iPhone | How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Sunday, 23rd November 2008, 12:11 am

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your 3G iPhone to the 2.1-2.2 iPhone firmware using QuickPwn for Windows. Before beginning make sure you have updated to iTunes 8.0.2.

Important***: Do not attempt these instructions for the 2.2 iPhone Firmware unless you don’t care about a software unlock in the future. Using QuickPwn with the 2.2 iPhone Firmware could reduce your chances of being able to unlock the iPhone 3G.

Step One

Create a folder called Pwnage on your desktop.

Download the following files and place them in the Pwnage folder you just created:

QuickPwn 2.2

– 2.2.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.2_5G77_Restore.ipsw

Extract the QuickPwn22.zip file to the Pwnage folder.

Step Two

Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.

Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down shift and click the Restore button. Restore is preferred as it won’t create any wasted space on your iPhone.

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the 2.2 firmware ipsw. Click the Open button to continue.

Step Three

Once iTunes has finished updating your iPhone to the 2.2 firmware you may launch QuickPwn.exe from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.

Step Four

Make sure you iPhone is connected to the computer and click the blue arrow to continue.

Step Five

Click the Browse button to locate your iPhone firmware.

Step Six

Select the 2.2 firmware ipsw from the Pwnage folder on your desktop then click the Open button.

Step Seven

QuickPwn will check to make sure the ipsw is valid. Click the blue arrow button to continue.

Step Eight

You can now select whether to Add Cydia, Add Installer, or Replace Boot Logos. Select the ones you would like to perform then click the clue arrow button

Step Nine

QuickPwn will now ask you to confirm your iPhone is connected via USB before continuing. Click the blue arrow button to proceed.

Step Ten

QuickPwn will now automatically put your iPhone into recovery mode. Once its in recovery mode you will be prompted to: Hold the Home button for 5 seconds, Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds, then release the Power button and continuing holding the Home button until your iPhone is in DFU mode.

Watch the prompts carefully and follow along.

Step Eleven

Once QuickPwn detects your iPhone in DFU mode it will begin the jailbreak process.

Step Twelve

Once jailbreaking is complete QuickPwn will inform you that it was successfull.

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