How to Jailbreak your iPhone 2G using sn0wbreeze 3.1.3 (Windows)
Follow the simple step by step guide below to jailbreak your iPhone 2G, 3G and iPhone 3GS (old bootrom only) on iPhone firmware 3.1.3 using Sn0wbreeze. This version of Sn0wbreeze is for iPhones only.
This tutorial can be used to jailbreak before applying the UltraSn0w unlock. You can find instructions on how to apply the unlock here. It will also hacktivate your device for those not with an official carrier.
Here is What You Need:
- Sn0wbreeze (Download Here)
- Windows XP, Vista or 7
- .NET framework 3.5 (Download Here)
- 3.1.3 (2G): iPhone1,1_3.1.3_7E18_Restore.ipsw
Step 1:Start iTunes and sync your iPhone with your PC so that it backs-up all your important data including settings, apps, music, contacts and photos.
Step 2: Download Sn0wbreeze and the original iPhone OS 3.1.3 for your version of iPhone (the download links are posted at the top). Move all these files to your desktop.
Step 3: Start Sn0wbreeze and select “Simple Mode”.
Step 4: Sn0wbreeze will now ask you to browse for your .ipsw file. Select the correct 3.1.3 firmware .ipsw file by clicking the “Browse” button. Sn0wbreeze will verify the selected file and then will present you with following screen.
Step 5: Click on “Yes” when Sn0wbreeze asks you “Do you want to activate your iPhone?” for hacktivation. Click on “No” only if you are on an officially supported carrier like AT&T.
Step 6: Sn0wbreeze will now create the custom .ipsw file for your iPhone which will be jailbroken.
Step 7: Now you will have to restore your iPhone to this custom firmware 3.1.3 that you just cooked using Sn0wbreeze for your iPhone. Click on your phone from the sidebar in iTunes and then press and hold left “Shift” button on the keyboard and then click on “Restore” (Not “Update” or “Check for Update”) button in the iTunes and then release the “Shift” button.This will make iTunes prompt you to select the location for your custom firmware 3.1.3. Select that custom .ipsw file and click on “Open”.
Step 8: Now sit back and enjoy as iTunes does the rest for you. This will involve a series of automated steps. Be patient at this stage and don’t do anything silly. Just wait while iTunes installs the new firmware 3.1.3 on your iPhone. Your iPhone screen at this point will be showing a progress bar indicating installation progress. After the installation is done, iPhone will restart automatically and you should now have a fully jailbroken iPhone running on firmware 3.1.3.
Step 9: Once you successfully jailbreak your iPhone follow the ultrasn0w tutorial to unlock your iPhone.