How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your 2.0 2G iPhone (Windows) [Updated]

Posted August 9, 2008 at 4:17pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 843404 views

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This tutorial has been updated for WinPwn 2.5. You can find the new instructions here
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This tutorial will use WinPwn to unlock and jailbreak your 2G iPhone on the 2.0 firmware.

Some 2G users have experienced problems with the latest version of WinPwn. Make sure to set the partition size to 512MB or higher!

To follow this tutorial you will need to have iTunes 7.7 installed (make sure to reboot). Also, you may need to download and install .Net Framework if you are on Windows XP.

Step One
Create a folder on your desktop called Pwnage. In it place the following files: Winpwn 2.0.0.4 or Winpwn 2.0.0.4 , 3.9BL , 4.6BL , and the latest 2.0 firmware.


Step Two
Install WinPwn by extracting the downloaded zip from Step One and running the setup executable. Once WinPwn has been installed it will put a shortcut icon on your desktop. Double click to launch the application.


Step Three
Once WinPwn has opened click the Browse .ipsw button.


Step Four
Locate the 2.0 firmware file (iPhone1,1_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw) from the Pwnage folder on your desktop and click Open.


Step Five
WinPwn will check the firmware to make sure its valid. Now click the IPSW Builder button.


Step Six
The IPSW Builder window will open to the Applications tab. Check to select Cydia and if you are not on AT&T then check to select YouTube Fix.


Step Seven
Click to select the Custom Images tab. From here you can can select
your own boot images.


Remember the rules for them: RGB or Grayscale format with Alpha channel and dimension bellow 320x480. If you would like to use the iClarified ones they can be found here: Boot Logo, Recovery Logo


Step Eight
Click to select the Custom Payload tab. From this tab you can select custom payloads you have created to be automatically installed. We will discuss this in a future tutorial.


Step Nine
Click to select the Advanced tab. Check to select: Activate Phone, Enable Baseband update, and Unlock baseband.


We will also need to load the Bootloader files. Click the Bootloader 3.9 button and then select the BL39.bin file in your Pwnage Folder. Then click the Bootloader 4.6 button and select the BL46.bin file in your Pwnage Folder.


*****FOR THE PARTITION SIZER, SET IT TO 512MB!!! IF YOU DO NOT SET IT TO SOMETHING ABOUT 500MBS, IT WILL NOT WORK*****



Step Ten
Click the Build .ipsw button at the bottom left to build your custom ipsw firmware file. Navigate to your Pwnage folder and click the Save button.


Step Eleven
Once WinPwn has finished creating your custom firmware then click the iPwner button from the main menu.




Step Twelve
Select the custom firmware file we just built from the Pwnage folder on your desktop and click the Open button.


Step Thirteen
You will then be notified that your iTunes has been Pwned!


Step Fourteen
Next we will need to put the iPhone in the DFU mode and restore using iTunes. To put your iPhone into DFU mode please follow these instructions!

Step Fifteen
iTunes will prompt you that you are in recovery mode.


Hold down Shift and click the Restore button in iTunes.


A popup window will appear asking you to select your firmware. Select the Custom firmware file we saved in the Pwnage folder and then click the Open button.


Once the restore is complete you will have your iPhone unlocked and jailbroken!

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mudanzas sanchez y abeldani - January 4, 2012 at 9:23pm
I'm not sure had this would workout. Are they compatible?
Keyword Finder - August 29, 2011 at 1:56am
I think it would work with 3G iDevices too. Not sure about 4G phones though.
Tom Ponders - August 28, 2011 at 2:05am
@everyone thats saying this wont work for 3.1.3, its cuz you need diff software, you can do it here http://www.kittyra1n.com/jailbreak-and-unlock-iphone-2g-3.1.3.html
Petar - March 30, 2010 at 3:07am
During restore give me \'The iPhone \"iPhone\" could not be restore. An unknown error occurred\' Can you help me pls
Burim - October 24, 2009 at 9:11am
hi, i want to unlock my iphone bucause i can only use emergency calls... i did all of the steps that were on this tutorial and when i use the ipwner my itunes gets shut down, i dont know if that is normal or not... after that i restart itunes, put my iphone on dfu and do the shift restore thing and it begins restoring, after like a minute it sais The iPhone cannot be restored because of an error 1600. pls help me i have the iphone for 5 days and still i cant use it
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