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How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Posted August 18, 2008 at 8:03pm by iClarified · 86122 views
This tutorial has been updated for the latest version of QuickPwn and the 2.1 iPhone Firmware. You can find the 3G tutorial here and the 2G tutorial here. The Mac version is here

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your 2.0.1 iPhone using the QuickPwn command line tool released by the iPhone Dev-Team. Please remember this is beta software and may not work for some.

Currently the recommended solution for jailbreaking your iPhone using windows is still WinPwn.

Step One
Download QuickPwn from here to your desktop.

Step Two
Double click the downloaded zip file( to extract a folder called quickpwn.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Three
Download the 2.0.1 firmware for your specific iPhone and place it in the quickpwn folder you just created.
iPhone 2G: iPhone1,1_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 3G: iPhone1,2_2.0.1_5B108_Restore.ipsw
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Four
Replace the logo.png and the recovery.png files in the quickpwn directory with your own custom bootloader images. You can download the iClarified boot logo here and the recovery logo here.

If you are creating your own remember the rules are very strict. They must be RGB or Grayscale format with Alpha channel and dimension bellow 320x480.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Five
Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable, make sure iTunes detects it, and then close any iTunes processes that start. Then in the quickpwn folder double click either iPhone 2G.bat , iPod touch.bat , or iPhone 3g.bat depending on which device you are using.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

If prompted click the Run button to launch the batch file.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Six
You will then be asked to power off your iPhone and press Enter once it has been turned off.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Seven
QuickPwn will now help you put your iPhone in DFU Mode. Read through the instructions so you know whats ahead then type in y and press Enter. As an alternative you can put the iPhone into DFU mode yourself using these directions then press Enter.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Eight
First you will be asked to hold down the Power button for 5 seconds. Then you will have to also hold down the Home button for 10 seconds without letting go of the Power button. At the end of 10 seconds you will need to release only the Power button.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Eleven
After a few seconds of holding down just the Home button QuickPwn will detect the DFU mode and start performing operations.

After 8 operations are performed QuickPwn will ask you to "Please wait while your iPhone is Jailbroken". You can press any key to close the command prompt window.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.0.1 iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Your iPhone will display a turning wheel and in a few minutes will be jailbroken! If you have a 2G iPhone and would like to unlock simply install and run BootNeuter from Cydia.
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Vitor - December 22, 2008 at 3:32am
I perform successfully the iphone jailbreak thank to your tutorial!
junji - November 3, 2008 at 12:13pm
im having the same problem as other people. after the dos. closed there is the logo on my iphone. there was a turning wheel at the bottom but after that it was in the middle of the logo. couple mins passes and the wheel stopped. if i tried to turn it off and on still the same logo. can anyone help?
Debbie - September 21, 2008 at 2:22am
I have jailbreak my 2.0.1 3G iPhone, but it only have Cydia. How do i have Installer?
Jase McCormick
Jase McCormick - August 29, 2008 at 4:27pm
I jailbroke my phone, but when i put my tmobile sim card in it still will not let me make any calls or text. I can however get on the internet and download apps. Does anyone know what i need to do to fix my call and text problem. Email at
Hcone - August 27, 2008 at 9:56pm
I waited for about 15 mins. I figured it was stucked
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