Jailbreak iPhone and iPod Touch With 3.1.2 Firmware Using blackra1n RC3 for Mac

Written By Sam on 4 November 2009

Finally Geohot has made all the iPhone users very happy with his new blackra1n RC3. Finally after Blacksn0w Initial Development and blacksn0w Demo Video Geohot has finally released the Blackra1n RC3 to Jailbreak iPhone 3G and 3GS With 05.11.07 Baseband. Blackra1n RC3 also has the blacksn0w to unlock iPhone 3G and 3GS with baseband version 05.11.07 once you are done with jailbreaking. Blackra1n RC3 unlocks latest iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.

You can use blackra1n RC3 to Jailbreak iPhone 2G/3G/3GS and also iPod Touch 1G/2G/3G with 3.1.2 firmware. blackra1n RC3 supports native internet tethering on iPhone, 15 seconds faster, supports hacktivation and you can use it on OS X Tiger and PowerPC Macs.


Below is a simple guide on how to jailbreak all iPhone 2G/3G/3GS and iPod Touch 1G/2G/3G with iPhone OS 3.1.2.

  • Download and install the latest version of iTunes 9.0.2 and take a backup of all your important data, if something goes bad you not at risking your life.
  • As Clean firmware 3.1.2 and baseband 05.11.07 are recommended, you need to upgrade your iPhone or iPod Touch Firmware to 3.1.2 if you have not done it already.
  • Download blackra1n RC3 for Mac
  • Open the blckra1n app and click on “make it ra1n”.
  • Blackra1n will place the device into Recovery Mode and then will jailbreak the iPhone or iPod Touch.
  • Once your iPhone/iPod Touch is jailbroken, it will be rebooted automatically.
  • Once the device is rebooted ensure that you have an active internet connection and head over to last page of springboard and open the blackra1n app.
  • Run “blackra1n” app and select the packages like “Cydia” to install on your device.
  • Once you reboot your iPhone/iPod Touch you will have it jailbroken.

If you have followed the above steps you will be successful in Jailbreaking your iPhone 2G/3G/3GS and iPod Touch 1G/2G/3G with 3.1.2 Firmware.

One Response to “Jailbreak iPhone and iPod Touch With 3.1.2 Firmware Using blackra1n RC3 for Mac”

  1. r4 dsi says:

    I have a 2G i phone i had downloaded the latest update 3.1 i think from i tunes not knowing the problem of not to download it but then once i did it locked my i phone only displaying the emergency pad is there a way for me to unlock it and i do not have a Sim card i just want to use it as an i pod right now not as a phone

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