Download PwnageTool 4 to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS/3G and iPod Touch 2G on iOS 4

Written By Sam on 24 June 2010
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After the iOS 4 release there were many people who has updated their firmware. If you are also one of the who has updated the firmware to iOS 4, then you can use PwnageTool 4.0 or PwnageTool 4.01 to jailbreak your iDevice. The latest PwnageTool 4.0(4.01) will help you to jailbreak iPhone and iPod Touch with iOS 4. PwnageTool 4.0/4.01 for Mac OS X supports the 4.0 release of the iPhone software for iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS with early bootrom and iPod touch 2G with early bootrom.. PwnageTool 4.0/PwnageTool 4.01 only recognizes the official IPSWs that are released recently. You can download official IPSW’s from here – Direct Download iOS 4 Firmware for iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G and iPod Touch 3G, 2G

Though multiple devices are supported by PwnageTool 4.0/4.01, each supported device has few different scenarios that users need to consider when performing the upgrades. You need to check below and perform the upgrade in the particular way that matches your current device state.

With PwnageTool 4.0/ PwnageTool 4.01 certain devices are not supported this is because they are not supported in iOS 4.0 or they are not supported by the software.

  • iPhone 2G – not supported
  • iPod Touch – not supported
  • iPod Touch 3G – not supported

iPhone 3GS

Summary: Currently, PwnageTool only works on previously jailbroken 3GS devices with the old bootrom.

  • If you have a Jailbroken iPhone 3GS with the OLD BOOTROM and you DID NOT use Spirit to jailbreak then you can create the ipsw with PwnageTool 4.0 and restore with your jailbroken recovery mode.
  • If you have an iPhone 3GS with the NEW BOOTROM this is NOT supported by PwnageTool 4.0/PwnageTool 4.01

iPhone 3G

  • If you have a Jailbroken iPhone 3G at 3.1.2 (but not jailbroken with Spirit) then you should create the ipsw with PwnageTool 4.01 and restore from recovery mode or DFU mode.
  • If you have an out of the box iPhone 3G you should restore using a PwnageTool 4.01 ipsw using DFU mode.
  • If you have a Jailbroken 3.1.3 iPhone 3G it is very possible that this can fail from recovery mode, if this failure happens you will need to restore using DFU mode.
  • As an alternative to PwnageTool, you can use redsn0w on iPhone 3G.

IMPORTANT! Whenever you need to enter DFU mode, you will need to do so using PwnageTool.

iPod touch 2G

  • If you have an iPod touch 2G (non-MC model) that is jailbroken (but not with Spirit) then you can restore using recovery mode.
  • As an alternative to PwnageTool, you can use redsn0w on non-MC iPod Touch 2G.

PwnageTool 4.01 Official Bittorrent Releases

PwnageTool 4.01 Torrent – http://torrents.thepiratebay.org/5645662/PwnageTool_4.01.dmg.5645662.TPB.torrent
SHA1 Sum = a7e83163b4868256ac887975d7d2fd230110cf68

Unofficial Mirrors for PwnageTool 4.01

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