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The following instructions will show you how you can unlock and jailbreak the iPhone 2G on the 3.0.x iPhone firmware using RedSn0w. Please note that this tutorial will only work if you will be using Windows. Before beginning make sure you have updated to iTunes 8.2. The tutorial for the iPhone 3G version can be found by clicking here. The tutorial for the iPhone 3GS version can be found by clicking here.

The tutorial for Mac version can be found by clicking here

** 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 new folder and name it Pwnage on your desktop.

Download these files below and put them in the Pwnage folder you created:
RedSn0w
BL 3.9
BL 4.6
3.0.0 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw

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 Restore. 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 Open to continue.

Step Three
Once iTunes finishes 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 Browse

Step Five
Select the firmware ipsw we placed in the Pwnage folder on our desktop and click Open

Step Six
Once the firmware has been verified click Next to continue.

Step Seven
Make sure Cydia and Unlock are selected and click Next.

Step Eight
You will now need to set the location of your bootloader files.

Click Browse and select the 3.9 bootloader file from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.

Click Browse and select the 4.6 bootloader file from the Pwnage folder on your desktop.

Click Next to continue.

Step Nine
Plug in your iPhone into the computer and make sure it is turned OFF and click Next

Step Ten
RedSn0w will now guide you through the steps to get into DFU mode.

Hold down both the Home button and the Power button for 10 seconds.

Release the Power button and continue holding Home until RedSn0w detects the device.

Step Eleven
Your iPhone will reboot now

Step Twelve
RedSn0w will now begin uploading the new RAM Disk.

Step Thirteen
Once the upload is completed you will be notified that RedSn0w is done. Click Finish.
When your iPhone finishes rebooting (it may take a few minutes). It will run BootNeuter and your iPhone will now be unlocked and jailbroken with Cydia on the SpringBoard.

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Gustavo is a Senior SEM Manager, Freelancer and Blogger. He is the man behind the Gizmos Hub blog. His areas of interest are Computers, Technology and Internet Marketing. He does freelance work, offering online marketing and SEO at Space City SEO.

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