgrade to 5.1.1 ? or wait till IOS 6 jailbreak :S ? plz help,,

    • draco

      you cant downgrade ipad2 you need ios 5.1.1 blobs and ios 4 blobs to downgrade other wid=se you are stuck at ios 6

  • zar81zar

    How to downgrade ipad 2.4 ios 6.0 to ios 5.1.1 or jailbreak ipad 2.4 ios 6.0 / ios 6.0.1

  • hoihoibuloy

    what if i use this process using a 5.1.1 firmware, will it be an untethered jailbreak?

    • Matt

      Nope. This is specifically for iOS 6, and it’s a tethered jailbreak. There’s already programs out for 5.1.1 untethered jailbreaks. Try searching “greenpois0n” on Google.

  • Narith

    Ipad2 ios 6. When can it be jailbreak?

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