These are instructions on how to unlock and jailbreak your iPhone 2G on the 3.0.x iPhone firmware using RedSn0w for Windows. Before beginning make sure you have updated to iTunes 8.2.
** If you would like to jailbreak on the 3.0.1 firmware you can follow these exact instructions; however, in Step Two restore using this
3.0.1 iPhone firmware file instead of the 3.0 one. Continue with the instructions as indicated.** Step One
Create a folder called Pwnage
on your desktop.
Download the following files and place them in the Pwnage folder you just created:
- BL 3.9
- BL 4.6
- 3.0.0 (2G)
Extract the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder. Step Two
Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down shift and click the Restore
button. Restore is preferred as it won't create any wasted space on your iPhone.
Navigate to the Pwnage folder on your desktop and select the firmware ipsw. Click the Open
button to continue. Step Three
Once iTunes has finished updating your iPhone to the desired firmware you may launch redsnw0w.exe
from the Pwnage folder on your desktop. Step Four
Once RedSn0w opens click the Browse