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how to use redsn0w on the iPhone 3g
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Ipsw all models:
Step 1: Download the latest release of Redsn0w. Save the application in a folder named "Pwnage" on your desktop.
Step 2: Click here to download the latest iOS 4.0 firmware file (iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw) for iPhone 3G and save it in the same folder
Step 3: Double click the Redsn0w zip file and extract the application to the Pwnage folder
Step 4: Connect your iPhone 3G to the computer, which should automatically launch iTunes.
Step 5: From the 'Devices' section on the left pane of iTunes, select your iPhone 3G device. Now, hold the Shift key down and click the 'Restore' button.
Step 6: Navigate to the Pwnage folder on the desktop and select the downloaded IPSW firmware file (iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw). Click on the 'Choose' button to let iTunes update your iPhone with the required firmware.
Step 7: Navigate back to the Pwnage folder and launch the Redsn0w application.
Step 8: You will be asked to select the corresponding IPSW file. Click on the Browse button and select the same IPSW firmware file (iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw) from the Pwnage folder. Click 'Open' to continue.
Step 9: Redsn0w will verify the firmware file and inform you if it has successfully identified it. Click on 'Next' to proceed.
Step 10: Redsn0w will now start preparing the jailbreak data.
Step 11: You will now be prompted to select the jailbreak options you would like. Check the following options. A few of these may have already been selected by default.
Enable Homescreen Wallpaper
Enable Battery percentage
'Verbose boot' offers detailed booting information to users. This may not be necessary for common users and need not be selected. You may also choose to not check 'Custom boot logo' and 'Custom recovery logo' options if you prefer the default icons. However, if you wish to provide your own boot and recovery logos, do remember that these images have to be PNG files in RGB or grayscale mode and inside 320x480 resolution.
Step 12: Select 'Next' to continue. You will now be prompted to switch OFF your iPhone 3G and plug it to the computer. Follow the instructions and click on 'Next' to move to the next screen:
Step 13: You will now need to put your iPhone 3G into the DFU mode. Redsn0w will take you through the necessary steps:
(a) Hold the Power button on iPhone 3G down for 2 seconds:
(b) Now simultaneously hold the iPhone button and keep the two buttons pressed for 10 seconds:
(c) Now release the Power button while keeping the Home button depressed. Redsn0w will now identify the device:
Step 14: Your iPhone 3G should reboot now.
Step 15: Redsn0w will now begin uploading the new RAM disk and kernel
Step 16: You will now be notified once the jailbreaking process is complete. Click on the 'Finish' button to exit the application.
Step 17: Your iPhone will reboot once again (which could take approximately 5 minutes). After it has rebooted, your iPhone 3G should be successfully jailbroken. You should find Cydia jailbreak app on your iPhone 3G's home screen.
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Last edited by The Genius Bar; 07-13-2010 at 08:47 PM.
I have a little bit problem width the os4 jailbreak.
I have iPhone 3G and jailbrokened 3.01 FW, and win xp op system, itunes 9.2.
Now, i have upgrade to os4 with itunes, shift+restore: iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw.
So, to step 6 is all ok. Then i use the redsn0w 0.9.5b5-5. to step 13 is all ok, but....
the phone go no in dfu mode(its my mind), and should no reboot. The scree still off, and redsn0w wait to the iphone rebooting, and nothing happen.
in itunes, the recowery mode is ok, and I can restore the fw.
The phone come back after a manual reset, and the os4 work fine.
I have use other test:the pone send in dfu mode-> itunes come up-> recovery mode
->restore iPhone1,2_4.0_8A293_Restore.ipsw and then the redsnow, but the step 14 not doing, no rebooting.
I have use other usb port, other pc, and redsn0w 0.9.5b5-3 but the problem is same.
What is the problem or the solution?
once the iphone has had an official update to os4 download the 4.0 ipsw and then run the redsn0w
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