iPhone Dev team has officially released PwnageTool 3.1 first jailbreak and unlock tool for OS 3.1. You can download PwnageTool 3.1 and start jailbreaking iPhone 3G 3.1, iPhone 2G & iPod Touch 1G on Mac OS X. Unfortunately Windows users need to wait for some more time as Redsn0w for Windows is yet to be released.
I have come up with a complete quide to jailbreak & Unlock iPhone 3G 3.1, once you have jailbreaked iPhone 3G 3.1 you can unlock it with Ultrasn0w and use any carrier of your choice.
1. Download iTunes 9
2. Download Original iPhone 3G 3.1 Firmware Link : (iPhone1,2_3.1_7C144_Restore.ipsw)
How To Jailbreak iPhone 3G 3.1 with PwnageTool 3.1
1. Firmware downloaded in Tools sections save it on your computer (Preferably create a folder Pwnage and save in that folder this is for simplicity)
2. Download PwnageTool 3.1 and save it on desktop in “Technohacker” folder. 🙂
3. Keep your iPhone connected to your computer.
4. Double click PwnageTool 3.1 to mount it and create shortcut of PwnageTool in pwnage folder.
5. Now Launch PwnageTool and click ok on warring message “PwnageTool is a free tool”
6. Select Expert Mode from Top left menu.
7. Now select Device i.e iPod Touch , iPhone and click on Blue arrow icon to continue.
8. PwnageTool will auto detect your Firmware 3.1 IPWS file downloaded in step 1, if not then click browse and select proper file.
9. Select the apps you want to install from given menu, at least cydia installer and click on build to start custom firmware building process.
Note : you can personalize the process by selecting general in that there is option of choosing partition space
Bootneuter Settings :
10. Now select location to save custom IPWS file created by PwnageTool.
11. PwnageTool 3.1 may take 10-15 min to complete Custom iPhone 3G 3.1 IPSW file creation.
12. Enter Admin password.
13. PwnageTool 3.1 will display a prompt “has your iPhone 3G been pwned before?” If you are unsure, click no.
14. Turnoff your iPhone as per directions keep it connected.
15. This step is important for you, Do follow PwnageTool instruction properly.
You will be asked to press following key sequences
- – Hold the Home button for 5 seconds,
- – Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds,
- – Then release the Power button while continuing holding the Home button until your iPhone is in DFU mode
16. A message will be displayed when your iPhone enters in DFU mode.
17. Now launch iTunes and restore your iPhone with your custom firmware bundle by holding the “Alt/Option” button and clicking “restore”.
18. Browse and Select the custom IPSW file you created (iPhone1,2_3.1_7C144_Custom_Restore.ipsw) and click “open”.
19. iTunes 9 will restore your iPhone, Process may take 10-15 minutes.
20 Your iPhone 3G 3.1 will reboot automatically
21. That’s it, if you have followed above steps properly then you will have your iPhone 3G 3.1 jailbreaked.
How to Unlock iPhone 3G 3.1 OS with Ultrasn0w
1. You must install Cydia when you jailbreak iPhone 3G 3.1
2. Launch Cydia/ Icy
3. Select Manage Tab at the bottom of screen and go to Sources
4. Press edit button and Add following Repo URL
5. Once the source has been added press the large Return to Cydia button.
6. Go to repo666.ultrasn0w.com from the list of user entered sources and select Ultrasn0w from list
7. Click on Install Button and confirm the installation and wait for installation to complete
8. Now press the Home button then power off and power on the iPhone. You do this by holding down the power button for 3 seconds then moving the power slider that appears to the right. Press the power button again to turn on the phone.
9. That’s it, Now insert SIM card of your choice
Thats it guys , if you have issues please comment ..