As we reported earlier that iPhone dev team released Quickpwn 2.2.5 for windows so now the windows user have the option for jailbreaking the iPhone 3G.Here we presents a Step to Step guide for jailbreaking your iPhone 2.2.1 the procedure is same for Windows & OSX the stills presented here are of Windows Edition.
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Note: If you have already upgraded your iPhone to firmware 2.1 skip step 2 otherwise follow in sequence.
Make a folder on your desktop & name it Pwnage.Download the Firmware 2.2.1 & Pwnage tool 2.2.5 & place them in Pwnage folder you just created on your desktop:Unzip/Unrar the QuickPwn2.2.5-2.zip file inside the Pwnage folder.
Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone 3G to the computer via USB cable.
Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left side navigation bar. Now hold down shift while clicking the Restore button.
Navigate to the Pwnage folder you created on your desktop and select the 2.1 firmware ipsw file. Double click the ipsw file or select it and click the Open button to proceed.
Once iTunes has finished upgrading your iPhone 3G to the 2.2.1 firmware you may launch QuickPwn 2.2.5 from the Pwnage folder you created on your desktop.
Make sure you iPhone 3G is still connected to the computer via USB cable then click the blue arrow to proceed.
Click the Browse button to locate your iPhone 3G firmware.
Select the 2.2.1 firmware ipsw file from the Pwnage folder you created on your desktop then double click the ipsw file or select it then click the Open button.
QuickPwn will check to verify that the ipsw file is valid. After completetion of the verification, click the blue arrow button to proceed.
Here you have options to Add Cydia, Add Installer, or Replace Boot Logos. Select the ones you would like to perform then click the clue arrow button. Installing Cydia and Installer is highly recommended to enjoy theThird Party Applications.
QuickPwn will now ask you to confirm your iPhone 3G is still connected via USB cable before it continues. Click the blue arrow button to proceed.
QuickPwn will now automatically put your iPhone into recovery mode. Once its in recovery mode you will be prompted to: Hold the Home button for 5 seconds, Hold the Home and Power buttons for 10 seconds, then release the Power button and continuing holding the Home button until your iPhone is in DFU mode.
Once QuickPwn detects your iPhone 3G in DFU mode it will begin the jailbreaking process.
Once jailbreaking is complete QuickPwn will inform you that it was successfull.
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