iOS 3.1.3 Jailbreak: How To Jailbreak iOS With Pwnage Tool
Here is how iOS 3.1.3 Jailbreak can perform on the pwnage tool. In this case, the Dev Team also release the Pwnage Tool 3.1.5. By using this guide and tutorial now I will also show you how to use the PwnageTool to jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3.
But before we get into the details. Now, I am going to explain to you what you can and cannot do in this jailbreak. This is a very important piece of information. This piece of information is something that you should not overlook.
In case, if at any of the point in time that you update your iPhone to firmware 3.1.3. So, you also update your baseband to 05.12.01. Also, If this is in the case and you will be able to jailbreak by downgrading to 3.1.2 first. Then you will not be able to unlock it.
The Pwnage Tool will Deal this with the following devices:
iPhone 2G: To Use the Pwnage Tool to create the ipsw and then restore this with iTunes. This is by using your newly created ipsw. Now, the baseband will also unlock, and then the phone is jailbroken without any problem.
iPhone 3G: Then this is at the time if PwnageTool does not support this device.
iPhone 3GS: The old bootrom.
An iPod Touch 1G: So, this process is similar to other Apple devices. You can also use the Pwnage Tool to create a firmware image and then restore and then created. The .ipsw using iTunes.
The iPod Touch 2G (old bootrom): Now, use the Pwnage Tool to create a firmware image and then restore the .ipsw using iTunes. So, this is the only work if you are already Pwned at 3.0 or 3.0.1.
In case, if you are at 3.1, then downgrade to 3.0 and then use redsn0w to Pwn 3.0. Now, you will then have an upgrade path using PwnageTool. In case, if you don’t care about unlocking. Then RedSn0w is still an easier and quicker way to jailbreak.
You have to note that this tutorial to jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 with the Pwnage Tool is for Mac and Mac only. Now, there is no Windows version of Pwnage Tool and then they will most likely never be. In case, if you don’t have a Mac, then ask around and see if a friend of yours can also help you out and then create a custom firmware.
Ways to iOS 3.1.3 Jailbreak with Pwnage Tool:
1: You have to make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes. This will also install this on your computer. In case, if not then you can download and install it. After that, you can reboot your computer. Then you have to make sure you backup on your iPhone. Also, by syncing this with iTunes just in case something goes wrong.
2: You have to download the Pwnage Tool 3.1.5 and then on your iPhone firmware this is from our downloads page. Now, Save these 2 files to your desktop.
3: After that, launch the Pwnage Tool. Now, this should also give you a warning message. Then click on the OK button.
4: You have to select the “Expert Mode”.
5: Now, select your device and then click on the blue arrow to continue.
6: In case, if Pwnage Tool does not automatically find the correct IPSW file. Then click on the “Browse for IPSW” and then locate it that should be on your desktop.
7: Now, you will now have several options, and then choose the “General” option. After that click on the blue arrow to continue.
8: This is under the “General Settings” and you have the option to activate the phone or not. Also, this is a very important step so please read carefully.
In case, if you have a contract with an official carrier. That is such as AT&T in the US, or Orange in France, then do not activate.
In case, if you do not have a contract with an official carrier. Then you want to unlock for another carrier and you have to activate. Now, you will have to install the UltraSn0w or BlackSn0w from Cydia. Then you have to fully unlock the phone.
Also, you will know that you didn’t choose the right option. In case, if you don’t have the signal after jailbreaking. Now, you don’t have to suggest increasing the root partition size to somewhere around 700MB. You just have to be on the safe side. If you are done then click on the blue arrow to continue.
So, You are now taken to the “Bootneuter settings”. Now, all of them should also grey out. Then tap on the blue arrow to continue. After that, you are now taken to the “Cydia settings”. This is from here and you may download the packages. Now, you don’t have to manually do it later. In case, if you may download WinterBoard this would also install during the pwnage process. You have to keep things simple and then skip this step which is not necessary. Tap on the blue arrow to continue.
1: Now, you have to take to the “Custom packages settings”. You have to make sure that “Cydia” is selected.
2: So, you are now taken to the ” Custom logos settings”. Then you can also choose to add the default logos (see below). Now, you can also add your own logos. In case, if you choose to add your own. Then you have to make sure that the images are not larger than 320 x 480.
3: Then we are almost done! if you want to build the custom IPSW. Tap on the “Build” option and then click on the blue arrow to continue.
4: You have to save your custom IPSW to your desktop.
5: Also, the Pwnage Tool will now start building your custom IPSW. You have to be patient then it can take up to 15 minutes.
6: The Pwnage Tool will also ask you if your iPhone has been pwned before. In case, if you’re not sure then just click the NO option.
7: In case, if your iPhone is previously jailbroken. Then you can also skip the step. Now, if your iPhone wasn’t already jailbroken then follow the following directions. In case, if your iPhone isn’t plugged into your computer yet, then a plugin. You Don’t have to open iTunes. In case, if iTunes also launches this automatically, and close it. Then Pwnage Tool will now deliver the payload.
8: Then the successful delivery of the payload and Pwnage Tool will put your iPhone in recovery mode. Now, click on the OK.
9: Now, iTunes should also pop up saying that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode and that you must restore. Then tap on the OK button.
So, we are also going to restore your iPhone using the custom IPSW you built. Then iTunes, hold the “Alt/Option” key and then click on the “Restore” at the same time. You DO NOT click on the “Restore” that is without holding the “Alt/Option” key. Having a dialog box that will also pop up and then you will be able to choose the custom IPSW. This file also creates if it was also saved to your desktop. You have to Navigate to the “jailbreak” folder and then select the custom IPSW we created. Then iTunes will now restore your iPhone by using the custom firmware. This would also take a while then relax. If you are done then your iPhone will also reboot and then you will now have a jailbroken iPhone.
All About iOS 3.1.3 jailbreak!
This is a very important piece of information. This piece of information is something that you should not overlook. In case, if at any of the point in time that you update your iPhone to firmware 3.1.3. So, you also update your baseband to 05.12.01. Also, If this is in the case and you will be able to jailbreak by downgrading to 3.1.2 first.
So, This is all about iOS 3.1.3 jailbreak! Now, your iPhone 3.1.3 should also fully jailbroken. Then thanks to the good work of the Team and the Pwnage Tool. So, In the future, You have to make sure that you do not update your iPhone firmware. This is when if there is a new one coming out. Then it will also avoid any issues. Apart from these, the updates are also very minor and useless. This is for what if it is worth it, I’m still on iPhone OS 3.0, and happy to be. In case, If you have any questions or comments related to iOS 3.1.3 jailbreak, please leave a comment.