Jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1 is still a relevant issue, as we recently were amazed by the inventory of iPhone 3GS, 3G and 2G’s on the secondary market. However, the jailbreak community is continuously growing with more than 400 million iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad devices out there in the wild.
If you are running iOS 5, there is Absinthe for an untethered jailbreak, but what about an iPhone OS 3.1 untethered jailbreak? Well, we have just the necessary information and a step-by-step tutorial prepared for you. To jailbreak iPhone 3.1, all you need to do is download Blackra1n RC1 and follow the steps described below. Note: you can jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1 either on a Mac or Windows, as the steps are the same for both platforms.
How to jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1 (iPhone 3GS/3G/2G) Using Blackra1n
- Download the latest version of iTunes and restart your computer.
- Download Blackra1n, install it on your computer and reboot.
- After you have plugged your iPhone into your PC, launch Blackra1n and choose "Make it ra1n".
- The iPhone now enters recovery mode. As you will notice, the recovery mode picture will be replaced by a Geohot image.
- Be patient and let Blackra1n run on your iPhone. Eventually, it will reboot.
- After your iPhone has rebooted, you'll notice the new Blackra1n icon. Now, all you need to have is an Internet connection. Tap on that icon and launch Blackra1n on the iPhone.
- Install Cydia from the list of available applications provided by Blackra1n. You'll have other apps as well, but you can install any of them without fear.
- After you choose the apps, Blackra1n will install (them) on your iPhone. Once ready, you'll see the iPhone rebooting and the installer apps will be on your iPhone's springboard.
- If you see the Cydia installer app on your springboard (in case you choose Cydia) you can uninstall Blackra1n by launching it and selecting "uninstall blackra1n".
- Restart your iPhone. Congratulations, you have successfully jailbroken iPhone OS 3.1. Enjoy!
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