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Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 2G 3.1.3





You will need to download redsn0w, the 3.9 and 4.6 bootloaders, and the iPhone 2G 3.1.2 firmware to your computer, you will need them to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone 2G, (we need 3.1.2 firmware even though we are unlocking 3.1.3, so don't get confused!)


Redsn0w for Windows

Redsn0w for Mac


iPhone 2G 3.1.2 Firmware (IPSW)



BL-39.bin
BL-46.bin




Windows Users:(If you have mozilla firefox, use that over Internet explorer! If you download the iPhone 2G firmware (IPSW) through Internet explorer, watch this video how to turn firmware from .zip to .ipsw, we need it as a .ipsw!)


Mac Users: Make sure you turn off "Open safe files after downloading" before you download the firmware, by going to Safari (upper left hand corner) then preferences, then uncheck the "Open safe files after downloading".



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OR use our written guide to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 2G 3.1.3 with Redsn0w 0.9.4



Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 2G 3.1.3 for free using redsn0w, works on Windows and Mac. Just like greenpois0n, blackra1n, and limera1n, redsn0w can unlock. You will be downloading the 3.1.2 firmware file, you can download it using mozilla firefox or google chrome it is quite large and depending on your isp (internet service provider) and your internet connection speed, it could take a while.

After the jailbreak and unlock prcoess, you will be able to use any phone carrier, such as AT&T or T-mobile, even a AT&t prepaid simcard would work.

Step 1:

Download and save Redsn0w

Redsn0w for Windows

Redsn0w for Mac

Save Redsn0w 0.9.4









Download and save iPhone 2G Firmware 3.1.2

(we need 3.1.2 even though we are unlocking 3.1.3, so don't get confused, also you should download the firmware through firefox, if you download it through IE, change the extension from .zip to .ipsw, if you download the firmware through Safari, before you start the download go to Safari in the upper left hand corner, click "Preferences" and uncheck "Open safe files after downloading")

iPhone Firmware for 2G

Save iPhone 2G 3.1.2 IPSW








Download and save iPhone 2G Bootloaders

(we need to download 3.9 and 4.6, these are used to help unlock the iPhone 2G)


BL-39.bin
BL-46.bin

Save iPhone 2G 3.9 bootloader Save iPhone 2G 4.6 bootloader






Step 2:

Once all the downloads are done, go to the folder where all the files you downloaded are located at, most likely your "downloads" folder on your computer, you can also go to this by right clicking redsn0w and click "Open containing folder"

Right click redsn0w 0.9.4







Step 3:

If you are on Windows Vista or Windows 7, right click redsn0w and click "Run as Administator", if you are using XP, or Mac, you do not need to do this step, just open it nomrally.

Right click redsn0w 0.9.4 and run as Administator






Step 4:

IF your computer asks are you sure you want to open this file, say Yes

Yes on redsn0w






Step 5:

Once redsn0w is open, click browse, we are going to browse for one of the other files we downloaded, the iPhone 2G 3.1.2 firmware.

browse for iPhone 2G firmware with redsn0w






Step 6:

Once redsn0w is open, click browse, we are going to browse for one of the other files we downloaded, the iPhone 2G 3.1.2 firmware.

browse for iPhone 2G firmware with redsn0w






Step 7:

Find and choose the iPhone 2G 3.1.2 IPSW firmware, it should be in your downloads folder, but it could be somewhere else, if redsn0w isnt recognizing it, you need to download the ipsw again through firefox, and choose that one.

browse for iPhone 2G firmware with redsn0w again





Step 8:

Once redsn0w successfully recognizes the iPhone 2G 3.1.2 IPSW, press next

iphone 2g ipsw recognized





Step 9:

Once redsn0w successfully recognizes the iPhone 2G 3.1.2 IPSW, press next

iphone 2g ipsw recognized





Step 10:

Choose "Install Cydia" and "Unlock" and then press next

install cydia and unlock iphone





Step 11:

Now click browse and find the last 2 files you downloaded, the 3.9 and 4.6 bootloaders, they should also be located in your downloads folder.

choose iphone bootloaders
find iPhone 2G 3.9 bootloader find iPhone 2G 4.6 bootloader





Step 12:

Choose "Install Cydia" and "Unlock" and then press next

install cydia and unlock iphone





Step 13:

Once you found the 3.9 and 4.6 bootloaders, press next.

redsn0w press next





Step 14:

Now make sure your iPhone is plugged in, if it is, turn it off. Before you press next, you will have to put your iPhone 2G into a special mode, a mode called DFU mode, essentially you hold the power button for 3 seconds, once you see the Apple logo come up, hold down the home button at the same time as you're holding the top button for 10 seconds, after 10 seconds, let go off the top button but keep holding the home button for 10 more seconds!Your iPhone 2G screen should now be blank, if it is blank, press next, if it isn't try DFU mode again, if you need help watch this video.

redsn0w press next

Ignore any messages from iTunes, DO NOT RESTORE IT NOW, now that your iPhone 2G is in DFU mode, press next on redsn0w, this will jailbreak and unlock your iPhone, leave it plugged in until it finishes.

Your iPhone 2G should now be unlocked and jailbroken!


You can now insert any sim card into your iPhone 2G, if you don't get a connection right away, turn your iPhone off then turn it back on.

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Common errors

If you ran into any errors, such as stuck on uploading ram disk, check this video on how to fix it, then run redsn0w again.