Today ih8sn0w released a new update to its tool Sn0wbreeze to 2.8b11. The update is not any new or Untethered Jailbreak. It is the same old Tethered Jailbreak. This update mainly focuses those people who are willing to update to iOS 5.0.1 to fix Battery issues on their iDevice.

sn0wbreeze v2.8b11 now available at | Supports today’s public release of 5.0.1 (9A405). Read —

The update of iOS 5.0.1 was released by Apple the day before to fix the known issues, battery issues and the bug which was found by Charlie Miller, to Untether iOS 5.0. If you are one of those who want to update to iOS 5.0.1 and fix the battery issues, So we would advise that stay away from the update. The waring was not giving by us only but the Dev Team member, MuscleNerd also warned to stay away from the update of iOS 5.0.1 because there is no way back down to iOS 5.0 or below. If you also want to get Untethered Jailbreak, So stay on iOS 5.0.

Those who are interested in the update of iOS 5.0.1 and want to perform the Tethered Jailbreak and want to preserve the baseband can read on.

The update of Sn0wbreeze only brings the support for iOS 5.0.1 and all the things are the same as of old version which was Beta 10. You can see the change log below:

   sn0wbreeze v2.8 [BETA 11]:
* Supports iOS 5.0 (9A334)/5.0.1 (9A405)
* Fixed iBooks sandbox crashing issues (as of 2.8b9).
* Fixed location services issues with iPhone 3GS
  users running the iPad baseband (as of 2.8b9).
* Re-added iPad baseband install option to iPhone 3GS.
* Tethered devices are booted via iBooty which is
extracted to the Desktop after running sn0wbreeze.
- iPhone 3GS (old bootrom)...NO
- iPhone 3GS (new bootrom)..YES
- iPhone 4 (GSM)............YES
- iPhone 4 (CDMA)...........YES
- iPod Touch 3G.............YES
- iPod Touch 4..............YES
- iPad 1G...................YES

** iPhone 3GS iPad baseband (06.15.00) users: **
- Re-flash the iPad baseband via sn0wbreeze
if you restore(d) to a stock 5.0 firmware.

Now available at:

// iH8sn0w

Like we mentioned before that no new support for iDevices is added in this version. The iDevices support won’t be added until there is a Bootrom exploit found for them. Once the Untethered Jailbreak is out, For sure this tool will be updated to add the support for the new Untethered Jailbreak.

You can Download the tool from below:

Download Sn0wbreeze 2.8b11 (Windows Only)

To Jailbreak on iOS 5.0.1, You can follow our universal guide from here.