Sn0wbreeze 2.4 Tethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak [Tutorial]

By on March 28, 2011

You can now jailbreak your iPhone 4/3GS, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 4.3.1 with recently released Sn0wbreeze 2.4 on Windows. Sn0wbreeze 2.4 is a tethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak, so you have to boot your device in a tethered jailbroken state after every reboot.  You can also unlock your devices running iOS 4.3.1 on basebands 01.59.00, 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, 05.13.04, 06.15.00 with the help of Ultrasn0w 1.2 after jailbreaking it with Sn0wbreeze 2.4.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

If you are a Mac user, you can jailbreak iOS 4.3.1 with PwnageTool by following our this tutorial;

Alert Please:

  • Sn0wbreeze 2.4 supports Ultrasn0w unlock for basebands (01.59.00 / 04.26.08 / 05.11.07 / 05.12.01 / 05.13.04 / 06.15.00)
  • ultrasn0w is NOT compatible with the folllowing basebands (02.10.04 / 03.10.01 / 04.10.01 / 05.14.02 / 05.15.04)
  • Upgrading your iPhone 3GS baseband to the 06.15.00 iPad baseband hack to unlock MAY cause you to lose your GPS!
  • iPhone 3GS users can upgrade to 06.15.00 baseband now under Unlocks section in Expert.
  • Sn0wbreeze is a tethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
  • There is NO unlock for the stock iOS 4.3.1 yet. If your iPhone relies on a unlock, DO NOT update to stock iOS 4.3.1 yet.

Follow our tutorial posted below to jailbreak your iPhone 4/3GS, iPad or iPod touch on iOS 4.3.1 tethered with Sn0wbreeze 2.4;

Step-1:

Download all the files given below as they are required in this process;

Step-2:

Start iTunes & Sync your device with your computer so that it is available to Back-up your necessary required data such as app, settings, contacts, photos and music.

Step-3:

Now start Sn0wbreeze 2.4 and click on the blue arrow to continue.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Step-4:

Click “Browse” and choose the iOS 4.3.1 .IPSW file you downloaded in Step-1.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Step-5:

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 will then verify the selected file. After verification completes, click on the blue arrow to continue the jailbreak process.

Step-6:

Choose “Expert Mode” and then select “Build IPSW”.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Note: If your device depends on an unlock, select “Baseband Preservation Mode” rather than “Expert Mode”.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Now Sn0wbreeze 2.4 will create a custom iOS 4.3.1 .IPSW file for your device (iPhone 4/3GS, iPad or iPod touch) that will be jailbroken.

Step-7:

After the successful completion of this process, a done message will appear in front of you.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Step-8:

Now put your device in DFU mode by following these instructions;

  • Hold Power and Home buttons for 10 seconds.
  • Now release the Power button but continue holding the Home button for 10 more seconds.
  • You device should now be in DFU mode.

Another message will appear in front of you, if you have done the above steps successfully.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Step-9:

Go for doing the following set of instructions please;

  • Start iTunes; click the icon from the sidebar in iTunes.
  • Press and hold left “Alt” button (“Shift” button on Windows) and then click on “Restore”.iOS 4.3 Jailbreak-Snowbreeze 2.3b1-6
  • Don`t click “Update” or “Check for Update” button in iTunes and release the “Shift” button gently.
  • iTunes prompts for selection of the location for custom iOS 4.3.1 firmware file.
  • Select the requisite custom .IPSW file and click “Open”.

Step-10:

You have almost done the job at your side. Now just relax, iTunes will do the rest for you. Don`t make any move at this stage; just watch the process going on. iTunes will install the new firmware 4.3.1 on your iOS device, a progress bar indicates the installation progress.

Note: Your device will restart robotically just after the completion of installation process.

As this an tethered iOS 4.3.1  jailbreak, so you need to reboot your device in a tethered jailbroken state. Follow these steps to accomplish this task;

Step-11:

Start “iBooty” which will be present on your desktop just after the launch of Sn0wbreeze 2.4.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Step-12:

Click on “Start” button and follow these instructions;

  • Hold Power and Home buttons for 10 seconds.
  • Now release the Power button but continue holding the Home button for 10 more seconds.
  • You device should now be in DFU mode.

Sn0wbreeze 2.4 iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak

Step-13:

Now iBooty will do the remaining process and after some while your device (iPhone 4/3GS, iPad or iPod touch) will be booted in a tethered jailbroken state.

 

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