How To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 or iOS 4.0 on iPod Touch 4G and iPod Touch 3G with Limera1n For Mac

Written By Sam on 15 October 2010
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We have already written about Limera1n which is released just before the greenpois0n jailbreak tool. After the release of Limera1n for Windows GeoHot has released limera1n for Mac that can be used to jailbreak iOS 4.1 on all the iDevices. So Mac users can now download limera1n to jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G running on iOS 4.0 or iOS 4.1 and iPad running on 3.2.2. Limera1n brings an untethered jailbreak for iDevices and is currently available for Windows and Mac and the Linux version might also be released soon. If you an iPod Touch 2G user then you need to wait for some more time so that the new version of limera1n will support it too. If you are an iPhone 3G user then you need to rely on redsn0w.

Procedure to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 on iPod Touch 4G and iPod Touch 3G

  1. Download Limera1n iOS 4.1 Jailbreak tool for Mac.
  2. While your iPod Touch is connected to your computer launch limera1n and click on “make it ra1n”
  3. You will now see that the iPod Touch will get into the recovery mode automatically with the message “entering recovery…”
  4. Now follow the instructions and put your iPod Touch in DFU mode.
  5. First “hold home + power” and then “release power button” following the on-screen instructions.
  6. Now “release power button” and then you will see the message “in DFU mode.. wait”
  7. Wait for few minutes before limera1n does everything for you.
  8. Once it is finished you will see a message “done”.
  9. After the jailbreaking is done you will see a message saying “Your jailbreak is done, turn it on when done”.
  10. Your iPod Touch will reboot now and you will notice the limera1n icon on the springboard.
  11. Touch on the limera1n icon and install Cydia.

If you have successfully completed the above steps you will have a Jailbroken iPod Touch 4G or iPod Touch 3G in your hands.

If you are Windows user read below Limera1n jailbreaking guides

Jailbreak iOS 4.1 on iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS with Limera1n
Jailbreak iOS 4.1 on iPod Touch 4G and iPod Touch 3G with Limera1n
Jailbreak iOS 3.2.2 on iPad With Limera1n

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