Today has been alittle of an event day for the jailbreaking community. one or two of hours ago, Chronic Dev Team released their Reporter program that sends crash reports to Chronic Dev Team servers (instead of Apple’s) in order that they will notice exploits, and currently we have received news of yet one more jailbreaking tool. It’s known as Ac1dSn0w and it jailbreaks iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1 tethered on OS X Snow Leopard and Lion. investigate the step by step guide once the jump!
News of Ac1dSn0w comes from a Unix hacker – within the sort of an update sent out from his Twitter account.
As of immediately, Ac1dSn0w doesn’t very differ from established tools like Redsn0w and Sn0wbreeze however it’s a viable various and it’s a bright future prior it with options like remote jailbreaking, custom firmware creation and iRecovery Remote. Also, it’s currently out there for OS X solely.
I’m pleased to announce that we’ve just released Beta 1 of Ac1dSn0w for Mac OS X Lion (should also work on Snow Leopard). Ac1dSn0w allows you to jailbreak your iDevice tethered. It also provides features like Tethered Boot, Pwned DFU, and Exit Recovery to get your device out of Recovery Loop.
Supported Devices (iOS5/iOS5.0.1):
Step 1: Download Ac1dSn0w and launch it.
Step 2: Connect your supported iOS device via USB with your Mac.
Step 3: Turn it off.
Step 4: Click on Show Assistant, follow on-screen instructions to enter DFU Mode.
Step 5: Once your device is in DFU mode, simply click on Jailbreak from Ac1dSn0w and let it do its thing.
Step 6: Your iOS device will reboot after jailbreaking.
Step 7: Put it into DFU mode again. Click on Tethered Boot from Ac1dSn0w to jailbreak tethered on iOS 5 or iOS 5.0.1.
If you followed the steps correctly, your iOS device will now boot in tethered jailbroken state with Cydia installed If you wish to restart your device, you will have to go through Step 7 each time you wish to boot into tethered jailbroken state.