Jailbreak iPhone 3G on iOS 4.1 How-to Tutorial

Its been more than a week since the iOS 4.1 public release , but no news from the iPhone Dev Team or CHronic Dev Team about an ETA for Green Pois0n Jailbreak . Here is a Jailbreak for iPhone 3G on older bootrom using Pwnage Tool Bundle [MAC Only version]. The jailbreak method given below is meant for advanced users only .

** Please Note :

You must have jailbroken iPhone 3G with Pwnagetool or Redsn0w . This method will not work on Userland Jailbreak [i.e. JailbreakMe & Spirit].


Things to have before Jailbreaking :

  • Download Pwnage Tool 4.0.1 For MAC here.
  • Now Pwnage Tool Bundle for firmware 4.1 [ link ]
  • Download the latest version¬† of iTunes ver 10
  • iOS 4.1 Beta version [ link ]

Steps to Jailbreak iPhone 3G on iOS 4.1 :

  1. First download and copy all the tools in a folder on your desktop
  2. Copy the Pwnage Tool Bundle into PwnageTool.app by right clicking on PwnageTool.app and then select “Show Package Contents”
  3. Now browse to contents – resources – firmware bundles
  4. Copy the custom PwnageTool bundle to this location
  5. Now load PwnageTool.app and create your custom iOS 4.1 firmware
  6. Once the custom .ipsw file has been created , restore the custom firmware  on your iPhone 3G using iTunes 10
  7. To restore your device , put it in Recovery Mode and then restore.

If you don’t know how to store to older firmware , you can read the Restore iOS Tutorial . For more updates and tutorials , Subscribe to our Email Updates.