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How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Posted January 30, 2009 at 11:57am by iClarified
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****THIS TUTORIAL HAS BEEN UPDATED FOR THE NEW 3.0 FIRMWARE. PLEASE FOLLOW THE UPDATED INSTRUCTIONS HERE****

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone with QuickPwn. The instructions have been updated for the 2.2.1 version of the iPhone firmware.

IMPORTANT***: If you have an iPhone 3G and would like to unlock please use this tutorial to jailbreak your iPhone.


Before beginning click the Restore button in iTunes to update your iPhone to the 2.2.1 firmware.

Note: You could use this tutorial as first step to unlocking the iPhone 2G. Simply complete this tutorial to jailbreak then install BootNeuter from Cydia to complete the unlock.

Step One
Create a folder on your desktop called Pwnage

Step Two
Download QuickPwn 2.2.5 from here and place it in the Pwnage folder. Likewise, download the latest 2.2.1 firmware from below and place it in the same folder.

2.2.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.2.1_5H1_Restore.ipsw
2.2.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.2.1_5H11_Restore.ipsw

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Three
Double click to mount the QuickPwn [QuickPwn_2.2.5.dmg] archive. Drag the QuickPwn application icon into the Pwnage folder on your desktop.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Four
Double click to launch QuickPwn from the Pwnage folder.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Five
Click OK to accept the copyright notice.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Six
Connect your iPhone to the computer when asked then click the OK button.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Seven
QuickPwn will now automatically detect the device connected!
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Eight
QuickPwn will now automatically search for the latest firmware for this device
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Nine
You will be asked if you would like to replace the original boot and recovery logos on your iPhone. Select Yes or No to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Ten
QuickPwn will now begin building your custom IPSW.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Eleven
You will be asked to enter your administrator username and password. Do this, then click OK to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Twelve
QuickPwn will now help you put your iPhone into DFU mode. First, turn off the device.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Next, you will be asked to hold both the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Finally, you will release the power button and continue holding down the Home button for another 10 seconds.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Thirteen
QuickPwn will now automatically begin sending information to your iPhone.
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Fourteen
You will now be notified that QuickPwn is modifying your iPhone. The process will take some time and will cause the iPhone to reboot. Don't do anything until the process has completed!
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone With QuickPwn (Mac) [Updated 2.2.1]

Step Fifteen
Once your iPhone has rebooted it will be jailbroken and have both Cydia and Installer on the Springboard!
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Chino
Chino - March 11, 2012 at 5:29pm
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Julio
Julio - May 9, 2010 at 1:31pm
Hello, when I try to download the quickpwn is asking me for some sort of password and username. What should I put?
N
N - June 7, 2009 at 1:26am
I'm on the last step, where I have to wait for the reboot after it's all done. I've been waiting, and waaaaiting,.... still waiting. So really, how long do I need to wait for the phone to restart? Guesstimate? 2 hours, 3, 4?
Alexander
Alexander - May 28, 2009 at 9:28am
So I just got a new MacBook 10.5.7 OS X. I have an unlocked iphone but I want to Jailbreak it. WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?? All of these threads are confusing. Please help guys.
Ekramy
Ekramy - May 19, 2009 at 1:19am
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Gina Cheong
Gina Cheong - May 13, 2009 at 3:58pm
Hi, Im currently using an iphone 2G v1.1.2 and im using the Turbo Sim too. Will this tutorial be suitable for me to directly jailbreak my iphone to v2.2.1? Do i have to remove the turbo sim + Sim card first b4 jailbreaking? Im using Mac 10.4.11. Any help will be greatly appreciated :) (im kinda of an IT noob here) THANKS! :)))
NPS
NPS - May 11, 2009 at 4:07am
There is no problem at all if you running it on MAC 10.5.5 Now if you running it on MAC 10.5.6 you got to fix USB port for iTune on DFU mode again, even you did it before, this time just re-install 315.4 pkg, then it is working OK. To find out how to fix USB port look down here: Fixing DFU mode on 10.5.6 As noted previously OS X 10.5.6 introduced a bug that affected the use of DFU mode. with some Macs. There have been previously published hacks and techniques to fix this, but here is another method that can be used to temporarily restore DFU functionality in order to use QuickPwn or PwnageTool. You will need an account with ADC (Apple Developer Connection) this is free and takes a few minutes to sign up, you should read the terms and conditions carefully and you should only sign up if you are thinking of developing applications in the future - http://developer.apple.com/mac/ Download the disk image “IOUSBFamily-315.4-log.dmg” for Mac OS X 10.5.5 Build 9F33” (yes, that is a “5” in 10.5.5 - this is a developer debug package of the USB kernel extension). Unplug non-vital USB equipment, such as external DVD writers, USB scanners, USB mass storage devices, at the most leave a Keyboard and Mouse connected. Install IOUSBFamily-315.4.1.pkg from within the disk image Reboot your system! Perform necessary DFU activity with QuickPwn or PwnageTool. Download the disk image “IOUSBFamily-327.4.0-log.dmg” for Mac OS X 10.5.6 Build 9G55” Intall IOUSBFamily-327.4.0.pkg from within the disk image Reboot your system! Reattach your USB peripherals.
sams
sams - May 3, 2009 at 10:13am
Quickpwn didn't work, unknown error 2001....
qu1xs1lv3r
qu1xs1lv3r - April 19, 2009 at 11:32am
i have a newly restored iphone to 2.2.1 after the pwnage tool screwed everything up (my phone had no signal after restart whatsoever).. so phone is clean.. trying to do a jailbreak with quickpwn.. 3x now.. it says successful but no cydia or installer after restarting.. this is not my first time to jailbreak..
Jack
Jack - April 3, 2009 at 9:01am
When I tried 2 open quickpwn a sign popped up and it said that I dnt hve the correct version of the .net framework. Any suggestions? Email me at jprez50599@aim.com
Hector Chavez
Hector Chavez - March 13, 2009 at 3:07pm
I can't get Quickpwn to stop running on my computer and on top of that my phone doesn't turn on or even connect to itunes so i an restore. please help me this is driving me crazy!!!
Stubakka
Stubakka - March 19, 2009 at 9:39pm
Having the same issue the phone wont turn on anymore... Some how i knew this would happen, if anyone knows how to fix this please let me know. Gabriel101@gmail.com
Michiel
Michiel - April 8, 2009 at 10:35am
just press the home and power switch for about 10 seconds, and then the power switch only. Mine switched on again, nothing changed... but i do not get the quickpwn installed either. guess it has to do with OS version..?
geraldine
geraldine - July 2, 2009 at 7:12pm
hector, did you find a solution!!! same exact thing happen to me, i am so pissed and desperate, wish didn't touched it at all!
jens smith
jens smith - February 28, 2009 at 10:59pm
WORKED PERFECLTY. on MacBook Pro, OS 10.5.6, itunes 8, iphone 3G 8G followed instructions EXACTLY EXCEPT, i used a powered USB hub just in case.... any question please ask..i got my iphone yesterday, and it literally took me 7 mntues from start to finish... jens
gabe`
gabe` - March 1, 2009 at 4:17am
i have an i phone 3g 16gb and i updated it to the new version and firmware 2.30 and now i am unable to unlcok it. Do you have any advise or do you know of a way to unlock it? I tried following the steps in the tutorial but no luck. Please help if you can in any way, Thanks, i can be reached at gabeholbura@yahoo.com
chris
chris - March 19, 2009 at 12:10am
hi, got the iPhone 2.2.1, a macBook pro 15' running os 10.5.6. i've read i needed to install 'IOUSBFamily-315.4.1.pkg ' from the apple developer site in the latest iPhone sdk; which of course i cannot find it anywhere. (apparently without this program, i won’t be able to get into DFU Mode) prior unstalling quickPwn. I AM LOST! pleas help! in advance, thank you, chris
Jesal
Jesal - April 21, 2009 at 7:40pm
I also have macbook pro but i m not able to jailbreak my iphone. I have v2.2.1. I try it three time. I stop working from thirteen step. plz help me i want to jail break my iphone.
tony stephenson
tony stephenson - May 11, 2009 at 1:23pm
Hi Jens I have a macbook 10.5.6 unable to jailbreak phone, tried downloading the file to make version 10.5.5 far too complicated for me couldn't get it to work at all, need a simpler way to do it, any suggestions would be greatful Tony
ahmoody84
ahmoody84 - February 28, 2009 at 4:16pm
dear hi i made all the steps to the step 12 but before the ( Step Thirteen QuickPwn will now automatically begin sending information to your iPhone.) the QuikPwn take along time to start my iphone 3g & i tune give me a massage saying that itune couldn't open my iphone my itune is Version 8 and my phone is on the same version what i have to do ?????? pleas help
Abdul
Abdul - March 4, 2009 at 10:09am
hi there , the same happened with me and my i phone isn't working anymore :( do you have any idea what to do ?? regards
rubble
rubble - March 9, 2009 at 8:22pm
The new OSX 10.5.6 update im sure you both have downloaded included a measure by apple to prevent OSX from recognizing your iPhone while in DFU mode, which explains the problem we're having. There is a patch to fix this floating around but the reviews have been mixed and many have reported their mouse/USB ports/keyboard no longer working after installing the patch.
brandon pelfrey
brandon pelfrey - February 23, 2009 at 7:59pm
it worked perfectly the first time, although two days later i lost all music and itunes apps stop working, but after a quick restore from my backup it works flawlessly! But why would it do that?
Turkelicious
Turkelicious - February 22, 2009 at 7:28am
Tried 10 times and still no luck. Although last step says ihaz. Success. don't do anything. I wait wait wait wait wait... you get the point. Itunes keep sating we detected ipnone in recovery mode you need to restore. Now what? Do something or still nothing?
Maurice
Maurice - February 22, 2009 at 12:41pm
hit shift on keyboard and restore on Itunes. The firmware 2.2.1 that you download goes in blank space and hit open
DJ
DJ - May 22, 2009 at 10:43pm
I know this Q is from a few months ago, but i'm having the same problem...:(
ken
ken - February 21, 2009 at 2:50pm
When I download "2.2.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.2.1_5H1_Restore.ipsw" for the 2G and put it in the Pwnage folder, it doesn't look like the cube on the site screen shots. It is a zip file... is that normal??? Thanks, Ken
Maurice
Maurice - February 22, 2009 at 12:37pm
open the zip file and place it in Pwnage folder
diego Portalanza Peralta
diego Portalanza Peralta - April 10, 2009 at 10:05am
When i did that, i coulnt do it also, i aint see the cube, and they ask me for a password? have any idea which one was it?
Gina
Gina - May 13, 2009 at 4:49pm
Hey! ive got the same prob as u too! did u manage to resolve it? How should i unzip the file?
Merc Nuts
Merc Nuts - February 16, 2009 at 3:07pm
had to abandon this build. See all my issues above. All your phone favorites will be gone, and the "end call" button will be GONE BABY GONE. How to end a phone call with this build ? I surely dont know, I had to restart the phone. Thats a bit awkward and not what a paid to experience with my expensive primo iphone.
Merc Nuts
Merc Nuts - February 15, 2009 at 4:15pm
Wow - after checking out install: 1. phone favorites are gone 2. Phone button ( green ) missing letters c-a-l-l 3. make a test call - can't get to screen which has red end call button This is a problem ! I'm afraid to call anyone - how would I end the call 4. cyberduck or terminal or fugu all refuse to connect from my MBP laptop running 10.5.6 tony iPhone - using credentials root / dottie. I can however ping the device.... 5. figuring out the Installer 4.0 interface was difficult as it only seems to find search results occasionally - and the install button is only found if those search results do appear This has to be considered poor interface design ! 6. this tutorial changed my system font to look worse then before - no mention of how to change it back !
merc nuts
merc nuts - February 15, 2009 at 3:50am
installed fine but this tute should include all the instructions for getting the iPhone ready for action - so please consider including install of bsd subsystem, open ssh, and terminal. so far - I havent got bsd to work because the installer 4.0 app doesnt seem to show the "install" button per the tutorial. where is it ? my phone is connected to my home wifi network fine.
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