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How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Posted February 3, 2009 at 11:40pm by iClarified · 1892184 views
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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 3G iPhone to the 2.1-2.2.1 iPhone firmware using QuickPwn for Windows.

If you are intending to unlock your iPhone you can use this tutorial to jailbreak ONLY if you are on the 02.28 baseband or lower AND you restore to 2.2 (NOT 2.2.1). If you use this tutorial to restore and to jailbreak firmware 2.2.1 there is no unlock currently available. You can learn how to check your baseband version here


Step One
Create a folder called Pwnage on your desktop.

Download the following files and place them in the Pwnage folder you just created:

- QuickPwn-225-2.zip

FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO UNLOCK:
- 2.2.0 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.2_5G77_Restore.ipsw

FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT WANT TO UNLOCK:
- 2.2.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.2.1_5H11_Restore.ipsw

Extract the QuickPwn-225-2.zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Two
Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down shift and click the Restore button. Restore is preferred as it won't create any wasted space on your iPhone.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the firmware ipsw. Click the Open button to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Three
Once iTunes has finished updating your iPhone to the desired firmware you may launch QuickPwn.exe from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Four
Make sure you iPhone is connected to the computer and click the blue arrow to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Five
Click the Browse button to locate your iPhone firmware.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Six
Select the firmware ipsw from the Pwnage folder on your desktop then click the Open button.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Seven
QuickPwn will check to make sure the ipsw is valid. Click the blue arrow button to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Eight
You can now select whether to Add Cydia, Add Installer, or Replace Boot Logos. Select the ones you would like to perform then click the clue arrow button
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Nine
QuickPwn will now ask you to confirm your iPhone is connected via USB before continuing. Click the blue arrow button to proceed.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Ten
QuickPwn will now automatically put your iPhone into recovery mode. Once its in recovery mode you will be prompted to: Hold the Home button for 5 seconds, Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds, then release the Power button and continuing holding the Home button until your iPhone is in DFU mode.

Watch the prompts carefully and follow along.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Eleven
Once QuickPwn detects your iPhone in DFU mode it will begin the jailbreak process.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)

Step Twelve
Once jailbreaking is complete QuickPwn will inform you that it was successfull.
How to Jailbreak Your 2.x.x 3G iPhone Using QuickPwn (Windows)
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zaymg - May 21, 2013 at 5:07pm
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Valerie N
Valerie N - August 1, 2009 at 12:03pm
I got through all the steps, now I'm waiting for my iPhone to reboot and nothing ! It's keeps buzzin like it's going to turn on but it doesn't and itunes doesn't show that my iPhone is connected ! Can somebody post what to do now?
joao
joao - July 20, 2009 at 6:25pm
I want to unlock and jailbrake my iPhone 3G but I forgot my passcode. Can anyone help me override the passlock so I can unlock/jailbrake my iPhone.
Shaik usman
Shaik usman - June 19, 2009 at 3:08am
i tried to download through the link provided after download, i couldn't found the restore firmware.please help me i wanna unlock 2.2.1(3G).thanks
prongs
prongs - June 17, 2009 at 3:57am
Can I use this method to jailbreak an otb iphone 3g thereby also activating it? Or is there another procedure to follow to activate it first. Kindly help.
iphone noob
iphone noob - June 6, 2009 at 7:12am
everything was ok untill the third step man it came out a pop out when i click to launch quickpwn it says an error had cause the program to stop runing WTF? BTWW i am running on vista 32bit system help me man
fun@fun
fun@fun - July 13, 2009 at 3:38pm
I have very same problem. My computer is on XP
margarita
margarita - June 4, 2009 at 8:50pm
is it possible to do all this without losing all the contacts, applications, etc?
harshil
harshil - June 4, 2009 at 8:14pm
I bought iphone from at&t network,2.1 firmware…unlocked with turbosim in india…now I did jailbroking using quickpwn(windows user)..now when I inserted my Indian sim card(airtel without 3g service)..it did not work….please help..my iphone is just PAPER WEIGHT now
fank
fank - June 4, 2009 at 7:34pm
i have a jailbroken iphone 3g but can i use ne sim card wid it or it will work only wid the turbo sim..
Shaggy
Shaggy - June 3, 2009 at 11:27am
I get to the QuickPwn step where it says 'wait for your phone to connect in Recovery Mode'... but nothing happens...it wont connect??? Anyone got any ideas? It connects OK through I tunes and I can get this far on the jailbreak. Am I doing anything wrong?
jon
jon - June 8, 2009 at 2:57pm
im having the same problem with quickpwn. any fix?
Nicole
Nicole - June 11, 2009 at 4:14pm
Same Problem... Does it ever go to recovery mode???
joe
joe - November 1, 2009 at 3:43pm
Im the same cant fix this anyone found a solution to this ?????????
Toni
Toni - June 3, 2009 at 6:37am
I succesfully jailbreaked my iphone 3g with firmware 2.2.1. and it works great. I had slight problems with ipsw file. After some delay I removed zip extension and I was able to find ipsw file when QuickPwn asked me to browse for 2.2.1 firmware. Go to Start, Control panel, Folder Options, View, Hide extensions for known file type and then rename folder and remove zip extension. I hope this helps. Bye
Marc
Marc - June 1, 2009 at 6:10am
Thanks for the explanation. It works great and I like the pineapple.
Chris
Chris - May 27, 2009 at 1:17am
Currious, I have been using ym Iphone since august 08, if I do this restoral for the jailbreak will it wipe all my contacts and everything? if it does is there anyway to merge the two restores, my original one with the jailbroken version?
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