Friday, 15 October 2010
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 Using Limera1n (Windows)
These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 using Limera1n for Windows. Limera1n supports iOS 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, and 4.1.
Remember: Do not update to iOS 4.1 if you need the unlock. Ultrasn0w does not support that baseband yet.
Open your web browser of choice and navigate to
. Click the
logo at the bottom of the screen.
When prompted save the download to your desktop
Double click the
file from the desktop to launch the application
Click the large
make it ra1n
You iPhone will now be placed in recovery mode.
Press both the power and the home buttons.
When Limera1n asks you to, release the power button.
Your phone will now be in DFU mode
As limera1n performs its exploit you will see the image of a lime raindrop on your iPhone.
Limera1n will let you know when it is complete.
Once your device reboots you will see a new icon on the SpringBoard entitled
. Press it to continue.
Once Limera1n opens select
then press the
button at the top right of the screen.
installation has completed you must reboot your iPhone.
When your iPhone has restart you can run Cydia. Let it do all the necessary updates then follow our
if possible for your device.
NOTE*: To remove the
icon from your desktop you can install CyDelete from Cydia then use it to delete the application. Eventually this capability should be present in limera1n itself.
***A big thanks goes to Geohot who made this jailbreak possible.
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