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Jailbreak iPhone and iPod Touch 3.1.3 with PwnageTool 3.1.5

Dev-Team has finally released updated 3.1.5 version of PwnageTool for iPhone 3.1.3 firmware. Custom ipsw files of 3.1.3 firmware can now be created by using PwnageTool 3.1.5. The latest version of tool is for MAC users only, it can jailbreak iPhone 2G,3G,3GS(older bootrom only with baseband 04.26.08) and iPod Touch(1G and 2G non-MC model) running on iPhone firmware 3.1.3. Custom .ipsw firmware files created by PwnageTool would upgrade your iPhone to firmware 3.1.3 without actually updating baseband of your phone, which is required to unlock your phone and run it on any carrier.

NOTE: As mentioned before, PwnageTool 3.1.5 is for MAC only, Windows XP/Vista/7 users should refer to tutorials posted here and here for jailbreaking and uncloking iPhone on 3.1.3 firmware.

Steps To Jailbreak iPhone on Firmware 3.1.3 with PwnageTool 3.1.5

  1. You should have latest iTunes version, click here to download if you don't have it.
  2. Start iTunes and sync your iPhone with your computer, it will backup your data on iPhone to your computer.
  3. Download latest PwnageTool 3.1.5 and firmware 3.1.3 (Download links are given at the end) [Also put these files on your desktop, so PwnageTool could find them easily].
  4. After downloading PwnageTool 3.1.3, start it and select iPhone 3GS from device options.
  5. Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With PwnageTool 3.1.4

  6. PwnageTool will automatically detect appropriate Firmware version for your device as shown below.
  7. PwnageTool 3.1.4

  8. Click on "No" when PwnageTool asks you “Do you have an iPhone contract that would activate normally through iTunes?”, after this PwnageTool will create a custom jailbreaked .ispw file for your iPhone 3GS as shown in images given below.
  9. Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With PwnageTool 3.13
    Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With PwnageTool 3.14
    Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With PwnageTool 3.15
    Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With PwnageTool 3.16

  10. Now you need to update/restore your iPhone with custom .ipsw file PwnageTool just created. Start iTunes and select your device (iPhone3GS) from iTunes DEVICES tab.


For iTunes to prompt you for selecting custom .ipsw file, press and hold left "ALT" button on the keyboard ("SHIFT" button for Windows), iTunes will give you option for Upgrade and Restore, click on "Restore" option in the iTunes and then release the "ALT/SHIFT" button. iTunes should prompt for .ipsw file now, browse and select .ipsw file and restore it.

That's all! Leave the rest to iTunes. You will see a progress bar in iTunes showing upgrade/restore process progress, if it's taking long, give it some time, the process takes some time, don't interrupt in middle of process as it may harm your iPhone device. After completion of process you should have a jailbroken iPhone running on firmware 3.1.3.

Unlock iPhone on Firmware 3.1.3

Once you are done with jailbreaking your device, visit here for complete information on unlocking your iPhone.

Download iTunes 9.0.3 for Windows and Mac OS X
Download iPhone 3.1.3 firmware/OS
Download PwnageTool 3.1.5 for Mac OS X

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