Jailbreak & Unlock (Windows) iPhone 4G,3GS,3G – iPod 4G,3G,2G – iPad

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Below are the steps to perform an untethered Jailbreak and Unlock your device. Once you have completed the Jailbreak instructions / software, optionally, you can unlock your iPhone. If you need help at anytime, please first consult the FAQ page for questions, we are here to make sure you are successful.

Read First: Unlocking Guide Start Here

Step 1: Download iOS 4.2.1

Create a new directory on your computer called “JailbreakUnlock”.

Right click the link below (“Save Target As…” or “Save Link As…”) to download the 4.2.1 version software for your device. Important: Do not open the file, just save the file to the “JailbreakUnlock” folder that you just created. This file will take 5 to 15 minutes to download, as it is 600-700MB in size. WAIT! DO NOT GO TO STEP #2 UNTIL THE FILE IS DOWNLOADED

iPhone 4

iPhone 3GS

iPhone 3G

iPod Touch 4th Gen

iPod Touch 3rd Gen

iPod Touch 2nd Gen

iPad

Step 2: Download Jailbreak Software

Right click the link below (“Save Target As…” or “Save Link As…”) to download the Jailbreak software. Important: Do not open the file, just save the file to the “JailbreakUnlock” folder that you just created.

Download Jailbreak Software (sn0wbreeze-2.2.1.exe)

Step 3: Run Jailbreak Software

Locate your “JailbreakUnlock” folder, verify that both files have finished downloading. You should only see 2 files in the folder. If you see more than 2 files, you have to wait until the downloads are finished. Double click on sn0wbreeze-2.2.1.exe to start the software.

Step 4: Click OK

A warning box will appear, click the “OK” button. The credits box will appear, click the “Close Credits” button. Click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button.

Step 5: Browse

Click the “Browse” button. Locate your “JailbreakUnlock” folder. Select the file that you downloaded in Step #1. If done correctly, you will see a big green checkmark with the words “IPSW Verified!”.

Step 6: Software Options

After your firmware is identified, click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button. Then click on expert mode. Click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button. Click on “General” to continue. Click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button. If your device is NOT on an official carrier, select “Activate the phone”. If you are on an official carrier (ie. AT&T in the US), make sure this option is deselected (un-check ‘Activate the phone’). For iPod and iPad users, un-check the box. Click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button.

Step 7: Custom Apps

You can skip this section. Click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button.

Step 7: Build Software

Click Build IPSW to create custom firmware. Click the bottom right hand corner blue arrow button. This may take around 5 minutes depending on your computer. The custom IPSW will appear in the “JailbreakUnlock” folder.

Step 8: DFU Mode

Plug in your device and enter DFU mode (Need help entering DFU Mode?). Press start on the computer and follow the on screen instructions. When you have successfully entered DFU mode you get a message to open iTunes. You are now ready to restore to custom firmware.

Step 9: iTunes

Open iTunes and hold shift (for windows) or option (for OSX) while you click on the restore button. Browse for the custom firmware that you just created the filename will be similar to sn0wbreeze_iPhone 4-4.2.1) . Now, you have to wait for iTunes to restore the custom firmware.

Step 10: iTunes

If you get any errors you can try restarting your device, switching USB ports, or completely redoing the DFU process again.

After reboot you should have a completely jailbroken iPhone with baseband preserved.

Now restore from backup in iTunes.

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