Ac1dSn0w is out now – how to jailbreak with AcidSn0w Beta 1
A few days ago we told you about a new jailbreak tool coming to the scene called Ac1dSn0w by the Pwn Dev Team. Today Beta 1 of their new software has been released and is available for OSX. Unfortunately this first beta version does not include the remote jailbreaking feature or custom firmware creation we originally reported.
Just to be clear this is NOT an untethered jailbreak and does not support iPhone4S or iPad2(since it uses the same limera1n exploit as all the other current jailbreaks). This first release has very limited compatibility and does not add anything new so unless you are interested in seeing how it works, we wouldn't recommend using it if you're already jailbroken and have no need to re-jailbreak.
Supported Devices(Firmware 5.0/5.0.1):
- iPhone 3Gs
- iPhone 4
- iPod Touch 4 G
- iPad 1
Step 2: Turn off your device and connect it to your computer.
Step 3: Click "Show Assistant" if you need help entering DFU mode, otherwise enter DFU mode at this time and then hit "Jailbreak." If you chose to show assistant your next screen will look like this and will walk you through the DFU mode process.
Step 4: Once you are in DFU mode hit "Jailbreak" and the process will begin.
Step 5: After you are jailbroken you must boot tethered just like with the other jailbreak tools. This time put your device into DFU mode and then hit "Tethered Boot."
Step 6: After doing the "Tethered Boot" your device should now be jailbroken and Cydia should work just like it would with any other jailbreak.
You can hit the "Show Console" checkbox on the first screen which will show you information about your device such as firmware, serial, baseband, bootloader, etc.
The current version of Ac1dSn0w is in an early development stage. In the future it will also be able to jailbreak remote devices. This means that you just need to install a server program on any OS (Linux, BSD, Windows) and Ac1dSn0w will jailbreak it on a client machine anywhere in the world. Other upcoming features are:
- Custom Firmware Creation
- iRecovery Remote (you can talk to remote devices and send your own payloads etc)