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  1. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    Yeah. Iv searched the internet over and over, and cannot find a solid answer till before BlackRa1ns last post. So I'm going to ask on an active forum. Is this Jailbreakable? Wikipedia tells me I can tether it with Blackrains latest release. Is this true?

    Edit: Its an Ipod Touch BTW.
    Last edited by Hitmanthe3rd; 03-18-2010 at 08:24 PM.
    03-18-2010 08:05 PM
  2. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Your iPhone model is wrong. If it's thethir generation iPhone, then it's the 3G[s]. The 3G[s] does not come in 8GB.

    If it's the SECOND generation iPhone, the iPhone 3G, then that does come in 8GB.

    THE 1st generation iPhone, the iPhone 2G, also comes in 8GB.

    So, which model do you have?
    03-18-2010 08:24 PM
  3. LVCIFER's Avatar
    iPod Touch 1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation?

    Go to Settings>General>About, and tell me the first 3 digits of the model #.
    03-18-2010 08:25 PM
  4. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    Ipod touch 3rd Generation. And I have not received it yet. Its in the mail an I should have it by monday. But I bought one wanting to Jailbreak it, and clearly didn't do enough research.
    03-18-2010 08:28 PM
  5. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    3rd Gen 8gb and it states in the title =)
    03-18-2010 08:29 PM
  6. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Well it depends 100% on what version of the OS ("operating system") it is.

    If it has 3.1.3, no, you can't jailbreak it.

    IF it's on 3.1.2, then you absolutely can.
    03-18-2010 08:29 PM
  7. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    it IS 3.1.2 it states on the Site I bought it from.
    03-18-2010 08:30 PM
  8. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    So then I'm in luck? My 3rd Generation 8Gb Ipod Touch. IS indeed Jailbreakable!? Can I haz a link to this download I need? Or is it the most recent Blackrain, In that case I already have it.
    03-18-2010 08:37 PM
  9. LVCIFER's Avatar
    If it's on 3.1.2 as the site said, ten yes, you're in luck.

    you'd simply go to blackra1n and download the applcation hosted there.

    You may, however, have a tethered jailbreak. Here I'd a quick cut and copy about what that is.


    Do a search for "tethered jailbreak"!

    If this is a new 3G[s], then it can still be jailbroken or unlocked, but you just can't ever let the battery die, or reboot the iPhone when the iPhone is not near a computer.


    The phone is new. Apple updated the hardware on newer models. Ultimately, when you get the "Connect to iTunes" message, DO NOT RESTORE.

    Connect the iPhone to the computer, spend 30 seconds, run Blackra1n RC3/4, RE-jailbreak, and that's it.

    It takes less than a minute.

    ALSO, being that this is a new iPhone 3G[s], that requires a tethered jailbreak, I also suggest getting a battery case.

    A good one is "Case-Mate Fuel" (google it) but it's ugly as sin. It will however, act as a case AND a charger. Or you could go to BestBuy an pick up a "InCase PowerSlider" case.

    That, and a car charger. That way the iPhone never goes off. If you have a laptop, that's ideal/superb.

    Let me know how that goes.
    03-18-2010 08:41 PM
  10. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    soooo If I let it die...What happens lol?
    03-18-2010 08:44 PM
  11. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    Oh and that says Iphone. Does that matter? Because I do have an Ipod Touch.
    03-18-2010 08:47 PM
  12. LVCIFER's Avatar
    You need to be near a computer. When you turn it back on, it will give you te "connect to iTunes" screen and it won't let you have ANY access to your device until you run blackra1n again while it's connected to a computer.
    03-18-2010 08:57 PM
  13. LVCIFER's Avatar
    The new 3G[s] and the new iPod Touch 3rd generation have the exact same problem with the tethered jailbreak, so it's the exact same processes.
    03-18-2010 08:58 PM
  14. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    Im willing to give up access like that. Id charge it in the car AND every day at home. The most I need to do is 6Hrs of school and Im sure it would last that.
    03-18-2010 09:02 PM
  15. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    So Then I Guess im just looking for some1 to say in these Exact words. You Can Indeed jailbreak/Tether your Ipod Touch 8gb 3rd Generation.
    03-18-2010 09:04 PM
  16. LVCIFER's Avatar
    You Can Indeed jailbreak/Tether your Ipod Touch 8gb 3rd Generation.

    As long as it really is on 3.1.2.
    03-18-2010 09:34 PM
  17. Hitmanthe3rd's Avatar
    Bad news Everyone. It IS 3.1.3. Im guessing I have to wait till I can Jailbreak it eh? Shoot.
    03-20-2010 05:08 PM
  18. o0otoxic's Avatar
    i have a touch MC086LL model running 3.1.3 and i couldnt get a real answer either can you or not down grade to 3.1.2 and jb it
    03-22-2010 12:32 AM
  19. LVCIFER's Avatar

    If it's an MC model iPod touch, it can't be jailbroken on 3.1.3.

    And unles you were previously jailbroken ON 3.1.2, AND saved your SHSH hashes in Cydia, AND have your computers server/hosts file editted to point to Saurik's servers so that he can authenticate the install.

    But NONE of that will downgrade your bootrom. That's a hardware issue.

    A complicated one.

    And just because you didn't originally get an answer that you LIKE does NOT mean you didn't get an answer. If someone tells you that you can't do it, what, you keep on going for multiple opinions until you hear one that pleases you?

    Not a good idea.
    03-22-2010 02:09 AM
  20. LVCIFER's Avatar
    And to further explain why - there are no current tools out there designed to jailbreak an iPod touch on 3.1.3.

    The dev team blogs flat out tell any 3G[s] users with the new bootrom OR the newest iPod touches with the new bootrom to STAY AWAY from 3.1.3.

    The same thing with sn0wbreeze. And j can be wrong, but I believe that it's the same for PwnageTool.

    As far as redsn0w and blackra1n, to my knowledge (and someone correct me if I am wrong) neither of those tools can jailbreak an iPod touch g3.

    Now, as far as downgrading, unless you meet all of the requirements listed in my last post, I don't think it possible - HOWEVER, I mainly deal with iPhones, not iPods. So if anyone else has information that I'm not aware of, please help this guy out.
    03-22-2010 02:14 AM