Friday, 15 October 2010

How to Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G Using Limera1n (Mac)

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G using Limera1n for Mac. Limera1n supports iOS 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, and 4.1. You can find the Windows version of this tutorial here

Step One
Open your web browser of choice and navigate to Click the Mac logo at the bottom of the screen.

Step Two
When prompted save the download to your desktop.

Step Three
Double click the file from the desktop to extract the application, then double click to launch.

Step Four
Connect your iPod to the computer and click the large
make it ra1n button

Step Five
You iPod 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 iPod.

Limera1n will let you know when it is complete.

Step Six
After you power back on your iPod you will see a new icon on the SpringBoard entitled
limera1n. Press it to continue.

Step Seven
Once Limera1n opens select
Cydia then press the Install button at the top right of the screen.

Step Eight
Once the
Cydia installation has completed you must reboot your iPod.

Step Nine
After your iPod has restarted you can run Cydia. Let it do all the necessary updates.

NOTE*: To remove the
limera1n icon from your desktop you can relaunch the app and tap the Uninstall Limera1n button or install CyDelete from Cydia then use it to delete the application.

***A big thanks goes to Geohot who made this jailbreak possible.

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