The Verizon iPhone 4 is a device that has been a little tricky to get an untethered jailbreak for, however Sn0wbreeze 2.6.1 has now been released and is available.
If you're a Verizon iPhone--and Windows--user, you can now jailbreak your phone! iDevice hacker iH8sn0w just released an update to Sn0wbreeze, which brings unteathered jailbreaking support to the Verizon iPhone 4. This means that you can finally use Cydia (an alternative app store with software for jailbroken iDevices) on your Verizon iPhone and after jailbreaking it, you can easily convert your dvd to iphone 4 and watch movies on iphone 4. Sn0wbreeze currently works on the first-generation iPad, iPhone 3G and 3GS, iPhone 4, third- and foruth-generation iPod Touch, and Apple TV 2. But take note: This hack only works for Windows users, but if you're a Mac user and you can stand a teathered version then Greenpois0n should do the trick; they released a version for Verizon back in February.
To use Sn0wbreeze, all you need to do is download it, install it on your Windows PC (it takes a little time and work), and then install it on your iDevice using iTunes. You'll need to have iOS 4.2.7 to install the updated version of Sn0wbreeze before you do anything, of course. According to iH8Snow, once installed, you'll be able to "setup custum boot logos, activate your iPhone, set a root partition size, build custom firmware, install SSH, and more!" To get detailed instructions on how to install it check out Redmond Pie's tutorial.
So first things first, let's make sure you have all the tools that you need to get your jailbreak completed. Of course your iPhone will need to have the version of iOS 4.2.7 on your device. Next start Sn0wbreeze and then click on the blue arrow in the bottom right of your window, then select the required firmware which is an .ipsw' file using the browse button. Sn0wbreeze will then try to identify the IPSW file and once it's done the arrow in the bottom right will go blue, click on it.
Now click on OK and follow the steps to the DFU mode on Sn0wbreeze, here you finally get to press some buttons! Hold in the power and home buttons for 10 seconds then release the power button but not the home one, keep this held down for a further 10 seconds and your device will enter a DFU state. When it has been done correctly you will see a screen like the shot below.
The application is compatible with the following versions of basebands: 01:59:00 and latest versio ns (iPhone 4) and 05:11:07, 05:12:01, 05:13:04 and 06:15:00 (iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G) and ipad 2. Fore more technical details about the compatibility and latest jailbreak and unlock software visit the developer website and download the iOS 4.3.2 jailbreak and unlock tool.
The unlock procedure is very simple and is compatible for iOS 4.3.2 therefore the team of hackers suggest not to upgrade the phone on the next system update if you have a phone already unlocked." Customers should wait till we release the next unlock & Jailbreak tools before updating to the new OS ".
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