There's been quite a bit of excitement with Redsn0w and GreenPois0n, but there's a third jailbreak out there for Windows: the snowbreeze jailbreak download. What is the snowbreeze jailbreak download and what is going for it as a jailbreak software?
The snowbreeze jailbreak download aka PwnageTool (another favorite) for Windows is a jailbreak software that creates a custom ipsw which allows you to update the iOS through iTunes without changing the baseband. This is particularly important for those who have unlocked their iPhone in their old baseband. If you modify your baseband, then you will have to unlock your iPhone again. Aside from jailbreaking, the snowbreeze jailbreak download will let you set root access and activate the iPhone. It is also easier to use the snowbreeze jailbreak download if you have a lot of apps you want to install from Cydia, as it doesn't require you to reboot your device every time you install a new app, as you will have to with black ra1n or redsn0w.If you want your unlock intact, use the snowbreeze jailbreak download
For those who don't care about unlocking their iDevice, Redsn0w and GreenPois0n are easier to use. This is because you won't have to do a restore using iTunes. Simply upgrade the iOS using the stock ipsw from iTunes before jailbreaking. But if depend on your carrier unlock, then you really need to use the snowbreeze jailbreak download for Windows, or PwnageTool for Mac.
There were some issues with Cydia and YouTube in the earlier releases of the snowbreeze jailbreak download, which may be why it has fallen out of favor with users. But ih8sn0w, the creator of the snowbreeze jailbreak download has updated the software to deal with these problems. The latest version of the snowbreeze jailbreak download is Sn0wbreeze 2.7, which is compatible with iPhone 3G, 3GS and 4, iPod Touch 3G and 4, iPad 1G and Apple TV2 on iOS 4.3.3. For other jailbreak software, check out BestJailbreakSoftware.How to use the snowbreeze jailbreak download Get the snowbreeze jailbreak download from http://ih8sn0w.com/index.php/welcome.snow. Run the snowbreeze jailbreak download and follow the blue arrow. Click on browse so that sn0wbreeze will select the IPSW suitable for your device. Click next. Select "Expert mode" then "Build IPSW" button to build a custom firmware (for 4.2.8 or 4.3.3) After creating your IPSW, the software will announce it's "Done!" Follow the instructions on the screen to enter the DFU mode. When in DFU mode, launch iTunes and look for your device. Select it. Hold the left shift key and click on "Restore" on iTunes. When iTunes asks for the ipsw file, select the custom firmware you created and click "open" Wait until iTunes successfully installs your firmware. Your phone is now jailbroken.
It's simple enough to use the snowbreeze jailbreak download if you follow instructions carefully and not get too creative. If for some reason you make a mistake, return your iDevice's software to its original state by restoring in iTunes. Do not forget to make a back up of your data before you do the snowbreeze jailbreak download.