redsn0w Updated For Mac, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G 4.1 Jailbreak!


The iPhone Dev-Team has done it again. If you’re still holding on to an iPhone 3G or 2nd generation iPod Touch running 4.1, your jailbreak tools for Mac are here. It’s fairly straight forward as usual with redsn0w, get on the official 4.0 or 4.1 firmware, then use redsn0w to jailbreak.

Dev-Team: “IF YOU USE THE ULTRASN0W UNLOCK, PLEASE WAIT FOR PWNAGETOOL TO SUPPORT 4.1.  DO NOT USE REDSN0W. That’s because to use redsn0w at 4.1, you need to already have updated to official 4.1 from Apple.  If you do that, you lose the ultrasn0w unlock (possible forever).”

You heard them. Don’t jump to 4.1 thinking you can unlock again once you jailbreak, that’s NOT the case. If you use ultrasn0w for your unlock, stick with 4.0 and wait it out. Make sure to follow the instructions on the blog and wiki before doing anything. Windows version needed a little more testing but it’s confirmed to be coming soon.

Hope I didn’t get any of you iPhone 4 owners out there excited by accident. Trust me, I’m desperately waiting for my 4.1 too. If you’re asking yourself who this new guy is… I’m Pedram Abarham and I’ll be writing on here occasionally when I can. I mostly write for our sister site AndroidinCanada but I love and own a phone on both platforms. Go check the site out and if you want, you can follow me on twitter right here. Feel free to say hi in the comments! 🙂

[VIA Twitter (iphone_dev)]

[Dev-Team Blog, Wiki]


  • Sam

    So to clarify, this was irrelevant for iPhone4 users looking to JB their latest iOS?

    Not trying to be sarcastic, just looking for confirmation. Thanks.

  • Hi Pedram! Thanks for the info and looking forward to your posts on!

  • That is correct. The Dev-team is working on 4.1 for all other devices mainly thanks to the exploit discovered by @pod2g

  • Wuju

    This would be ok if one has a factory unlocked from purchased from Apple, right?

  • Wuju

    Just noticed it’s not for iPhone 4 🙁

  • Sushii

    Just jailbroken my iPhone 3G! Thanks!! Working great.

  • techdaft

    So I still can’t unlock my 3G to use with another character?

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  • Sushii

    No, this is a jailbreak not an unlock. DO NOT UPDATE TO 4.1 IF YOU NEED UNLOCK..


  • roadcarver

    I updated to 4.1 two a week or so ago, but I preserved my baseband (still at 1.59.00). I had to use tinyumbrella to do it, plus the itunes restore option.

  • Awesome update Pedram. This is great news for 3G users.

  • Xetal

    Works like a charm ! Now bring me a bluetooth keyboard enable tab damn it. Sucks to be a 3G owner for so many reasons !

  • Derek

    Pedram I’m your biggest fan! Post here more often I want to read your posts!

  • Eason_1108

    does the 3G work faster after jb?

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