How To Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta On Windows Using Sn0wbreeze 2.8
Since Apple products are so popular now, many users have interested in how to jailbreak the new released ios. iOS 5 beta 5 has been released, this article will tell you how to jailbreak iOS 5 Beta on Windows with Sn0wbreeze 2.8.
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Both Sn0wbreeze and Redsn0w are well known jailbreaking tool, however Sn0wbreeze has an advantage: it can preserve your old baseband so that you can unlock your phone in future using Ultrasn0w. If you want to jailbreak the latest iOS 5 beta version
, follow the steps below.
How To Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta On Windows Using Sn0wbreeze 2.8?
Creating Patched iOS 5 Firmware
Step 1: Get all the software required in this tutorial: Download Sn0wbreeze 2.8b1 for Windows. You also need the full iOS 5 Beta firmware
and iTunes 10.5, which can only be legally obtained if you' re a registered Apple developer.
Step 2: Run Sn0wbreeze and click the blue-colored arrow, as shown on the screenshot below:
Step 3: At this point, Sn0wbreeze asks you to browse for the .ipsw firmware file. Locate the iOS 5 firmware you downloaded in step 1, as shown below:
Step 4: Once Sn0wbreeze recognizes the firmware file, which can take a little while, you will be greeted with another screen. Please hit "next".
Now, out of all the options you should get, choose "Expert Mode" to apply standard jailbreak with Cydia installed. Then click "Build IPSW".
Step 6: If everything has gone as expected, Sn0wbreeze should now be building your custom firmware. This process should require no interaction, so kick back and watch your favorite YouTube video or play the Pac-Man game when Sn0wbreeze offers. Whatever you do, do not cancel the process. Once the process is done, you should see the following screen:
Step 7: Now, you' ll have to enter DFU mode, which can be done easily by following Sn0wbreeze' s onscreen instructions:
Step 8: If you entered DFU mode successfully, you should see this:
Loading iOS 5 Onto Your Device Using iTunes:
After opening up iTunes 10.5 Beta, select your iOS device by clicking on its icon on the iTunes sidebar. Press and hold Left "Shift" button on the keyboard and click on "Restore" button (see the screenshot below), and point the program to the custom firmware you' ve just created. Don' t click "Update", "Restore" or "Check for Update" options.
Wait until iTunes finishes installing iOS 5 onto your device. This process can take a few minutes, so please be patient. A clear done message will be displayed once it隆炉s done.
Booting Into Tethered Mode:
Step 10: Start iBooty from your desktop, run it and select the device you' ve just jailbroken, as shown in the screenshot below:
Step 11: Hit "Start" and follow the on-screen instructions, including entering DFU mode (again). Once that' s done, iBooty will automatically perform the necessary steps to boot your device into a clean jailbroken state.
Now you finish it and you can enjoy jailbroken iOS 5 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. However we have to ware you again, jailbreak is risky, make sure you know what you are doing, so that you can avoid the harms to your device. Hope it is helpful.
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