Procedure to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With 3.1 Firmware on Windows

Written By Sam on 4 October 2009

Most of the iPhone 3GS users are very happy as the Dev team has released the PwnageTool 3.1.3 to jailbreak the iPhone 3GS. But the problem is that PwnageTool will only work with Mac(Mac users can read this article on “How to jailbreak iPhone 3GS with 3.1 firmware on Mac“). Currently there is no tool to jailbreak iPhone 3GS on Windows. But there are some methods which will help you to jailbreak iPhone 3GS with 3.1 firmware on Windows. The main thing you have to do is to get a custom firmware from the Internet and then use it to jailbreak iPhone on Windows.


Procedure to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS with 3.1 firmware on Windows

  • Download the latest version iTunes and take a backup of all your data.
  • Download the custom firmware for iPhone 3GS from the Internet. The custom firmware is available on the Internet which has been pawned on Mac OS X using the PwnageTool 3.1.3. Search on Google for “iPhone2,1_3.1_7C144_Custom_Restore.ipsw” or “iPhone 3GS Custom Firmware 3.1“. Now download the .ipsw from any of the sites and place it on your Desktop.
  • Now you have to put the iPhone 3GS in Recovery mode. You can do that by following the below steps.
    • Turn off your iPhone.
    • Now hold down the power and home button on the iPhone.
    • When you see the Apple logo, release the power button but continue holding the home button down.
    • Open iTunes and wait for it to tell you that the iPhone is in restore(DFU) mode.
  • Launch iTunes, press and hold the shift key and then click on “Restore” button and release the “Shift” button. In the dialog box that appears, browse the custom 3.1 firmware and click “Open” and wait for sometime for iTunes to do it’s job.
  • Your iPhone will restart automatically and if everything is fine you will be successful in jailbreaking iPhone 3GS with 3.1 Firmware on Windows.

And now if you are looking to unlock iPhone 3GS using ultrasn0w you can read the guide here – “How to Unlock iPhone 3GS With 3.1 Firmware Using Ultrasn0w

One Response to “Procedure to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With 3.1 Firmware on Windows”

  1. alom says:

    hi does any1 tryed out of box 3.1 3gs
    coz i m waiting for jailbreak new iphone 3gs 3.1

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