How To Jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Using Limera1n [Mac]

News | Wednesday October 13 2010 12:19 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

Here are some important points to note before you proceed.
This guide is only for iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users.
Do not forget to backup your iPhone before you proceed. You can
for instructions on how to backup your iPhone .
This guide is only for Mac users. Windows users can checkout our step-by-step guides to:
Please do NOT upgrade to iOS 4.1 if you want to unlock your iPhone .
if they want to upgrade to iOS 4.1 to preserve the baseband so that they can unlock it using
their iPhone . iPhone 3GS usersshould wait for
Limera1n does NOT hactivate your iPhone , so your iPhone should be activated via iTunes first.
After the jailbreaking process is complete, do not forget to checkout our article on
Please ensure you are running iTunes 9.2 or later.
and save the application on your desktop (click on the Mac logo).
Double click on the file to extract it and then double click it to launch the application.
Please ensure that your iPhone is connected to the Mac.
You will see that limera1n puts your iPhone in recovery mode. Immediately after this, follow the instructions.
Limera1n will be prompt you to press both the home and power buttons.
Limera1n will be then prompt you to release the Power button. Continue to press the home button.
You will see that limera1n has put your iPhone in DFU mode.
Continue to press the home button.
While limera1n performs the exploit, you will see the limera1n logo on your iPhone .
When limera1n has successfully jailbroken your iPhone , you will see
and get the following message.
You need to restart your iPhone . You will notice that there is a new app called
installed on your iPhone .
on your iPhone . Select Cydia and tap on the Install button to download and install it.
After Cydia has been installed, it will automatically reboot your iPhone .
You should find Cydia on your iPhone ’s homescreen after its rebooted. You can launch the limera1n app to uninstall it as it is no longer required.
Hope this helped. Please don't forget to drop us a line to tell us how it goes.

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