It was seriously a very long wait for the right tool to come out on the Internet and finally here is a very useful and simple tool using which you can Jailbreak your Apple iPhone 4, 3G & 3GS which are updated to the latest iOS4 or iOS 4.0.1 . The best part of using this application is that you wont have to install the confusing softwares like Pwnagetool, Spirit, Redsn0w, Ultrasn0w etc all of which are quite confusing tasks for someone who is new to the computers or who is a first time iPhone owner.
The service is from Jailbreakme.com which works on most of the Apple devices and would allow you to jailbreak your device by just visiting the website through the Safari browser which comes preinstalled in Apple iPhone , iPad or iPod.
- Take a complete backup of your current data and media like contacts, photos, videos, apps etc before you start visiting this website.
- The device should be running the latest firmware and should not be on any GM or beta version.
- You should be in wifi connectivity range to access the website and keep the connection active for downloading the files.
- Compatible devices & versions – iPod 1G on 3.1.2, iPod 1G on 3.1.3, iPod 2G on 3.1.2, iPod 2G on 3.1.3, iPod 2G on 4.0, iPod 3G on 3.1.2, iPod 3G on 3.1.3, iPod 3G on 4.0, iPad on 3.2, iPad on 3.2.1, iPhone 3G on 3.1.2, iPhone 3G on 3.1.3, iPhone 3G on 4.0, iPhone 3G on 4.0.1, iPhone 3G[S] on 3.1.2, iPhone 3G[S] on 3.1.3, iPhone 3G[S] on 4.0, iPhone 3G[S] on 4.0.1, iPhone 4 on 4.0, iPhone 4 on 4.0.1
Here is the process to get started with this program – Access the Safari Browser from your device and then enter the URL jailbreakme.com following which you will be asked to ‘Slide to jailbreak’ the device. Once you slide the website will run its web based application and start downloading the files from their servers. This could take some time since there are thousands of users accessing the same servers to download this jailbreaking tool. In case you dont get any update on the screen, it would mean that there was a error in the files transfer and you will be redirected to the FAQ Page. Tap on the back link and move to the homepage again to restart the same process. Alternatively you can visit the URL – http://jailbreakme.modmyi.com if the original servers are not responding.
Read our article on Purple Screen Error and how you can fix it. Run it once and the device in Jailbroken, next read our next article Unlock iPhone 3G 3GS on iOS 4.0.1 after Jailbreak to use your device with any carrier now.