iH8sn0w has updated his popular jailbreaking tool Sn0wbreeze to version 2.9.7 which brings support for new iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6. If you are unaware, Sn0wbreeze is for Windows users to create custom firmware.
Device supported on sn0wbreeze 2.9.7 are iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G.
What is New?
Added 6.0 (10A403)/6.0.1 (10A523) support. (Only includes iPhone 3GS & A4 devices).
The 6.0/6.0.1 is currently a tethered based jailbreak via iBooty (except for iPhone 3GS old bootrom users).
SAM is built-in for iOS 6 hacktivations. (Hacktivated phones can reboot to a semi-tethered state after being activated.
Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6 Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7
Download iOS 6
Download iOS 6.0.1
Download Snowbreeze 2.9.7.
Run Sn0wbreeze and click on the blue arrow to continue. Navigate to select iOS 6 or 6.0.1 IPSW file which you downloaded in above step.
Once you selected IPSW file, Sn0wbreeze will detect your device.
Now, you will find 4 options on your next screen-
iFaith Mode- it will create custom iOS with saved SHSH.
Simple Mode- will create iOS 6/iOS 6.0.1 firmware without any customization.
Expert Mode – will provide you with customization options.
Baseband Preservation Mode- will create custom iOS 6/iOS 6.0.1 firmware without updating baseband.
Select “Simple Mode” and click on blue button and Sn0wbreeze will create custom firmware.
When custom firmware is created you will get a message Done.
Enter DFU Mode-
* Hold down Power (corner) button for 5 seconds.
* Without releasing the Power button, also hold down the Home (bottom center) button along with the Power button for 10 seconds.
* Without releasing the home button, stop holding down the power button for up to 15 seconds.
Install and start the latest version of iTunes and click on your device icon in sidebar of iTunes. Press and hold Left “Shift” button and click on “Restore”.
When the device gets restored you will have jailbroken device running on iOS 6/ iOS 6.0.1.
To boot tethered:
Run iBooty for Windows and select your device.
Click Start and follow on-screen instructions to put device in DFU mode.
When in DFU mode iBooty will automatically boot your device in tethered mode.
Your device is jailbroken on iOS 6/ iOS 6.0.1.