Sn0wbreeze v2.9 Builds Untethered Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 Custom Firmware and Supports Older iOS

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I was wondering why it took a while for iH8sn0w to release the latest version of redsn0w. He actually planned it for the special release today in conjunction with sn0wbreeze’s 2nd year anniversary.

Sn0wbreeze is my favorite tool to create custom firmware as it will always guarantee that your baseband is preserved.

iH8sn0w has just released version 2.9 and he announced it on his blog:

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sn0wbreeze v2.9 [Two year anniversary]

  • Happy birthday sn0wbreeze!
  • Brought back old firmware support in one release!
  • GUI Improvements
  • You can now build IPSWs with TinyUmbrella/iFaith blobs!
  • Removes OTA Updates/badge on iOS 5.x.x+ devices.
  • Added an IPSW Downloader
  • Built-in iREB functionality updated from newest iREB r5 module.
  • Custom Packages in Expert actually works now. :P
  • All supported firmwares in this release are untethered.
  • A5 devices are NOT supported at this time due to no public DFU/iBoot exploit.

Supported iOS Revisions:

  • Supports iOS 3.1.3
  • Supports iOS 3.2.x
  • Supports iOS 4.0.x
  • Supports iOS 4.1
  • Supports iOS 4.2.1 – 4.2.8
  • Supports iOS 4.3 – 4.3.3
  • Supports iOS 5.0.1
  • iOS 4.3.4/4.3.5/4.4.x/5.0 support coming soon

You can download it from iH8sn0w’s website or a mirror download link is here.

I’m also building custom iOS 5.0.1 firmware for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 and will make them available for download in the next 48 hours (use these files at your own risks!):

Before restoring your iPhone with a custom firmware, please make sure that you use iREB or redsn0w to pawn DFU your phone first.

Enjoy and Happy Chinese New Year!

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Comments & Discussion

  1. Is the custom firmware: sn0wbreeze_iPhone 4-5.0.1_hacktivated_jb.ipsw hosted anywhere else than on file factory? Really don't want to create a premium account!!

  2. does this still work??? i have iphone 4 4.10 BB can i upgrade to ios 5 using this method? does apple still signing these? thanks

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