How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

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These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPod (1G or 2G) on OS 3.0 firmware using RedSn0w for Mac. The Windows version of this tutorial is here

Step One
Create a folder on your desktop called Pwnage

Download RedSn0w from here and place it in the Pwnage folder. Likewise, download the latest 3.0 firmware and place it in the same folder.

NOTE*: The iPod touch 3.0 firmware must be purchased from iTunes. iTunes will save the firmware files here:
~/Library/iTunes/iPod Software Updates/iPod2,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw
~/Library/iTunes/iPod Software Updates/iPod1,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw

Extract the redsn0w application from the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Two
Connect your iPod Touch to the computer and launch iTunes.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Select your iPod Touch from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down Option and click the Restore button. Restore is preferred as it won't create any wasted space on your iPod Touch.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the firmware ipsw. Click the Open button to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Three
Once iTunes has finished updating your iPod Touch to the desired firmware you may launch redsnw0w.app from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens click the Browse button
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Five
Select the firmware ipsw we placed in the Pwnage folder on our desktop then click Open
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Six
Once the firmware has been verified click the Next button to continue.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Seven
Make sure Cydia is selected and click the Next button.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Eight
Please plug your iPod Touch into the computer and make sure its OFF then click the Next button
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Nine
RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode. You can find more help with DFU mode here
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Release the Power button and continue holding the Home button until RedSn0w detects the device.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Ten
Your iPod Touch will now reboot
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Eleven
RedSn0w will then begin uploading the new RAM Disk.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

Step Twelve
Once this is complete you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. Click the Finish button.

When your iPod Touch finishes reboot (5 minutes or so). It will be jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.
How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch on OS 3.0 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

itaymis - April 9, 2013 at 8:18pm
try this one, http://www.rapidunlockers.com/ I have unlocked my phone there. very fast service (about 6 hours total) and cheap, now i can update to any version without having to worry that my phone will be locked ever again. Only 9.99 for phone unlocks!
halyfax - February 2, 2010 at 8:03am
I installed Winterboard, clicked reboot and the ipod 1gen is stuck at the pineapple logo. After about 20 secs it just goes black
ddre - September 18, 2009 at 9:34am
Why is it that when i download the redsnow file on my mac, it downloads as a zip file and i never had that trouble because i have a program that opens zip files stuffit
Drizzy - September 12, 2009 at 10:57pm
its not working for me. It crashes when the window connecting to server pops up what should I do
Dev - August 19, 2009 at 3:28pm
Thaaaaaaank you! No one was clearifying step one and two when you have to use YOUR OWN ipsw. Thanks
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