Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Purplera1n

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

As you are aware, George Hotz (aka Geohot) had released a software called purplera1n to jailbreak iPhone 3GS.

This allows the users to jailbreak their iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0. Here is our step-by-step guide to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS using purplera1n for Windows users.

Before we start some important points: 

Step 1: Download  purplera1n from  http://www.purplera1n.com. Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version. It is currently RC2 in which Geohot has fixed quite a few issues.

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n


Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

Step 2: Once the exe is saved on your desktop, double click on it. Click on the make it ra1n button.

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n


Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

Step 3: This will put your iPhone in to recovery mode. A picture of GeoHot will replace the recovery mode screen on your device.

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

purplera1n will run, which will reboot your device.

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n 

 

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

Step 4: After your device reboots, you will be able to see a new app icon on the SpringBoard named Freeze. Click on it to launch

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

Step 5: This will open up Freeze, now click on the Install Cydia button at the bottom.

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

Step 6: The cydia installation process will download cydia and once the status changes to Finished!, you must reboot your iPhone.

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n 

 

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS using purplera1n

Step 7: After you have rebooted your iPhone, launch Cydia and let it run all the necessary updates.

Update:

Please note that this guide only jailbreaks iPhone 3G running iPhone OS 3.0, you will need to install UltraSn0w via Cydia to unlock iPhone 3GS. You can checkout our step-by-step guide to unlock iPhone 3GS using UltraSn0w.

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[via iClarified]