How to Jailbreak iPhone 3G, iPod 2G on iOS 4.0.2 using Redns0w


25.08.2010

How to Jailbreak iPhone 3G, iPod 2G on iOS 4.0.2 using Redns0w

In the following guide you will learn how to jailbreak the iPhone 3G or iPod 2G, running iOS 4.0.2. This can be done using a simple tool that need to be downloaded, called Redsn0w, version 0.9.5 beta 5. This process will allow you access to Cydia apps, unlocking possibility in order to use any SIM cards and ( guide soon available), it will also hacktivate your device.

Before you start, there are some things that need to be known. It is legal to jailbreak the iPhone 3G / iPod 2G 4.0.2 but, it will void your warranty. Also, make sure you have read the dangers of the jailbreaking process. Follow the steps bellow carefully, as we cannot be held responsible of any damage to your device.

Jailbreak iPhone 3G / iPod 2G iOS 4.0.2

Guide to jailbreak iPhone 3G / iPod 2G 4.0.2
  1. Connect the device to your PC / MAC, using an USB cable.

  2. Download and install Redns0w ( for MAC, for PC ). You will also need a fresh iOS 4.0 firmware for iPhone 3G / iPod 2G. Just save it on your desktop.

  3. Run Redns0w and then click on the “Browse” button. Select the 4.0 firmware you just downloaded before and then click “Next” to continue. Have patience a while, until some automated process are being completed.

  4. On the next screen, you should be prompted to select what Cydia packages you want to install. Choose the first one and the last three.

  5. You will be asked to put the device in DFU mode. Press the Home and Power buttons together, for 10 seconds and then release the power button while continuing to press home only until a white screen will appear. Now wait some more.

  6. That should be it. Please note that if Cydia has a white logo, that means it has no sources. To fix this, go to Cydia, touch on Sources and then add “http://apt.saurik.com/cydia-3.7”. Now restart Cydia and you should be jailbroken.

  7. Now that you have successfully managed to jailbreak the iPhone 3G / iPod 2G on 4.0.2, you can unlock it to use it on any carriers. A guide for this will appear in a few hours.

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