How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

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These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G using Limera1n for Windows. Limera1n supports iOS 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, and 4.1.

Step One
Open your web browser of choice and navigate to http://www.limera1n.com. Click the Download for Windows link at the bottom of the screen.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Two
When prompted save the download to your desktop
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Three
Double click the limera1n.exe file from the desktop to launch the application
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Four
Click the large make it ra1n button
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Five
You iPod will now be placed in recovery mode.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Press both the power and the home buttons.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

When Limera1n asks you to, release the power button.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Your phone will now be in DFU mode
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

As limera1n performs its exploit you will see the image of a lime raindrop on your iPod.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Limera1n will let you know when it is complete.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Six
After you power back on your iPod you will see a new icon on the SpringBoard entitled limera1n. Press it to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Seven
Once Limera1n opens select Cydia then press the Install button at the top right of the screen.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

Step Eight
Once the Cydia installation has completed you must reboot your iPod.

Step Nine
When your iPod has restarted you can run Cydia. Let it do all the necessary updates.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Windows)

NOTE*: To remove the limera1n icon from your desktop you can install CyDelete from Cydia then use it to delete the application. Eventually this capability should be present in limera1n itself.

***A big thanks goes everyone who made this jailbreak possible.

ipodtouch4 - February 9, 2011 at 11:32am
After the last step, what should I do? I clicked on the cydia icon and it says there: Who are you? User (Graphic only), Hacker (+ Command Line), and Developer (No filters). Which one should I click? Or do I just bought apps from itunes (on laptop or ipod?) Please reply asap. Thanks.
meganOUFC - January 13, 2011 at 2:05pm
Excellent, as always. Worked brilliant 1st time for ipod 4th gen version 4.1 Thanks a million
keka - December 6, 2010 at 2:17pm
awesome!!! it wrked on my itouch 3rd gen 4.1 \\m/
Milan - November 27, 2010 at 4:38pm
will this jailbreak work on an Ipod Touch 3g MC Model?
Joel - October 20, 2010 at 11:24pm
i have the new ipod touch 4g 4.1 OS and i\'m wondering if anybody has successfully jailbroken this with either limera1n or greenpois0n. also, has anybody encountered any problems during this process?
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