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How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Posted June 20, 2009 at 7:22am by iClarified · 918319 views
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IMPORTANT: These instructions have been updated for the latest iPhone firmware. Please follow the up to date instructions here
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These are instructions on how to unlock and jailbreak your iPhone 2G on the 3.0.x iPhone firmware using RedSn0w for Windows. Before beginning make sure you have updated to iTunes 8.2.

You can find the Mac version of this tutorial here

** If you would like to jailbreak on the 3.0.1 firmware you can follow these exact instructions; however, in Step Two restore using this 3.0.1 iPhone firmware file instead of the 3.0 one. Continue with the instructions as indicated.**

Step One
Create a folder called Pwnage on your desktop.

Download the following files and place them in the Pwnage folder you just created:
- RedSn0w
- BL 3.9
- BL 4.6
- 3.0.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw

Extract the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Two
Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (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 Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the firmware ipsw. Click the Open button to continue.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Three
Once iTunes has finished updating your iPhone to the desired firmware you may launch redsnw0w.exe from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens click the Browse button
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Five
Select the firmware ipsw we placed in the Pwnage folder on our desktop then click Open
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Six
Once the firmware has been verified click the Next button to continue.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Seven
Make sure Cydia and Unlock is selected and click the Next button.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Eight
We will know need to set the location of our bootloader files.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Click Browse and select the 3.9 bootloader file from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Click Browse and select the 4.6 bootloader file from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Click the Next button to continue.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Nine
Please plug your iPhone into the computer and make sure its OFF then click the Next button
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Ten
RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Release the Power button and continue holding the Home button until RedSn0w detects the device.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Eleven
Your iPhone will now reboot
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Twelve
RedSn0w will then begin uploading the new RAM Disk.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)

Step Thirteen
Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. Click the Finish button.
When your iPhone finishes reboot (5 minutes or so). It will run BootNeuter then be unlocked and jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.
How to Unlock/Jailbreak Your iPhone 2G on OS 3.0.x Using RedSn0w (Windows)
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colindres
colindres - February 17, 2012 at 3:09am
gracias man sos mera pi ja te lo agradesco
jairo
jairo - November 29, 2012 at 3:09am
thank your tutorial saved me
aaronhowto
aaronhowto - February 5, 2012 at 6:42pm
This might be an easier method http://howtounlockandjailbreakiphoneforfree.blogspot.com/
LuckyStrike 339
LuckyStrike 339 - February 14, 2011 at 2:20pm
[French] Hi ! I finished to install it on my iPhone 2g and all is well-working but only Cydia can't work ... how can i do ? thanks a lot !!!
julian
julian - January 10, 2011 at 3:02am
everything was alright until i tried to enter cydia and almost everything was erased. i have to jailbreak again? what do i have to do? thanks
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