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  • sn0wbreeze Jailbreaks iPhone OS 3.1.3 : blacksn0w & ultrasn0w Can Still Unlock


    UPDATE 3: iH8sn0w has fixed sn0wbreeze with its update to v1.4. The program is now compatible with old bootrom iPhone 3GS read our guide for more info and download links:
    http://modmyi.com/guides/how-jailbre...reeze-windows/


    UPDATE 2: iH8sn0w has removed his sn0wbreeze download until it is fixed for the iPhone 3GS. We'll update again when a fixed version is released . . .

    Cash UPDATE: I'm telling you now, don't bother with this right now. #1 3.1.3 isn't worth it. #2 sn0wbreeze isn't as finished as it should have been before they released it. Many of you will ignore our advice and do wtvr anyways so I WILL get a guide up, if I find a trick to making sn0wbreeze work! If I do make a guide, it WILL NOT be for the iPhone 3GS, after many repeated tries with different .ipsw files made with sn0wbreeze I am fairly convinced that sn0wbreeze is not compatible with 3GS 3.1.3 firmware.


    Well folks, that didn't take long at all. We now have the ability to jailbreak and unlock the iPhone on the new OS 3.1.3 only days after it's release. We have two options for different basebands, 04.26.08 and 05.11.07.

    Sn0wbreeze 3.1.3 can jailbreak iPhone 2G, 3G and iPhone 3GS (old bootrom only) on iPhone OS 3.1.3. (Guide to follow.) It also jailbreaks the iPod Touch 1G and iPod Touch 2G (model number not starting with MC). Baseband 04.26.08 can be unlocked using Ultrasn0w. If your baseband is 05.11.07, GeoHot's blacksn0w will work just the same as it did before. (That was released last year )

    For those of you that have never used any of these programs, please head over to our guides section. Note: We have NOT tested this method. Be smart. Don't do this unless you absolutely have to, or if you want to test and inform others of your success/failure stores Again, THIS IS FOR OLD BOOTROMS OF THE 3GS. If you have jailbroken 3.1.2 previously and the jailbreak was untethered you have the old bootrom. If you have a newer 3GS, just stay away.

    Cash EDIT/

    A couple notes. iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 2G users check your model number Settings -> General -> About. If it starts with MC don't try any 3.1.3 jailbreak.

    Next, for those of you that do not know, sn0wbreeze is a custom .ipsw creator for Windows much like the dev team's pwnagetool is for Mac. There are things you need to be aware of because of this. First of all grab the correct firmware for your device. Making a custom .ipsw for the wrong device will do you no good. Second the custom 3.1.3 firmware you create with sn0wbreeze is restored to your device via iTunes. Do not use DFU mode, normal recovery mode should be sufficient. Last and most important YOU CAN NOT restore the custom .ipsw that sn0wbreeze makes on to your device unless you device is ALREADY jailbroken. If you aren't jailbroken then jailbreak your current firmware (under 3.1.3) using the software of your choice (redsn0w, balckra1n, pwnagetool, wtvr), then create the custom 3.1.3 .ipsw with sn0wbird, then restore it on to your device using normal recovery mode and iTunes.

    After you have restored your custom 3.1.3 firmware on to your device you can unlock. iPhone 2G users search for bootneuter in cydia. Users with baseband 04.26.08 search for ultrasn0w in cydia. Baseband 05.11.07 users add the repo blackra1n.com to Cydia and search for blacksn0w.

    I have not tried this jailbreak yet so try at your own risk. We'll get a guide up asap assuming everything is working fine (read in 6 hrs when I wake up).

    /Cash EDIT

    Official 3.1.3 Firmware directly from Apple:
    Download iPhone 3.1.3 firmware for iPhone 2G
    Download iPhone 3.1.3 firmware for iPhone 3G
    Download iPhone 3.1.3 firmware for iPhone 3GS
    Download 3.1.3 firmware for iPod Touch 1G
    Download 3.1.3 firmware for iPod Touch 2G

    Download .NET Framework 3.5 (required to run Sn0wbreeze)

    Sn0wbreeze downloads all pulled. IF you find a download, don't use it. We will make a new news post if/when the program is fixed.

    Join in on IRC for more information
    This article was originally published in forum thread: sn0wbreeze Jailbreaks iPhone OS 3.1.3 : blacksn0w & ultrasn0w Can Still Unlock started by nickhesson View original post
    Comments 231 Comments
    1. ifonemaniac's Avatar
      ifonemaniac -
      Good to know, but i'll stay on 3.0
    1. goodluck4287's Avatar
      goodluck4287 -
      Since I'm a Mac guy.... do we trust doing this in Win7 on boot camp? Or should I just ride it out a day or two for the mac version? 3.1.3 doesn't sound that exciting.
    1. Jomann's Avatar
      Jomann -
      ill wait for iPod version, but before that I will wait for a feature rich version, or until applications start requiring the update...
    1. MexiChriS's Avatar
      MexiChriS -
      Damn, now that's interesting to find out and so soon! Great news for my bro I suppse; might just rejailbreak his for the hell of it!

      But what are the new features anyways on 3.1.3!?!? Still don't even know...

      Quote Originally Posted by ifonemaniac View Post
      Good to know, but i'll stay on 3.0
      curious, why are you staying behind!? Mines done by DevTeam's mac program and running Firmware: 3.1.2 (7D11) Baseband: 04.26.08 ...I for one won't touch anything other than release's from DevTeam! So I won't be updating till they release something to the community.
    1. Cow_King's Avatar
      Cow_King -
      woot very nice im excited
    1. jokimo's Avatar
      jokimo -
      Soo, iPhone bought in late september? Model MC? new or old bootroom?
    1. badass1469's Avatar
      badass1469 -
      haha lmao, i just made a post earlier about Apple's fail in how it took so long for a decent way to stop jailbreaking and how it would still be pwnd anyway, but damn lmao that fast, i only made that post like 3 hours ago.
    1. WaLLy3K's Avatar
      WaLLy3K -
      Quote Originally Posted by goodluck4287 View Post
      Since I'm a Mac guy.... do we trust doing this in Win7 on boot camp? Or should I just ride it out a day or two for the mac version? 3.1.3 doesn't sound that exciting.
      Doesn't matter if you're using Bootcamp or not, the only perceived difference on Windows is the fact you've got the Mac drivers installed.

      Shame it doesn't do a tethered JB though...
    1. nktrnl's Avatar
      nktrnl -
      Why would you want a tethered JB? I personally find them to be a pain in the ***. My touch was tethered and I hated it. Ill do everything I can to keep my phone away from it.
    1. tfd1978's Avatar
      tfd1978 -
      If I can't have an untethered jailbreak, I'll go with the tethered one. I have it so for more than three months now and everything is just perfect.
      But, just to be clear...my 3GS is "MC"132GR, Baseband 05.11.07 and I am on 3.1.2 (7D11). If I update through iTunes to 3.1.3, can I still use blackra1n for a tethered jailbreak, or should I just stay put for now???
    1. nashlib's Avatar
      nashlib -
      Mine - new 3GS baseband 05.12.xx I'm fcuked totally. iTunes did not let me go back to my 3.1.2. Totally f-ed
    1. UiK's Avatar
      UiK -
      I got my 3GS the day it came out. It's jailbroken and reboots normally, but the model number is MCxxxx. How does that make sense? It def has the old bootrom cause my dad has the new one and everytime his battery dies I have to "Make it ra1n" to boot whereas mine doesn't
    1. iJake's Avatar
      iJake -
      So sad for the new iBooters :-(

      Very very sad... I think even the iPhone DEV TEAM are having difficulties finding an exploit for an untethered version.
    1. gthugballin's Avatar
      gthugballin -
      Quote Originally Posted by iJake View Post
      So sad for the new iBooters :-(

      Very very sad... I think even the iPhone DEV TEAM are having difficulties finding an exploit for an untethered version.

      Dont give up hope....they may have found an exploit but are waiting for 4.0 to introduce it. Why would they let apple know how to fix it before a huge OS launch
    1. iJake's Avatar
      iJake -
      Quote Originally Posted by gthugballin View Post
      Dont give up hope....they may have found an exploit but are waiting for 4.0 to introduce it. Why would they let apple know how to fix it before a huge OS launch
      I gave up hope since Geohot's brain melted and couldn't find another exploit ;-)

      But I do agree with you, a lot of people are saying that -- No doubt the DEV TEAM are close to finding something :-)
    1. ConverseAllStar95's Avatar
      ConverseAllStar95 -
      Hey I bought an iPhone 3GS in November 2009 then in January 2010 I got a replacement. The one I bought in 2009 was the new bootrom but I don't remember if it was a mb or a mc. The one in 2010 is a mb model is it the old version?
    1. tfd1978's Avatar
      tfd1978 -
      Quote Originally Posted by tfd1978 View Post
      If I can't have an untethered jailbreak, I'll go with the tethered one. I have it so for more than three months now and everything is just perfect.
      But, just to be clear...my 3GS is "MC"132GR, Baseband 05.11.07 and I am on 3.1.2 (7D11). If I update through iTunes to 3.1.3, can I still use blackra1n for a tethered jailbreak, or should I just stay put for now??? (I don't need to unlock, just jailbreak!)
      Anyone?????
    1. iN2K's Avatar
      iN2K -
      Just tried this, followed every step and now iTunes is stuck at "Preparing iPhone for restore"

      It it creates a .ipsw and makes you "shift+restore"

      Great, now I have to fully restore as my iPhone turns on with plug into itunes image.
    1. Bianca's Avatar
      Bianca -
      Ok I don't get it I have an older 3GS w/old iboot and the devs say if you have a MC14XX which mine is they say not to use it...
      Doesn't make any sence or am i confused......
    1. xdevilox's Avatar
      xdevilox -
      Quote Originally Posted by UiK View Post
      I got my 3GS the day it came out. It's jailbroken and reboots normally, but the model number is MCxxxx. How does that make sense? It def has the old bootrom cause my dad has the new one and everytime his battery dies I have to "Make it ra1n" to boot whereas mine doesn't
      I have exactly the same issue! I don't understand it at all, can or can't I jailbreak now? Mine is a replacement iPhone 3GS so does that have to do something with it?

      Uik, do you also have a replacement iPhone?