Jailbreak iPhone 2G 3G 3GS 3.1.2 on Windows Custom Firmware

One of the two iPhone genius Dev team have released new iPhone 2G 3G jailbreaking tool Pwnage 3.1.4 for iPhone 3.1.2 firmware. For iPhone 3G & 3GS users it is recommended to use Pwnage tool in order to retaining current baseband (without changing it to 05.11.07).

Here you go with the Jailbreak and Unlock guide for your iPhone 3GS with firmware 3.1. First of all download a custom firmware, that can also be created using Dev team Pwnage Tool that strips out the baseband update from the upgrade.

See if you are eligible for Pwnage tool or not?

  1. I own an iPhone 3G,3GS 3.0/3.0.1 redsn0wed   : You are in
  2. I own an iPhone 3G,3GS 3.0/3.0.1/3.1 pwned    : You are in (if you have already pwnt by using the Pwnage Tool)
  3. I own an iPhone 3GS 3.1/3.1.2 blackra1ned       : You can jailbreak but not the unlock
  4. I own an iPhone 3GS 3.1/3.1.2 non jailbreaked : Jailbreak (Blackra1n) first, then you are in

Step by Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 2G 3G 3GS on OS 3.1 Windows

Step One: Download the iPhone custom firmware 3.1 and place it in a directory you can remember. The custom firmware are already Jailbreaked and also contain “Cydia” that is required for unlocking.

Download iPhone 2G 3G 3GS 3.1.2 Custom Firmware: Google is your F-R-I-E-N-D

Web links to custom IPSWs cannot be provided for legal issues, the software in them is copyrighted by Apple.

Step Two: Switch your iPhone in “Recovery Mode”. If you don’t know how to do it, please following below instructions.

  • Switch off your iPhone and make sure that is not connected with cable/dock.
  • Hold down the home button.
  • While holding down the home button connect your iPhone to a computer (the commuter must have iTunes installed on it) with a cable (easiest) or dock.
  • Keep holding down the home button until you see a connect-to-iTunes screen. Now you are now in the recovery mode.

Step Three: Launch iTunes and click on your iPhone in the left frame. Now hold the shift key and then click Restore button (for Mac hold Option key on your Mac and then click the restore button). In the dialog box that pops up, browse and select the downloaded custom firmware file and now let iTunes do the rest for you. As iTunes finishes the upgrade process you haven’t need to jailbreak it again since it was already jailbroken.

Note: This procedure is tested by many iPhone users but we are not responsible for any damage. Do this at your own risk, and if you have any problem, question feel free to ask us on techskipper.com.

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