The iPhone Dev team released their much awaited software solution to unlock iPhone 3G OS 3.0 with UltraSn0w a replacement of YellowSn0w. However to install their UltraSn0w application to unlock iPhone 3G, you need to first jailbreak iPhone 3G. So here is a step-by-step guide to jailbreak iPhone 3G using QuickPwn for Windows and Mac users. For unlocking your iPhone 3G first jailbreak with following guide after a successful jailbreak follow our guide on Unlocking iPhone 3G with UltraSn0w. For more information on UltraSn0w check here. Before getting started please ensure that you have upgraded iTunes to iTunes 8.2 Final version.
Step One : Create a folder on desktop and name it whatever you wants in the following article we named it iHackintosh. Now put all your downloaded files in the iHackintosh folder. Now connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
Step Two : Select your iPhone from the list of devices on the left. Now hold down shift and click the Restore button. Restore is preferred as it won’t create any wasted space on your iPhone.
Step Three : Navigate to the iHackintosh folder on your desktop and select the 3.0 firmware ipsw. Click the Open button to continue.
Step Four : Once iTunes has finished updating your iPhone to the 3.0 firmware you may launch QuickPwn from the iHackintosh folder on your desktop.
Step Five : Make sure you iPhone is connected to the computer and click the blue arrow to continue.
Step Six : Click the Browse button to locate your iPhone firmware.
Step Seven : Select the 3.0 firmware ipsw from the Pwnage folder on your desktop then click the Open button.
Step Eight : QuickPwn will check to make sure the ipsw is valid. Click the blue arrow button to continue.
Step Nine : You can now select whether 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 the full jailbreak experience.
Step Ten :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.
Step Eleven : 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.
Step Twelve : Once QuickPwn detects your iPhone 3G in DFU mode it will begin the jailbreaking process.
Step Thirteen : Once jailbreaking is complete QuickPwn will inform you that it was successful. If everything goes fine you’ll see your iPhone with Cydia available on the main screen. If you are looking a step towards and wants to unlock your iPhone from carrier restrictions then follow our upcoming guide on Unlock the iPhone 3G OS 3.0 with UltraSn0w.