Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7 - The iOS 6.0.1 update arrived just a day before the release of the much-anticipated iPad Mini and the 4th Generation iPad. All it brought was a handful of bug fixes but still a lot of people like to keep their iOS device updated as after all, those bug fixes do improve the iOS experience but unfortunately, the lack of a reliable jailbreak keeps them from updating. Well we are happy to write that Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7 has finally been updated to include iOS 6.0.1 support for Jailbreaking pre-A5 devices such as iPhone 3GS, 4 and iPod Touch 4G.

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Note: that this is a tethered jailbreak so it will stop working when your iDevice is powered down.

Supported devices:

  • iPhone 3GS,
  • iPhone 4 or
  • iPod Touch 4G

Jailbreak required

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Step 1: Connect your device to the computer.

Step 2: Open the Sn0wbreeze app on your Windows comp.

(Note: that Windows 8 user will need to download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5)

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Step 5: Click on the “Blue iCon” to proceed and select “Browse for an IPSW”. Now select the relevant firmware you downloaded earlier (iOS 6.0.1 in this case).

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Step 6: Choose the Simple mode option from the available list of modes Sn0wbreeze will show you and click the next button.

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Step 7: Now you will need to restore this custom firmware to your device through the familiar iTunes method but first, the connected iOS device needs to be put into Pwned DFU mode. It can be done by using iREB option found on the top of Sn0wbreeze’s File Menu status bar.

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Step 8: Just close Sn0wbreeze and open up iTunes and select the connected device from the left hand menu.

Step 9: After you have done that, Press and hold SHIFT key + click the Restore button in iTunes.  Now iTunes will ask you to select the desired IPSW file. Select the custom built firmware file from the Desktop (that Sn0wbreeze has already stored their) and let iTunes restore it to the device.

Step 10: This is a tethered jailbreak so you will also require to boot-tethered. Sn0wbreeze has already created an additional folder on the desktop called iBooty. Open it up, and Select the device you want to boot into tethered mode and hit the Start button.

Step 11: Follow the onscreen instructions on iBooty to enter Pwned DFU mode on your device and then iBooty will automatically boot your device in tethered jailbreak mode.

That’s it, your beloved iOS device is now jailbroken.

Here’s a video guide will show you how to Jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 On iPhone And iPod Touch Using Sn0wbreeze 2.9.7

Update: iH8sn0w has updated iREB R6 to support iOS 6 restores for who don’t know iREB R6 windows tool allows you to fix itunes errors 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603, and 1604 while trying to restore custom firmware using Sn0wbreez and also used to fix recovery mode loops.