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BlackRa1n Jailbreak is Live [Windows Only]

BlackRa1n Jailbreak is Live [Windows Only]

Posted October 11, 2009 at 4:21am by iClarified
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GeoHot has released his BlackRa1n jailbreak for Windows users only.

BlackRa1n should work on all devices using OS 3.0 and up. Please note that the new iPod touch requires a tethered jailbreak. Meaning, if you let the battery die you will need to use BlackRa1n to boot it again.

Also, its important to note that BlackRa1n does not hactivate your iPhone. This means that you must be using an official Apple carrier for activation purposes.


No word yet on a Mac version.

You can download the jailbreak utility from here.

We will have a short tutorial on this within the next few minutes.


BlackRa1n Jailbreak is Live [Windows Only]


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mohammad reza mozhgan
mohammad reza mozhgan - October 27, 2009 at 3:44pm
ashgas
ecbigballer78
ecbigballer78 - October 23, 2009 at 1:43am
Didn't work for me, I'm running an iPhone 3g on 3.1.2 but mine went through the whole process including the photo, but I still didn't get the raindrop or anything different on my phone, any sugestions on how to fix it?
dmont
dmont - October 19, 2009 at 8:35pm
When you hit the make it rain make sure iTunes is on !!! It worked for me...32g 3gs running 3.1.2
Sam
Sam - October 18, 2009 at 3:34am
My wi-fi got grayed out after blackrained. What happened?
muscle
muscle - October 21, 2009 at 11:06am
Ok guys thanks for waiting I now have an unlock for iphone 3g using 3.1 from Itunes using windows os This is ultrasnow updated from all the restrictions and if you wait a few more hours it will be perfected as i dont believe in beta testing so come back to tutorials around 4pm
Zeljko
Zeljko - October 29, 2009 at 7:57am
something happend....
bucky
bucky - October 16, 2009 at 11:40am
its simple. I have an iphone 3gs that was on 3.0 firmware-this jailbreak didnt work. Updated to 3.1.2 from itunes and tried the jailbreak again and it worked in 10 seconds. If you are not worried about your phone being locked for the next little while, update first. I did this with vista 64 bit and didnt have to shut anything off in itunes or any of that. Im not sure what tricks there are to preserve unlock but if you dont care just update first. Also, dont download cydia and icy at the same time cause they dont play nice. Sidenote: this update was not worth the trouble...dont update if you really dont have to.
nappy
nappy - October 13, 2009 at 12:07am
it didn't work wit my 3g 8gb tried many times itkeeps saying running and stuck itunes logo
John
John - October 12, 2009 at 8:44pm
where the tutorial promised yesterday?
LordGeek
LordGeek - October 13, 2009 at 12:43am
Under the Tutorials .. as Promised https://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=5527
sean
sean - October 12, 2009 at 11:53am
once I click on make it rain the phone restarts and i get the apple logo then after that i get the picture of the itunes icon and the usb plug and then nothing happens??????????????
Jay
Jay - October 12, 2009 at 8:10am
Thank you very much the tool works perfectly fine...
LordGeek
LordGeek - October 12, 2009 at 1:51am
I posted this as a comment to another posting .. but I'm going to make this a new thread .. so that most people will see .. IT WORKS. I ran this on Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit without having to do any compatilbility changes .. absolutely no issues what so ever. Application ran perfectly, took seconds, iPhone 3Gs 3.1.2 is now JB and I AM LOVING IT. Thank you GeoHot .. EXCELLENT JOB :)
Restitution!
Restitution! - October 12, 2009 at 1:03am
If you're having problem try this ..... : Start blackra1n app. If you are on Windows 7 or Vista, run the app with “Windows XP Compatibility” mode by enabling it from the “Properties” tab to avoid any errors during the jailbreak process. this worked for me...
LordGeek
LordGeek - October 12, 2009 at 1:24am
I ran this on Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit without having to do any compatilbility changes .. absolutely no issues what so ever. Application ran perfectly, took seconds, iPhone 3Gs 3.1.2 is now JB and I AM LOVING IT. Thank you GeoHot .. EXCELLENT JOB :)
Jay L.
Jay L. - October 11, 2009 at 11:41pm
Is anyone else running into difficulties w/ this? Blackra1n hangs up and the install doesn't complete.
John Hoye
John Hoye - October 17, 2009 at 10:35pm
Sam problem here
mario
mario - October 11, 2009 at 10:24pm
This works really well. Took only a few seconds the first time. Issue with Winterboard to apply the theme thou.
Jeff
Jeff - October 11, 2009 at 9:24pm
Thank you Geohot - good work. Dumb qusetion - for iPhone 3GS, can I use blackra1n + purplesn0w to jailbreak and unlock?
mark888
mark888 - October 11, 2009 at 3:16pm
Cheers geo your the man again this is the second jailbreak I've used of yours and I'm chuffed to bits I can use my fone the way every iPhone user should use there fone thankyou very much
xtremeshredder
xtremeshredder - October 11, 2009 at 2:56pm
is anyone else having trouble with winterboard
MARIO
MARIO - October 11, 2009 at 10:22pm
Yeah, Winterboard doesn't apply. I tried multiple times and it doesn't seem to work. You'll get a warning with Cydia regarding issue's with verifications of Version. Overall, I get my appolu and I'm happy. But would be nice if Winterboard would be working for this version. Anybody know a fix?
Adrian
Adrian - October 12, 2009 at 12:38am
i have no trouble i have a 64gb 3g ipod touch i downloaded the iglassol and used saurik for a couple of hours no problems of any type
LordGeek
LordGeek - October 12, 2009 at 1:31am
Having no problems with anything on a iPhone 3GS, installed Winterboard .. once I grabbed that, installed "FiveIconDock", "Five Column Springboard", "iC Theme Essentials", "WeatherIcon" and "LiveClock" .. downloaded from MacCiti the great Montys ACIER theme .. installed perfectly. Here is one person that is in heaven .. again GeoHot .. EXCELLENT JOB mate.
xtremeshredder
xtremeshredder - October 12, 2009 at 8:57am
When I try to apply a theme on my iPod touch 2g, the loading circle on it freezes and then it just goes back to the normal home screen.
xtremeshredder
xtremeshredder - October 12, 2009 at 3:23pm
I found a fix. Restore, rejailbreak, and do not use rock to restore jailbroken apps. you must fresh install jailbroken apps!
alok
alok - October 11, 2009 at 2:03pm
hey.. when the Mac version coming out ?....
Jay
Jay - October 11, 2009 at 1:04pm
So you can just jailbreak then? Since it doesnt activate you cant use a different SIM Card.
christos
christos - October 12, 2009 at 10:50am
Hi, I have got an iphone 3gs 3.1 whicj is factory locked to O2, it does not work in Greece. If i use blackrain tou jailbreak it, can I sue it as an ipod or running applicatons?
chico
chico - October 11, 2009 at 12:07pm
Geo, you're a god! you knw what? i hav an ipod touch 32Gb 1st gen, my problem before was that i cant jailbreak it using pwnage or redsnow, ive tried many times but my ipod touch was having trouble enterng in DFU mode i think this is commnon with some ipod touch with hardware prob,, but with blackra1n, no need for DFU mode, run smoothly on my touch, 30-sec jailbreak, great. run blackra1n, install cydia, install the new Rock installer, no need for icy,installed cracked apps, wooooooh!!!! thanks Geo, people here in Mandaue are getting drunk now...btw I workd at one of our apple retail store.. ssshhh
shirwan
shirwan - October 11, 2009 at 12:05pm
Worked great on my iPod Touch 2G and iPhone 3GS, massive props to Geohot, he really has left the Dev team at the Start line.
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